Chris Silb

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Starting your own business and becoming your own boss can be an exciting and daunting process. Being self-employed brings with it a lot of benefits, but it also often means you are now relying on an irregular income. However, there a few great ways in which you can manage your money which will help lay the groundwork for a more financially secure future.

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The main focus for any business, especially when it’s attempting to grow, is often to win over new customers; however, there is success also to be found in a strong customer retention strategy and creating loyal customers.

Mobile phone security

In the past computers have been the most vulnerable to cybercrime, but with an increasing reliance on mobile phones to run our businesses and access our banking – with 24 million Brits using them to shop and 23 million Brits using them to bank - mobile devices have become a bigger target for cyber criminals. 

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The great thing about people wanting to start a business today is that the online world grants them opportunities that would have been unthinkable as little as twenty years ago. If you have ambitions to make it work in the world of entrepreneurship, there is plenty you can do with a little effort to bring a business online

2018

Now that 2017 is coming to a close, it is a good time to sit back and take stock of how the last 12 months have affected your long term plans, and what the New Year will hold. By the time January 1st comes round, many of us are making half-baked resolutions about going to the gym more and cutting down on smoking.

For many people it’s seen as being the most important day of their life. For others it’s a more casual celebration and a good excuse to have a drink. No matter what your opinion is, there’s no denying that getting married is big business

With the stormy weather that was brought to a great many areas from mid-October, coupled with more unpredictable conditions, getting your home ready for winter seems to be a more important for us to do now than ever. A look at the data shows that weather conditions are becoming more extreme

Leather Wallet

There are many ways that you could make yourself some money: win the lottery; dream up a game changing piece of technology or find out you are legitimately due inheritance from a long lost relative who was Nigerian royalty.

Exercise

Unless you’re living under a rock, at the bottom of a lake or on the top of a mountain, the chances are modern technology has had a significant impact on your life. As new technology becomes more advanced and more easily accessible

Know Your Financial Terminology

One of the biggest problems people have with their finances in today’s economy is their lack of understanding of the subject. Financial terminology is designed to be confusing, and bank employees speak in their monetary argot, just so they get the sale that suits them

Scotland Flag

Scotland is famed as being a land of innovation. Why so many great discoveries and inventions have come out of a place with barely 6 million inhabitants has been the subject of much fevered debate. 

Photography Tips

Instagram, Flickr and Pinterest envy is a real thing, and when it comes to owning the coolest architectural photos the first thing we might curse is our local city's lack of Gaudís, Gherys and Hadids