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COVID-19 – Business Interruption Loan Information

Business Interruption Loans - if you're looking into these to support your business, here is a very useful website which details accredited lenders and partners. British Business Bank - Coronavirus Business Interruption Loans We're currently working on an action plan and will keep you updated - do keep an eye on our Facebook Page or [...]

By |2020-03-25T17:13:18+00:00March 25th, 2020|COVID-19, Uncategorized|0 Comments

COVID-19 – Key Measures and Links for Businesses

It's been an unprecedented few weeks, and obviously businesses of all sizes are needing to respond and react to the daily changing challenges presented by the current coronavirus outbreak. This article shares a summary of some of the key announcements for businesses during the pandemic. We'd like to thank Mercia for putting this valuable information [...]

By |2020-03-25T14:54:28+00:00March 21st, 2020|COVID-19, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ouch! So you’ve got a hefty tax bill to pay… don’t panic, here’s how to tackle it.

Finding out you’re going to owe HMRC an arm and a leg (and then some) can be a worrying time and induce sleepless nights in even the most cool-headed business owner. Here at Bibbys we’ve put together some ideas to help make things more manageable. 1) Speak to the tax office It seems obvious but [...]

By |2020-03-21T14:38:51+00:00February 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Tips to Building a Good Relationship with Clients

At the heart of every business are clients. They are what keep the cogs turning and the money flowing. By looking after your customers and building good professional relationships, you are securing a stronger future for yourself and your business. Whether you are an established business or just starting up, there is always room for [...]

By |2017-06-08T14:28:42+00:00June 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Productivity Tips for Small Business Owners

When you own a small business, the buck stops with you. You’re the boss, and whilst the freedom of being in charge of how you spend your day is exhilarating at first, the reality is that if you’re serious about making your small business a success, you need to make the most of your most [...]

By |2017-06-08T14:28:42+00:00May 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Keys to Successful Small Business Marketing

It is well recognised that in order for your small business to be successful, you need to be excellent at what you do. Whether you’re a builder, hairdresser, shopkeeper, or solicitor - your customers or clients pay you for the specific services or products you offer. In fact, it is likely that the reason you [...]

By |2017-06-08T14:28:42+00:00April 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Cornerstones of Effective Small Business Operations

Whether you are a new small business just starting out, or an established company looking to achieve a new phase of growth, the effectiveness of your business operations will have a huge impact on your success. Business operations are at the heart of any business. In fact, businesses thrive or fail depending on how well [...]

By |2017-06-08T14:28:42+00:00March 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 Elements of a Great Small Business Plan

A great business plan is crucial to the success of any small businesses – whether you are just starting up, looking for a new investor, or identifying new areas for future growth. “A good plan is like a road map: it shows the final destination and the best way to get there.” H. Stanely Judd Your [...]

By |2017-06-08T14:28:42+00:00February 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Steps to Budgeting for Small Business Success

When you first decided to launch your small business it’s likely you were brimming with enthusiasm and ideas to take your new product or service to market, dreaming of ways to turn your expertise into business a success. It’s unlikely that a secret passion for budgeting played a part in your decision to become a [...]

By |2017-06-08T14:28:42+00:00January 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Steps to Business Success in 2016

As the year draws to a close it’s important to take stock of what we have achieved during the year, and where we want to be this time next year, and beyond. As small business owners it’s all too easy to let our businesses control us, rather than being in control of our businesses. Daily [...]

By |2017-06-08T14:28:42+00:00December 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments