When is a Business Not A Business But A Commercial Activity . . .

Business, well certainly in the uk, is defined at an undertaking engaging in business activities, irrespective of its legal form including sole traders, pasrtnerships and incorporated companies.  It also includes organisations not registered in the uk but which operate there.    There are sometimes difficulties defining what a business is for the purposes of particular assessments such as regulatins and revenues.  Differentiating between business and commercial activity by individuals.   It is recommended that departments consult the terms in the better regulation framework guidance both past and present and consider whether the organisation would be counted as a business officially...


Elevate Your Space with Rockfon Artic Ceiling Tiles

When it comes to redesigning a room, every detail counts — right up to the ceiling. While often overlooked, the ceiling plays a crucial role in the overall ambience, functionality, and energy efficiency of a space. One exceptional choice in ceiling tiles that combines aesthetics with practicality is Rockfon Artic. In this blog post, we delve into why these ceiling tiles can be a game-changer for your interior spaces. Introduction to Rockfon Artic Ceiling Tiles Rockfon Artic ceiling tiles are renowned for their superior quality and performance. Crafted from stone wool, these tiles are not only aesthetically pleasing but also...


Will That Business Course Bring Instant Status Or Be A Slow Burner

There is many a business leader, of say a senior age and position, been with the operation for many years and has now grown cynical and a bit stale.  Has very little ambition left and offers little in the way of inspiration to the younger generation of company directors or chairmen.   They fail to keep up with modern trends in running businesses and have absolutely no idea what is taught at universities, be that in business or any other area.  Higher education offers a different way into business leadership.  It can be hard work but as with everything, the harder...


Rules For Running Business Cover Sole Traders Too

In this country there are generally four forms of business and they are broken down as sole proprietorship;  partnership;  corporation and s-corporation.   There pages and pages of rules and regulations on the government website  They are comprehensive and anyone who runs into any problems must be slightly densde if they read all of the helpful advice and still do things badly.     For example if you have registered your company as a sole trader because you were the only one doing anything and taking money out and you suddenly decide you’ve had enough of that hard work and choose to...


Avoiding One’s Learning Curve Turning Into A Spiral

IT Skills – ah the joy that is knowing what one is supposed to do with one’s laptop when one is surrounded by an audience of ladies all hoping for a lot of interesting speakers to appear before them.    I had such an experience fairly recently in that we were gathered in a village hall in a very busy village in rural England.   Before I was even able to open my carry case containing the laptop and cables etc, I had to unload the projector and many more cables, pointer devices, screens, two off.  Then there was the unreeling...


Discovering Design Space London: Aesthetic Enchantment Meets Practicality

The world of interior design and architecture is dynamic and continuously evolving, housing an array of amazing destinations that appeal to the senses. Nestled in the heart of UK’s design epicenter, Design Space London stands out as an exquisite gem, fusing artistic mastery with functionality. About Design Space London Design Space London represents the pinnacle of cutting-edge European design and unparalleled craftsmanship. This leading luxury kitchen and bathroom design establishment is renowned for its innovative solutions and superlative range of designs. DSL showcases an elite collection of contemporary Italian kitchens, unique bathrooms, and splendid living spaces infused with refined elegance....


Unleashing the Power of Asset Management Events

Asset management events play a crucial role in the success of organizations across industries. These events provide a unique platform to engage professionals, showcase innovative solutions, and create meaningful connections. In this blog post, we will explore the significance of asset management events and why they should be at the top of your priority list. Connecting Professionals and Fostering Collaboration Asset management events bring together professionals with diverse expertise, allowing them to connect, share ideas, and collaborate. These events provide a platform to network with industry leaders, colleagues, and potential clients. Engaging in conversations and exchange of knowledge can lead...


Finding Leadership for Business

The way we start our business is going to vary from one person to another. You might have a guy who gets on well with people throughout school and on into college or university. At the school level, he would have been marked out early as a Prefect and more than likely on to Head Boy. People instinctively look to him for advice and a little confidence boost when working together on projects or schemes. This naturally singles him out later in life as one of those high achievers. There are many who start off that way but can fade...


Keep Track of Expenses

With a very new, fledgeling business, there are many little rules and ideas that should be adhered to along the way. Formulating a business plan is a major one. If money is to be acquired either via a grant, or loan, then the lender will need to see that business plan – a year, five year and ten-year projections will need to make sense. The ideas behind the product and sustainability are essential. Showing clearly how the product or service has been financed so far will indicate whether the loan or grant will be used to boost and grow the...


Meetings without Leaving Home

There can be nothing more frustrating for a business person than sitting waiting for someone to arrive, or if they have, to get themselves organised and ready for the meeting. We do spend an inordinate amount of time travelling – be that in the car or on trains, planes etc. There have been some amazing innovations in the last 20 or 25 years that could cut out a great deal of this extra burden. By holding electronic, web-based meetings. Virtual meetings. Using shared online business meetings etc. All these ideas are really fantastic and with a bit of ingenuity and...