Business

How Thousands of Small Businesses Aren’t Claiming PPI

There are thousands of businesses that are owed payment protection insurance (PPI) compensation and don't even know it. When starting out, many business owners take out loans to ensure they can quickly create their company and start turning a profit. As a precaution, many signed up for loan insurance, unaware they were being mis-sold PPI. It is essential that small businesses make a PPI claim as soon as possible, as individuals and companies will only have until Spring 2018 to do so. Payment Protection Read more [...]

Champions League Soccer Is Big Business

2013's Union of European Football Associations Champions League (commonly called the UEFA Champions League) final saw two German teams -- Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich -- compete at London's Wembley Stadium in front of millions of viewers. In soccer, it was one of the biggest and most-anticipated events of the year. In fact, it was also one of the biggest revenue generators -- besides the World Cup, the final match of the UEFA Champions League is one of if not the most-watched spectacles in Read more [...]

The important of reliable and secure POS system

The year 2014 will be remembered as the year of big data breaches, a time when the failures of point of sale (POS) systems of large firms like Target, Neiman Marcus, and UPS all hit the headlines. The breaches forced household names like these to beef up their security, so now many theorize that cyber attackers will set their sights on smaller, weaker companies. No matter the size of your organization, it’s crucial to have a reliable and secure POS system. It Helps Your Business Run More Efficiently Image Read more [...]

The basic tenets of organizational risk management

Risk management is all about planning for things that could go wrong in your business. It’s essential in ensuring that your business will be around for a long time. After all, most businesses don't last more than three to five years because they don't properly plan for the issues that arise. Here are five basic tenets of organizational risk management to help your business stay profitable. Identify Business Risks and Set Priorities As a business owner, you need to spend time pondering situations Read more [...]

5 Tips to Skip the Commute and Successfully Work from Home

Telecommuting provides you with flexibility and shorter commute times, but with it comes a range of challenges that can trip up even the most dedicated worker. Keep reading to learn five key steps to successfully working from home. Create a Workspace When you work remotely, don’t let the fact that you’re at home allow you to relax too much. Designate an area of your home specifically for work, and remove all non-work distractions from the area. Don't allow household items like laundry, toys, Read more [...]

Why Do Companies Fail At Exhibition Events?

With all the new age marketing techniques around today, exhibition stands get a bad press. Anything that is not digital nowadays isn’t worth having, and apparently do not work as effectively. That is a myth and one you should bear in mind. Trade shows are a potent form of marketing and can be used effectively with all strategies. The main problem is people don’t understand how to exploit them and fail. To make sure that doesn’t happen to you, follow these tips. 1. Go to the right Exhibition Sounds Read more [...]

Accounting Software: Organization Of Your Office

Organizing your office is a monetary issue more than it is anything else. You may use accounting software as the backbone of your office environment, but you must follow the steps listed below to receive the benefits of such programs. Think carefully about how you will implement each item in this article to make your business more productive. #1: Putting Everyone On The Program Accounting software is usually confined to the accounting department at your company, but you should not hide this software Read more [...]

Tips regarding Business Forecasting for Small Businesses

Business forecasting is essential for any sized business that wants to make good, strong business plans to help their company grow. It is a process to determine future business trends and it enables you to prepare for the future accordingly. It’s not about making guesses or impulsive decisions – in fact, it’s rather the opposite. It takes lots of work, research and data analysis to help you determine the best plans. If you’re small business wanting to begin the forecasting process, we’ve Read more [...]

How to optimise your wide area network

Cloud services company Exponential-e offers a great introduction into how a wide area network can help businesses improve their connectivity and communications, bringing colleagues, departments and offices closer together across a shared communications infrastructure. Optimising the wide area network for performance can lead to several significant gains, both in terms of the efficiency for front-end users, and from the perspective of ensuring that latency, throughput, bandwidth and congestion are Read more [...]