With the number of freelancers continuing to rise in the UK, 2016 was a year to remember for those working for themselves. According to a report from the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed (IPSE) freelance workers contributed £119 billion to the UK economy last year, a rise
Over time you’ll build up a database of clients that you continue to work with, as well as those that you might have lost touch with but could potentially work with in the future. Add to that the list of suppliers that have been of use to you in the
For many business owners the next month will be hectic to say the least. Whether you are in a business that will be busy right up until Christmas Eve in a retail sense, or you want to shut down and take some time off over the holiday period, you’ll have
When you own a start-up or small business it can be all consuming. You’ve created this company with your own hands, putting sweat, blood and tears into making it successful and can often find yourself completing many, or all of the administration tasks as well as the core business practice.
Today Keepoint is officially 5 years old. That is quite a big milestone for a business. Time has passed so quickly! Only 44% of businesses reach that milestone so I guess we’re in the minority. It certainly hasn’t been plain sailing all the way. Riding the emotional rollercoaster of launching a business has
For many start-ups and modern businesses the only way to effectively operate is by having a remote team, either with no physical headquarters or one office setting with multiple staff members spread over different locations. Whether this utilises freelance individuals, or on-staff members based around the country (or the world),
For many of us business owners the administrative tasks that clog up the day-to-day schedules can often have a huge, detrimental effect on the primary service of the company. There are some fantastic benefits to outsourcing when owning a business, here are just a few for you to mull over:
We all know that Britain is incapable of dealing with any slight change in the weather. Even though we haven’t had the best summer so far, we do often end up with a hot end of August and an Indian Summer into September, though this article may well put paid