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1407, 2020

Free resources you can use to improve your business today

July 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

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 [...]

2605, 2020

How bad bookkeeping will hurt your business

May 26th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How bad bookkeeping will hurt your business It’s a difficult time for many at the moment and business as we know it has been thrown out of the window. It’s a situation few were prepared for - can you blame them? It means many business operations are up in the air as bosses try to accommodate missing staff and spread out the workload. In times of crisis, you no doubt [...]

1905, 2020

How to be mindful of your staff’s mental health

May 19th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How to be mindful of your staff’s mental health As the owner of a business, you might see it as your obligation to make a profit and - in these uncertain times - make sure the company survives. But you have a duty beyond that: one to your staff. They give their time for you, so you owe them some of your time too. In recent years, we’ve seen discussion [...]

1205, 2020

Why becoming a social enterprise might be the right choice for your business

May 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Why becoming a social enterprise might be the right choice for your business In today’s world, it isn’t enough to exist as a business. We are uniquely placed to do more for the world. If we can help those in need in some way, shouldn’t we? It’s great to see, in recent years, how many businesses have taken this responsibility seriously and used their clout to bring equality to their [...]

505, 2020

Why your current clients are just as important as new ones

May 5th, 2020|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Why your current clients are just as important as new ones In business, we’re led to believe we should enjoy the thrill of the chase. Chasing new customers, that is. We think we should constantly be growing, acquiring newer, better clients at any cost. Sometimes, the cost is at other customers’ expenses. But this current situation has put us in a strange situation. It’s hard to know what to do, [...]

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