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Make 2022 the year you invest in yourself

New equipment is expensive, that goes without saying but when is a purchase an investment or just an impulse buy?

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Make 2022 the year you invest in yourself

New equipment is expensive, that goes without saying but when is a purchase an investment or just an impulse buy?

Forget Omicron, will Long Covid be the real killer of commerce?

As the Omicron variant rampages across the news headlines as fast as it seems to be rampaging through the general public, everyone is braced for a rise in infections, a greater number of hospital admittances..

Amazon cutting ties with Visa?

This article has been updated, check out what Amazon has said regarding Visa Payments..

What is ‘lifestyle creep’?

Lifestyle creep can occur when people increase their income...

Are Black Friday deals as good as they seem?

Whilst Black Friday discounts seem a good deal to shoppers, the event is not necessarily for our benefit...

Mascots in advertising

Nowadays, you don’t see many mascots in advertising. Most companies today seem to want to create a serious atmosphere.

Repossessions, bankruptcies and insolvencies on the rise…

For some enterprises, the pressure has simply become too much. In September 2021 there were 1,446 insolvencies...

The age of the side hustle

In my day, these were called ‘lifestyle businesses’. No more than a part-time concern and flexible enough to fit around your main employment, they provide extra income that can allow you to enjoy a few extra luxuries.

Contactless card limit raised to £100

The limit for such transactions used to be £30; however, when cash payments were discouraged during the pandemic for fear of passing on the virus, this was raised to £45. The latest amendment has seen the limit more than double to £100.

Fluid business plans are behind successful businesses

It’s highly recommended by business coaches and successful entrepreneurs that you should create a business plan for your enterprise.

The rise of subscription boxes

Given how much online shopping has become ingrained in our lives, it’s perhaps easy to see the appeal of subscription box businesses.

Going green is big business

It’s well known that we don’t create or make as much as we used to in the UK. However, it may still be a surprise to learn that the country’s green economy is four times the size of our manufacturing sector.