MONEY

Is invoice financing for you? Adam Aiken takes a look at...

Invoice financing is one of the most popular forms of commercial finance in the UK, yet it remains a mystery to many people. So what...

5 accounting mistakes made by start-ups

Often start-ups are cash poor and choose to wait to appoint an accountant. By the time they do, mistakes that could have been avoided...

MARKETING

Be transparent on social media or risk the consequences, CIM warns...

Businesses are increasingly using misleading marketing methods on social media, risking significant legal, financial and reputational damage. That is according to CIM (The Chartered...

What the hell is design thinking anyway?

With the competitive business landscape currently at its most saturated, good design is now one of the few components left that companies can use...

TECHNOLOGY

Virtual instanity: Into the age of the on-the-go economy

We chat to Dafydd Lewellyn, MD of UK Enterprise at Concur who have released a...

5 common CRM mistakes

The best customer relationship management (CRM) software can get you closer to your clients, unlock...

Poor IT risk practices are rife amongst small businesses and start-ups

Nine in ten small businesses and start-ups are vulnerable to cyber attacks, loss of customer...

How how business can benefit from using a ‘not com’ domain

Ensuring you have a future-proof strategy in place while simultaneously reassuring your customers that your...

Want to be a business cloud ninja?

One of the key reasons why businesses were initially put off by cloud services was...
Cyber security

Make cyber security your business differentiator

With a combined turnover of £1.8 trillion in the UK last year, small to medium...


FRANCHISE

UK’s top franchises honoured at bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards

The British Franchise Association (bfa) has revealed the most exceptional franchise businesses of the last...

Finalists named for 2016 bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards

The British Franchise Association (bfa) has revealed the 20 nominees who will compete for the...

Mark Harvey, managing director, VIP Bin Cleaning

It’s an exciting time for VIP Bin Cleaning: big changes in the waste management sector...

Finalists announced for bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards

A diverse range of businesses will compete for the biggest accolades in UK franchising after...

Could franchising unlock your business dreams?

Could franchising unlock your business dreams? Thomas Coe, solicitor at Wright Hassall examines the potential.

2015 bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year awards winners announced

The UK's most exceptional franchisees have been recognised by the British Franchise Association (bfa) at...