In this summary, we will look at what VAT is and how businesses can reclaim it to save on costs. For all businesses, keeping costs low while maximizing profits is the only way to succeed, especially in this ever-changing business environment. However, both small and large businesses are losing huge sums of money due to failure to smartly use their VAT reclaim capabilities. This is as a result of businesses failing to trace, report fully and reclaim these taxes legitimately.
Healthy foods help people to focus better, and that can only be good for business. Here is a list of several foods that will fill you up fast. What's more, they won't put on pounds or make you crash. Look through the list and cook up a potluck lunch for your workplace.
Business intelligence software is something that every 21st century business should be looking at. That's because it's a way to grow your business and drive more profit. While your business may not be able to afford the licenses for business intelligence software that's sold at the enterprise level, there are plenty of open-source options. Keep reading to learn more about these tools and how you can use them for your company.
Uboro is a vehicle-based transport monitoring system that allows you to obtain operational information about a vehicle's location, speed, routes, fuel consumption, and as well as other information based on your specific business needs. If your company depends on a fleet of vehicles to perform its operations, whether those vehicles are trucks or cars, this is definitely something you'll want to look into.
SEO is a complex field, and it is common for people to make mistakes. However, you don't have to make the same mistakes everyone else is making. Use what you've learned here to be aware of SEO mistakes to avoid. Then correct these issues on your website and start seeing great results.
If cash flow is low and you’re struggling to make ends meet, you’ve probably considered bankruptcy. Although the notion of bankruptcy sounds scary and like it might spell the end for your small business, that’s not always the case. Understanding the fundamentals of bankruptcy and knowing how and when to file for your small business can help you through a difficult time. As a matter of fact, it can get you back on the road to success.
One of the things you hear all the time is that this is a “gig economy.” What this means is that there are many people who freelance, refusing to limit their skills to one employer, instead hiring themselves out on a per-job basis. This means that business owners often need to hire these freelancers to do some work for them, outsourcing work that can’t be performed in house. Yet there are disadvantages in relying on freelancers to perform tasks that might be ably handled by actual employees of the business. This is especially true if you fail to hire the in-house manpower and provide resources to tackle some of these tasks.
You rarely find something of great quality that’s also cheap. The same principle applies to hiring a workforce. While hiring trained professionals might a little too pricey for you, a good alternative would be hiring people and training them yourself. There are more ways to train personnel, however, than just sending them off to school. Online training is becoming a very popular solution, thanks to the advantages it offers.
In this post, we will be looking at some of the best ways to build an effective mattress-selling website. The last few years have witnessed a major change in shopping trends. That is, many people these days prefer to purchase most, if not all, of what they want and need online, and that includes mattresses. Therefore, taking your mattress-selling business online is in the best interests of both your customers and your business. Read here to find out ways to make your mattress-selling website better.
Benchmarking is no savior, but it can enable businesses to have keen insight that enables them to better prepare for their futures. It’s one piece of a larger strategy to keep organizations competitive and ahead of the game.
Many companies run their fleets manually without the help of fleet management software. If this is your company, then it’s time to think again about how you are managing your fleet vehicles. High quality fleet management software will provide your company with a much more efficient way of doing things. It will reduce your risks and increase returns as well. Keep reading to learn more about the top ways that fleet management software can help your company and increase your profitability.
Passive income is everyone's ultimate dream, right? Having passive income is like having an income conveyor belt that allows you to make money for your business while you do absolutely nothing. However, achieving the reality is far from easy. Being able to rely on a passive income requires hard work upfront. There is no magic switch you can install on your business’s website. You'll have to be willing to do the work in the beginning and keep things running with routine maintenance after that. That's because if there’s a chink in the chain, that chain isn’t moving at optimum speed. And speed is essential to keep your business’s passive income running along. Here are a few methods to help you get started.
Accidents are among the worst things that can happen at your workplace. Things can be even worse if you are running a workplace that is especially dangerous. For example, if the work space you are running is in a warehouse, the likelihood of a workplace injury is higher than if you were running an office. That’s why it’s important to follow some business safety tips. Whenever there's an accident in the workplace, there are indirect and direct costs to your business. Keep reading to educate yourself about these costs.
One of the ways that many small businesses can be flexible when it comes to spending is by relying on freelancers for some tasks. In this article, we discuss some of the pros and cons of using freelancers.
Many people who are starting up their own business know about the tax breaks they can take advantage of once the business is up and running. But it’s possible that these same entrepreneurs aren’t aware that there are tax deductions that are specific to the startup phases of a business. Tax laws are sympathetic to beginning businesses. That's because they see certain expenditures during this time as investments for the future.
Today’s business owners face challenges in promoting their companies that are very different from the ones their parents and great-grandparents faced. Gone are the days of a few local competitors, to say nothing of the days of one general store in each town. What's more, modern businesses’ many challenges almost all have something in common: the root of them is the increased amount of information available to the customer.
In 2015, Starbucks suffered a loss of more than $4 million because of a simple glitch that prevented sales during the course of a few hours on a busy day. The malfunction affected them internationally (between Canada and the USA), which multiplied their monetary loss. This loss was triggered by a simple and easily avoidable malfunction. That is, despite being such a large corporation, it is clear that they did not prioritize their point of sale (POS) system. Luckily, business owners have ways to grapple with and even anticipate such a glitch.
If you’re currently in the process of moving from a full-time job into becoming a freelancer, you’re probably experiencing changes in every aspect of your life. The way you file taxes is also changing. Instead of having taxes deducted from your income, you now must navigate paying taxes as a business owner. Most people have the same questions about getting started on paying freelancer taxes. Here are some of the most common ones.
Midwinter is the season for fun activities, so plan some enjoyable entertainments for your office staff during the holidays. While you might not have the budget for some of the activity ideas on this list, that's okay. Get creative with the budget you do have, because it won't be any fun if you have to be miserly about it.
When you think about your company, there is one big thing that’s probably at the front of your mind at all times—the safety of your employees. This is especially true if you work in a dangerous industry. We offer here some solid ways you can promote a culture of safety and wellness throughout your company.