It’s not always easy if you think about starting your own business. You may have a very interesting business idea, but realizing your idea into a working profitable business can at times come with numerous challenges.
Over short or long you will realize that you will have to master the tasks of being a CEO, PR manager, accountant, sales ace and marketing expert all at once.
To help you realize your business idea I found a helpful link over at The Guardian.
The Guardian is holding an online Q&A that’s perfect for new business owners who want to know about how to overcome various challenges.
You have any questions you can ask them and you can get competent advice from several experts.
In the business world, Electronic invoicing is all the hype today with increasingly more businesses reaping its benefits. This is easy to understand seeing that electronic invoicing can dramatically help to save a business time and money.
Some go so far as to compare electronic invoicing to email. This comparison is actually not too far off.
Think about your traditional paper invoice has being a letter or postcard.
You will have to mail it to your clients or suppliers. This process can take considerable time.
If you use an electronic invoicing service, your invoicing data is converted into a digital format and can be sent and received instantly.
The other major advantage of electronic invoicing is that all the data is kept and accessible at one central place. Before, you needed to transfer your invoicing data into your accounting computer system. Since the entire invoicing process happens digitally if you use electronic invoicing this is another step that will be saved. Moreover, not having to manually transfer your data from paper into your accounting system means much less potential for mistakes.
Electronic invoicing is not expensive.
It doesn’t require any type of investment nor any sort of special equipment. It is back-compatible with your traditional invoicing process which means that the switch to electronic invoicing can go smoothly without major changes required.
If you are owner of a small business you’re still doing invoicing the traditional way you should consider electronic invoicing. It can be just what you need to get your business up to new heights!
The British Jockey Club, the British horse racing organisation which is famous for hosting some of the nations most popular racing events such as the Cheltenham Festival and the Grand National announced record-breaking financial numbers.
For the sixth year in a row, the club was able to grow its operations, having now achieved a record turnover of £171.2 million. As compared to two years previously, the groups profits rose by 5.1%.
Those record numbers allowed the Jockey Club to to award more than £19 million in prize money in the previous year. This is an increase of £900,000 compared with the year before. The club was also able to invest more than £36 million on upgrading its facilities throughout the country.
Compared to the numbers of 2013, the organisation could rise £21.7 million more, a total of £55.2 million.
Looking at those profit numbers, 2014 second-largest profit year for the renowned British horseracing organisation.
CEO Simon Bazalgette to the press: ” “By maximising returns from our commercial operations we’ve been able to invest more than 400 million pounds into the sport in the last 10 years,” chief executive Simon Bazalgette said in a statement.”
He added: “Racing brings enjoyment to millions of people each year and is responsible for tens of thousands of jobs. We take very seriously our role as stewards of some of its most iconic events as well as our operations throughout all levels of the sport.”
It may sound far-fetched, but scientists have indeed found that the constant use of mobile devices does not only disrupt our social lives and may cause the one or the other health issue but is now also to blame for something you might not even think of: Bad skin and wrinkles!
The scientists found that people who spend most of their time bending over their electronic devices, sometimes many hundred times a day are more likely to suffer from wrinkles around their neck along with other pleasantries such as sagging skin, dropping jowls and “a distinct crease above the clavical”.
The medical experts gave this condition a name: Tech Neck.
Unfortunately there is not much you can do to avoid this condition when you’re one of those who cannot be out there electronic gadgets. The only solution would be prevention and this is to limit your use of those devices.
If you wanted to install fire alarms and smoke detectors in the past it sure was not something you did in a day or two, especially not if you wanted to install fire alarms in larger buildings.
Since old-fashioned fire alarms had been wired this meant that setting up a number of detectors and connecting them to a central console required major structural work such as opening walls to lay the cabling throughout the building.
Most of the time, updating a building’s fire alarm system took several days if not weeks. For businesses of all types, when they wanted to update their fire alarm systems, any such major work often meant major hassles. In many cases businesses had to close together until this work was finished.
The installation of modern wireless fire alarms goes a lot easier and faster. Wireless means that there are no cables required to connect the devices, there is no need for major work inside building, no limits in how many detectors you want to install. The wireless system is also a lot more flexible since the smoke detectors can be installed anywhere.
So, if you’re the owner of a home or business and want to increase your fire safety I can highly recommend that you look into a wireless fire alarm. Unlike in the past, excellent fire safety can now be had without having to endure all those former problems and obstacles. And of course, since those systems require less work in time to set up there also more affordable