On 26th March 2015, the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act received royal assent. This Act aims to encourage more SME start-ups by reducing the barriers that they face in their drive to innovate, grow and compete. How does this affect you? You may be surprised! Small and medium sized enterprises make up 99% of … Continue reading The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act – How will affect you?
Deciding to set up your own business can be an exciting yet daunting experience. You’ve come up with your business plan, but do you know what medium your business will take? Are you going to go it alone as a sole trader? How about a partnership? Maybe register as a company limited by shares? This … Continue reading Which business medium is best for you?
Have you ever registered your business name on a so called ‘legally protected business register’? The government has recently warned that many people have received unsolicited invitations from companies offering services to help them protect their business or trade name in return for a fee. These invitations are often official-looking and many people feel obliged … Continue reading Don’t be caught out by fake business registers!