Protecting your design is a concern for many startups. It’s a vital part of ensuring that your brand is solid, and that nobody can steal what makes your product or service unique.
Read this interesting blog at Virgin Start Up
The law on workplace pensions has changed. Every employer with at least one member of staff now has new duties, including putting those who meet certain criteria into a workplace pension scheme and contributing towards it.
It’s called automatic enrolment because it’s automatic for your staff; they don’t have to do anything to be enrolled into your pension scheme.
The Pension Regulator provides a step-by-step guide to automatic enrolment.
As an employer, you will have a date by which you need to comply with
Read this interesting article by Robert Cialdini and Steve J. Martin are leading influence experts and authors of The Small BIG – a book that ingeniously explores influence and how you can use small changes to grow your business.
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Want long-term customers for your business?
Have you used social media to increase customer loyalty?
To build customer loyalty, you need to show your customers you care.
In this article I’ll share how to use social media to embrace and cultivate loyal customers for your business.
Nadezhda Robinson, marketing director at Wei-UK Consulting, a luxury PR and marketing agency which helps brands understand Chinese consumers, shares her top tips on how British businesses can successfully engage the Chinese market.
1. Look closer to home
With Chinese tourists spending a record $164.8bn (£107bn) overseas last year, there is a clear opportunity for British firms. However, though there is a lot of business to be done with Chinese travellers, there is a large affluent student and young professional Chinese community in
When you’re starting a business, it can be hard to know what insurance you need. To help, Simply Business have put together a quick and easy guide of the main types of business insurance that are available. This blog will help you get to grips with the options and make sure your business is covered if anything goes wrong.
Public Liability Insurance
What it is: Public liability insurance covers legal costs and compensation payments claimed by a third party for an injury they
Are you a small business looking to expand by attracting the right talent, but not sure where to begin? LinkedIn provides small businesses to access a wealth of talent as well as opportunities to promote your business brand to a wider audience. Read the full guide here. (this is a PDF file)
Having supported many 100’s of young people to date, the John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank is looking to grow and support even more young people. Offering more than just financial support, this initiative also offers practical advice to help get business ideas off the ground across Hull and the East Riding. Read the full story here.
Read this interesting blog on the use of Twitter for businesses. It is provided by Enterprising Hull
7 Tips For Young Entrepreneurs Starting a Business
Starting a business can seem pretty daunting to anyone the first time round. But when you’re a young entrepreneur it can often feel like you’re presented with an additional set of challenges beyond what your older counterparts have to contend with.
We often hear from young entrepreneurs who are worried that they won’t be taken seriously, or those that think they lack the relevant years of experience to aid them in starting a business