The Business Network International (BNI) found that 75 per cent of business owners are put off engaging with a small business because of its lack of social media presence. With over 270 million Twitter users and 1.2 billion Facebook users, there is hard evidence that social media is a powerful tool for business owners, however many SMEs are still reluctant to build an online following.
The inception of any business is both thrilling and terrifying. In order to rapidly grow your company, it’s important to consider taking calculated risks, but you need to have confidence that these will pay off. Getting your business to the stage of being able to expand its workforce is a major milestone for any startup owner, but employing extra staff too soon, or creating unnecessary roles, can have a costly effect and in some cases, spell the end of your dream of being your own boss. So what are the signs that your business is ready to make its first hire?
To be held in The Lights West Street Andover Hampshire SP10 1AH Listen to guest speakers who are growing their business with expertise and support from Enterprise M3 Growth Hub, Test Valley Borough Council and Hampshire County Council. The support aims to cover the keys areas to help businesses grow and will be available through a free exhibition and a number of advice seminars This event presents a great opportunity to understand how the Growth Hub can support your business, whether it is growing, a start-up or merely a great idea.
Are you just starting up your own company but can’t yet afford to buy or rent an office? Or are you based at home, but discovering the drawbacks of not having a separate business address? Or does the nature of your work mean you are constantly on the move? If any of these apply, virtual office packages might be the answer.
In today’s fast-changing business environment, it can be difficult for SMEs to keep track of everything that’s going on in the world. As a leading provider of UK serviced offices, Basepoint keeps an eye on all kinds of business issues. Here we will take a look at how you can make sure you keep up with all the latest developments which might affect your company.