Saturday , September 23 2017

Taking the Plunge into Business

After going through it all and taking the plunge into the business world. Lauren, Owner of Wedding Hair by Lauren shares her experiences and offers advice about the first stages of owning a business. People choose to take the plunge and start their own business for various reasons. Be it ...

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BNI Heart of Leicester

Our friends at Kinetal are keen networkers across many events in the Midlands. They’ve been a member of the Heart of Leicester BNI chapter since late last year and have seen great success so far. Working closely with the group, they’ve put together this promotional video for the chapter and are ...

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How to Improve your IR35 Position

This week Seb Maley joins us to share his vast knowledge of accounting and contracting. Seb is the Director of Qdos Accounting and in this video he explains how to improve your IR35 position. As previously mentioned in videos by Troy Stevens, IR35 is incredibly important to all contractors and ...

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Making Friends in Business by Lauren King

We met Lauren King at BNI Heart of Leicester to discuss her experiences within business and how she recently started up her own – Wedding Hair By Lauren. Lauren took the plunge as a business owner despite having a secure job, working as a hairstylist. It’s a jump that every ...

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Top 5 Things to Consider When Contracting

Troy Stevens from Qdos Accounting returns to Midlands Business to offer advice on the top 5 things to consider when contracting. Becoming an independent worker, also known as a contractor is becoming increasingly popular. As the name suggests, contractors work on a contracted basis, not as regular employees. Each contract ...

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A month in review…

At the start of March we launched Midlands Business TV in beta mode really whilst we started to get people on board and gain some momentum, and momentum we have. In just a month we have had just shy of 1,000 unique visitors with roughly 4,000 page views between them, ...

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The Importance of Twitter Hours for your Business

The most useful for developing any small business is social media. In particular, Twitter has proven to be a key instrument for promoting services and products, building customer relationships and sharing engaging content. The best way to do this is by taking part in Twitter Hours, also known as Twitter ...

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Contractor Accountant

It’s true that all company directors do take on a number of responsibilities after incorporation, but in reality, the tax and statutory obligations each company must meet can easily be managed by a specialist accountant, in exchange for a monthly fee. However, for a stress-free life as a contractor, you ...

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How to use #Hashtags

Today’s ‘How to’ video is about hashtags and why they are so important for any small business using social media. Hashtags are everywhere. You can see them on sites like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram, at events, or even on commercials and movie trailers. When someone clicks on a hashtag ...

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TEDx comes to Leicester

TEDx the popular local spin off of the TED Talk events, or as the event organisers say, an independently organized TED event. What’s TEDxLeicester about? A future founded on fantastic people and positive diverse and strong communities. Can we work together in Leicester to activate alternative platforms for the future? ...

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