MONEY

SMEs lose £9bn in invoice fraud

UK small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) are losing more than £9bn from invoice fraud every year. According to the new research published today by Tungsten...

How SMEs can save money through R&D

While the majority of business owners have heard of Research and Development (R&D), most think it’s the exclusive preserve of pharma companies and other...

MARKETING

Top 5 branding tips for start-up businesses

Starting a business is an exciting, nerve-wracking time. Any entrepreneur knows that to drive a business forward, it needs to be lived and experienced...

For challenger brands TV is paramount

The power of advertising can turn around a brand in a short timeframe, but there are some big players that have done this more...

TECHNOLOGY

Majority of CCTV systems leave organisations open to cyber attack

Cloud-based video surveillance company Cloudview has published new research showing that, while the majority of...

Smartphone apps to get your small business off the ground

So, you’ve managed to gather sufficient funds for your start-up, and done all the relevant...

Car apps to make you a better driver

Hippo Car Leasing have complied a list of handy car apps for your phone making driving a...

Should you lease your next car?

Car leasing seems to be quite a daunting term for those who lack knowledge -...

How technology is changing the couriers services industry

Couriers and local delivery services are taking new developments in technology in their stride with...

On the road: Jaguar XE S review

Oliver Hammond is back on the road to review the best business cars for Talk...

FRANCHISE

Mark Harvey, managing director, VIP Bin Cleaning

It’s an exciting time for VIP Bin Cleaning: big changes in the waste management sector...

Finalists announced for bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards

A diverse range of businesses will compete for the biggest accolades in UK franchising after...

Could franchising unlock your business dreams?

Could franchising unlock your business dreams? Thomas Coe, solicitor at Wright Hassall examines the potential.

2015 bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year awards winners announced

The UK's most exceptional franchisees have been recognised by the British Franchise Association (bfa) at...

Top tips for first time franchising

Want to be your own boss? Franchising could be the answer for you. But how...

Rush chairman, Andy Phouli wins British Hairdressing Director of the Year

Congratulations to Rush co-founder and chairman Andy Phouli at the 2015 HJ British Hairdressing Business...