February 19th 2019
Exposing the data behind cyber attacks

  Cyber-attacks are a widescale problem, affecting both businesses and individuals across the globe. They can have a hugely detrimental impact on both the reputation and running of your business with data breaches potentially resulting in legal battles and negative press. Revealing statistics from Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR) show how cyber-attacks have […]

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February 5th 2019
5 common mistakes made by start up businesses

  Starting a small business of your own can be an incredibly fulfilling move for a keen entrepreneur with a bright idea. But sometimes the bread and butter of running your business can get buried under the responsibilities of navigating tax laws, understanding employment duties and ensuring you are fulfilling all other legal requirements. To […]

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January 2nd 2019
What are your business New Year’s Resolutions?

  Does your list of New Year’s resolutions look something like this? Visit the gym at least three times a week Save more money Give up smoking, drinking and chocolate – unless it’s the weekend Learn a new language Volunteer more Wait… what was the first one again? New Year’s resolutions are great, that is, […]

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December 13th 2018
Innovative ways that businesses have cut their costs

  Cutting costs is never an easy task. Yet sometimes, implementing the smallest changes can add up to substantial long-term savings. Is anyone olive out there? In 1987, American Airlines determined that if they removed a single olive from all of their in-flight salads, they would make an annual saving of around £30,000 each year. […]

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November 27th 2018
Common fire hazards in a retail space

  All businesses need to adhere to certain fire safety regulations as set down by law. Whilst you may have filled in all the forms, done all the necessary checks and made reasonable adjustments to your workspace, sometimes it helps to go over the basics. We take a look at some common fire hazards in […]

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October 18th 2018
Why do some SMEs fail? What to do and what to avoid

Longevity and sustainability for a new business are difficult to master. Contrary to popular belief, 30% of new businesses fail within the first two years, according to the Small Business Association (SBA). The SBA goes on to state that 50% of businesses fail in the first 5 years, 66% in the first 10 years, and […]

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