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6 signs it's the right time for your business to recruit

FlexiOffices, 10 June 2014

So, you’ve got through the launch and consolidate phases of setting up and running a small business. It’s been tough – but now things are on the up. Is it time to recruit? We’re here to give you six sure-fire signals that it’s time dust off your interviewer’s hat (N.B.: if you have an ACTUAL interviewer hat, feel free to throw it in the bin… immediately). 1. You’ve been turning down work ...

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How to get a business loan - tips for small businesses

How to get a business loan - tips for small businesses

FlexiOffices, 3 June 2014

Getting a small business loan can take your business to the ‘next level’, propelling it into the stratosphere – not literally, that would be f...

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Budget planning tips for the new financial year

Budget planning tips for the new financial year

FlexiOffices, 1 April 2014

Budget planning can be tedious – especially if you’re not a fan of spreadsheets and number crunching. However, failure to plan for the year ah...

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Getting ready for the end of the tax year

Getting ready for the end of the tax year

FlexiOffices, 20 March 2014

With the new financial year just around the corner, here is some advice on the processes, deadlines and changes in the wonderful and complex w...

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How to create a marketing plan for your business: part two

How to create a marketing plan for your business: part two

FlexiOffices, 20 January 2014

Part two of our advice for creating a successful marketing plan looks at how you can use your market and customer research, goals and objectiv...

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How to create a marketing plan for your business: part one

How to create a marketing plan for your business: part one

FlexiOffices, 13 January 2014

Having a comprehensive marketing plan is imperative to the success of your business: it’s how the majority of potential customers will discove...

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Top tips: alternative funding options for small businesses

Top tips: alternative funding options for small businesses

FlexiOffices, 10 January 2014

In a survey produced by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), almost half (47%) of small businesses who had applied for a business loan in...

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Top tips: how to brainstorm business ideas

Top tips: how to brainstorm business ideas

FlexiOffices, 19 December 2013

Here are some top tips, methods and processes to kickstart the creative process and help you develop a winning business idea:   1. Start w...

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Top tips: how to write a business plan

Top tips: how to write a business plan

FlexiOffices, 10 December 2013

A business plan should formally and comprehensively outline what your business is, how it fits in with the current market and what problem i...

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9 Ways to Save Money on Business Trips

9 Ways to Save Money on Business Trips

FlexiOffices, 25 September 2013

  In these strained economic times, businesses are always looking for ways to save money, and cutting back on business trip expenses is one...

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11 Steps for Creating a Happy Workplace

11 Steps for Creating a Happy Workplace

FlexiOffices, 13 August 2013

  A happy worker is a productive worker, so they say. Well, it would appear that the evidence supports this claim, but what can employers d...

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