Category Archives: Business

Re-open small businesses first!

To get the UK economy back on its feet as soon as possible after the lockdown, the exit strategy must put small businesses first. While it’s right that decisions are led by public health concerns, for the sake of our … Continue reading

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Government launches Coronavirus Information

Government launches Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp The GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service is an automated ‘chatbot’ service which will allow the British public to get answers to the most common questions about coronavirus direct from government. The service will provide information on … Continue reading

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Digital skills gap in small firms holding back productivity

Productivity growth in the UK will continue to stall without Government and industry action to tackle a digital skills deficit in small businesses, according to new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). The research finds that over a … Continue reading

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Our guide to Better Landing Pages

Most digital marketers agree that landing pages can make or break any marketing campaign, be it Pay-Per-Click, social media, email, or display ads. Once you get people to click, the landing page has to convince your visitor to complete the … 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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SCORING HOME GOALS FOR YOUR BUSINESS is good

Home based businesses in West Kent are able to benefit from a publicly funded initiative sponsored by the West Kent Partnership (Tonbridge/Tunbridge Wells and Sevenoaks Councils) in association with Kent County Council. For those working from home there are a … 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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Worst used Buzzword offenders named

Thanks to dotrising.com for the following: Buzzwords, and the worst offender has been named and shamed. LinkedIn found that the word “creative” was guilty of slaughtering the ears of marketing professionals across the UK, with “strategic” and “motivated” following close … Continue reading

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