Category Archives: Startups

Qualities Of Successful Entrepreneurs

There are as many theories about the qualities of successful entrepreneurs as there are definitions of the word “entrepreneur.” I like the definition of the word “entrepreneur” put forward by Howard Stevenson, retired professor of entrepreneurship studies at Harvard Business School. … Continue reading

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How To Start A Business When You Are Employed

If like Mr Cake you are wondering how to start a business in your spare time, here is our 5 step guide. There are at least two advantages of starting a business while you are still employed. If your new … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Your Startup Business Needs An Accountant

“I don’t need an accountant just yet” is a familiar cry. So why is that some of our best startup business clients do so well and yet spend so little? Of course it is because they have the good advice … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Entering Business Awards Is Good For Business

Winning a business award or just being a finalist is a perfect excuse to promote your business. But when it comes to business awards it’s not just winning that counts. Here are our 5 reasons why we firmly believe small … Continue reading

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7 Simple Secrets For Managing Your Cash Flow

In the ‘good old days’ the onus on prompt payment was on the customer. That made it much easier for business owners to manage their cash flow.

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Business Plan Template

You need a business plan.  But where do you start? Wouldn’t it be easier if you had a business plan template to work with? This will ensure that all the relevant information is included.

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Using Accounting Software For Small Business To Help You Meet Your Goals

Accounting software for small business can help you keep up to date in a cost efficient way.   The more up to date you keep your management accounts, the clearer the picture you will have on the health of your business … Continue reading

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How To Get The Start Up Business Loan You Need?

If you’re looking for a start up business loan, it goes without saying that you will need to write a convincing business plan.  This week I met with two delightful and very pro-active business bank managers, and one of the … Continue reading

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Startup Business: Female Entrepreneurs Are Changing The Business Landscape

Increasing numbers of women are setting up their own businesses. A recent survey of female entrepreneurs found the main reason is flexibility between work and family life. Numbers of new businesses in the UK as a whole are on the … Continue reading

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