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Business Model Canvas

16th August 2018

Put simply, the Business Model Canvas is a one page business plan. Initially developed by Swiss business theorist, author and consultant Alexander Osterwalder, this strategic planning tool is used by many organisations across the...

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Developing a Fear of Rejection? Why Facebook’s ‘clear history’ doesn’t have to be the end of a beautiful relationship

Developing a Fear of Rejection? Why Facebook’s ‘clear history’ doesn’t have to be the end of a beautiful relationship

13th July 2018 |

Original article by HoneyBadger Mark Zuckerberg was scarified for his recent performance in front of Congress for a few things, but it was his weak grasp of the detail with regards to how Facebook...

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Winning new customers shouldn’t be a puzzle

Winning new customers shouldn’t be a puzzle

28th June 2018 | ,

By Shirley Hermiston Attracting customers to your new business is like trying to solve a Rubik’s cube – you have to be creative. It may be quite simple to solve one face of the...

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7 Top Tips for “Creating Outstanding Customer Service”

7 Top Tips for “Creating Outstanding Customer Service”

18th June 2018 | ,

By Ted Stone, Chief Executive, Customer First UK Putting the Customer First® – The National Standard for customer service is an excellent developmental tool which promotes all levels of on-going customer service improvement. Chief...

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The effects of digital technology on professional photography

The effects of digital technology on professional photography

12th June 2018

By Ian McClelland, Director of Ian McClelland Photography The call came in: “Ian, can you write a blog on the advancements of technology in the photography sector?” Now, this came as a bit of...

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The importance of cash flow for start-ups

The importance of cash flow for start-ups

30th May 2018 |

By BIC Business Support Manager, Shirley Hermiston Turnover is vanity, profit is sanity and cash is reality – it’s a well-worn business cliché, but it’s true. So why is cash flow so important for...

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How to get started with video marketing

23rd May 2018 |

Pascal Fintoni educates viewers on the power of video marketing and how it can be utilised to achieve business growth online. With the constant evolution of video — it’s now being utilised more and...

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Why the menopause is an issue every employer has to acknowledge

Why the menopause is an issue every employer has to acknowledge

21st May 2018 |

By Georg Lazarov Tackling a variety of issues is an essential part of every business operation across the world. However, some of those issues are still being considered as taboo and are essentially being...

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Seasonal businesses can be very rewarding

Seasonal businesses can be very rewarding

24th April 2018 |

By Shirley Hermiston It’s common for the demand for business services to fluctuate throughout the year. Most businesses – no matter how small or large – will have their peaks and troughs. An online...

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Want to start a business? Protect your business name and idea

Want to start a business? Protect your business name and idea

28th March 2018 |

By Shirley Hermiston Running your own business can be very rewarding as it can provide a flexible lifestyle and allow you to become your own boss. But if you’re thinking of going self-employed, it’s...

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