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10 things your company website absolutely must have

Posted by 1st Formations on Jul 3, 2018 in Running a Business | 0 comments

10 things for your company website absolutely must have

Having a website is absolutely critical to your company’s success. It doesn’t matter what your business does, who your customers are or what industry you’re operating in. If you don’t have a company website, you’re setting yourself up for disappointment. It’s not fair, but the internet is such a huge aspect of buying decisions that you can’t afford to ignore it. In last...

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12 Google Chrome extensions that will make your business more efficient

Posted by 1st Formations on Jun 12, 2018 in General Interest, Running a Business | 0 comments

12 Google Chrome extensions that will make your business more efficient

No matter what type of business it is you’re running, chances are a huge chunk of your workload is managed and carried out online. That’s why the browser with which you choose to carry out work is crucial to your success – and in this day and age, a majority of business owners are getting their work done on Google Chrome. According to...

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10 ultimate tips for writing Google AdWords ads for your business

Posted by 1st Formations on Jun 1, 2018 in General Interest, Running a Business | 0 comments

10 ultimate tips for writing Google AdWords ads for your business

If you’re running a business in this day and age, you absolutely must have an online presence. It doesn’t matter whether you’re an accountant, artist, antiques dealer or dog walker. You need a functional, responsive website for your business – and more important still, you need plenty of traffic coming into that website to generate new leads and produce sales. What’s the best...

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12 Self Assessment expenses you didn’t know you could claim

Posted by 1st Formations on Jun 1, 2018 in Running a Business, Sole Traders, Tax | 0 comments

12 Self Assessment expenses you didn't know you could claim

Running your own business isn’t always easy – especially where accounting is concerned. As a business owner, you’ll have a range of reporting regulations and requirements you must fulfil for HMRC and Companies House on behalf of your company. But what some aspiring self-employed entrepreneurs may not realise is that, when you start your own business, you also need to register for Self...

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Introducing our Digital Mailroom

Posted by 1st Formations on Mar 14, 2018 in Company Addresses | 0 comments

Introducing our Digital Mailroom

If you have a registered office and/or service address with 1st Formations, then we’ve got big news about exciting improvements we’re making to the way we handle your government mail. On 24 April 2018, 1st Formations will be introducing a brand-new Digital Mailroom – and we think you’re going to love it. How does our new Digital Mailroom work? Above all else, our...

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I want to start a business: how do I write a business plan?

Posted by 1st Formations on Feb 7, 2018 in General Interest, Running a Business | 0 comments

I want to start a business: how do I write a business plan?

There are no right or wrong ways to start a business. Different companies spring to life along different pathways, and business owners must always play to their own strengths in terms of business development. But no matter what type of business you’d like to start, it always pays to have a plan. According to research published in the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, businesses with...

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