Posts Tagged“business”

Are you wondering how to start a construction business? It’s a great idea. The United States construction industry is worth a whopping 2 trillion dollars, a number that is projected to grow in the years to come. However, starting a construction company is not as simple as hiring a few employees and bidding on contracts. There are a few steps you need to take to make sure your company has a great foundation to build on. Fortunately, the steps you need to take are not complicated or difficult. By following a few tips and using a few best practices, you…

When discussing whether to expand a business abroad, international research is an absolute must. When you start a business from scratch, it is highly likely you carried out extensive research before committing to any type of spending, model, overheads, etc. Expanding abroad is very similar to this. In many ways it’s a second blank canvas, you have the chance to completely reimagine your product/company abroad. Everything from management structure to marketing can differ. In this article, we’re going to look at why you shouldn’t be complacent when expanding abroad, and why this process needs almost as much preparation as setting…

For most people, the chance to work from home is a dream come true that has been known to influence the career choices of most recruits especially millennials. It is also a chance to escape office life for one or two days in a week and to use the time spent commuting and put it to good use. A lot of people see it as a way to get back in shape and fall in love again with their career. Generally, it is awesome. However, most people end up realizing it is only an illusion because of the low productivity…

Cyber breaches and security attacks are very common these days. Recently, Yahoo confirmed a data breach that compromised 500 million users accounts. Another company, ADP recently experienced a security attack that revealed the payroll, tax and other confidential details of nearly 640,000 businesses. With data breaches on the increase, it is no longer of a question of if, but when your business becomes a victim to such an attack. Cyber-attacks, if not well managed, inflict a heavy blow to customer confidence and trust. This is especially true if confidential information such as financial and social security details get exposed. Having…

The Remote First approach has proved beneficial for many SMEs that have implemented it. It has allowed many companies to build great products and succeed. Remote First approach has been proven an excellent way to attract and retain competent talent in an uber-competitive market. It can also help improve productivity as it eliminates the time spent on commuting to work every day. For businesses especially in London and other big cities, that could mean up to two hours of commuting saved by every employee. Remote First approach can also make your business competitive, as you are able to cut some…