Published: June 27, 2017, 6:10 am
What Are the Tax Ramifications on UK Buy-to-Let Properties?
Wherever in the world you purchase or own buy-to-let properties there are tax consequences, and the UK is no exception.
In the UK, you can avoid tax penalties on buy-to-let properties by complying with the rules of the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED). Property accountants and experts Alexander & Co are here to explain those rules.
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Published: June 25, 2017, 2:17 pm
How to Write an MBA Thesis
You decided a while ago that you wanted to give your business the best possible advantages. It’s your baby, after all. You need to stay ahead of the competition and really know what’s up, because you’re bound and determined to make your business a success.
So you set your sights on a master’s degree in business administration, an MBA, and you took a few classes in what you laughingly call your spare time. Then you took a few more. And now look at what you’ve done.
You’ve completed your course work and now it’s (Read more...
Published: June 23, 2017, 6:14 am
Which Cyber Security Process Is Right for Your Business?
Now is the time for your business to be proactive about cyber security.
According to recent statistics, global cyber crime will cost businesses more than $2 trillion annually by 2019. To help put that into perspective, the average cost of just one breach to a major organization is more than $4 million.
While your operation might be smaller than that of a major organization, the threat is just as real for your business. What’s more, nearly half of all data breaches are malicious ones.
So How Does a Business (Read more...
Published: June 21, 2017, 2:55 am
3 Tips for Having a Successful Business in a Highly Competitive Industry
If you’re a business owner, you probably realize the amount of work it takes to have a successful business. This is especially true if you’re in an industry that has a great deal of competition. For instance, if you provide consulting services to others there are likely to be many other providers in your area.
You should take time to find ways to market your business to aid you in getting and keeping clients. There are various ways you can accomplish this goal, and being aware of how to (Read more...
Published: June 21, 2017, 2:36 am
Living It up in Atlanta
Are you thinking of moving your business to another location but you’re uncertain as to where? Which city would be a smart move for a young, business-savvy entrepreneur like you?
Haven’t you heard the latest news? Atlanta is a new up-and-coming business center as well as a vibrant entertainment capital.
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Atlanta Is Booming
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Published: June 18, 2017, 11:55 pm
How Anybody Can Be an Entrepreneur—Even You
When people think of great entrepreneurs, the usual luminaries come to mind: Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, Mark Zuckerberg. Their success stories are the stuff of legend, and they seem almost otherworldly in their abilities to innovate and make things happen.
While famous entrepreneurs do cut intimidating figures, entrepreneurship isn’t just for a chosen few. Anyone can be an entrepreneur with the right attitude and a smart strategy. Sure, a great idea is essential. But ideas aren’t worth much if you don’t know how to execute on them. And that part doesn’t (Read more...
Published: June 14, 2017, 12:06 am
How Being Active on Social Media Boosts Customer Appeal
Imagine a place where you could market your brand without having to use a thick advertising budget. Now, imagine this place gives you the possibility to interact directly with your own customers and most of the world’s internet users.
You don’t actually have to imagine it, since most likely you already have such a place. The modern internet has brought us the wonderful gift of social media, a tool you can use at your pleasure with very few barriers.
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Published: June 9, 2017, 11:17 pm
Shia Labeouf Motivated – Whatever it is, he tells you to follow your dreams and “do it”
Shia Labeouf Motivated is a great video in that it is both funny and enlightening
My husband showed me this one day when I was really stressed out about something. I don’t even remember what it was I was stewing over but I watched Shia Labeouf’s video on getting motivated, laughed hard and decided to “do it.” Now I watch this video over and over again when I need a little reminder.
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Published: June 6, 2017, 1:37 am
How to Run Your Business from a Coworking Space
If your home office is starting to feel cramped but you can’t afford to rent a dedicated office, maybe it’s time for you to think about setting up shop in a coworking space.
Coworking spaces are shared work spaces that you can use as and when you need to. You can rent a desk or a dedicated office on a monthly, weekly or even daily basis. There’s no need to sign an expensive and restrictive rental agreement. You can run your business from a coworking space without breaking the bank (Read more...
Published: June 6, 2017, 1:18 am
New Entrepreneurs: 3 Questions to Answer Before Another Day Goes By
Are you a new entrepreneur or hoping to become one soon?
Remember that every successful business started with a good idea. Pizza Hut started with a single store and is now a massive chain. Richard Branson started by selling CDs by mail order and is now one of the world’s most successful businessmen. If you are one of today’s new entrepreneurs—or if at the moment you just have dreams of starting your own business or building your brand—then there are some questions you need to answer for yourself before another day goes (Read more...