Author: DJ Grigg

You’re in business, congratulations, that takes courage and commitment. It’s not easy, and at times you might find yourself questioning why you’re even doing it, but you’re here because you had a vision. You decided being in business was a better way to achieve that vision...

Making your business stand out in a crowded market can be a challenge, but differentiating your business with a unique selling point (USP) will be key to attracting the right customers and giving them a reason to choose you over a competitor. Giving your company a...

A great idea is the starting point for any business – and these ‘lightbulb moments’ drive the ambition and entrepreneurial spirit of the start-up community. But before you bring your idea to market, you need to know why you’re in business – and be confident...

In the online, connected world that we now live in, it’s important for your business to be digital. Digital technology has revolutionized the options you have available as a small business, with a wealth of cloud-based solutions and apps helping to automate the admin, enhance...

In the digital age, it’s never been more important to craft a strong company brand. How your brand performs in the marketplace will affect how your customers perceive you as a business, and that can directly impact on sales, profits and the future success of the...

Time is a precious commodity. There are 1,440 minutes in a day and each of us have the same allocated amount. Some people manage to achieve much more than others. So, how can we free up time to help lead a better business and ultimately...

Accountants tell their clients to reduce their overhead costs as one of the seven ways to grow your business. One of your overhead costs is your accounting fees. So, is what you spend with your accountant an expense which needs to be reduced, or is...

It’s not just fire or theft that you have to consider these days. Insurance can provide coverage against accidents in the workplace, harm to clients through oversight or error, medical expenses, malpractice, data breaches and much more. So, insurance isn’t just about piece of mind....

An engaged employee is a team member who is fully absorbed by and enthusiastic about their work, and who takes positive action to further a company’s reputation and interests and achieve their goals. More importantly, what does a disengaged team member look like?The symptoms range from...

Starting a business is a BIG leap of faith. Will you find any customers? Will you make enough income? These are questions that any founder will ask themselves. But with the right planning, preparation and support, you can set the best possible foundations for your new...