May 26, 2012
Where to find government contracts is the basic question for business owners when dealing with the government. We know that any level of the government provides opportunities for business owners ..
August 20, 2010
The old adage says “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer”. This holds true especially in businesses. If you want to dominate a certain niche in business you should always keep .
August 13, 2010
When it comes to fighting late payment, small businesses are the David in the struggle with big business Goliaths. At the Forum of Private Business, we continue to battle on behalf of small ..
August 13, 2010
If you run a small to medium-sized business and you don't comply with employment law, you could soon be facing the expense of a payout at an employment tribunal. The average employment tribunal costs .
August 13, 2010
Since the 1 April 1999, all workers in the United Kingdom have been subject to the National Minimum Wage Act. This act of parliament set a national minimum amount that employers in the UK must pay ..
July 31, 2010
Applying for a small business loan refers to the process by which a business owner requests funding from a lending institution. The process is usually not very easy and many documents are required ..
May 04, 2010
Small businesses exist in every corner of the globe. Since they have fewer employees than every large multinational company does, they have to find ways of working as efficiently as possible if they ..
December 08, 2009
The fundamental aim of any business, regardless of its size, is to make a profit. Doing this successfully means that there should be more money coming into your business than is being paid out. ..
September 14, 2009
When it comes to working for a small business it’s normally all hands to the pumps with everyone taking on several other roles and responsibilities in addition to their main job in order to get .
September 21, 2008
For small business owners who own or wish to own a building for their business, SBA loans can offer an attractive alternative should conventional real estate financing not be available from a bank. ..
July 27, 2008
Still not backing up your data on a regular basis? Kiss your data goodbye! Not having a back up can change or worse ruin your business. The odds and chance of you loosing everything is high because ..
July 23, 2008
In today's challenging economy it is imperative for businesses to be proactive with marketing and advertising efforts. However, marketing and advertising can become quite expensive and often times ..
July 17, 2008
How online marketing can help a small business The 21st century is the technology age; there's no dispute about it. Along with this new technology, comes new and affordable ways for small businesses ..
July 02, 2008
A small business can be defined as a business that is independently owned and operated, one that has only a few employees, and does a rather small amount of business. A lot of times, small businesses .
June 19, 2008
Small businesses are usually sole proprietorships, partnerships or privately owned corporations. They employ a small number of employees and often do not have financial turnovers as large as those of .
June 16, 2008
Credit card companies have been working hard to attract business from a variety of market segments. Average credit card balances have been jumping dramatically in the UK in recent years, which has ..
April 19, 2008
As a small business owner we all struggle with cost effective ways to market our products and services. One of the most popular tools is email marketing. This form of marketing has become a favored ..
April 15, 2008
On Monday morning, the business owner returned from a long vacation to find his business closed. He was left with a note on the door that read, “This is to inform you that I've resigned. You ..
April 12, 2008
How many times have you had a big idea while driving to an appointment, sitting at your desk or waiting in line? Well if you are like me, many times. That was one hell of an idea, but will you ..
April 08, 2008
Want to get a quick return on a small investment? Cheap door hangers are the fastest way to achieve these results. Why? Mailing costs are rising plus your mailbox is a very competitive place with all .
March 30, 2008
Happy New Year! Okay now that I have your attention. . . Yes, I know, New Years Day was months ago. Can YOU believe it? Most of the year is gone, just like that. Remember the hype and excitement of ..
March 26, 2008
According to the Small Business Administration 50% of all small businesses fail in the first year and 90% fail in the first 5 years. There are several factors of failure; procrastination, cash flow, ..
February 25, 2008
It is so much easier to build a business right the first time than to try and save a company that is floundering. The mistakes I see individuals make when starting an online business would surprise ..
February 11, 2008
Small businesses not used to intercultural communication, can easily find dealing with international prospects challenging. It is sometimes hard to figure out exactly how your sales message has been ..
January 10, 2008
While planning your 2008 business goals and objectives, why not plan on going green to save some green? When it comes to the environment, being a good global citizen starts in your own business. From .