Lockdown roadmap

What is your business roadmap out of lockdown?

Today is the first anniversary of the first UK lockdown.  We’ve spent over a year trying to negotiate our businesses around the Covid-19 restrictions.  Stay at home, save lives, don’t go to work.  And some businesses have coped well with the shift to online servicing, while others, such as pubs, clubs, and most retailers, will … Continue Reading

Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce Offer

Free Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce Offer

All businesses need as much support as they can get during these Covid times.  Luckily, it seems there is a lot of light at the end of the tunnel. We’ll soon ‘meet again’ to echo Dame Vera Lynn’s words. Businesses in the Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield districts can take advantage of a great offer currently being advertised … Continue Reading

How do I choose a name for my business?

How do I choose a name for my business?

I remember driving through the back streets of Leeds one day. (I would tell you why I was there but I can’t remember – my memory isn’t what it was!) Along a busy high street, a hairdressers stood out among the crowd of shops and people. The Saturday shoppers walked with their heads down focusing … Continue Reading

what do I need to buy to start in business?

What do I need to buy to start in business?

I’m going to tell you about the main things I did wrong when I first started in business 10 years ago!  Don’t get me wrong this is embarrassing to admit. I’ve lived and learned and I want to make sure that you don’t make the same mistakes – they cost me a lot of money. BUSINESS … Continue Reading

How Do I Start A Business?

How do I start a business?

How do I start a Business? – THE BASICS Ok so let me start with the basics, do you need an accountant to start up a business? No, it’s an easy process. Start with whether you want to operate as a sole trader, partnership, or limited company. (There are more options but these cover 99% … Continue Reading