Benefits of Umbrella Organisations

Benefits of Umbrella Organisations

Umbrella Organisations are associations of (often related, industry-specific) institutions, who work together formally to coordinate activities or pool resources. As such they may provide a range of benefits to their members including provision of resources, training and support. Estimates suggest that approximately 200,000 people are paid through Umbrella Organisations, and it is believed that these figures are likely to increase as the number Freelancers and Contractors enter the workforce, either through force or choice. So…

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Financial Style – 27th Feb 2015

Financial Style – 27th Feb 2015

On this weeks’ show, I look at personal finance. Find out what the best ISA options for you in 2015, and why personal investment should be a priority; and do you have inaccuracies on your credit report, and if so what should you do about it? I also look how best to keep an eye on your credit file. In Business Insight I explore the benefits of Umbrella Organisations for Freelancers, and Limited Companies. Plus…

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Ladies Lets Talk Biz – Sherill Fuller

Ladies Lets Talk Biz – Sherill Fuller

Ladies Let’s Talk Biz with Sherill Fuller local Mumpreneur who’s launching a new Ladies Business & Social Movement.  The purpose of the movement is to inspire, teach, support and connect Female Entrepreneurs or those thinking of setting up. The event is in line with International Women’s Day and showcases aspiring & enterprising ladies. The event is being held on Saturday 7th March 2015 at Soho House, Birmingham. B18 5LB (the former home of Entrepreneur Matthew…

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Financial Style – 20th Feb 2015

Financial Style – 20th Feb 2015

This week on the Financial Style I’m looking at relationships!  What your relationship with money?  Is it a friend who’s there for you?  Or an elusive foe he’s constantly letting you down?  And what about the impact that money can have on your relationship?  Do you and your partner need to have the money talk? Also for the benefit of businesses this week, I am examining the benefits of joining membership organisations.  Do the benefits…

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Benefits of Being a Chamber Member

Benefits of Being a Chamber Member

The Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce comprises not only Birmingham Chamber but also the British American Business Council, the Institute of Asian Businesses and well as other regions including Solihull and Chase. Sales Director, Howard Blow joins in the studio to explain the many benefits to becoming a Chamber member, and to honour our listeners, is offering a 20% discount on membership if you call him quoting, ‘Financial Style radio show’ before the end of…

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International Funding for SMEs

International Funding for SMEs

So why would an American investor invest in your business? Despite the catastrophe that many U.S. Investors experienced during the 2008 financial crisis, international businesses may now benefit from their desire to diversify their portfolios, thus investing in businesses overseas and widening their market.  So it’s a good time to be a non U.S. business, wanting U.S. money. Of course the same rules apply for any investor, and so when making an approach you must…

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Half Term, Low Cost?!

Half Term, Low Cost?!

It’s half term this week and again mums and dads are faced with the challenge of what to do with the little ones whilst there not a good school. However keeping children entertained does not have to break the bank and there are a number of cheap and free activities available for them to do. Check out the following links for ideas, details of deals and special offers that can make of term fun for…

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Financial Style – 13th Feb 2015

Financial Style – 13th Feb 2015

I’m back this week to explore more opportunities!  During today show we look at how to secure foreign investment, specifically American Investment which is being encouraged the overseas.  Plus we look at insolvency and bankruptcy in get good advice and guidance from a Chris Moore, Insolvency Practitioner for KJ Watkin & Co. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I’ll give you an insight into some last minute cheap deals for him and her, and…

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Insolvency & Bankruptcy – The Truth

Insolvency & Bankruptcy – The Truth

Chris Moore is a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner and a Fellow of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals with over thirty years experience in helping companies and individuals with financial problems. His Firm, K J Watkin & Co has been established over twenty five years and helped many thousands over this time. This week he is using the benefit of his knowledge and experience to help us to demystify the world of the insolvency, bankruptcy and…

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A Few Tips for Successful Freelancing

A Few Tips for Successful Freelancing

Growing numbers of professionals are freelancing, to either make a living or supplement their income! The money can be good, and the hours even better.  Yet, if you are new to freelancing it’s easy to make common mistakes that could cost you time, energy and money.  So here a few do’s and don’ts if you want to be a successful freelancer: Do: – Get a Mentor – this is particularly important if you are new…

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