UK offers variety of visas for investors and skilled workers visiting and remaining in the UK
The UK offers variety of ways to visit and remain in the UK for businessmen and their personnel. Whether you look into investing in share capital and bonds, or setting up and running a business, expand your business by having a representative present in UK or sending company Employees to the UK based branch, you will find a relevant visa category to rely on.
10 things Employers need to know about GDPR
The General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on 25th May 2018. Every business with Employees, however small, will be affected – and the penalties for non-compliance with the GDPR are significant. Our team of UK Employment Lawyers has put together a list of 10 things employers need to know about GDPR, along with some action points to help you comply.
Why more documents are being exchanged and signed electronically:
The financial services sector is often cited as an example of how an industry sector can be affected by the introduction and adoption of new technology. These technological changes, however, are not always driven by the actual profession, trade or industry but more often by a technology provider.
Everything you need to know about the Representative of an Overseas Business Visa
For foreign businesses looking to launch in the UK market, the Representative of an Overseas Business Visa offers a vehicle to enable a non-EEA national to work in the country.
Top 3 technology trends set to shake up HR and Payroll
Technology is the wheel that never stops turning. If Moore’s Law is to be believed, the sheer power of processing units will have doubled within two years – and that means plenty of new pieces of tech that could shake up HR and payroll processes.
In-house payroll vs managed service
This article is intended to give a balanced view of payroll software versus payroll services. In the UK, the markets for payroll software and service co-exist and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.
INFLUENCER MARKETING: DO THIS AND WIN
Influencer is one of the fastest growing influencer platforms in history. Thousands of creators and brands across the globe use Influencer to get their business noticed and spread to thousands of new audiences.
Why Negative Feedback Is Good For Your Business
Two years ago, at The Business Show at London Excel, l launched my then NEW brand, Alison Edgar – The Entrepreneur’s Godmother. For those of you who have launched a brand, you will understand how much preparation, planning, marketing and financial commitment is involved. It’s a scary thought for any company, let alone a small business like mine.
New Game, New Rules.
Two important things happening right now that together have a powerful impact on business are the ‘Subscriber Economy’ and the ‘Gig Economy’. The Subscriber Economy is the fast-growing trend towards paying monthly for a service instead of paying in full upfront. Like your iPhone X contract. The Gig Economy means people working in temporary or part-time jobs that don’t provide traditional benefits like a pension or healthcare but deliver benefits around flexibility.
How to safe guard yourself from cyber attacks when online
According to statistics and analytical forecasting revealed by Total Telecom, there will be around 30 billion devices around the globe that will be connected to the internet which, needless to say, is a lot. We currently only have around 8 to 9 billion connected devices, and we are already unable to keep ourselves fully protected from even the known and probable attacks.
We need a revolution in business, property and finance to cope!
In recent years the change in currency values and the fall in the pound against other currency has made the UK and particularly London vulnerable to foreign investors
Are you ready for the change?
If we can start to think of our homes as assets, which we currently are not, then we can ease the problem and pressure one family unit at a time.
Get professional, Get Smart$
The recent changes in government legislation and the tax changes – as well as forthcoming Brexit, and general housing market mood swings, all mean that you need to change the way you think about investing in property.
Protect Your Business from Cyber Attacks
46% of UK firms reported a cyber attack in 2017. Small businesses are a prime target and risk financial loss, reputational damage and sanction by regulators.
A 'Hard Brexit'? - 4 Business Types That Need To Start Planning
If you export goods to mainland Europe, or are planning to, you might be in one of the four business categories that need to plan ahead for a ‘Hard’ Brexit, i.e. the UK leaving the EU Customs Union.
How to measure your offline advertising
Digital advertising is trackable down to the last click, making it easy to see where you’re getting conversions and exactly what that advert is doing for your business.
The Biggest Change to Data Protection Laws in 20 Years is Coming: Is Your Business Ready?
On Friday, May 25th, the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect across the UK and Europe, imposing tougher data protection rules and harsher penalties for businesses who break those rules.
GDPR poses data safeguarding problems for SMEs
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25th 2018, and research indicates that significant numbers of SMEs are still unprepared for this data protection legislation. Fines for non-compliance with GDPR could be as high as 4% of global turnover or approximately £18m, whichever is greater, so preparedness is a critical area of concern.
The importance of GDPR training
As even the most remote tribe, in the deepest, darkest corner of the Amazonian rainforest is aware, the GDPR is coming. Although it doesn’t come into force until 25th May 2018, it was adopted back in April 2016. In that time, it’s been written about, discussed, advertised, debated, and generally waved in everyone’s face. If, even in spite of all the warning, you’ve still not prepared then…well…there’s not much help I can offer you now – may the ICO have mercy on your soul. For everyone else, I want to discuss GDPR training – specifically, why it’s so important that you, and every member of your organisation, are trained to understand what it is, what it requires, and why. However, before we get going, allow me to address the elephant in the blog. iHasco sells eLearning courses, and I just so happen to have written iHasco’s GDPR training course. Now, whilst I’d love for you to all go out and buy my course, this blog isn’t about that, it’s about making sure that you and your organisation are fully prepared for what is a massive regulatory change. As you’ll see, in this blog I put forward my argument for why GDPR training, in general, is so important – not why my training is so important. There are many perfectly sub-standard good training courses available, not just my clearly superior course. Now that’s been addressed, let’s move on.
5 Ways to Add Value To Your Business
Value is what all businesses strive to provide their clients and build for themselves. Value is both real and sometimes elusive. Money, after all, is purely an invention for exchanging value and not value in itself, even if it does indeed make the world go round! Profit, measured in money, is a far greater indicator of value that simply revenues. As the cliché goes; Turnover is Vanity, Profit is Sanity!
The Complete Guide to Sponsorship Licences
Obtaining a licence to sponsor overseas workers for your small or medium-sized business could give you the competitive edge it needs to succeed. If you’re stuck for workers and would like to expand your vacancies to an international audience, you may need to consider applying for a Sponsorship Licence. Sponsorship licences can cover a range of jobs from permanent to temporary positions. They are an important way to encourage diversity in your company and ensure you get the best candidates, regardless of where they’re coming from.
Where to go to fund your SME!
Growing your small business and ensuring its continued success and profitability can be challenging in an ever-changing highly competitive economy. SMEs are faced with a multitude of business funding solutions and determining which is the most suitable source of business finance for growth can be the difference between success and failure.
How to Smash Influencer Marketing in 2018
21-year-old entrepreneur who, after experimenting with his first venture, a clothing brand called Breeze, realised the best advertising isn’t advertising. People don’t like ads, and ads aren’t cool so he looked for creative solutions to drive sales.
Did anyone say £72M fitness & nutrition business?
Alan’s first attempt at a fat-burning formula was so effective that an army friend described the results as explosive. “Like a grenade,” said Alan. “That was the reaction — and the name — we were looking for.”