How to Prepare your Business to Cope in an Uncertain Economy

How to Prepare your Business to Cope in an Uncertain Economy

One of the most important aspects of modern business is to be flexible and to be aware of market trends and issues. Even a quick daily or weekly online search of local, national and global business news is worth making time for. It’s also important to maintain a steady cash flow to make sure that your company is safeguarded against any dips in the economy or trading.

London has seen its fair share of ups and downs in the economy. This works as an advantage when it comes to predicting or foreseeing likely issues. As with any business based in the capital, if you can keep your monthly overheads lean, you can take advantage of prosperous trends and be ready for dips. It’s economic optimism while also preparing for all eventualities.  Continue reading “How to Prepare your Business to Cope in an Uncertain Economy”

Fort Box Self Storage London – Your Independent Business Partner in London

Fort Box Self Storage London

For any up and coming company, it’s essential to partner with companies and individuals who help growth and stability. The future of business does not have a set course. It’s interchangeable, and all new, independent businesses can benefit from working with similarly minded enterprises. This can range from things like shared premises to sharing networks and referrals.

London is on the cusp of many of the innovations for national and global trends. This often comes with other obstacles like increased commercial rental rates. Keeping your independent company lean will help to have a workable cash flow, which is vital.

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Affordable Space for Your Hobby in London

storage for hobbies in London

Having a hobby is a great way to relax in your spare time, and it’s never too late to try something new.  If you want to get fit and enjoy the outdoors, then try a kick around or a five-a-side with friends or work colleagues. A popular hobby is working with clay or painting; both are excellent ways to unwind and get the creative juices flowing. Maybe you’re a film or theatre fan, but you don’t have anyone to go with. Head online, and you’ll no doubt find groups of like-minded people to share your passion with.

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Essential Document Storage in London

Document Storage London

The modern business era has made it possible to reduce our dependence on printed documents. You’ll have all seen the note attached to work emails – ‘Do you need to print this…’ and it makes a lot of sense. Previously, it was difficult to change documents on computers, but with every new operating system and new apps, it’s now possible to do some amazing thing with online or computer documents.

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Home Inventory Apps

Home Inventory Apps

Is your home getting cluttered and you never seem to know where you’ve put things? Or maybe you have a garage or loft full of unlabelled boxes, and you’re dreading the time where you must brave the mammoth task of sorting it all out? Fear not – there’s always a way to make life easier now, and technology has provided us all with a cheap and easy way to keep an inventory that you can update and save with a minimal amount of effort and that by downloading a home inventory app.

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Great Reasons to Move to London

London is an amazing place – there really is no other city like it. That’s why thousands of people chose to relocate to work or study in the capital every year. Fort Box is very proud to be part of this unique and vibrant city, and we’ve been lucky enough to work with thousands of Londoners and people who have relocated here.

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How Storage can Help Landlords in St. John’s Wood & Chelsea

St. John’s Wood and Chelsea are renowned for being prime residential areas in London and being a landlord in either can be a great way to run a profitable and successful business – especially if you have properties in both! Even when there are blips in the housing market, rental values the residential properties for these areas rarely suffer and people are still drawn to live or stay in these areas for long-term and temporary periods.

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Smarter Uses of Space – Self Storage

The spaces where we live our lives are often overlooked in their importance. However, at Fort Box, one of the messages we discuss at length with our customers is the importance of the spaces where they live and work in. The places where you eat, where you sleep, where you watch TV or listen to music, where you entertain your friends and spend time with your family; the places where you meet with your team to discuss that week’s agenda, the places you make crucial decisions and game-changing business proposals – it’s within these spaces that a lot of our lives exist, and it’s of utmost importance to make the most out of them.  Continue reading “Smarter Uses of Space – Self Storage”

London Start-ups First Home

It’s time to make a stand – you’re ready to announce yourself as one of London’s next entrepreneurs. The business plan has been written and rewritten numerous times, the budget is set, the cash flow and hypothetical forecasts are in place, you’ve spoken to an accountant and you’re in the process of registering your business. You’ve spent the last twelve-months raising finances, you have a proposed client list, enough money for you to survive the first year – and now it’s time to take the next vital step – your new start-up company needs a home.

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Storage for Retailers in Central London

West End Retailers – Save 90+% on Rent Costs for Storage 15 minutes from Bond Street

London’s West End is not only renowned for its entertainment – it has a plethora of luxury retail stores which are the envy of all of the world’s capital cities. You won’t find anywhere which boasts the sheer amount of high-end retail outlets, offering top brand names and unique clothing items, within such a close proximity to each other.

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