“Look after the pennies and the pounds look after themselves,” this statement couldn’t be more relevant in the world of business.
The serviced office industry has been significantly expanding over the past ten years.
The Swedes have a high quality of life and credit much of their success to the relaxed atmosphere of their business environment.
Commercial office spaces account for 11 per cent of the UK’s energy consumption. This figure may not seem excessive, but in the grand scheme of things, it’s causing a huge amount of damage to the environment.
Mobile technology is changing the way we organise our lives and application developers are constantly looking for ways to streamline banking to accommodate these changes.
Whilst you may be excited that you are finally in charge of your own company, it is important that you take the time to make sure that you are setting up your company sensibly. Here are the top five mistakes made by new businesses and how to avoid making them yourself.
After the introduction of the limited liability partnership (LLP) Act in 2000 many partnerships chose to convert to an LLP. When this process occurs, the partners become members of the LLP and their assets are transferred. While the process is simple, the legal aspects can be difficult to understand.
For years, the visual representation of the working environment has always been an office. To many, this is still the case. While the physical office space has its advantages, times are changing and nowadays technology allows us to run entire businesses from a computer.
It is estimated that the average UK office worker spends 43 hours a week sat at their desk. If you’re anything like me you probably spend considerably more than that estimate so here's you can stay healthy and ensure you’re at your most productive and switched on.
Payroll and HR are two elements of business that often get neglected. The average small business owner will spend between seven and 25 per cent of their working hours handling employee paperwork. While outsourcing may seem ldaunting, it can certainly free up time.
Starting a new business is a huge undertaking that will almost certainly require a large investment. An office will no doubt be your first port-of-call when you get started, and finding one for a good price is never easy.
News reports this year claimed that almost half of Britain’s leading companies were failing to comply with the law by avoiding paying their taxes. Over 100 firms on the FTSE 350 index have now been accused of tax evasion, with many leading firms hiding profits offshore to avoid paying UK tax.