Tag Archives: business advice

Time Management – how to remove barriers

Time Management

Time management in running a business can often feel like this: stop, start, stop, start, think, start, stop. You don’t have the time or resources to gain full momentum most of the time and when you do, there’s always something niggling away at you that needs to be sorted. This […]

What should you do if you or your staff are ‘pinged’ by the NHS COVID-19 App?

test and trace App

It is being reported that there are an increasing number of people being ‘pinged’ by the NHS COVID-19 App.  The terminology ‘pinged’ is referring to when a person is sent an alert by the App. The App sends anonymous alerts if the user has been in close contact with another […]

Why do you need an organisational review?

Organisational review

As a business owner do you find you are wearing too many hats? If so you may need to run an organisational review on your business. In order for a business to run effectively and efficiently there needs to be a clear organisation chart, which visually defines departments, functions, roles […]

What now for employers with Covid restrictions being eased?

freedom day

Legal restrictions in place in respect of Covid-19 start to end today (Monday 19th July) in England, Wales and Scotland.  Each country is taking a slightly different approach to timings and some of the detail around what is required, but in all countries, there is the start of an easing. […]

How to go on holiday when running your own business

running a business on holiday

What efficiencies should you have in place to make going on holiday easier when you are a business owner? Everyone loves to go on holiday whether it’s a staycation or visiting foreign shores and it is important for your health and mental wellbeing to have time off work.   Taking a […]

Lack of cash stopping your estate agency from growing?

Estate agents business advice

One of the most stress-inducing parts of running a business is not knowing enough about your cash. How much is coming in, how much is going out, where it’s going, whether you’re covered. No fear hits quite like an unexpected bill when you’ve got a bunch of overheads that need […]

Some info on new government loans

Recovery loan scheme

We’re helping clients assess if they might need funding and loans available to help. The government recently launched its new Recovery Loan Scheme, so we wanted to make sure you knew your options. Here’s five things to know about the scheme: There’s no turnover or trading history requirements Personal guarantees […]

The Recovery Loan Scheme – what is it and how does it work?

Recovery Loan Scheme

Many will be mourning the loss of the CBILS and BBL schemes and the access to cheap credit, which ended this month. However, the new Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS), the Government’s latest covid-19 support programme, which launched this week still provides much needed additional finance to businesses affected by Covid-19. […]

Top Tips for Cashflow Planning

cashflow tips

As everyone who’s ever started their own business can confirm, cash is king. Without a steady flow of capital into the business, your ability to expand – and even to stay afloat – is likely to be severely compromised. That’s why cash flow management and forecasting play such a vital […]

Support Available to SMEs – A Handy Guide

cashflow and growth

Rishi Sunak recently introduced a number of new measures of support for SMEs as part of his budget.  He also extended some of the existing schemes as well as announcing some new initiatives designed to support the survival, growth and development of businesses.   From the extension of furlough to […]