6 Common Misconceptions People Have about the Stock Market
Oct29

6 Common Misconceptions People Have about the Stock Market

If you are unfamiliar with the stock market and investing in general, you might have plenty of preconceived ideas about how stocks work. Many people end up jumping into the markets with no prior experience and with tons of false information about trading. These people either quickly become disillusioned once they find out the truth and don’t get the results they wanted, or get taken advantage of by people who may have different plans...

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How Can You Boost Retail Sales Using Visual Merchandising?
Oct27

How Can You Boost Retail Sales Using Visual Merchandising?

Although the likes of Marks & Spencer and House of Fraser have fell on tough times, there’s still plenty opportunity for retail stores to maximise their sales revenue. For many years, visual merchandising has been a major selling process. However, the problems dominating retail in 2018 make executing a successful visual merchandising strategy especially important if you want your retail brand to survive and prosper. This guide,...

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4 Tips to Determining If A Store Credit Card Is Worth It or Not
Oct27

4 Tips to Determining If A Store Credit Card Is Worth It or Not

Most retail stores give their customers the privilege of shopping with a postpaid credit card. In fact, a credit card is very convenient because it spares you from the agony of having to carry money whenever you want to shop for various items. As a matter of fact, the stores use these credit cards as bait for attracting new customers. They are actually the ones that request you to use their store credit cards. While a credit card...

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How To Both Keep Your Hospitality Staff And Keep Them Happy
Oct25

How To Both Keep Your Hospitality Staff And Keep Them Happy

The hospitality industry is facing a crisis of staffing. According to The Morning Advertiser, the hospitality industry’s yearly staff retention sits at 70%, but the UK average is 85%. This is supported by a survey from street food equipment supplier, Nisbets, where it was revealed that hospitality staff start to look for other jobs after only 2 years at their current position — the average is 4.5 years for other sectors. This causes a...

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Side Hustles – On The Rise
Oct25

Side Hustles – On The Rise

Having one or more jobs these days is becoming more and more popular, with a whopping fifth of workers in the UK considering the opportunity predominantly the millennials. The term ‘side hustle’ was originally coined in the 1950s and is defined as ‘a way to make money from your passion, interest or hobby’. However, it’s said that the idea of supplemental work has been around for centuries, with freelance work dating back to the 18th...

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The Need for Your Own Personal Brand
Oct23

The Need for Your Own Personal Brand

Like the ridges of each finger is distinct in nature, so is an individual and the reason for his existence on this planet. The benevolent characteristic of one person may not have a striking resemblance with another human being of altruistic nature, it is rather ambiguous and thus differentiates two people. The idea behind this discussion is to highlight the importance of creating a personal brand for each individual for they may...

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Tips on How to Expand a Small Business
Oct20

Tips on How to Expand a Small Business

Growth is one of the core agendas of any small business with every small business owner dreaming of his or her business expanding and gaining recognition. However, business success does not happen overnight. You must put in a lot of work and hours to achieve your desired goals. Business owners work hard to ensure that their businesses are doing well. As a result, most businesses are always looking to achieve exponential growth so that...

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How to Raise Capital to Start Your Business
Oct19

How to Raise Capital to Start Your Business

One of the most difficult parts of starting a business is getting the funding together. Without it, your big idea for a growing business won’t get off the ground. However, trying to raise the capital you need can also be a difficult issue, so you need to think of successful ways to fund your venture. Here are some useful ways that you can raise the capital you need.   Assess Your Needs Before you go looking for support, you should...

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Financial Fears – Is A Loan Right For You?
Oct18

Financial Fears – Is A Loan Right For You?

Debt can be an overwhelming thing, especially if you have never truly experienced what it like to have the feeling of owing money weighing you down. Taking on debt can be daunting because it is not just about borrowing money. The interest rate, fees, and surcharges that come with taking out a loan are all a part of the conversation when financing any project. Today, financing has become easier, as traditional institutions and online...

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What Classes As An “Accident At Work”?
Oct18

What Classes As An “Accident At Work”?

We’ve all been there. Your mobile phone rings and a few thoughts jump immediately to mind. One, no one you know ever actually phones you on your, well, phone. We have Messenger and text messages and WhatsApp. Who actually phones their nearest and dearest anymore? Two, it’s been so long since you heard your own ringtone that it took you far longer than it should have to realise that it was your phone ringing. Then, you realise there’s...

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