Month: January 2015

The Importance of Tech Startups

SMEs are considered to be the backbone of the UK economy, and with more and more tech startups appearing across the nation, how easy is it to start your own business?   Databax, an SME who provides cloud hosting services to other UK SMEs, recently caught up with Alex O'Byrne, director of WeMakeWebsites, creators of bespoke e-commerce websites for design-led retail business, to find out about the creation of their business.   What made you decide to create WeMakeWebsites?   Piers Read more [...]

Small Business Growth In An Cconomic Crisis

Growing a small business even when economic times are good can be difficult enough, especially if no proper planning has been put in place, but trying to grow it during an economic crisis is a lot more problematic. The recent economic crisis has seen many small businesses go under, often through no fault of their own, as markets contracted, loans were much harder to get, and energy and other commodity prices continued to rise.   Despite the small signs of improvement in the country’s Read more [...]

If You Are a Pipe Welder, Now is the Time to Start Your Own Business

There is an assortment of types of professional welders with one currently in great demand. There are projects looking for welders; trained and skilled in the welding of pipes.     Pipe Welding in Business Currently there are plenty of projects for pipe welders and companies who are focused on this part of the welding business. There are not enough pipe welders to keep up with the business demand. Only about 5% of all welders are pipe welders because it’s very hard to do. Read more [...]