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How to Keep Your Start-up on the Right Financial Path

How to keep your start-up on the right financial path

If you are new to the business game and have recently embarked on your journey of operating a start-up, it is important that you do not neglect your financial health, especially in the early phases. This article aims to give you practical advice on how to effectively manage the finances of your start-up in order to keep it on the right financial path.

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Two million people have started a side project during lockdown.

Nearly 2 million people have started a side project during lockdown

Virgin StartUp releases new research to celebrate funding its 4,000th founder. Virgin’s not-for-profit entrepreneurial hub reveals that one in three (33%) Brits dream of becoming an entrepreneur and would like to set up their own business.

According to the study, approximately two million (5%) people have started a side project during lockdown.(1) A further one in four (24%) said...

South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Launches Edtesa to Champion Positive Work Environments for UK Businesses

South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Launches Edtesa to Champion Positive Work Environments for UK Businesses

The leading online safety charity, SWGfL, unveils Edtesa, an online platform offering UK businesses and organisations a suite of digital tools to assist in online safety practice whilst also supporting the development of healthy, positive work environments.

Following years of careful research, the two tools being launched with Edtesa are:

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Balfour Beatty made progress tin 2020 to improve gender pay gap and gender bonus gap

Balfour Beatty publishes 2020 Gender Pay Report

Balfour Beatty has today published its 2020 Gender Pay Report .

The statutory report, an annual publication for employers with 250 or more employees, analyses the difference between the average pay of male and female employees across all roles, and the percentage of male and female employees across Balfour Beatty’s business in the UK.

In 2020, Balfour Beatty made good...

40% of millennials have been spending more since the base interest rate fell to 0.1% in March

Over half of millennials parting with their savings to boost struggling economy

More than half of millennials plan to spend some or all of their savings to give British businesses and the struggling economy a boost, according to new research from NerdWallet .

The personal finance platform commissioned an independent survey of over 550 millennial savers (aged 18-34). It found that the average millennial has £8,675 in savings.

The research revealed that...

Does your business need a project manager

Can you start a business without a project manager?

Starting a business is exciting, but it can also be very stressful. There are many different elements that need to be considered. One of the most important things you need to do is determine who will be working for your business. Your hiring choices can make or break your company, and you will want to ensure that it is the former. One thing a lot of new business owners query is whether they...

Property experts warn snowfall could be causing further trouble to businesses

Heavy snowfall across parts of the country could be causing lasting damage to buildings left empty because of lockdown, warns property experts.

Jeremy Harrison, Managing Director at MSL Property Care Services had to say “Ordinarily where a building is occupied, the heating and regular use of pipes would help to ensure damage from extreme cold weather is mitigated or reduced, however...

Practical business loan solutions in Malaysia

Starting a business in Malaysia, or anywhere for that matter, has never been easy. Most entrepreneurs have three options for funding a new business.

If you are lucky enough to have deep pockets, you can finance the business yourself. This provides you with the greatest amount of autonomy in how you run your company, but also entails the greatest risk to your finances. You can...

Lady working from home

Four Steps for Successful Home Working

One of the biggest challenge’s homeworkers are facing day-to-day is achieving balance. However according to new research from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) there are proactive steps we can take to help us feel more in control of our time.

According to Dr Rebecca Hewett, Assistant Professor in the department of Organisation and Personnel Management: “If we...