Help my business thrive
Business owners know the road to success requires knowledge as well as determination. Finances, operations and relationships all play their role in keeping companies thriving. Read our articles all about running a business, perfect for small business owners looking to drive your business towards its next chapter.
The growth of your small business is of paramount importance to you, so this collection is on hand to help with spotting opportunities to build what you offer and scale your company. Read these growth and operations articles for everything from tips for the efficient day-to-day running of your venture, to expansion inspiration from industry experts.
When running a business, it can help to stay on the pulse of legislation changes and financial affairs. This hub of articles aims to help you discover more about funding and offer tips for accounting and navigating common legal issues.
This hub of articles aims to equip you to work with customers or clients, whether you’re hoping for more work, or needing to handle complaints. If client data falls into the wrong hands or a customer isn't happy with a product, it helps to know how to navigate all-important relationships. There’s also information on winning pitches and identifying the best ways of working with your client.
Safeguarding the health of your brand and protecting it through effective marketing and PR can boost the vitality of the business. This selection of guides and useful articles seeks to offer the help you might need for your marketing, covering everything from brand look and feel to navigating social media.
At Hiscox, we’re passionate about helping our customers build robust cyber resilience and knowledge to protect their businesses from cybercrime. This collection of guides and tips aim to help small business owners and entrepreneurs to understand cyber threats and discover more about tech innovation and the use of data across different industries.
A big part of keeping your SME growing and moving in the right direction is ensuring you have effective leadership and management at all levels. Read tips here regarding HR, hiring and people management and learn the importance of great leadership.
In order for your small business to thrive, you and your employees need to be able to thrive too. That’s why focusing on workplace wellbeing is so important. These articles cover everything from avoiding burn out to managing a positive work/life balance and tips for working from home and in the office environment.
As a freelancer or contractor, you've made the decision to go it alone and therefore take on new risks and responsibilities. If you're searching for content specific to your circumstances, then you'll find it here. Allow Hiscox to offer a helping hand through this collection of articles for the independent professional.
It’s the time of year when many people start new jobs so make sure you’re perfectly prepared to welcome your new joiners, says Karen Falconer, HR Manager at HR Solutions.
We’re used to shopping around to get the best foreign currency deals when we go on holiday, but how careful are we when it comes to managing the risk of currency fluctuations for business? We talk to foreign currency specialist Moneycorp.
If you’re a contractor, freelancer or small business, understanding the ins and outs of your company tax affairs is probably the last thing on your mind. Claire Johnson, Managing Director of SJD Accountancy, outlines why appointing an accountant can make good business sense.
The World Cup is only a matter of days away and, as with any major event, many companies have been busy planning campaigns, ready to take advantage of the festival of football and the buzz it accompanies. But while much of this activity is undertaken by multinationals, there’s no reason why small businesses can’t join in the fun, if they do it properly.
Whatever industry you’re in, networking is important for making contacts and winning new customers. So, if you’re running your own complementary therapy business, here’s some advice on how to build your client base.