by Jasper Martens | 23 Mar 2010
Having a Personal Assistant sounds posh. Many small businesses don't think about having a PA or VA for their company, simply because it's too expensive. Jasper asked Ebonie Allard from My Girl Friday about the costs and benefits of hiring a Personal Asistant.
by Josh Hall | 22 Mar 2010
This week’s Budget announcement will be a momentous one. The date has only recently been announced, adding to speculation about the timing of a General Election, and it looks set to be a particularly important speech for a number of reasons.
by Jasper Martens | 19 Mar 2010
This week, spring is looming in London. I've spotted the first men without coats and women with short skirts. A lot of businesses are starting to recover from the recession and new initatives are taking place which is a good thing. The Unemployment rate is down as well.
by Jasper Martens | 17 Mar 2010
Since our new website was launched in December, we have put a lot of effort into providing you with effective tips, valuable small business knowledge and useful advice through our articles. These are the ten you liked the most this month.
by Jasper Martens | 12 Mar 2010
While I'm compiling this selection from our knowledge team, we are still working in a lot of smoke. Due to a fire next to our office block, the whole day was kinda smokey. But it doesn't put us off making our weekly Top 5. My colleague Rosie has written an article about the importance of business insurance inspired by yesterday's fire.
by Jasper Martens | 09 Mar 2010
Andy Clayton manages two stores - Newark and Lincoln - within the Printing.com empire. Jasper fires some questions at Andy about how his two branches stand out from the crowd in an overcrowded printing market and Andy reveals his strategy about opportunities for using social media to communicate with and attract local customers.
by Jasper Martens | 02 Mar 2010
After a University degree in Amsterdam and a modelling career, Luuk Imberg didn't choose a standard career path and started his own business, Luuk Health Coaching. Simply Business talked with Luuk about the difficulties starting up his business and his drive to help small businesses and individuals improve their lives.
by Jasper Martens | 26 Feb 2010
We had a busy week in our knowledge team. Besides our daily small business news (grab our newsfeed here) all the writers came up with useful business tips ranging from interviews to top 5's. That's why it's not a big surprise some of these articles are selected in our weekly top 10 catch up.
by Sneha Khilay | 26 Feb 2010
The world really has become smaller; people travel extensively to what were once unbelievable or glamorous places. Early baby boomers, now retired, routinely go on cruises to Polynesian islands or jet off to South America to ascend Machu Picchu...and the same is now true for business travelers.
by Jasper Martens | 24 Feb 2010
Starting up a business can be tough, especially in a fiercely competitive industry. We asked Clara Beasley, the founder of Gridmodels.com, about her experiences of starting up and running a model agency business in the motorsport industry.
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