3 ways to spend your mo...

“Hallelujah money,” sings Benjamin Clementine in the Gorillaz track of the same name. The song, a thinly veiled attack on President Trump, is intended to show us where we’re at as a society, how we’ve come to worship money over all other things in our flawed pursuit of...

Improving customer expe...

As customers browse your shop, glancing at price tags and sizing up your various offers, there’s only one question on their mind when they finally stumble upon an item they like… …to buy or not to buy? From this point, you’ve not got long to sweet talk them into parting with their...

Property development: 5...

Your TV planner is full of shows like Grand Designs, Property Ladder and Homes Under the Hammer, and it’s not unusual for you to spend an entire Sunday afternoon wandering around furniture and homeware stores. Yup, you’ve caught the property development bug, and you’ve got it...

How to: make the most o...

Dealing with criticism can be hard, especially when it’s coming from an impossible-to-please customer and it’s targeted towards the business you’ve worked so hard on growing. As you face the anger of someone who’s yet to spend a penny but has already found a hundred and one things...

5 foolproof ways of sim...

Unless you’ve got the mental arithmetic skills to rival Carol Vorderman, and a strange passion for working out percentages, taking care of company finances is probably your least favourite part of being a business owner. Taxes, budgets, interest rates on loans, payroll, delivery...