4 easy ways to test your business email security
Keeping your email data confidential can be key to your business’ success. Here, Xenace lists four ways you can test just how secure your email is…
What IT do I need for my new business?
First things first is a big congratulations for starting up your new business. The last thing you probably want to think about right now is the technical side of things, however it is important to ensure you get your IT right at the very beginning to make sure your business gets the flying start it deserves.
7 Reasons why you need to integrate your eCommerce and ERP systems
In recent years, more and more businesses have been selling their products and services through an eCommerce model, often alongside their ‘traditional’ business channels. There are a number of benefits to be gained from integrating your eCommerce system into your ERP from faster, less effort data inputting to improved customer satisfaction. Here are 7 really important reasons why you should be seriously considering uniting your eCommerce suite with your ERP.
8 Things to remember when engaging with a 3rd party IT development partner.
KFA’s Top Tips…Choosing a third-party development partner can be a difficult and challenging task. Are they reliable? Do they have the necessary skills? You will want them to see the world the way you do and be as enthusiastic about your project as you are.
Government Supporting SME Growth: London Growth Hub
The London Growth Hub is the gateway to business support in the capital connecting London’s small businesses with the support available to help them start, grow and flourish.
First-ever Small Business Big Heart winners announced!
Sir Michael Fallon, MP for Sevenoaks and Secretary of State for Defence today visited Chevening Financial, the first ever recipient of the BusinessesForSale.com Small Business Big Heart Award to congratulate them on their success. Chevening Financial, which is based in Sundridge near Sevenoaks, secured the title after stiff competition from small businesses across the UK.
How to keep your work computer fit and healthy
A handy guide to help you keep your computer functioning, without needing to poke the nearest techie!
3 Steps To Standing Out As A CEO
Find out the three simple ways you can become a better business owner.
5 key reasons to have your own domain name
In this article we’re looking at the five best reasons to have your own domain name; from having more control online to branding and personalised email…
Make One Change To Save 15 Hours A Week
I’m going to let you in on a little secret this week. Make that a big secret. A huge timesaving, money-making secret – the secret to how a business-grade virtual assistant can save you 15 hours a week (and boost your earnings more than £1,500 weekly!).
Why do Small Businesses Neglect their own Website in Favour of Directories, Marketplaces and Portals
When portals, directories and marketplaces such as Rightmove, Yell and now Uber first launched, they had a disruptive and game changing impact on the industries they verticalised and commoditised.
UK Business Needs To Prepare For A Post-Brexit World
The Prime Minister has confirmed that the United Kingdom will be leaving the European single market and the EU Customs Union upon full withdrawal from the European Union in 2019.
How to Increase B2B Sales in 2017
Traditional B2B sales techniques are working less and less in today’s growing digital space.
Planning a startup? Tips to manage your finances from a CEO
Vipin Aggarwal shares insights on how a first time entrepreneur should manage his or her personal finance to avoid a bumpy ride ahead
How a small business can enhance its social media marketing
Social media marketing may not be a new concept for businesses, but many still don’t know how to do it properly. With statista predicting that there will be 2.95bn social media users by 2020, it is in every business owners interest to leverage social media effectively.
SME confidence returns to pre-Brexit levels
While Brexit has taken its toll across business sectors, a new report issued this week by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) suggests that at least confidence levels are beginning to return to something like normal following June’s referendum.
reasons why your business needs a web or mobile app
With increasing smartphone usage, it is no longer a luxury to have Apps as an extension of your business. It has rather become a necessity.
Top 5 SME funding fails revealed
he SME funding landscape can be a complex minefield. Clear Funding's Ian Watkinson outlines what business owners should prepare for before deciding on the funding option right for them.
Should the UK Government be doing more to help UK Tech Start-Ups?
UK government''s support for tech start-ups is an embarrassment, says CES organiser
Will 2017 be the year of the online entrepreneur?
50% of Brits aged 25-34 are considering turning their hobbies into an online business next year, but concerns about skills and costs of starting up persist
The 8 toughest challenges you’ll face as a start-up business owner
From dealing with redundancies to keeping positive, successful UK entrepreneurs share the hardest challenges they’ve overcome in business…
Article 50: Tackling Brexit uncertainty in 2017
With Article 50 and Brexit uncertainty continuing in 2017, the UK’s SMEs have weathered many an economic storm over the past decade.
Barclays launches new business lending service for SME''s
New research uncovers a £34bn economic opportunity waiting to be unlocked from Britain’s SMEs by 2021.
Seven tips to turn a first time blog visitor to firm fan
Let’s face it, driving traffic to your blog can be challenging, demanding much time, effort and, if you invest in PPC, money. Once your visitors have arrived, you’ll want to make the most out of every first-time reader and (ideally) ensure that they come back for more. Here are seven tips to ensure you achieve exactly that.