Focus On Business

How to cut costs

All too often, though, we focus on growing earnings, when it could be easier to target spending. With that in mind, here are nine ways for you to cut company outgoings.

24 Jun 2016 2 min read

Getting paid : 10 tips for ensuring hassle-free payments

Late payments to small businesses can rack up, leaving them out of pocket and having to chase customers for overdue invoices. So that you’re not left in a sticky situation with one of your customers, and receive payment for your service quickly and conveniently, check out our tips

24 Jun 2016 2 min read

Importing goods from outside the EU

Whether you’re ordering or sending a package from a country outside the EU, there are a number of things you’ll need to take into consideration before you import your goods.

24 Jun 2016 2 min read

Customer stories : Liquivite

Liquivite Vetfoods, it’s all part of a day’s work. The company was set up with the purpose of providing liquid food for poorly pets and has now become a European success story. We had a chat with owner Reg Smith to find out more about this amazing mail order business, and how he’s using Parcelforce Worldwide to get to animals in need more quickly.

21 Jun 2016 3 min read

Editor's Pick

SMEs, here's how to truly stand out

There were a record number of small businesses started during the pandemic; the 'Shop Local' advice of each lockdown has grown into shoppers' preferred buying method; and last Black Friday witnessed the boycotting of some of the world's biggest brands - including Amazon - with many independent retailers donating to charity and planting trees as part of a renewed drive against consumerism. All this has meant one thing for SMEs: growth. But this growth also means the competition is higher than ever.

22 Jul 2022 4 min read