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Ways to Market your Micro Business

Small businesses usually can’t afford the high marketing budgets that large companies take for granted.  Micro businesses must be creative and determined to achieve their marketing aims. Here at the Centre for Micro Business we know how to achieve this.  … Continue reading

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So where do you get start up advice?

So you’re ready to start a business. The UK has a very supportive environment for startups, with a flourishing wealth of networks, groups and organisations for all types and style of new business, where you can get practical advice, ideas … Continue reading

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On your bike!

There are naturally lots of benefits from having your employees cycle to work. People who are cycling on a daily basis tend to be healthier, meaning you have less days lost to sickness each year. They also tend to have … Continue reading

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Mobile Friendly Websites?

Guest post from one of our associates – Nigel Stevenson I’m going to concentrate on the present big issue with website design … “Mobile friendliness will affect how prominently websites appear in Google search results pages from 21 April” (source: … Continue reading

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Writing a Business Plan

Writing a business plan is a vital first step when starting a business, in order to set out your proposition, your market, customers and competitors.  The business planning process will give you a feel for the various elements that will … Continue reading

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Financing a new businesses

A bank loan is not the only way that you can raise money to fund your startup business. For some businesses, particularly new riskier ventures, equity investment – raising capital through the sale of shares in a business – may … Continue reading

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The Challenges Facing Small Business

5 Biggest Challenges Facing Small Business (Plus Solutions!) Ask any small business owner and they’ll tell you: running a small business is anything but small. It takes dedication and lots of hard work to get off the ground, but creating … Continue reading

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A third of UK adults are or want to become entrepreneurs

Taken from Elite Business Magazine – by Jess Mackinnon Research finds one in three adults own or plan to start their own business, with a desire to be their own boss and a dislike of working for others cited as … Continue reading

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Get Paid on Time – and What if you Don’t

Guest Blog from Pierre Haincourt MCICM – Credit Limits International Ltd, Faversham, Kent A local client who runs his own one man building company once told me: “you know Pierre, I think small businesses like us think that only large companies … Continue reading

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Online criminals set to face tougher penalties for copyright theft

Government launches consultation on plans to increase the maximum sentence for commercial-scale online copyright infringement. On 18th July the government has today launched a consultation on plans to increase the maximum sentence for commercial-scale online copyright infringement from 2 to … Continue reading

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