How small suppliers can manage exchange rate issues

Understanding exchange rates often isn’t top of the list as a small business owner It happens all the time when you work in foreign exchange: an entrepreneur – and sometimes an entrepreneur who’s been in business for a number of years – casually informs you...

How to hire the right talent at the right time

2017 could be a pivotal year for hiring As a start-up, hiring employees is a sign you’re growing, your plans are coming to fruition and you’ll soon have fresh ideas, energy and manpower to bring to your team. But taking on staff can also be daunting. After all, people...

Preparing for salary sacrifice changes

New rules are coming into force with regard to salary sacrifice Salary sacrifice has been used by employers to provide a wide range of benefits to employees. However, changes to such schemes, announced in November’s Autumn Statement, mean that employers who have these...

2016 marks year of strong IPO performance

38 IPOs raised record average of £30 million AIM finished 2016 on a high as the 38 companies that floated on the market ended the year up more than 39 per cent on average. In addition, 263 companies, already quoted on AIM raised more than £3.8 billion in further...