Guest Blog: Why use Microsoft Dynamics CRM for your business?

  One thing’s for sure, in order for SMEs to continue their growth and maximise productivity and profitability, they need to be utilising a top class CRM system. There are a few out there on the market, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM is one of the most popular – for good reason. So what exactly are…


Guest blog: Financing Small Enterprises

It doesn’t take much to set up a business in the United Kingdom, but good luck finding a bank willing to loan you the startup cash. Banks have all but forgotten their purpose and value to a community. Instead of helping entrepreneurs start or expand their small businesses, banks are squirreling away scandalous amounts of…


Guest Blog: Top Reasons for Moving Heavy Data from Local To Remote Storage

The inevitable growth of data generated every year makes the question about it’s storage more and more vital. The digital content produced in some industries needs to be available on-demand and as fast as possible. The technology evolution made remote storage much more affordable, but many company owners and managers still don’t understand its importance….


Guest Blog: Is A Credit Card Or A Loan Best For Your Small Business?

In today’s unsteady financial climate, it can be difficult to raise funds for a small business venture. This may be especially true if you have a poor credit rating. According to a study by the United States Small Business  demonstration, lending to small businesses has declined by around 18%, which is double the standard rate…


How Marketing Teams Can Collaborate Online

  When you market for a small business, it may be easy to gather the team and work around the same conference table on a daily basis. However, when you are working with a corporation that spans across several different offices, sharing information and keeping project management going smoothly is not as simple. Thankfully, the…


Guest Blog: How Ergonomics Can Fuel Small Business Growth

  Consider this: People that work desk jobs are at a 147% higher risk of cardiovascular disease, 112% higher risk of developing diabetes, and a 49% greater risk of dying prematurely. Sounds pretty scary, so why do small businesses continue to require their employees to sit for hours on end behind a less-than ergonomic desk?…


Guest Blog: Is mobile broadband right for your business?

  Mobile broadband has, until recently, struggled to fulfil its promise of actually providing a connection with broadband speeds. But with 4G networks deploying across the world, and existing 3G links being upgraded, mobile broadband is finally a realistic alternative to fixed-line services, in some cases providing a much faster connection than landlines. The flexibility…


Blog: Finance software offers support to small companies

Small business owners can use money management programs to control costs – even where they have limited financial expertise. Not every new business founder can be a whizz with the finances – it just isn’t some people’s area of expertise. An absence of advanced numeracy and money management skills should not hold people back from…


Five ways Microsoft Office 365 will make your workday more productive

  If you’re burning the candle at both ends and juggling endless priorities, Office 365 can probably help. And from as little as £3.90 per month – less than a fifth of other services like business phone contracts – it’s won’t burn a hole in your pocket. Oh, and there’s a 90-day free trial, too….