Monday, 01 February 2016 10:37 Written by Ian Grey
The Information Commissions Office has launched a self-assessment tool to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) assess their compliance with the Data Protection Act and the key obligations for processing their customers’ or clients’ personal information.
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 09:14 Written by Norma Thomas
I've spoken before about the legislation changes brought in last year, dealing with how contractors in the construction industry are classified. Now those changes are beginning to clamp down, and it's time to do something about it.
There are lots of strategies to consider implementing when you are attempting to improve your sales figures. Possibilities include email marketing, affiliate marketing and social media as well as more traditional channels such as direct sales, telesales and leaflet distribution.
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 09:19 Written by Himie Hovsha
If you need to make an insurance claim for fire, flood, accidental or criminal damage to your home or business, one of the things you’ll need to do at least once is to meet the Loss Adjuster, a professional employed by the insurance company to look at the claim.
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 11:49 Written by Clive Myers
There are a multitude of ways to extract profits from your company. However, it is important to pick the best option to suit you as each method has implications – not just for tax, but for your business as a whole.
As the excitement of Christmas fades into the past most business owners' thoughts turn to what they can do to improve things going forwards. After all, the end of the year is an ideal time to reflect on the how your business has been performing and adjust things accordingly, so that you remain on the path to success
Published in Business Development
A job for life is very much a thing of the past and, with there being an ever increasing amount of new start-ups, politicians have been quick to praise SMEs and label them the backbone of the economy.
Information Security issues hit the headlines in 2015. In the UK, cyber attacks lead to personal details being stolen from Carphone Warehouse, Talk Talk and Wetherspoons, and a London clinic revealed the names and addresses of 780 patients with HIV in an email.
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 16:05 Written by Norma Thomas
You might've heard rumblings across the Research and Development landscape about the UK government's new Advance Assurance scheme for R&D claims. So, what's all the fuss about? Is the system going to have a real impact, or is it just another hoop to jump through? Let's take a look and see what it's all about.
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 11:51 Written by Clive Myers
Over the pas week or so, we have highlighted the best ways to plan your finances. Here is a summary.