According to research of Startups.co.uk readers carried out with business broadband and phone provider Plusnet, "85% of small business owners feel like they’re ‘winging it’ at least some of the time."
Payment disputes and late payments are major issues for small businesses, which can lead to cashflow problems and in extreme cases even threaten a company’s survival. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has recently highlighted the issue and called for the system of resolving disputes to be made simpler, with greater use of alternative dispute resolution. The Government has promised to take action, but will the measures be enough Here we look at how payment disputes are causing serious problems for many UK businesses, and ask what can be done to ease the situation.
Here at Basepoint Business Centres we are not your average business centre. We actively support businesses, aiming to build small to medium size business communities rather than simply locate small businesses under one roof.
The Dockyard will be hosting an event on Museum Square on behalf of Medway Council to mark the 350th Anniversary of the Battle of Chatham/Dutch Raid (1667). The event will also be the formal opening of ‘Breaking the Chain’ – our summer temporary exhibition in No 1 Smithery – The Gallery. The tickets to this event are FREE! Please note that the site will not be open to the public on this day and if you would like to join us for this event, you will need to book tickets to enter. This includes visitors that hold current annual tickets.
Virtual Offices – Starter, Plus and Pro options start from as little as £45 per month and all include business address, mail collection, free use of breakout areas and business community access.