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 […]

Common Mistakes People Make When Delegating

Common Mistakes People Make When Delegating

Delegating is an important part of any successful business model. It can be tempting to think that you can do everything yourself, but in reality this is rarely the case. Doing everything alone can cause stress and anxiety, which can cause burnout over time. Also, sometimes there is someone out there who can actually do […]

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 […]

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 […]

How To Create A Clear Vision For Your Business

How To Create A Clear Vision For Your Business

If you want your business to succeed, you should have a clear vision. Setting a vision for your business will help you to set targets, stand out from the competition and boost sales  – and it also means your business is less likely to go under. But how exactly do you create a clear vision […]

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 […]

How Start-Ups Can Save Money During Their First Year

How Start-Ups Can Save Money During Their First Year

The first year of owning a start-up business can be extremely challenging. Many business owners struggle with working overtime and financial worries, and it can be tough to start afloat. In fact, a recent study found that over 20% of start-ups fail in their first year – but this doesn’t have to be you. If […]

The Best Podcasts For Small Business Owners

The Best Podcasts For Small Business Owners

Podcasts are a great resource for small business owners. They are free, they are entertaining, and they can provide you with invaluable advice that allows you to stand out from the competition. But which are the best podcasts for small business owners? After all, there are hundreds of business podcasts, and some are definitely better […]

How does high inflation affect my small business?

Anyone who’s listened to the news, or been to a supermarket, will be aware of the steady upward creep of prices (i.e. inflation).
As a small business owner, you might be wondering why you need to care about high inflation and what it means for your small business?