A spectacular space for your one-person business

There's certainly a lot to consider when you are planning to begin your own one-person business. You'll need to think about all the best ways of funding your endeavor, being sure to be fully clued-up so that you go for the best option available. You'll also need to be up to speed on any regulations, both about having your own business generally and specific to whatever the sector is you plan to work in. Then there will be all the research involved in looking at the businesses that you w...
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Getting budget savvy in the workplace

Budgets are incredibly tight for a lot of companies right now, as even though the economic recovery is improving in the UK and across much of Europe, times are still hard for firms. Balancing the books is always tricky but the testing economic conditions has forced a lot of organisations to look into new ways to become more efficient and improve their processes. It does not always have to be a big switch to increase efficiency as sometimes even the smallest changes can prove to have a larg...
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How can the cloud help me, an SME business owner?

As a business owner, you don't need telling that the commercial landscape is arguably more competitive than ever before. If you are in charge of a small or medium-sized company, you are probably more aware of that fact than many. Therefore, you are likely to be constantly on the look out for new ways to innovate, grow, trim budgets and boost productivity, in order to stay a step ahead of rivals in whichever sector you operate. While market insiders and experts may continue to speculate abo...
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Help start that business right with a garden office

When you're thinking of starting your own business venture, it pays to make all the right choices as early as possible. If it's financially viable for you, it would be best not to 'make do' with a workspace that's sub-optimum, for example. And in some sense, your workspace will essentially BE your business if you're working alone and doing work activities at home - at least in terms of being a physical representation of your endeavor. Do you want that business workspace to be somewhere that's...
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Counselling for business relationships

In the aftermath of the recession and through the ensuing financial difficulties faced by many companies, the commercial landscape has never been as competitive as it is today. For this reason, it is arguably more important than ever that when it comes to securing contracts, firms need to hold on to every available source of revenue by nurturing those business relationships. So, when dealing with clients, what are some of the best tactics for keeping a smile on their faces … and, hopefully, ...
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Five Ways to Stay Connected with International Clients

International clients are the only way to really expand. You need to be able to get offshore and spread out to get as much of the market share as possible. You need to keep international clients happy. Here are some basic steps to achieving that around the world business happiness that is so good for profit margins. The bottom line is keep things simple, go out of your way if you have to and remain informed. Memorise the Time Differences This is thing one and it needs to be thought of at a...
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Finding the Right Accountant for You

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While most of us are adept at handling basic financial matters, there are a number of situations in which a knowledgeable accountant comes in handy. Whether you need someone to help manage your personal investments, sort out your taxes, or set up the books for your new business venture, hiring on a qualified accountant can be a huge asset. But how do you know which type of accountant you need, and where can you find a good one in your local area? Read on to find out. Identifying Your Needs ...
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