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Generated 3 days ago

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  • Understanding limited liability

    When looking to register a company, you need to pick a company structure. Every definition and advice piece you’ll read describes the benefits and shortfalls of different structures. You’ll find that the term limited liability is throw around a lot. The question is, what does it actually mean? Limited liability means that you are only […] The post Understanding limited liability appeared first on ...

Quick Formations Limited

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Raspberry Pi: The microcomputer that fits in your pocket

    Leeds-based Raspberry Pi Foundation creates tiny low-cost computers that aim to get children (and adults) into programming. This not-for-profit company has spread into schools across the UK and beyond to give students the skills to land computer science related roles for their future careers. The Product What is a Raspberry Pi? from Raspberry Pi Foundation […] The post Raspberry Pi: The microcompu...

Quick Formations Limited

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Type: Blog Article

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  • A brief guide to workers’ rights

     Author Bio: Darren Lee is a content writer with a passion for media and the creative industries. He can usually be found loitering in the blogosphere, and writing fiction for the likes of Open Pen Magazine and other independent literary projects. Although some may feel they are stuck in a workhouse, the advent of workers’ rights […] The post A brief guide to workers’ rights appeared first on The ...

  • The importance of body language

     Author Bio: Darren Lee is a content writer with a passion for media and the creative industries. He can usually be found loitering in the blogosphere, and writing fiction for the likes of Open Pen Magazine and other independent literary projects. The cliché says that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. […] The post The importance of body language appeared first on The Quick ...

Quick Formations Limited

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Accounting software: on the money?

    The idea of starting a business is filled with a bittersweet mix of excitement and nausea-inducing anxiety. What keeps us awake at night isn’t often the premises, fixtures and fittings, or even the concept but all the penny pinching, filing and financial paperwork that comes with launching an enterprise. It doesn’t have to be all […] The post Accounting software: on the money? appeared first on Th...

  • Understanding SIC codes

    When registering your company, you’ll have to enter SIC codes as part of the process. But what is a SIC code and how do you find out what yours is? What is a SIC code? Companies House want to know the nature of your business. This is primarily for statistical analysis and data recording. In […] The post Understanding SIC codes appeared first on The Quick blog | Quick Formations.

Quick Formations Limited

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • USA vs UK on business

    If you have spent time in both the United States and the United Kingdom, then you already know that the old George Bernard Shaw adage “two countries divided by a common language” rings true on a daily – even hourly – basis. While these two nations are derived from a common genetic origin and (ostensibly) […] The post USA vs UK on business appeared first on The Quick blog | Quick Formations.

  • Zeek: The gift card marketplace

    Popularity in gift vouchers is continuously on the rise, but so is the money wasted on them. 30% of vouchers worldwide are never used which leads up to a whopping £65 billion being wasted each year. But what do you do when you get a gift voucher for a brand you, quite frankly, really don’t […] The post Zeek: The gift card marketplace appeared first on The Quick blog | Quick Formations.

Quick Formations Limited

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • What you need to know about user testing

    User testing is a way to evaluate a product by getting your desired target market to test it. It is essential to develop your product , ensure that your users can easily use it and if it actually solves the problem they are facing. Think of it this way, if you created something, you’d know […] The post What you need to know about user testing appeared first on The Quick blog | Quick Formations.

  • Dormant companies

    Companies do not need to be trading 24/7, but instead, tactfully making your company dormant could actually help your business. There are several reasons to why you’d want to make your company dormant. Here are a few of the most popular ones: Company name: You might not be able to start trading yet for various […] The post Dormant companies appeared first on The Quick blog | Quick Formations.

Quick Formations Limited

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • A misleading headline in the Sunday Times?

    “25,802: That’s the number of companies set up by one 85-year-old woman. Should it be that easy to form a business?” – Danny Fortson, Sunday Times Quite an eye-catching headline, isn’t it? It’s an interesting piece on the state of the company formation industry. Although the main section of the article is heavily focused on […] The post A misleading headline in the Sunday Times? appeared first on ...

  • The helpline: Mistakes at Companies House

    Our helplines are often buzzing with our new entrepreneurs’ burning questions surrounding the company registration process. We love people calling in or sending emails. Calling in isn’t for everybody, so we thought it would be a good idea to share answers to our most popular questions on a monthly basis. See our other helpline articles here. […] The post The helpline: Mistakes at Companies House a...

  • Social Enterprise: What does it really mean?

    Author Bio: Sophie Summers is a freelance copywriter with a background in the Arts, an extensive behind-the-scenes knowledge of luxury fashion and retail, imminent traveller and writer of “Sh*t Happens”.  At a time when common solidarity might seem a bit questionable, it fills us all with a little comfort to know that genuine do-gooders still exist […] The post Social Enterprise: What does it real...

  • How to use a Business Canvas

    A Business Canvas is a reflection of your business model. Whether you’re just starting out or have been in the game for a while, this tool will help you structure your startup and be a reference point to the testing and development of your company. A break down of the Business Canvas A Business canvas […] The post How to use a Business Canvas appeared first on The Quick blog | Quick Formations.

  • Deliveroo step up to the plate

    Author Bio: Sophie Summers is a freelance copywriter with a background in the Arts, but an extensive career in the service industry for luxury fashion brands.  Now seeking a return to her roots, she is dipping her toe back in the creative pool and exploring content writing for a variety of businesses – both small […] The post Deliveroo step up to the plate appeared first on The Quick blog | Quick ...

  • The Social Media Toolbox: YouTube

    What is it? YouTube is a video-sharing platform. Users can upload their own videos, subscribe to channels, and like and comment on each other’s footage online. With an uprise in video content, YouTube is a great tool for businesses. The Rules How it works Search for videos, channels or categories Watch videos Like, comment, subscribe […] The post The Social Media Toolbox: YouTube appeared first on...

  • What is personality testing and why is it used?

    Author Bio: Sophie Summers is a freelance copywriter with a background in the Arts, but an extensive career in the service industry for luxury fashion brands.  Now seeking a return to her roots, she is dipping her toe back in the creative pool and exploring content writing for a variety of businesses – both small […] The post What is personality testing and why is it used? appeared first on The Qu...

  • Veganism: The death of dairy?

    Author Bio: Sophie Summers is a freelance copywriter with a background in the Arts, an extensive behind-the-scenes knowledge of luxury fashion and retail, imminent traveller and writer of “Sh*t Happens”.  The days when veganism was thought of as some sort of dreadlocked, yurt-dwelling, subculture are far behind us and, whether financially, morally or physically motivated; the […] The post Veganism...

  • The helpline: PSCs

    Our helplines are often buzzing with our new entrepreneurs’ burning questions surrounding the company registration process. We love people calling in or sending emails. Calling in isn’t for everybody, so we thought it would be a good idea to share answers to our most popular questions on a monthly basis. See our other helpline articles here. […] The post The helpline: PSCs appeared first on The Qu...

  • Share the gift of knowledge

    It’s that time of year to give and share. So why not share the gift of knowledge? There are 100s of great entrepreneurial books out there. Here are our top 10 picks that we think could help you (or a budding entpreneur) on a startup venture. 1. The Lean Startup by Eric Ries Eric Ries […] The post Share the gift of knowledge appeared first on The Quick blog | Quick Formations.

Quick Formations Limited

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • The helpline #2

    Our helplines are often buzzing with our new entrepreneurs’ burning questions surrounding the company registration process. We love people calling in or sending emails. Calling in isn’t for everybody, so we thought it would be a good idea to share answers to our most popular questions on a monthly basis. See The helpline #1 here. […]

  • The difference between a target market and a target audience

    Author Bio: Originally from Grimsby, Shaun is a Politics, Philosophy and Economics Undergraduate at Goldsmiths University of London. Shaun has joined the Quick Team as a content writer for the summer period. We often unknowingly use the terms target market and target audience interchangeably.  However, understanding the difference between these two terms is essential for small business […]

Quick Formations Limited

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Throwing the perfect (elevator) pitch

    What is an elevator pitch Not to be confused with baseball jargon, an elevator pitch is a succinct and persuasive conversation to raise awareness of your brand and/or product. It is normally a maximum of 30-45 seconds (the time it takes for a short elevator ride) that would come up in a casual conversation or […]

  • Startup Stories: Style Counsel

    I stepped into Second Home in East London and was welcomed by the lovely Sophia Matveeva, co-founder and CEO of fashion tech startup: Style Counsel. Sophia and her team have been working on an app that can give women immediate feedback on outfits from stylists, their friends and even fashion bloggers. Style Counsel is essentially […]

Quick Formations Limited

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • The Social Media Toolbox: Instagram

    What is it? Instagram is a photo and video sharing platform.  The social network crossed the digital era with the old school feel of a Polaroid by using distinctive square shaped photos. With a 30 hashtag limit and plenty of space to write, it enables users to overcome the restrictions of other platforms, like Twitter, […]

  • Sole trader VS Limited company

    Author Bio: Originally from Grimsby, Shaun is a Politics, Philosophy and Economics Undergraduate at Goldsmiths University of London. Shaun has joined the Quick Team as a content writer for the summer period. As a startup, one of the most important decisions that you will make is choosing a legal structure for your company. It’s always worth giving […]

  • Why is business so gendered?

    When I first showed interest in Engineering as a career in high school, a teacher of mine explained to me that Universities want to see more women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects. He told me not to worry about the grades; he felt I’d still have a high chance of being offered […]

  • Top 10 hashtags for entrepreneurs

    Author Bio: Originally from Grimsby, Shaun is a Politics, Philosophy and Economics Undergraduate at Goldsmiths University of London. Shaun has joined the Quick Team as a content writer for the summer period. One of the biggest mistakes a company can make made when it first creates a Twitter account is not using hashtags. Hashtags are an integral […]

  • Cinemagraphs VS GIFs

    A bit of History GIFs (Graphics Interchange Format), as we know, have been around for a while, but did you realise that they started in 1987? This technology is from the 80s and yet we still regularly use GIFs for entertainment, online expression and an entertaining way to explain things. Fast forward to 2011, and […]

  • How to survive Summer in the workplace

    Author Bio: Style Counsel is an app where women can get immediate feedback on their outfits from stylists and other women. It’s your personal stylist in your pocket! Check out Style Counsel on instagram and twitter. Summer isn’t over just yet! September is arriving and there are always some hot surprises as summer draws to a close. With […]

  • The empty promise

    Author Bio: Originally from Grimsby, Shaun is a Politics, Philosophy and Economics Undergraduate at Goldsmiths University of London. Shaun has joined the Quick Team as a content writer for the summer period. “Anything is better than lies and deceit!” – Leo Tolstoy, author and playwright. When it comes to business, Mr Tolstoy is right. Exaggerations and unreal […]

  • Sleep patterns of the most powerful CEOs: Who are you most like?

    Have you ever wondered what separates the world’s most powerful men and women from the average Joe Bloggs working a dull day followed by a pint down at the local pub? While you might assume that pedigree, oration skills and even good looks might be the divisive factors, in fact the difference may be much […]

  • Brewdog case study

    Author Bio: Originally from Grimsby, Shaun is a Politics, Philosophy and Economics Undergraduate at Goldsmiths University of London. Shaun has joined the Quick Team as a content writer for the summer period. Over the past few years Brewdog, the Scottish craft beer company, has witnessed exponential growth. In fact, it’s been the fastest growing food and drinks […]

  • How to launch your start up career after graduation

    Author Bio: Rosa works in Business Development at Parkinson’s UK, helping to manage their corporate communications, and also contributes to various blogs. She worked at Amnesty International and has held several events management roles across the private and public sectors, before moving into marketing and communications. Find her on LinkedIn Have you got a business idea in […]

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