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SMEs Need to Find Growth, Innovation and Efficiency from Themselves
Understanding your customers: Sme’s and business owners.
How to Survive Quarterly Filing
From April 2018 as a business owner you will need to start submitting your tax/accounts information at least quarterly to HMRC.
What is Customer Relationship Management?
What is Customer Relationship Management, and how can it help your business increase profits, grow revenue, gain market share and retain customers?
Why every entrepreneur and small business should learn about design
There was a time when only big corporations cared to invest in their branding and marketing material. A small business or start-up did not spend much time worrying about those things, and they also didn’t need to. But today, this is no longer the case. This blog shares ideas hot to create marketing materials with a small budget.
UENI Announces a Special Offer for Small Businesses
UENI, a company that enables small businesses to get online, get discovered, and get new customers, has announced a free offer specifically for the Business Show 2017. Small businesses can get free web pages on the UENI marketplace, Facebook and Google My Business, and £150 worth of free Google search advertising.
How to build a high performing sales team
When you're starting out in business, you may be a one man orchestra - a sales manager, marketing director and customer service expert all in one. But as you grow, you will need to build teams around specialised skills. It’s likely you will invest first in hiring sales people to help drive your company's growth.
Brexit – Recruitment Struggle for Businesses
With the effects of Brexit still yet to be felt, there is a lot of uncertainty in the air – especially involving businesses and their employees.
The importance of Market Research
Let’s start by saying that as long as consumers have problems, they will always search for solutions. One of the best ways to understand if your business might work or not is to spend some time in making an accurate market research.
A Guide To Bridging Finance
Bridging is a type of finance used to ‘bridge the gap’ and pay for a large purchase where there is a tight deadline. With loans available for up to £25 million and only lasting a maximum of two years, the idea is that the loan will be repaid upon the sale of something or before more finance becomes available.
10 things you should know about licensed ERP software
For companies seeking to implement new enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, an off the shelf, licensed system can often appear to offer significant benefits. However licensed software can be notoriously difficult to integrate into your business and cost and time over-runs are both very common.
Dedicated versus private servers – which is best for your business?
Two of the most popular kind of servers for businesses are dedicated servers and virtual private servers. But what are they? And which one is right for you? Find out now…
4 Effective Ways To Retain Your Staff
Recent statistics from the UK Labour Market showed that around 33% of British people are looking to move from their job every year. With the growth of Linkedin and online recruitment firms, there are more opportunities than ever before – so it is no surprise that people are being tempted away from their bread and butter.
The new customer journey – are you ahead of the game?
The dramatic shift in buying behaviour brought on by the digital age has created a huge opportunity for businesses to create competitive advantage and growth opportunities. Answer these top 5 questions to take advantage of this new focus on customer experience.
The Cloud – IT trends are evolving as 95% of businesses are migrating to the Cloud
As more companies turn to Cloud Migration, SolarWinds are the first to point out the reasons why so many businesses are utilising Cloud Solutions, and the benefits of doing so.
Cloud vs Hosted
This blog is aimed at those who are not sure about the benefits of Cloud & Hosted services, and the reasons why many businesses now move over from a traditional based IT setup to Cloud & Hosted products instead. This blog also explains the differences between the two services.
IoT can significantly improve ROI – Here’s How!
In today’s digital industry, there has been a complete cultural shift in the way individuals and enterprises interact with one another. Internet of Things (IoT) is a technology that all businesses are utilising to maximise their ROI!
The cloud and BT and the industry backdrop
It is now so important to be customer centric. Changing needs for a client is a moving landscape but nothing replaces personal face to face engagement with a client, identifying issues they have and the subsequent needs and solutions.
Why an SSL/TLS certificate for your website might be the key to success
SSL/TLS certificates give your customers a higher level of trust in your product or service, helping your business to grow.
The Best Ways to Fund a New Business in 2017
A recent study carried out by Moneywise showed that the average amount needed to start a small business in the UK was £27,520, with Manchester being the most expensive (£44,733) and Newcastle the least expensive (£17,008). The amounts quoted are considerably high for one or two individuals which is why it is no surprise that many people look for other ways to fund their new venture. We have researched some of the best ways to finance a new company in 2017.
FREE FOR LIFE Subscription of Order & Out up for grabs.Beta Testers Wanted!
KFA Connect are looking for Beta Testers for our order processing & stock control product - Order & Out. If you are using Xero accounts package and are interested in improving your order processing and stock control we will give your business FREE FOR LIFE subscription in return for your help.
GB OLYMPIANS STEVE BACKLEY OBE AND ROGER BLACK MBE DEBUT ‘PERFORM IN PROPERTY’ AT THE BUSINESS SHOW
GB Olympians Steve Backley and Roger Black are best known for their elite sporting achievements during the last three decades. Since retiring from professional sport, they have focused on helping B2B organisations optimise peak performance business skills the world over. These strategies and insights have since culminated in the formation of a new B2C business partnership and property training programme called Perform in Property, alongside global industry leaders, Legacy Education Alliance, Inc.
4 easy ways to test your business email security
Keeping your email data confidential can be key to your business’ success. Here, Xenace lists four ways you can test just how secure your email is…
What do I need for my new business?
First things first is a big congratulations for starting up your new business. The last thing you probably want to think about right now is the technical side of things, however it is important to ensure you get your IT right at the very beginning to make sure your business gets the flying start it deserves.