Category Archives: The Company Warehouse

What is really driving the growth in new UK companies?

We recently blogged about the reports that appear on an almost weekly basis about the number of new companies being formed in the UK. Most of these reports use the same dodgy stats to announce that there are a record breaking number of new businesses starting in the UK. This is normally trumpeted as a […]

5 Startup Scams to Be Wary Of

Startups are as vulnerable to fraudulent activity as the most established businesses, in fact they’re arguably more so. The process required to get companies registered with Companies House and properly set up to begin trading makes them a prime target for scammers who are using increasingly sophisticated methods of deception. Many scams involve criminals pretending […]

Which Party Should Startups Put Their Trust In?

With the general election looming ever closer, the political parties are fighting tooth and nail to try and convince undecided voters to pledge their support to them on polling day. One of the demographics that have been a focus for virtually all of the campaigns has been the country’s small business owners. Widely agreed to […]

6 Numbers Every Business Owner Needs to Know

We’ve all seen it on Dragon’s Den. The sight of budding entrepreneurs squirming in front of the panel as they try to recall the financial information about their fledgling businesses that will go a long way to determining whether they secure investment or not. But it’s not just your prospects for receiving a cash injection […]

Why Your Startup Needs a Mobile-Friendly Website

You may have considered how the content on your website should be optimised according to what your target audience searches for, but have you given much thought to the devices that your customers are accessing search engines from? If not, then you should be. Last year saw the number of mobile internet users surpass the […]

Budget 2015: What does it mean for startups?

With the general election less than 50 days away, George Osborne has unveiled his sixth Budget as chancellor. Against the backdrop of economic recovery and declarations about Britain’s status as a great place to start a business rife in recent months, there was much anticipation as to whether the contents of the little red briefcase […]

5 Tips to Help Small Businesses Keep Cash Flowing

The issue of late payments and the effect that it has, particularly on startups and small business, is well documented and continues to be a topic of much discussion. Only last month the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) took the grievances of its members regarding bad payment practices to Downing Street. A look at some […]

5 Reasons Why Startups Should Have a Blog on Their Website

There is no doubt that blogging has emerged as a powerful tool for individuals and businesses to communicate their opinions and expertise on the web in recent years. A quick and cost effective way of pushing out fresh, relevant content that your customers want to read, it’s a great way for startups to engage with […]