There’s no such thing as a bad experience, with a lesson to be learned from every mistake or success. When it comes to running your own coffee shop, café or deli, there is plenty of advice to call on. Boost your own business plan with the top 10 lessons coffee entrepreneurs and independent business owners say they wish they had known before they opened their doors…
Christmas is undoubtedly the busiest time of the year for shop owners and online retailers alike. It is important to note that just because you sell online your physical stock is still an asset. As you stockpile before the festive period, it is very possible that you may be holding a much higher value of stock than other trading periods. It doesn’t bear thinking about but what if the worst was to happen?
MCM is delighted to report that we were recently crowned ‘Best Insurance Broker’ at the 2015 Talk of Manchester Awards.
The UK has seen a huge growth in the number of small businesses in the last few years. The motivation to start a new business and go it alone may stem from a variety of reasons from fulfilling a dream, accommodating a change in family circumstances, a desire to take charge of the future or redundancy.
A guide on buying insurance for small businesses.
Businesses in any sector, from IT to retail tend to face a common set of risks, which may be covered under a single policy or under several policies where different elements of cover are bought from separate insurers.
Things to look out for when buying small business insurance.
There’s some good news for the region’s businesses as costs awarded in civil litigation cases are now properly capped and governed. But this could also result in a substantial increase in the volume of claims, and some serious legal headaches for local firms.
Young entrepreneurs are beating the downturn by starting their own businesses.
Hotels and pubs in the UK’s leading holiday resort are "putting lives at risk"; as Trading Standards officials announce that three quarters of those inspected in Blackpool have missing or fake safety documents. Industry concern is that this could be a nationwide issue amongst thousands of hospitality venues.