Category Archives: Business

TTIP

The Pros and Cons of TTIP for your SME

There is a lot of speculation around the impact that a proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the USA will actually have, so let’s look at the facts about what exactly the purported business benefits and negatives of such a trade deal might be.

business equipment finance

How to Get the Business Equipment You Desperately Need

One of the most difficult things about starting a new business is financing it, especially if the kind of business you are planning to start is going to require a lot of expensive equipment to get it up and running. Unless you are fortunate enough to have a wealthy family member or investor friend to help you out in this regard, you are probably going to have to look at what other options might be available to you. Here are two popular options for you to consider when it comes to getting hold of equipment for your business.

SEO-tips

5 SEO Tips for Small Businesses

Making your way in the online world as a small business can be hard, you may even find it intimidating. As you look at the online success of your competitors you may wonder ‘how are they doing it?’ or ‘how can I achieve that?’. If I’m being honest, I’d have to tell you that while it may not be easy to grow an online presence, it is certainly possible, no matter how large – or small – your business may be. So how can you get your small business on the online map? Here are five simple SEO tips for small businesses which will help you to achieve your goals.

Financial Planning for Businesses

7 Reasons Why Sound Financial Planning is Important for Businesses

Financial planning for businesses goes a little deeper than just accurate accounting. Businesses who master financial planning use their skills to build better cash flow, plan for future cash flow needs, build assets, increase savings, and develop a healthy emergency fund. All of those things work together to help business leaders build and grow their businesses. Understanding why financial planning is important helps businesses understand how they can build a brighter future. 

Create a Thriving Business

7 Factors That Help a Business Thrive

Numerous online and offline publications cover the steps necessary to start a business, but that’s the easy part. All it takes is an idea, a little capital, and a filing at your local tax office. The complexity depends on the type of business and its goals, but getting a business off the ground is fairly easy.