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Welcome to The Formations Company Blog. Here we’ll share the latest news and helpful tips to make starting your business a little easier. Whether you’re looking for information on how to chase an invoice, tax, marketing your business or just looking for inspiration, there’s something here for everyone.

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Co-Working Spaces – The Way Entrepreneurs Work

Co-Working Spaces – The Way Entrepreneurs Work

Goodbye, 9 to 5. Flexible co-working is here to stay The number of co-working spaces worldwide is estimated to reach 25,968 by 2022. With an average increase of 2595 new spaces ever year, it’s clear that the co-working business is booming. Fuelled by the...

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1 year since the GDPR, but what’s changed?

1 year since the GDPR, but what’s changed?

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in the UK and EU was hard to ignore. Every business in the EU was forced to reevaluate the ways in which they collect, process and store personal data. But what has changed since it came into effect...

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Choosing Business Broadband as an SME

Choosing Business Broadband as an SME

Ditch the WiFi lag and switch to business broadband If your home broadband connection goes down, you’re probably just losing out on a few hours of Netflix watching or Facebook scrolling. If broadband cuts out while you’re running your business, on the other hand,...

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Create a Business Plan to Attract Investors

Create a Business Plan to Attract Investors

The benefits of creating a clear business plan and sticking to it [br]As mentioned in our previous blog post How To Write a Business Plan, a good business plan will help you meet the financial goals you desire. A clear plan will include comprehensive market...

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Volunteering Can Boost Your Start-Up Career

Volunteering Can Boost Your Start-Up Career

Give your time to a cause you care about, and help your business in the process Think you don’t have the time to lend a helping hand? Alongside the obvious goodwill you’ll be showing by helping at your local homeless shelter or nature reserve, your business can...

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Slogans That Catch: How To Create a Great Business Slogan

Slogans That Catch: How To Create a Great Business Slogan

Want to create something memorable? We break down how to do it. “Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art” – Andy Warhol L’Oréal’s “Because You’re Worth It”, Nike’s “Just Do It” and Subway’s ’ “Eat Fresh” all have one thing in...

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Be our Entrepreneur of the Year 2018

Be our Entrepreneur of the Year 2018

Fuel your business dreams with The Formations Company’s annual Entrepreneur of the Year Award Got a business idea that will solve a consumer need? Or feel there’s a market that hasn’t been tapped into yet? If you answered yes, then you’re a budding entrepreneur and...

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Mindfulness Apps Can Help You & Your Business

Mindfulness Apps Can Help You & Your Business

The idea of doing nothing to get more done may seem like a contradiction. But in fact, mindfulness ­ - or the act of being aware of one’s thoughts rather than caught up in them – can do just that. Countless studies have proven the positive effects of mindfulness in...

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Start-Up Journey: Twisting The Rules

Start-Up Journey: Twisting The Rules

In a world saturated with straight-haired models, North-West London entrepreneur Klerissa McDonald sought to shake up the hairdressing industry “With representation in society, especially in the media, the message is usually that straight hair is beautiful,” says...

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Start-Up Efficiency: Free Apps For Productivity

Start-Up Efficiency: Free Apps For Productivity

Be productive. Ditch the pen and paper and move online. When forming your own company, you want to be productive. As a small business, the days move quickly and your to-do list can feel overwhelming. Pens and diaries are easily lost and the memory space in your...

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