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  • And the one simple takeaway is this: if you're running a business in 2016, you need to be thinking about Snapchat as a channel to grow your customer base. Period.

    Why Snapchat Matters for Your Business in 2016

    And the one simple takeaway is this: if you're running a business in 2016, you need to be thinking about Snapchat as a channel to grow your customer base. Period.

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  • In a dog-eat-dog business world dominated by demand for lower prices, faster delivery, and better products, we are often confronted, as small business owners or entrepreneurs, with a real issue: How do we cater to a competitive market while actually paying bills?

    3 Ways You Are Sabotaging Yourself in Business

    In a dog-eat-dog business world dominated by demand for lower prices, faster delivery, and better products, we are often confronted, as small business owners or entrepreneurs, with a real issue: How do we cater to a competitive market while actually paying bills?

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  • Government policies are placing a "cumulative burden" on businesses, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has warned. It said policies including the National Living Wage, the apprenticeship levy and pension auto-enrolment. had placed "a number of strains" on businesses.

    Business warns of growing economic burden

    Government policies are placing a "cumulative burden" on businesses, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has warned. It said policies including the National Living Wage, the apprenticeship levy and pension auto-enrolment. had placed "a number of strains" on businesses.

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  • Self-employment is at a 40-year high, but why are so many people choosing to be their own boss? As part of a series of reports on the issue, BBC Breakfast's Steph McGovern met entrepreneur Ben Towers. He set up his own business while he was still at school and now he has three.

    The 17-year-old entrepreneur running three businesses

    Self-employment is at a 40-year high, but why are so many people choosing to be their own boss? As part of a series of reports on the issue, BBC Breakfast's Steph McGovern met entrepreneur Ben Towers. He set up his own business while he was still at school and now he has three.

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  • The politicians just cannot figure out that they are not neutral in the economy. They consume money; they do not add to the national wealth. The more they squander, the lower the economic growth, and the lower the living standard. The greater they tax small business, the higher the unemployment rate will go, creating the lost generation among the youth.

    Raising Tax Rates Reduces Tax Revenues

    The politicians just cannot figure out that they are not neutral in the economy. They consume money; they do not add to the national wealth. The more they squander, the lower the economic growth, and the lower the living standard. The greater they tax small business, the higher the unemployment rate will go, creating the lost generation among the youth.

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  • Then we have government debt. This is in a category all by itself, for it is deflationary since it is never actually paid off. To service this debt, taxes must be enforced and raised over time, reducing disposable income for the taxpayers. This is more of a destructive economic influence than a constructive one.

    Distinguishing the Three Flavors of the Debt Crisis

    Then we have government debt. This is in a category all by itself, for it is deflationary since it is never actually paid off. To service this debt, taxes must be enforced and raised over time, reducing disposable income for the taxpayers. This is more of a destructive economic influence than a constructive one.

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  • I know I mentioned before that management are highly ethical. I can assure you they have a good reason to overstate their growth numbers: if the numbers reflected reality, they’d all be fired! We can’t have that can we? So they just “massage” things a bit to make the company’s growth look better than it is and to downplay the rise in costs that are squeezing its margins.

    Would You Buy This Business?

    I know I mentioned before that management are highly ethical. I can assure you they have a good reason to overstate their growth numbers: if the numbers reflected reality, they’d all be fired! We can’t have that can we? So they just “massage” things a bit to make the company’s growth look better than it is and to downplay the rise in costs that are squeezing its margins.

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  • You must display financial soundness. Whether or not you believe it, your children really pay attention to what you say and do. As the first authority that normally appears, a parent becomes a model on which the child fixates

    The Importance of Financial Awareness in your Children

    You must display financial soundness. Whether or not you believe it, your children really pay attention to what you say and do. As the first authority that normally appears, a parent becomes a model on which the child fixates

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  • If the business is not run efficiently the founder loses his money not taxpayer money – yours and mine. The government does not come in with a handout to continue a poorly run operation. That is the true capitalistic system. It is the evolution of success. The weak die off and the well run become models for other new businesses.

    Jobs Vs. Make Work

    If the business is not run efficiently the founder loses his money not taxpayer money – yours and mine. The government does not come in with a handout to continue a poorly run operation. That is the true capitalistic system. It is the evolution of success. The weak die off and the well run become models for other new businesses.

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