How to Make a Budget

All kinds of people struggle to keep their finances in order each month, doing everything they can to make their money last until their next pay day while others seem to breeze through each month being able to afford expensive clothes and regular holidays. If only budgeting was the kind of thing that everyone could manage… oh wait.   Making a budget doesn’t have to mean that you cut all of the luxury items out of your life. We’ve all grown up accustomed to certain things depending on our Read more [...]

Top Tips for Finding a Job in the Technology Sector

Applying for a job in a specific industry is harder than many people think. You can’t just send the same application to a supermarket that you would for a job working in an office because they require different skills and, therefore, you need to include different pieces of information in your application.   Despite this sounding quite obvious, many people still send out blanket applications with a templated CV and covering letter and then they seem bemused when they’re turned down for Read more [...]

Tips for Financing a Small Business

You may have the dream of becoming an entrepreneur with a brilliant idea for a small business or an online business, but you need financial backing before you can get started. There are several ways to finance your small business and you can use more than one. The first thing you need is a good business plan. This will help you organize your thoughts, set goals, and any lender will want to see it. Your business plan shows that you are serious about your new endeavor. The Small Business Administration If Read more [...]

How To Realize Great Savings On Your Auto Insurance Quote

When you're in the market for excellent auto insurance quotes, there are a number of factors that need to be taken into consideration in order to make sure that you are getting the best possible deal. In this day and age, the sheer range of choices available to a customer can be a source of great confusion and resulting indecision. So it's an excellent idea to research your options and shop around for the best offer. The Newer The Vehicle, The Lower Your Quote Of course, there are also a number Read more [...]

Can The Entrepreneurial Spirit Have A Positive Effect On Politics?

The last few years have seen an inundation of negative stories in the press concerning the impact that business professionals have had on the American political process. Stories detailing the influx of "dark money" and other nefarious elements have tended to sour large segments of the public on the desirability of allowing industrial magnates and corporate figures their due say in political matters. However, as always, there is another side of the story, one that deserves its more than its fair share Read more [...]

Fintechs – the next big thing?

The UK, most notably London has become Europe’s #1 location for successful start-up companies in the field of financial technology or ‘Fintech’ for short, accounting for over 50% of all European investment in that field. The fintech sector in the UK’s capital is actually having more money invested in it than any other place on the planet. I wanted to examine some of these companies which could completely change the way we view and store our money. This article from the Guardian discusses Read more [...]

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 [...]

Extra Steps You Can Take to Make a Patient Feel More Comfortable

Doctors and nurses pass on everything they have to their students - including their bad habits. Because they have the position of authority in a teaching hospital or clinical environment, their position on the medical chain of command is so stiff and formalized, so institutionalized and military. In crisis situations, as medical situations often are, people need to do what they are told to do. Sometimes, the patient gets caught in the middle of the press and stress. Explanation The cold Read more [...]