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Research reveals the traits you need to be a business owner

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Do you think you have what it takes to run your own business? Now you can find out. New research has unearthed what it takes to be a natural business owner, with traits such as passion, confidence and being able to rise to the challenge as just some of the attributes needed. Being a natural […]

Red tape and admin smothering British small business owners

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Average small business owners now spend more than a quarter of their time battling red tape and regulations. A survey of 500 SMEs by online printing company instantprint revealed that hurdles such as HR compliance, health and safety demands and pension admin are stopping owners from growing their enterprise. These distractions and other admin tasks […]

Love Energy Savings shares cost-saving strategies for businesses

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The UK’s leading business energy comparison website Love Energy Savings has recently uncovered a bizarre range of strategies that businesses use in order to save a little money – and not all of them effective. With research from People Management showing that as many as half of workers have left a job because of a […]

350,000 Brits to call in sick on National Sickie Day

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Recent UK productivity improvements may well take a tumble today on what’s become colloquially known as National Sickie Day. The Employment Law Experts predict that approximately 350,000 people will call in sick, costing the economy around £45 million in wages, lost hours and overtime. Online accounting software company FreeAgent – which provides software for freelancers, micro-businesses and their accountants […]

Stress and financial pressures of self-employment taking toll on families

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The financial stresses and pressures of self-employment are taking their toll on family life, according to the latest report from Scottish Widows’ think tank the Centre for the Modern Family. Findings of ‘Self-employment and the Family’ show that one in five relatives of a self-employed worker (20%) report increased stress levels in their household due […]

Confidential information at greatest risk in new businesses

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Businesses under five years old are twice as likely to compromise the confidentiality of sensitive information than more established businesses. This is one of the findings of recent research into information management and security practices in the mid-market commissioned by leading storage and information management services company Iron Mountain. The in-depth study of mid-market businesses […]

Hyperactive people more likely to become an entrepreneur

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New research from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) finds that those diagnosed with hyperactivity, one of the main symptoms of ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – are more likely to be an entrepreneur. Too often hyperactivity is associated with low job performance and a greater chance of becoming unemployed rather than offering […]

Small business owners miss out on Christmas break due to high cost of employing staff

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472,000 small business owners will be working every day over the Christmas holidays without a single day off, according to a survey commissioned by business for sale marketplace Bizdaq. The research, conducted by Opinium, found that almost half a million small business owners will be working every day over the Christmas holidays – including Christmas […]