Interested in starting a business? Here are some facts to consider. In 2016, more than 650,000 new businesses were started up in the UK, according to the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE)’s analysis of Companies House data. This figure beats the previous record set in 2015 of 608,110 new ventures. Read More
Last year, a total of 657,790 new businesses were started in the UK, a steady rise from 2015 – 608,110 and 2014 – 581,173. One thing that is likely to have helped those businesses is joining an entrepreneur network. Read More
If you’ve set up your own small business, chances are you are self-employed. There are many advantages of being self-employed, but when it comes to a retirement income, the options narrow compared to a worker who is “automatically enrolled” in a workplace pension scheme. Read more.
Cash is king – or so they say in business. The more financially liquid a business is, the better the chance of survival.
For organic growth, cash must flow back and forth freely within the business – meaning employees have to be paid on time and clients have to pay on time. Read more.
The gender pay gap still exists in the workplace, as was highlighted on Equal Pay Day, which took place last week.
But is a different picture taking shape for women who are taking control of their destinies by branching out as entrepreneurs? Read More
Business coach Sherrin Ross Ingram shares why business advisement is important and what to look for in a mentor.
When you are starting a business, you can either do it the “hard way,” relying solely on your own experience (read: reinventing the wheel), or you can take the less painful route and get valuable insights from a mentor. Read More
Lauren Aston began her knitting career at the age of 11, when her grandmother taught her to knit. She now owns Lauren Aston Designs, a super-chunky knitwear business creating unique merino wool designs. Read more