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Bounce Back Loans: What’s The Fuss About? A Licensed Insolvency Practitioner Takes A Look

Many directors of UK Limited companies believe the corporate veil protects them from any personal liability. This is true to some extent, but when a company enters a formal insolvency, the veil can be lifted and directors can be fined, disqualified, and civilly sued if found to have committed misconduct.  They can also face criminal …

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Competition: Working From Home? Here’s How Tecadec Can Help You Reclaim Your Space

There’s no doubt that for many of us working from home is the new normal, and a return to the office seems unlikely and perhaps even unwelcome. But while working from home has a lot of benefits, it’s not all plain sailing.  For instance, creating a professional and comfortable workspace at home has not always …

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Five Top Tips For Better Mental Health In The Workplace

Step One is a local organisation that supports people across Devon, who may or may not have disabilities, with their mental health problems. Our vision is to help individuals live more independently and with greater confidence so that they can fulfil their potential.  The charity has an incredible 85-year history of capacity building across the …

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Sole Trader Or Limited Company: Which Is Best For Your Business?

If you’re a sole trader, you may have heard that you can save tax by running your business through a limited company. This could indeed be the case, but there are many factors you should consider before you decide what to do.  Let’s take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of trading through a …

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Character Building: 3 Unexpected Ways Animation Is Used In Marketing

As the importance of social media as a marketing platform has risen, it’s become harder than ever to stand out. Companies are going to extraordinary lengths to attract (and maintain) the attention of potential customers, and one of the more modern tools they’re using to achieve this, is animation. Animation and CGI have made a …

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The Five Key Tips That Helped Me Go From Full-Time Employment To Being My Own Boss

The year 2020 will forever be etched in our memories. For many of us, the constant battle against COVID-19 and the restrictions on life as a result of it, will feature prominently on the agenda when it comes to ‘worst year ever’ chats.  When the pandemic hit, and those who could work from home began …

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Why Every Business Should Adopt A Subscription Model

The way we buy is changing.  Currently, there is an ongoing shift away from making individual, one-off purchases for goods and services, in favour of a subscription (or reoccurring income) model. This model has expanded from its roots in magazines, music, and streaming to now being commonplace in industries such as software, automotive, fashion, and …

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5 Top Tips For Stress Relief: How To Have A Healthier Mind At Home And At Work

The world is a stressful place right now. The COVID-19 pandemic saw a surge in mental health issues, with statistics from the World Health Organization reporting a worldwide increase in depression and anxiety of over 25%, with a particular impact being had on young people and women. The root of much of this increase may …

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5 Powerful Ways To Raise Your Online Profile

The internet offers businesses unrivalled opportunities to promote their services, connect with potential clients and customers, and convert interest into sales. But the online marketplace is crowded, even oversaturated. There is more competition now than ever before and standing out is a challenge.  This is why if you want to improve your chances of achieving …

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Thrive: Free Business Support Service Launched

A new business support service called Thrive has been launched, offering a range of business training and support services for the self-employed and small to medium-size enterprises (SMEs) in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset*, and Torbay. The service aims to stimulate economic development through improving SME productivity and competitiveness, helping businesses to grow, create jobs, and reach …

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When Times Are Good You Should Advertise, When Times Are Bad You MUST Advertise!

Many business leaders have talked about why it is important to ‘pivot’ during the COVID-19 pandemic. They all have their own ideas about what it actually means, and their own agendas for telling business owners why it is important.  But what does ‘pivot’ actually mean, and why is it important? A ‘pivot’ refers to a …

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What Are Infographics And Why Should You Be Using Them?

The first statistical graphs as we know them today were created by William Playfair in his 1786 book The Commercial And Political Atlas, although some historians argue there are cave paintings in the Serra Da Capivara caves in Brazil with similar features to many modern infographics that date from as far back as 25,000 years …

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