Tag: Top Tips

The Challenge Of Running Your Own Business Is Knowing Your Worth

Determining your pricing is one of the hardest decisions to make. Price too high and you step out of your customers comfort zone, charge too little and you undermine your worth. If you find yourself questioning your decisions when it comes to your process, or you just need to remind yourself exactly what it is […]

Setting and Reaching Your Business Goals in 2021

Before you set your 2021 goals, be sure to consider all your opportunities for lowering costs and increasing revenue. The pivots you have made to adjust to this year’s challenges might open new doors, like online sales or selling to new audiences. So, with that in mind here are 3 strategies for approaching business goals […]

10 Step Action Plan For Chasing Late Invoices

You’ve delivered on your work, set your payment terms and sent an invoice to your client. But the payment is overdue, and you haven’t received a response or update. But no need to panic just yet! There are several ways to manage an overdue invoice without compromising your professional relationship with your client. 10 step […]

10 things all businesses need to action before Christmas

Sadly (or joyfully) Christmas is already almost upon us.  Seriously where did this last year go?  Here are some quick, timely and relevant reminders for every business to check out and be sure to action before they close for the Christmas holidays. Organise your Christmas closure If you are 100% closed over the Christmas break […]

Christmas Is Coming… And So Is Your Tax Return Deadline

Every year, over a quarter of people that are due to file a Self-Assessment tax return complete it in the final 4 days before the 31st January deadline (stresses me out just thinking about it), with over 5% of returns being filed in the final 24 hours!!! However, leaving it to the last minute comes with so […]

Top Tips For Shopping On Black Friday For Your Business

It’s Black Friday this week and a lot of small business could benefit from getting all their big purchases like laptops, printers and tablets at a discounted price. I use this time of year to do just that, so I thought I would share a few helpful tips of how I research and plan what […]

10 Recommended Business Tools

Most of us start the day with a cup of coffee or spend time “getting in the zone” to ensure we are doing the best for our business. With today’s technology, there are countless digital tools you can use to improve your business. If you want to stay competitive and give your business the best […]

10 tips to improve your credit control process

Credit Control is probably not the task business owners have in mind when starting up a business, but it is necessary to keeping your business healthy and maintaining good cash flow. Have a clearly written payment policy to prevent problems. Have customers sign the agreement, which states when payment is due and what consequences there will […]

10 ways to improve your time management

Time flies—especially when you are trying to get things done.  In order to be successful in business and in life, you have to actively manage your time, so it doesn’t simply slip away.  However, practising this is easier said than done. Try these 10 ways to help you manage your time better so you can […]

Top Tips For Handling Stress As A Business Owner

It’s not so long ago that stress and mental health was a total taboo subject in the workplace, however with awareness campaigns, much like today ‘National Stress Awareness Day’ and so much in the media it is now talked about in businesses. So, as a small business owner what can help you stay calm and […]