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What To Do When Your Business Is Insolvent

Running a business is incredibly difficult, and sometimes, the worst happens. Sometimes, you can’t afford to pay your bills, and you find yourself in financial disarray. A company goes into what we call insolvency when they can no longer afford to pay their debts – […]

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How To Stay Motivated When Self-Employed

Being self-employed is looked upon as the dream. Working from home if you so wish, being your own boss, managing your own hours and doing a job that you love. In writing, it does indeed seem that way. However, in reality, self-employment and staying motivated […]

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How To Start A New Business On A Budget

Taking the plunge and deciding to work for yourself can be a challenge and it takes a lot of personal strength and self-awareness to make that move. Doing so when you have minimal money to put down as capital is an even bolder move, but […]

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How To Deal With Business Cash Flow Problems

While all business owners, small or otherwise, dream of affluence and positive business transactions, sometimes life gets in the way and business starts to suffer, leading to cash flow issues beyond your control. If this is the case, then accessing and ultimately addressing the situation […]

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A Guide To Working From Home Successfully

Working from home is arguably considered to be on the major benefits of being a freelancer, a business owner or a sole trader but unfortunately for some, certain problems arise from being given the freedom to operate in your own home. Finding motivation and being […]

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11 Point Checklist For Starting Your New Business

While the idea of starting your own business can seem daunting, it’s actually a quick, easy and affordable process; one most people can do for themselves by following these ten steps. 1. Assess viability When you have an idea for a business, you need to […]

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A Guide To Going Self-Employed For The First Time

According to the Office for National Statistics, there are over 4.8 million self-employed people working it the UK, a figure that has been increasing steadily since 2001. Initially, this increase was in response to the economic downturn. However, despite unemployment now being at an all-time […]

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A Guide To Funding Your New Business Start-Up

Since 2011, the number of new business start-ups in the UK has increased significantly year-on-year, a trend many experts say is set to continue. Unfortunately, 40% of these businesses fail in the first five years, and cash flow (or a lack of it) is one […]

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A Beginner’s Guide To Starting A Business

The number of people starting their own business in the UK has been growing steadily for over a decade, in part due to the uncertainties brought about by the economic downturn. It is also because working for yourself can mean a more flexible lifestyle and […]

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