Managing your business
Efficient business management requires a range of skills. These tips and guides will keep your small business running smoothly, helping you delegate effectively, deal with employees, and beat the recession.
5 mistakes for small business owners to avoid
Josh Hall | 15 Apr 2014
Starting a new business is a daunting prospect. The majority of startups fail – but with the right preparation and some forward thinking you can give yourself the best possible chance of success.
How to pay off business debt - a quick-start guide
Josh Hall | 18 Mar 2014
Paying off business debt is proving to be a growing priority for many of the UK’s entrepreneurs.
Last week Simply Business hosted our latest Google Hangout, in which we discussed getting business advice.
Risk; how much should I take?
Matt Jones | 3 Feb 2014
So; have you thought about starting up your own business but are in a situation where you feel like you have all the skills and commitment but you are held back.
How can landscapers and gardeners survive the winter season?
Phil Voice | 16 Jan 2014
The challenges for gardeners are relentless –even more so during the winter – so with that in mind here’s some tips for surviving the season intact.
Get to inbox zero now
Josh Hall | 13 Dec 2013
Inbox zero is the mythical destination that we all wish we could reach.
5 top task management apps for the self-employed
Josh Hall | 8 Nov 2013
Task management software can help entrepreneurs and the self-employed work more efficiently.
Watch: Experts answer small business questions on importing and exporting
Josh Hall | 14 Oct 2013
Earlier this month Simply Business hosted a Google Hangout looking at importing and exporting.
5 creative ways to use Twitter for your business
By Josh Hall | 19 August 2011
Twitter has huge implications for businesses. And with a bit of creative thinking you can make Twitter work for you in a unique, exciting way.
Social media crisis management - 6 tips
By Josh Hall | 6 September 2011
Social media is a blessing and a curse. These new technologies are hugely useful – but they can also cause headaches of enormous proportions.
Encouraging social media engagement - 10 top tips
By Josh Hall | 16 September 2011
Encouraging engagement is perhaps the most difficult aspect of social media, but it is also potentially the most important. Here are our top tips.