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What is MTD (Making Tax Digital) and How It Will Impact You

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is HMRC’s initiative to revolutionise the UK tax system to make it easier for individuals and businesses to get their tax right. The HMRC claims that its ambition is to become one of the most digitally advanced tax administrations in the ...

5 Key Lead Generation Myths

Lead generation is a topic many people either oversimplify or overcomplicate. The truth is, you can’t rely totally on Google and Facebook Ads to get you leads, and certainly not to convert leads to customers. Lead generation is something that takes time to master and ...

Clean Up Your Database & Be GDRP Compliant

If you haven’t heard about GDRP, then you and your business must have been operating off the grid for the past year, but just because you’ve heard of it does not necessarily mean you fully understand it. Simply put, General Data Protection Regulation (GDRP) came ...

Automating Your Sales & Marketing Funnel is Essential to Your Business’s Success: the Best Tools to Use

If your business isn’t utilizing a CRM and marketing automation tool: it is missing out on sales. That isn’t hyperbole to say. With the range of CRM (customer relationship management), sales automation and marketing automation tools available for any budget and size of business, you ...

6 Steps to a Killer Marketing Plan

Regardless of what industry you’re in or what products or services you sell, all new businesses must put themselves in front of as many potential customers as possible. However, a successful marketing campaign never begins with a shotgun approach, so it’s vital your company takes ...

IR35: Is Contracting Dead?

Chancellor Philip Hammond recently ended months of speculation about private sector IR35 changes in the Autumn Budget. IR35, a piece of legislation that changes the tax implications of contractors within businesses, is likely to cause the viability of businesses operating as contractors – and businesses ...

Top 5 Tools for Business & Project Management

Finding the right tools for your businesses planning and management are key to the successful project completion and overall cohesion within your business. It doesn’t matter how good a plan is if it isn’t managed and implemented correctly. Though much of your planning and management ...

A business strategy is vital to the success of your business
Your Business Strategy Will Make or Break Your Business

Business strategy has always been considered a foundational pillar of any successful business, however, in an age where anyone can get a business idea and get it up and running online in a day, strategy and other vital basics are being overlooked by businesses in ...