• How to survive tough times in business

    Running a small business can be a bit of a roller-coaster. Just when you think everything is going smoothly, an unexpected shock can hit your business and all of a sudden, your business is experiencing…

  • questions to ask yourself before starting own business

    5 questions to ask yourself before starting a business

    whatever your business idea is, here are 5 things you need to do before you make the leap and start your own business

  • ISO 9001 - what is it what does it involve

    ISO 9001 explained – what It Is, what’s involved & what’s to gain

    The ISO 9001 certification is highly sought-after and becoming increasingly popular amongst businesses. To help you understand whether ISO 9001 is something your business would benefit from, we asked Sean Huggett of Evalian to explain…

  • how to set up a business when studying

    How to start a business at university (from someone who did it themselves)

    Lots of companies that we encounter on a daily basis, like Google and Microsoft, were set up by university students who decided to run with their business ideas.

    So if you’re a student at university and feeling entrepreneurial, here are 10 practical tips to help you launch a successful business while you study

  • How to get your pitching right at the first attempt

    “Put that coffee down. Coffee’s for closers only”. Alec Baldwin delivered this iconic line in the movie Glengarry Glen Ross. It may sound harsh but that is the reality. Pitching an idea and closing a…

  • Selling a small business – the how and why

    When it comes to selling your business, there are a number of routes you can take. To ensure your business sale goes smoothly and you get full value for your business, we look at the…