Thinking of starting a business? Here are five steps to get your business up and running in your lunch hour.
As an employer, there will be times when you have to make very difficult decisions. Ending the employment of one of your members of staff isn’t a pleasant task but if it has to be done, make sure you follow the correct procedure to protect yourself and your business from a potentially costly employment tribunal claim for unfair dismissal.
The business plan. Not only does it act as a blueprint for your business, laying out clear foundations for success, it's also the single most important document you’ll create in order to secure the funding you need to help grow your business.
It’s the one document that could have changed Facebook history as we know it – the non-disclosure agreement (NDA), also known as a confidentiality agreement.
As if businesses haven’t already had enough problems coping with the recession, smaller companies which do manage to land contracts often have significant difficulty when it comes to actually getting paid for the work done.