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1108, 2020

Can you start a business straight out of school?

August 11th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Can you start a business straight out of school? A few weeks ago, we spoke about the pros and cons of earning a degree before you start a business. But what about if you know education just isn’t for you? There’s no one path in life that you have to follow. For some, school isn’t as engaging as the real world. It doesn’t mean you can’t make something that works [...]

408, 2020

3 considerations to make before buying a business

August 4th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

3 considerations to make before buying a business Buying a business marks an incredibly exciting moment in your career. Perhaps it’s your first foray into the business world. Or maybe you’re looking to expand your portfolio. Either way, buying a pre-existing business is often easier and cheaper than starting from scratch. But that isn’t to say it’s a decision that should be rushed. We’ve put together three important considerations for [...]

2807, 2020

Do you need a degree to start a business?

July 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Do you need a degree to start a business? Setting out to start your own business is an exciting adventure, no matter how old you are. Whether you’re fresh out of school or ready to create something for yourself after decades in your industry, it’s something anyone can do with enough spirit. But you can’t help but wonder if other people might have a leg-up over you. In this case, [...]

2107, 2020

4 business lessons we can learn from the pandemic

July 21st, 2020|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

4 business lessons we can learn from the pandemic The country is reopening once again. After months of lockdown, shops and businesses are opening their doors again, slowly but surely. It’s a huge sigh of relief for some who had to close down completely throughout the entire period and will be a nice pick-me-up for the economy. So as we return to a little bit of normality, is there anything [...]

1407, 2020

Free resources you can use to improve your business today

July 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Free resources you can use to improve your business today They say you have to spend money to make money. Well, in today’s world, spending money isn’t always an option. You want your business to grow and be better, but there just might not be any money to invest in that pursuit. But there is such a plethora of resources online that the old adage doesn’t necessarily ring true anymore. [...]

707, 2020

Three things to consider when starting a family business

July 7th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Three things to consider when starting a family business In this world of big businesses like Amazon or even any of the leading supermarkets, it can feel like the age of the small family business is over. Every industry has its big names; for every small restaurant, there’s a big-brand Nandos or Prezzo just around the corner. Why go to the family-owned garage when you have Kwik Fit? Looking at [...]

3006, 2020

Giving back to charity: an interview with Big Hand’s very own Sophie Seddon

June 30th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Giving back to charity: an interview with Big Hand’s very own Sophie Seddon Charities are part of the backbone of our society. They help those who need it most and are fueled by the selfless acts of many kind and generous people out there. From volunteering at a charity shop to donating money where you can, there are plenty of ways you can give back. Today, we’re talking to Marketing [...]

1606, 2020

How to find a great business idea to change the world

June 16th, 2020|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How to find a great business idea to change the world Throughout June, we’ve talked about how you can pick yourself and start a new business. Even now, you can still make it work and there are some great ideas to help you hit the ground running. But what if you want to do something greater? Our ideas in the last blog were focused on helping you. But if you’ve [...]

906, 2020

Ten business ideas that don’t require a lot of money

June 9th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Ten business ideas that don’t require a lot of money Last week, we talked about what you can do in this turbulent time if you find yourself at a career crossroads. You could start your own business. It will be an uphill battle, but there’s no reason you can’t succeed if you have some tenacity and an entrepreneurial spirit. And starting a business doesn’t necessarily need a lot of capital. [...]

206, 2020

Your guide to starting a business (even during a pandemic)

June 2nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Your guide to starting a business (even during a pandemic) Many people find themselves at a crossroads right now. The pandemic has played havoc with some of our careers and left us either unemployed or furloughed. It has plenty of people thinking about their future when the pandemic is over and no doubt some of you see this as an opportunity to hit reset and try something new. It might [...]

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