If your business has dried up a bit in recent months, then you’re probably wondering how you can turn your fortunes around. It can be worrying when profit stops being made and you’re only breaking even each month. Fear not, however, here’s a handy how-to guide on how to generate more profit for your business, starting today! Get Online If your business isn’t already, then get online! There are so many benefits to having an online presence. Especially if your business works in the retail industry. You can, at least, double the number of sales you are making by opening an online retail store. Many consumers enjoy the ability to stay at home and shop from the comfort of their living room. As opposed to having to have to face the crowds
Jan 27 2016More
The year is still young, so your business needs to think about how it can improve itself. Surely, you want to finish 2016 in a better position than you started it, right? This is only natural. Here are 5 great ways to improve your business this year. Set Fresh Goals Every business needs something to focus on if it’s going to succeed and grow. If your employees have nothing to set their sights on, they will find it easier to slump back into bad habits. This is not what you want. So, make sure that you sit down as a team and discuss what the aims and goals for the year ahead should be. It’s something that everyone in the office should be involved in. If everyone has a say on these fresh goals, people will be more invested in them
Jan 26 2016More
All in all, the rise of the digital age has been mostly beneficial for businesses. The prominence of the internet, gadgets and their ilk have made profitability more accessible than ever. Just take a look around. More businesses than ever are not only starting up but thriving, even in spite of the economic downturn. It would seem like a miracle to the naked eye, but it's no coincidence. There is a method to it. This has, however, led to a significant increase in our energy consumption. A glance around your office right now will prove this point. There's likely a desktop computer, tablet, and smartphone at every desk, isn't there? And I bet that now, in the middle of the harsh winter, the office heating system is cranked up to eleven. Given
Jan 25 2016More
Being self employed (a sole trader) is the most common kind of business model in the UK. Don’t let this fool you into thinking it’s always the best decision, though. There are a range of advantages in setting up your business as a limited company, which you could be missing out on. Here are three of the biggest reasons to choose a limited company model. Image: Flickr First of all, there’s a big tax advantage compared to being a sole trader. In most cases, you’re likely to pay considerably less tax than you would operating as a sole trader. All companies are required to pay corporation tax. This was once divided into a ‘small profits rate’ and a ‘main rate’ with a 1% difference. Since 2015, both tax rates are set at 20%.
Jan 25 2016More
Believe it or not, the sugar industry has become even more profitable in recent times. There are different reasons for that, some of which we will discuss in a moment. However, you’re reading this post because you want to get the lowdown and find out how you could make money. Well, there are a few different ways to get started, and we’ll discuss them on this page. When all’s said and done, the sugar industry is similar to all other commodities. So, you can follow the same processes you would use when earning a living from wheat, grain, and other items. Trade sugar stocks and shares Becoming a stock market trader might seem like a big move if you have no experience. Even so, it’s much easier to get involved than most people imagine.
Jan 15 2016More