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Waste not, want not

The future is looking a little greener these days, with multiple businesses – big and small – taking time to focus on how they can be more sustainable. Regardless of the industry you’re in, this article by Stripe explains how marketplaces are starting to power the circular economy and focus on how waste products from one company […]

How’s your work—life balance?

The 7th of April marked World Health Day and while many of us are great at things like eating enough fruit and veg, getting exercise or going to see a doctor when we’re sick, there are still lots of other things you can do to run a business and stay healthy. The New York Post […]

Here come the girls!

As today marks International Women’s Day, we thought this would be the perfect chance to acknowledge all those women out there who are killing it in the business world – including the kick-ass females on our own team. Forbes reported at the end of last year that one third of high-growth businesses are now run […]

Cash Flow Equals Business Success

Many people believe that profit equals success in business, but in fact, it’s good cash flow management that will keep your business running effectively in the long term. Maintaining enough cash flow will allow you to have enough working capital to operate through the quiet times and will influence your future spending decisions and the […]

Why social media is important for small business

Despite the popularity of social media channels many businesses remain without a social media presence. For some this may be a purposeful decision and for others it may be a lost opportunity. Social media channels provide a unique and often low-cost way to connect with existing customers and reach out to new customer networks. It […]

How to Succeed at Working from Home

Working from home has become the unexpected norm for many around the world since the outbreak of COVID-19. According to a United States study, Owl Labs 2019 State of Remote Work report, remote workers are not only happier at work, but they’re 13% more likely to stay at their current job for the next 5 years than […]

Why COVID-19 is leading to a rise in mobile payments

The recent worldwide COVID-19 pandemic is changing the world in more ways than we could have ever imagined. One of the early trends emerging from the situation is a reduction in physical cash being used to make purchases and an increase in global mobile payments.  The World Health Organisation (WHO) advises that COVID-19 can be spread through […]

Updating your Business Plan

A new year, and in fact a new decade in this case, brings about a great opportunity to start fresh in your business. Updating your business plan allows you to refocus on your direction and priorities in the post-Christmas period. This will allow you to start the year with momentum and clarity on what it […]

Maximise the Holiday Season Sales Opportunities

As the holiday season fast approaches people start planning purchases and preparations for celebrations with family and friends. This time of year presents a great opportunity for businesses to increase sales, attract new customers and increase market brand awareness. Facebook reports that 1 in 5 people start planning their holiday season purchases as early as […]

Tips for planning your Christmas marketing

With Christmas fast approaching have you got your marketing plan ready? Every decent marketing consultant will tell you to plan early to gain maximum traction and leverage over the Christmas holiday season. This is one of the biggest shopping periods every year that just cannot be missed. In 2018 shoppers in the United States spent over $1 […]