What is ‘Making Tax Digital’ anyway?

I read recently that almost a quarter of UK businesses haven’t heard of Making Tax Digital (MTD). What’s more, 66% of the businesses surveyed only know a handful of details about the programme, or simply recognised the name, while 25% of those aware of MTD have made absolutely no preparations. So, I’m here to set the […]

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The undeniable importance of change

As I’ve grown my own business over the years, I’ve come into contact with a great many owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs. And I’ve noticed something that often separates the best from the rest; their ability to handle change. And no, I don’t mean 5, 10, and 20 pence pieces – although look after the pennies […]

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How one can improve profitability of their business?

Take it from me – running a small business has never been more challenging. I’ve been in business long enough to know that growing profits against the backdrop of today’s volatile political and economic landscape is no mean feat. But whether you’re operating from a relatively comfortable position, or you’re tightrope walking a razor-thin profit […]

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GDPR: Not Just Another Acronym

You may recall the news last summer about a new data protection regulation that’s set to come into effect from 25 May, 2018. It’s called the GDPR, which stands for the General Data Protection Regulation. Its purpose is to protect the data of individuals within the European Union, and any thoughts that Brexit might kick […]

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Laying by the pool? Time for reflection

It’s August, which means we’re well into the summer holiday season. And many of us will be taking a well-earned break from the day-to-day roller coaster that is business life. Even as you read this, you might be making a beeline for a poolside resort, enjoying a quaint little bistro in some cobblestoned European city, […]

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Develop your business – simple ideas that really work for entrepreneurs

Have you heard about our new book? This book, written by me, Philip Caplan, Steve Pipe and Mark Wickersham, is packed full of real life examples that will help transform the way you run your business… with dramatic results.  Claim your free copy of “Develop your business – simple ideas that really work for entrepreneurs”. […]

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Starting up a charity: a beginner’s guide

Are you looking to raise funds for a social cause and start the process of forming your own charitable organisation? Charities and not-for-profit organisations play a critical role in our society – especially in these times of public sector austerity. They provide vital care, invest in social projects and have a positive impact on the […]

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