Ten years ago, people associated a lifestyle business with Mom and Dad (probably retired) making jam in their kitchen and selling it at the bottom of their drive, for a small profit.
Some businesses are still referred to as Lifestyle, occasionally, by venture capitalists as a derogatory term.
In reality, today a lifestyle businesses can be in any industry or market . They can be traditional businesses, click businesses or a combination of both.
They are still capable of making …
I spend a lot of time in coffee bars and hotel lounges, meeting clients and discussing their businesses in a relaxed atmosphere. The Holiday Inn is often referred to as my office.
Last week, I met with Dave who is a sole trader, plumber and a client of two years.
When we prepared his accounts and tax in the first year, he turned up with the infamous “Plastic bag” full of his paperwork. No cash books, bank statements missing, the …
It is estimated that there are 300,000 companies run by entrepreneurial mothers in the UK today, contributing £7.4bn to the UK economy. The figures are rising.
“Working the Cloud” by Kate Russell
Kate Russell is an author and journalist and is well known as a presenter on the BBC tech show, “Click”. She is also a regular contributor on ITV’s “Daybreak”.
The book looks at the various aspects of cloud technology and offers useful tips throughout. If you are interested in technology and how it can help you in your business, this book is a must….
How one woman started a business online with zero capital and savings
I’ve never been one to follow a crowd, to accept what I’m given as true. At school I was always the child that teachers loved or loathed as I either presented a challenge they could get their teeth stuck into or forced them to think a little harder. This was through simply asking why.
After I caught my first teacher out in a lie, I began …