Protecting your business from financial fraud: The importance of communication

A small business is just as vulnerable to cybercrime and fraud as any of its larger peers. In fact, research from from...

Records Retention: Four Important Rules Your Business Needs To Know

The GDPR panic may have subsided – but managing data was an important issue for businesses long before the new rules came...

Why overseas business expansions fail (and what to do about it)

The reasons to expand into international markets are often self-evident: if your business is already performing well in its country of origin,...

Marketing to Generation Z: 5 Assumptions Examined

Studies differ on the exact year Generation Z was born, but generally speaking, most sources tend to agree that it was around...

Cashflow Conundrums: The Cashless Question

SMEs and payments problems, butting heads more often than bulls at a rodeo. From transaction fee laden global marketplaces, to middleman banks...

Applying the Human Touch to Compete with Online Retailers

In the age of the online giants, the physical stores that used to line our high streets are suffering and those who...

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Hub Webinar – 6 Signs Your Website Is Ineffective

As a micro business owner your website is your most important marketing tool. Get it wrong and you'll turn customers off. Get it right and you'll...

Can You Really Run A Successful Home-based Business Around Children?

To look at me on the school run legging it up the road normally late, hair a mess, 4&5 year old trailing behind me,...

Why It’s Time To Get Behind Independent Retailer Month

Sunday 1st July sees the start of this year's Independent Retailer Month - and there's still time to get behind it. At its heart, this inspiring...

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Traditional Field Marketing Techniques For Micro Businesses

What is Field Marketing? Field marketing is a form of marketing centred around interacting directly with consumers with the intention of converting them into customers....

Start with the basics – a quick guide to launching a...

(This is a sponsored post) In 2012, more than 484,000 businesses were started in the UK. On average, only around one fifth of these will...