One in ten firms sued for business rates arrears

Around one in ten businesses in England were sued by their local authorities over the past year for failing to pay rising business rates, new data suggests. According to real estate consultancy Altus Group, around 750 businesses were sued each working day. The real estate group said the figures highlight …

How 3 frozen dessert shops stay hot during the winter months

Why would we want to eat a frozen dessert during the winter months? In 2017, food resource website Spoon University made the not-so-scientific argument that winter is actually the best season to eat ice cream. The products are in stock at the grocery store, lines are nonexistent, and there’s no …

Belfast office sector has enjoyed its most successful year ever

The office sector in Belfast has enjoyed its most successful year on record, with 885,023 sq ft of take-up reported across 84 transactions, more than double that was achieved last year, according to CBRE’s Offices Marketview research. Notable office deals completed in 2018 include PwC’s move to Merchant Square, Northern …

Gaining Your Spouse’s Support While Building Your Business

According to statistics, over 50 percent of startup businesses fail. Often, though, we aren’t informed of the factors that may inhibit entrepreneurs from thriving beyond strategy, marketing, or product timing phases. Unfortunately, some of the debilitating factors stem from home and, in turn, impact one’s  confidence, certainty, and power in …

Facebook prototypes Unsend 6 months after Zuckerberg retracted messages

In April, TechCrunch broke the news that some of Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook messages were deleted from recipients’ inboxes in what some saw as a violation of user trust. Then, Facebook suddenly announced that it would actually build this Unsend functionality for everyone. Then six months went by without a peep …

The growing problem of work separation anxiety

While it’s stated full-time working hours in the UK should be around 38-40 hours per week, today’s hyperconnected world means it’s easier than ever to be ‘on the clock’ outside this timeframe. Constant access to emails and the corresponding ‘telepressure’ to respond quickly to customers and colleagues means the line …

If You Do Any of These 8 Things Online You Could Be Hurting Your Credit

What if a slip-up as small as a typo could cost you the chance to get a loan? That may be the future of banking, according to a new study by U.S. and German researchers. Until recently, companies have had a single straightforward way of deciding whether they would give …

Redesigning a Card-based Tumblr Layout with CSS Grid

In this tutorial we’re going to retrofit a grid-based design to a layout inspired by the What’re you into? Tumblr page, where the user can select a set of topics to tailor their recommended content. Only the visual design of the grid is executed, not the selection functionality, as shown …

Three Ecommerce Trends Reimagining the User Experience

The online user experience is changing. Today’s new breed of digitally-savvy shopper demands a smooth and easy ecommerce experience; one that flexes around their ever-evolving preferences. In such a fast-moving playing field, brands must keep on top of trends and preferences to stay competitive. Some trends remain just that: passing …

Converting Visitors into Subscribers into Customers

How to Grow a Blog Converting Visitors into Subscribers into Customers Steven Briggs, Technology Content Specialist @ Article-Writing.co Getting people to read your blog is one thing, but what about turning these readers into subscribers? Or to take things one step further, turning your subscribers into customers? After all, many …

How to Deploy and Host a Joomla Website on Alibaba Cloud ECS

This article was originally published on Alibaba Cloud. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Joomla! is a free and open source content management system (CMS), and is one of the most popular among them. According to the official website, Joomla! is built on a model-view-controller web …

How Do Ownership Percentages in an LLC Work?

In most budding enterprises, the capital and profits are shared by the founders. But investors may have played a role in getting the business up and running, which means they have the right to receive part of your company’s earnings. Each corporate structure follows a set of procedures that outline …