Small Business Tips

Five steps to business expansion

Deciding to expand your business is nearly as exciting as it is deciding to start a business in the first place. It can be a busy time and you’ll need to be on the ball…
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30 Jul 2013

Keeping up with compliance

Health and Safety laws require all businesses to carry out regular gas safety checks. But research from the last year suggests that over half a million small British businesses are neglecting these responsibilities and are…
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02 Jul 2013

Switch off for savings this bank holiday

There’s no guarantee that the sun will shine this May bank holiday, but whatever the weather, hopefully most people will be taking some time out of the office and getting away from their desks. Holidays…
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02 May 2013

Green IT: can your business benefit?

These days, most businesses couldn’t operate without their computers, tablets and smartphones. Technology helps to make organisations more efficient, fast moving and productive. However, these devices can add to your company’s carbon footprint - and…
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10 Apr 2013

Manufacture some savings

Manufacturing is an electricity-intensive industry, inevitably resulting in higher energy costs. While business energy is essential, there are several ways that costs can be kept down to help maximise profits.
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08 Apr 2013

Small business budgeting

Guest post by Emma Jones, Founder of, with some highlights from this year's Budget for small business.
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03 Apr 2013