Category Archives: SMB advice

How to keep staff happy

How to keep staff happy

Knowing how to keep staff happy and motivated is key to a successful business. As an employer, it’s your responsibility to put the time and effort into making this happen. … Read more

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How to reduce employment risk

How to reduce employment risk

Growing your company may mean expanding your workforce. But with more employees comes greater risk to your business.

Before you take on your first hire there are employment laws to … Read more

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How to manage financial risk in business. A handy guide.

How to manage financial risk in business. A handy guide.

The biggest risk to small businesses is financial. But if the thought of financial risk management gives you tunnel vision, you’re not alone.  

93% of small business owners say … Read more

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Manage your legal risk — small business tips

You know that saying, “ignorance is bliss”? Well, when it comes to the law, it’s definitely a bad idea for a small business owner. An unexpected legal dispute can be … Read more

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What to do if your small business is hacked

What to do if your small business is hacked

You’ve been hacked.

It’s every small business owner’s nightmare. And with cybercrime on the up, it’s not so much a question if your business is hacked, it’s when.

Because … Read more

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Everything you need to know about small business risk

InsuranceBee's guide to small business risk. So your startup doesn't go down in flames.

Risk. In case you hadn’t noticed, we’ve been talking about it a fair bit recently.

That’s because our survey of small business owners got us worried. From our research, … Read more

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Why do you need to train your staff?

Why do you need to train your staff?

Got good workers? Want to keep them? Then make sure they get regular training.

Over the last few years, the number of employees quitting their jobs has increased steadily.

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Guest post: bookkeepers vs accountants: does your small business need both?

bookkeepers vs accountants: does your smb need both?

If you’re looking into getting help with your financials, congratulations on taking a big step for your business.

It’s important to have someone assist you with making sure your books … Read more

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Small business lawsuits: would your company survive?

Would your business survive a lawsuit?

Being sued ranks high on the worry list for small business owners.

Which is not surprising, really.  With over 100 million cases being filed annually in US state courts, Read more

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Successful female entrepreneur Q&A: Windy Dobbs

To celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, we asked one of our female customers, Windy Dobbs, what it’s like running her own business.

Dekalb County Appraisal Services is a successful, 100% … Read more

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