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On the back of a poor May performance for British retailers, the early forecast for June looks promising, with sales being propelled by Father’s Day gifting. However with a new study showing that 45% of surveyed shoppers will turn to Amazon first for their inspiration, it highlights once again retailers’ biggest competition. In this month’s feature, we look at why Amazon continue to dominate and what businesses can do to help emulate their success.read more
Enterprise Resource Planning Software, or ERP Software as it is better known, is a term that can mean different things to different people. Although the core concept of an integrated end-to-end solution remains constant, there can often be varying interpretations of the definition. Therefore we are breaking through this software jargon to explore the history and benefits of ERP software, and what it can offer your business.read more
Nearly A Quarter Of UK Businesses Say That Late Payment Is A Threat To Their Survival – But What Can Companies Do To Prevent This?
It is a worrying trend that is slowly becoming the norm for many businesses in the UK – late payment. In this month’s feature, we discuss the growing impact of late payments, what the government are doing to combat this and what UK businesses themselves can do to help ensure they get paid on time.read more
After a turbulent 2018, February saw the unexpected warm weather throw a lifeline to the retail sector, helping it to record its strongest growth in six months. With a scorching Easter Bank Holiday just gone and summer just around the corner, we take a look at how retailers can become customer service champions to help ensure they capitalise on the additional sales potential brought on by the warm weather, both online and in-store.read more
From next week, Making Tax Digital (MTD) will be in effect, meaning UK businesses will be forced to abandon paper-based accounting for good as they now need to process their VAT returns digitally moving forward. In this guide, we explain why Making Tax Digital has been introduced and offer advice as to what your business needs to do, and when, in order to avoid any penalties.read more
Amazon have orchestrated the ongoing evolution and disruption of the retail market through their dominance, with reports this month showing that 15 million UK shoppers are now subscribed to Prime. In this topical article, we discuss the rising supremacy of Amazon and what other retailers can do, and are doing, to help level the playing field.read more