Can you guess the profession of Jean-Claude Van Man, Alan Cartridge and Jason Donervan? Pun-filled SME business names such as these have been scattered across the nation – and we unveil the most humorous.
The telecoms business is developing rapidly – but it’s not just new technology and faster broadband speeds that are changing. The European Commission’s Digital Single Market proposals, the latest version of which were unveiled last week, will change the way hundreds of millions of people access the web and use their smartphones.
Acquiring new customers can cost up to seven times more than retaining customers. Here are five tricks to getting to know your existing customers better.
One of the most confusing things that small business owners have to deal with is the fiddly issue of tax. Here are five common tax traps to avoid.
In today’s noisy world, it’s harder than ever to get your business noticed. Here are four tactics to launch your business with a bang.
How can American and British brands bridge the cultural gap and successfully trade across each others' borders?
Successful SME owners are passionate about their business but rarely about the administration needed to support it. Doing accounts must be one of the least appealing jobs.
The National Living Wage doesn’t have to mean paying more for a pasty but it does require a radical rethink of our approach to low paid work, says Ben Dixon of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills
Virtual reality is the next big trend that will take consumers by storm. Here is why you need to consider virtual reality in your business.
Mark Price, the boss of Waitrose, is believed to be leaving the company to take on the chairmanship of Channel 4 when Terence Burns steps down – ahead of a potential £1bn privatisation of the broadcaster.
If you are looking to open your shop on Sunday, what is the best way to get employees on board to work?
London-based firm Funding Circle had already gone beyond its British roots with a US expansion, but the P2P business lender has now expanded across additional countries in Europe, which has been achieved with the acquisition of German counterpart Zencap.