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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Pension Auto-Enrolment: the good, the bad and the ugly

This article is aimed at micro businesses with employees, outlining how to comply with pension-auto enrolment. If you’re a freelancer you may still be...

How To Generate Leads With Facebook

Business use of Facebook is expanding vastly as the number of users explodes worldwide. Facebook claims over 1 billion active users as of December 2012. ...

The 5 Laws Of Micro Business Success

How do you achieve success with your micro business? Is it down to effort?  You work harder, you get further, quicker? No.  It’s not. Success isn’t...

Why Printed Newsletters May Be Your Most Effective Marketing Tool Yet

As you know, customers rarely buy the first time they come across you. Perhaps it's not the right time. Maybe they need more evidence to...

5 Ideas To Delight Your Email Subscribers And Grow Your Sales

This week we've discussed the value of permission marketing for your small business. As a micro business, permission marketing offers a cost effective yet powerful...

Warning: Is Your Marketing A Turn Off?

With technology and the ability to instantly connect with people just about any hour of the day or night, it seems the world has...