Tag: SMEs

8
Nov

The Continued Importance of Sustainability in Business

The notion of large corporations making up the rules as they go along and turning into hungry, money making machines at the beck and call of shareholders is far removed from the experience of most companies. Sustainability in business has become ever more important over the last couple of decades and has been accompanied by changes in legislation and corporate

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11
Oct

Double Your Size: Our Top Tips for SME Growth

If your company has been moving along quite nicely since you started but you now want to implement strategies for growth, the prospect of doubling in size will no doubt be appealing. While SME growth is top of many a business owner’s agendas, there are a number of factors to take into consideration however. These include the sector you are

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5
Oct

Under The Spotlight: Karina Melvin, Artful Eating

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. Over the past month or two, the team at Virtalent have been working intensively to support Karina Melvin, Founder of Artful Eating, who recently signed up to use the Virtalent platform. Over this period we are proud to have been able to accommodate all

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4
Oct

How To Grow Your Business In The Next 5 Years

Taking a small business to the next level is the ambition of most entrepreneurs. Some businesses start up and stay at the same level, often because the owner wants it to remain manageable, while others suddenly begin to blossom and turn into large corporations because there is a drive to make it so.  If you want to grow your business

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23
Jul

Brexit for Small Businesses: One Month On

One of the biggest concerns of the Brexit vote was how it would affect businesses, particularly SMEs. With the pound falling against the dollar and the potential for months, if not years of uncertainty ahead, you could be forgiven for thinking that it was all doom and gloom. We’ve seen a change of PM with David Cameron resigning and Theresa May taking

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24
Sep

How to Make Use of Google Plus in Your Businesses

Still a little confused about Google+ and how to use it alongside your other social media channels to maximum effect? We’ve written this post to help you understand the basics. Not only is Google+ a great way to strengthen your brand on the internet even further, it is great for SEO and has some really cool features that could sit nicely alongside your

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30
Jun

Why SMEs should start outsourcing business tasks

Outsourcing is not a new concept for SMEs. With businesses and technology becoming more advanced than ever, SMEs need to ensure that they too are ahead of the game. For many, this means dedicating many long hard hours and late nights to ensure that their business is up to scratch, right? Wrong! Businesses are growing fast and SMEs don’t have the

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