I Don’t Trade Online, Do I Still Need a Website?
Apr 21, 2017
Despite the ever-increasing popularity of online shopping, there are still many businesses that work best if their trading takes place offline. Local shops, beauty salons and restaurants are all examples of organisations that require offline interactions and transactions to take place. It’s easy to think that because you don’t trade online, a website is an unnecessary expense but the decision to not have a website can end up being much more expensive.
I’m a B2B Business: Do I Still Need to Use Social Media?
Apr 19, 2017
Most companies selling their products and services to the general public have realised that social media is a great way to expand their reach, promote their offerings and increase sales. When it comes to businesses that sell to other businesses, the uptake of social networking has been a little slower.
What Options Are Available for Financing Your Company?
Apr 17, 2017
Starting a business can initially be a costly venture. Thankfully, there are a variety of different funding options available. After establishing what costs you might incur, including startup costs and running expenses, you can consider what financing options might work best for you.
Getting Started with Self Assessment
Apr 14, 2017
When you start your business, HMRC will want to know. Although Companies House automatically notifies HMRC when a company is formed, you are responsible for paying your own tax and National Insurance contributions. To do this, you must register for self assessment and complete your own tax return each year. For those unfamiliar with the process, this can seem stressful, but this guide aims to make things as simple as possible for you.