What a no-deal Brexit means for businesses
HMRC has written to hundreds of thousands of UK businesses that only trade with the EU to tell them what to expect if there is a no-deal Brexit.The letters have been sent to some 145,000 VAT-registered businesses, explaining that they should prepare for possible changes to customs, excise and VAT procedures.
Businesses which trade with non-EU countries will already be perfectly used to these procedures, as they are par for the course when trading with the rest of the world. But businesses which trade only within the EU will have to make considerable adjustments, as at the moment, there are no customs checks or declarations between Britain and the rest of the EU.
Any changes would, in theory, come into force at 11pm on March 29, when Britain leaves the EU. A transition period until at least the end of 2020 to make the process more gradual still looks likely, but it is unclear what this would involve.
The more comprehensive the deal that the UK signs with the EU, if indeed it does sign one, the less disruption there is likely to be. Negotiations stalled further on Tuesday 16 October, when EU leaders scrapped plans to outline a possible deal at a summit the following day. This came after Brexit secretary Dominic Raab refused to sign off an agreement on the Irish border.
Despite its assurances that no deal is “unlikely”, the government clearly believes it is a realistic possibility, … READ MORE ...
Do you understand? That you need to make good content if you use content marketing to build your website traffic. But that’s not enough. If you only provide plain text in all your posts, almost no one will read it, no matter how good your content is.
Therefore, you must create readable content. And to be read, you have two choices:
- Content that is easy to read: clear content in such a way and clearly read by the reader without any confusion or misunderstanding.
- Content that is fun to read: the best content that can attract and engage readers to respond. The format of your content affects their reading experience.
The key is in selecting topics and good writing skills. However, the biggest part of making readable content is the text and design format.
Marketers who don’t have an understanding of this will find many obstacles and problems when trying to increase their website conversions. And now is an opportunity for you to learn it.
Tip # 1: Design the background
An important part of an interesting content format is to find ways to make your content stand out more than other content pages published on the Internet every day.
First, choose the right color: Choose at least a maximum of 3 different colors in the background. You need to choose colors that can make your content look attractive along with its appearance and quite different from other content pages.
Second, apply CSS to every part of your … READ MORE ...
In the current environment, entrepreneurs have more favorable conditions and resources available to them to launch their businesses. These services can make the jobs of management and collaboration less complicated for business owners. However, new challenges in entrepreneurship make the efficient utilization time and money essential, most notably during the early development of the business. Innovative manager and accomplished CEO, Victor Mitchell, describes different strategies for increased efficiency that are worth learning and understanding for business owners:
Make Cloud Computing a Routine
Computers no longer take up as much space they used to. With smaller pieces of hardware able to generate the same or higher amount of processing power as previous computer systems, businesses can invest in cloud computing. Cloud computing is a way to manage and store data on a shared network. These systems are not as intimidating technologically as you think. With cloud computing, you can leave the hardware and technical work to someone else. Your team can then access projects and work files from anywhere, thereby facilitating collaboration in your business.
If a worst-case scenario affects your business, including the loss of computers or data, then cloud computing is a convenient tool with which you can restore backed up files. The servers running behind cloud software are routinely backing up your data. You can then retrieve your data from the cloud storage and continue your business without interruptions. If you require more storage space, you can purchase more as necessary. Access can be easily transferred via … READ MORE ...
When it comes to Business Process Management, it can be difficult to know where to start. Finding the processes that cater to the wants and needs of the clients is a gruelling task that not many people look forward to. However, if deployed successfully, the return on interest would be invaluable. Business processes can also be improved in order to increase efficiency, reduce overhead costs, and create a better overall image of the company. But how can this be achieved? Here are a few tips that can help you to improve success rates and meet the unique needs of your business without it costing a fortune.
Don’t Focus on Perceived Problems
It can be easy to deploy a piece of management software in order to take care of some perceived problem that you believe exists. However, this can end up being more detrimental than you believe. Any Business Process Management project should be used based only on the facts that are presented to you. If issues do arise, it is important that you verify these issues before the project begins. By examining the problem first instead of jumping headfirst into creating a solution, then you can objectively see what needs to be taken care of. Is the problem related to customer complaints, or operational costs? Don’t make a bad situation worse, and strictly stick to the facts.
Focus on Change, Not Technology
Management software is always being developed to help businesses take care of their issues, but that shouldn’t be … READ MORE ...