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Guide to commercial property insurance

The value of commercial property in the UK has grown by an average 3% a year since the turn of the millennium, according to a report in Finance Monthly on the 12th of February 2018. Commercial property investments currently total an estimated £486 billion and, if you want to expand your portfolio, 2018 may be just the year to do it, says Finance Monthly. The figures help to underscore the considerable sums invested in commercial property. With that... [Continue Reading]

Is BYOD Beneficial for your Business Startup? 

Despite a strained economic and geopolitical climate, UK-based SMEs continue to showcase almost indefatigable confidence. In fact, 65% of small and medium-sized firms in Britain predict growth of up to 40% during the next two years, against the uncertain backdrop of Brexit and a reported shortfall in available funding. Much of this has to do with the technologies and opportunities now available to SMEs, many of which have the potential to minimise... [Continue Reading]

Top Ways to Build a Loyal Customer Base

One of the most critical aspects of sustaining a successful business is by building a loyal customer base. Whether your base is in the B2B or B2C sector, both types of client are necessary for you to operate as a business in your chosen industry. Although they are vital to company success, this area can be one of the most difficult to grow especially with the amount of competition nipping at your heels. Building a strong and loyal customer base takes time,... [Continue Reading]

Outsourcing vs. Buying Equipment for your Landscaping Business

Starting any business requires a substantial amount of capital that could bankrupt you if the business is unable to break even in the allocated time. At times, you may have to make a spousal RRSP withdrawal to pay off your bills or just to survive and especially when you spend too much of your capital on assets. Naturally, a new business will require basic assets. Truck and Utility Trailer Lawn mowing equipment is heavy and will need a truck to get... [Continue Reading]

Business 101: How To Reduce Startup Costs

When you first start your construction business, you need to find a way to reduce the initial startup costs to maintain a steady, sturdy return on investment. Initially, there won’t be a hugely significant return on investment because you do, in this particular case, need to spend money to make money. However, this doesn’t mean that you should just freely spend money. As any businessperson knows, you need to be, after the initial startup phase,... [Continue Reading]