Culture, culture, culture

by Benedetto Bordone
‘Not everything that counts can be counted and not everything that can be counted counts.’

Whether it is your values, your vision, your mission, your purpose, chatting with your team, making some decisions, writing them down and then working on the more intangible parts of your business can make an incredible difference towards performance.

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Has the treatment of limited company directors exposed a lack of understanding by the government?

What is the function of government?

That’s a question that many are asking in late 2020 as we watch the United Kingdom slip deeper into a second wave of Covid-19 infections and increasingly restrictive measures...

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Your brand is not your logo

by Matt Davies
It’s ironic that the discipline of “branding” has an identity problem.

Let’s get one thing out of the way. Your brand is not a logo, set of fonts or a colour pallet. I know this is how some people might view it but “brand” has a much wider meaning.

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Is a bad workplace affecting your talent retention?

by Paul Docherty

A few years ago - before my freelance microbusiness life started - I was looking for work and talking to a few companies abou...

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Culture, culture, culture

by Benedetto Bordone

‘Not everything that counts can be counted and not everything that can be counted counts.’ Whether it is your values,

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Time management for freelancers

As anyone who operates as a freelancer will tell you, it requires a certain degree of organization and in particular, time ma...

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Things I have learned by being an entrepreneur and running a business

by Cass McNamara

Starting and running your own business can be difficult, so Cass McNamara looks at some of the things she learned along the w...

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What is a business continuity plan?

As a micro business owner or a freelancer, you've probably wondered what a business continuity plan is and whether it's relev...

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F.E.A.R.

by Yvonne Webb

What would we do if we weren't afraid? How much does fear hold us back? Think of FEAR as False Expectations Appearing Rea...

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Micro business company directors: myths and misconceptions

The situation in 2020 around the lack of pandemic support for limited company microbusiness directors, exposed some myths and...

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The ‘hook’ is in the title!

by Chrissy Rooney

Gotcha! A number of my clients have admitted that they don’t know the difference between coaching and mentoring. Well, h...

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Are you operating an under-insured business?

By Chris Knight

"At a time of need, insurance can be the difference between make and break." - Harriet Conway, SME customer experience manage...

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Gigging for Fiverrs: worth it or not?

We thought we'd take a quick look to see if we think gigging for Fiverrs is worth it or not. Most freelancers have heard of F...

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