Welcome to The Formations Company blog. Here, we share helpful tips to make your start-up journey that little bit easier.
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, it...read more
Goodbye, 9 to 5. Flexible co-working is here to stay By the end of 2018, an estimated 1.8 million people will be working within 19,000 co-working spaces across the globe. The co-working business is booming – fuelled by the entrepreneurial desire to get away from the...read more
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 research,...read more
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 also...read more
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”, Coca Cola’s “Taste The Feeling” and Subway’s ’ “Eat Fresh” all have one thing...read more
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 we...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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 brain...read more
“When people use a brand name as a verb, that is remarkable” – Meg Whitman When your creativity stops flowing, sometimes you need an easy pass to inspiration. Luckily, there’s a host of great business name generators across the web to help you choose your company...read more
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