Shares in your new company

If you’re thinking of setting up your own limited company, one concept you’ll need to get to grips with is the whole area of shares.

Emily Coltman FCA, chief accountant to award-winning online accounting software provider FreeAgent, gives an overview of the rules around shares in a private limited company. Continue reading Shares in your new company

‘Your Business Adventure’ – a MadeSimple infographic

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Formed a company but not sure what to do next? No problem adventurers. We’ve designed this infographic to help you navigate through the early stages of running and growing your very own business. You’ll find tips-a-plenty and some guidance on dodging potential hazards. It’s a jungle out there… but we’re here to help. Continue reading ‘Your Business Adventure’ – a MadeSimple infographic

Infographic: 10 steps to turning your idea into a business

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Got a money-making idea but not sure what to do next? No problem! We’ve created an infographic highlighting our 10 steps to turning your idea into a business. Take a look to get your budding business, blooming. Continue reading Infographic: 10 steps to turning your idea into a business

6 ways to make the customer the centre of your website

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So you are thinking of building a website for your business – fantastic. You’re on your way to discovering new customers in a way that simply isn’t possible offline. However just having a website is not enough on its own. You can have the most fantastic product or service but if your site does not have the customer in mind then you will find that bottom line sales will suffer as a result.  There are a number of ways to ensure that your site is user-friendly. Here are our top six: Continue reading 6 ways to make the customer the centre of your website

7 stressbusting tips for the small business owner – a MadeSimple infographic

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Running a business can be extremely rewarding but unsurprisingly, rather stressful too. To help all you business owners out there, and anyone else for that matter, combat stress – we’ve created this ‘7 stressbusting tips for the small business owner’ infographic. We hope you find it useful. Continue reading 7 stressbusting tips for the small business owner – a MadeSimple infographic