Going to your bank manager to ask for a loan is never easy – but in today’s financial climate it is even tougher. And with more and more borrowers chasing a dwindling pot of cash, your chances of getting a share might seem severely diminished.
Recent statistics from the Health and Safety Executive state that 148 people were killed in the workplace last year. Without a health and safety management system in place, the likelihood of a costly accident increases dramatically.
Are you looking to start a new business? Do you have an idea and you’re not sure where to start?
Our Forum of Private Business Start-up guide gives tips to starting a new business from scratch, showing you the basics of what you need to do.
The definition of a marketing strategy is a plan of action which is designed to promote and sell a product or service.
The Forum of Private business has put together this guide on the elements of a marketing strategy and what we believe you need to look at to definite a strategy. This is a long term process and needs to be reviewed on a regular basis as your business develops and grows
Every year around 70,000 babies are born in the UK and the majority are to working parents. Maternity law provides protection for employees who are expecting a child.
The Forum of Private Business has put together a guide to help you to find out your rights and obligations as an employer when an employee tells you they are having a baby.