Over fifties are driving the rise of self employment

Millions of older workers are joining and benefiting from the freelance sector, new research from IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) claims. IPSE’s research suggests there are now almost two million (1,907,000) self-employed people over the age of 50 in the UK: a number that has increased …

What is the Paycheck Protection Program and how do you apply?

UPDATE APRIL 17, 2020: Lapse in Appropriations Notice on the Small Business Administration website: “The SBA is currently unable to accept new applications for the Paycheck Protection Program based on available appropriations funding.” The SBA lists several other assistance options: Enhanced Debt Relief via the SBA’s other business loan programs …

When assessing workplace strategy: we should always test rather than guess

Would an investor plow millions of dollars into a stock and never bother to track how the investment does? Of course not. Nor would they confuse the expected return on investment (ROI) with the actual results. We don’t guess about financial investments. We don’t base investment decisions on what some …

How to spot a Trojan horse virus — and how to remove the virus if your website is infected

When it comes to online security threats, a Trojan horse virus is one of the most common type of malware files that affects websites. It’s not just big brands and popular websites that are getting targeted — small business owners with a website are also at risk of getting infected …