Consumer Trends For 2023

Small Business Trends For 2023

The world of small business is always changing and evolving. So if you want your business to be successful in 2023, it can be useful to learn more about the trends consumers are interested in. This means your business stays ahead of the curve, which can help to boost profits. Are you ready to take […]

Tips To Help Your Business Survive The Cost Of Living Crisis

Tips To Help Your Business Survive The Cost Of Living Crisis

The cost of living crisis has hit the UK hard. As inflation has risen, many small business owners are starting to worry about the future of their business. But if you want your business to survive, it is important to not bury your head in the sand. Instead it is time to start planning ahead, […]

5 Different Ways To Price Services

5 Different Ways To Price Services

If you are self employed or a small business owner, you may be wondering how to price your services. Obviously you want to make a profit, but it can be difficult to choose the best pricing option for your business. Ultimately there are lots of different ways to price services, and some are better suited […]

Guest Blog: Start Investing with 6 Wealth Pots

Investment educator and SMT client, Elizabeth Pearson, gives us her top tips for investing for your future. Creating wealth is not about earning more money.  It’s about managing the income you have and developing good wealth habits.  You can do this with Wealth Pots. A simple and highly effective way to organise your money is […]

5 Jobs A Virtual Assistant Can Do Better Than You (Probably)

5 Jobs A Virtual Assistant Can Probably Do Better Than You

Lots of business owners are hesitant to hire virtual support. Some worry that virtual employees aren’t skilled enough, while others believe in-person employees work harder than remote employees. However both of these statements are rarely accurate. In fact, various studies have found that remote employees work harder than in-person employees! Virtual assistants are also normally […]

4 Low Cost Business Ideas For Entrepreneurs

4 Low Cost Business Ideas For Entrepreneurs

Starting a business is a great way to take control of your career and income – but initial start-up costs put many people off. After all, most people don’t have thousands to invest in a business – especially as the cost of living is so expensive right now. However it is possible to start a […]

Why Market Research Is So Important For Small Businesses

Why Market Research Is So Important For Small Businesses

Market research is one of the most effective ways to improve your business model, but many small business owners overlook it. This is normally because they don’t see the value in research. However doing research can keep your business afloat during the first crucial years, and it can also help to drive sales and engagement […]

Signs You’re Working Too Hard

Signs You’re Working Too Hard

Do you think that you’re working too hard? If so, you’re not alone. Google searches for ‘symptoms of burnout’ have increased by over 70% in the last 12 months, so there are lots of adults who feel overworked. This is especially tough for working parents and small business owners, and over time it can cause […]

How To Choose A Business Pension Provider

How To Choose A Business Pension Provider

If you are a small business owner with employees, it is important to choose a business pension provider (even if you already have a retirement plan for yourself). This is a legal requirement for most British businesses, but don’t worry; it doesn’t have to be a big stress. You just need to know what to […]