Write your worries away

When you are running your own business, there are times when everything seems overwhelming and in need of serious attention. The worry bank goes into override and your ability to prioritise disappears, everything needs immediate attention and it all seems to be going horribly wrong.

How to handle EU regulations

For the last 20 months a family run business has been embroiled in a battle with EU bureaucrats over changes to retail regulations. ECigaretteDirect.co.uk was faced with possible closure after regulators planned to class the devices as medicines. But by joining forces with their trade body and other companies, they were able to argue their case and a compromise has since been reached.