From improving employee wellbeing to help with filing invoices, these products and services aim to take the stress out of being a business owner.
Manage your business via a single app
Osu is a must-have app for every small business owner and self-employed professional — perfect for everything from managing clients to getting paid, and a whole host of tasks in between. Whether you’re at home or on the move, Osu makes it easy to take care of your business with just a few taps on your phone. The app’s enhanced admin function automatically chases payment for you, and you can manually track clients, schedule appointments and take payments with zero transaction fees. Osu also allows you to file invoices in one click with your own logo. Join more than 10,000 self-employed professionals across the UK who are managing their business for free using Osu.
Boost employee energy post-pandemic
Work Life & Me is a new digital solution that helps business leaders and employees understand what’s driving individual and team energy across four key areas: physical health, emotional wellbeing, and the work and home environment. Developer Younger Lives — an expert in evidence-based commercial behaviour change — has devised a workplace energy assessment that provides private personal reports with tailored advice for individual employees. The assessment also delivers aggregated company reports that inform leadership about areas of strength and/or potential issues. This evidence-based solution allows employers to make data-led decisions, provide targeted help where it’s needed and track progress over time. Work Life & Me is offering a 25% discount until 31 December, using code PREMIUM25.
Avoid extra fees when making online payments
Where normal contactless card terminals can charge up to 4% per transaction, fintech start-up Crezco is proud to process payments of up to £250,000 for free, instantly and securely. Crezco solves the problems with card payments, which are subject to multiple middle-parties, slow processing times and the potential for fraud. Businesses can either use Crezco directly, sending customers a payment link or QR code, or via Crezco’s integration with accounting platforms such as Xero or QuickBooks. Crezco is regulated by the FCA, adheres to all PSD2 security requirements, including Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), and all transactions remain heavily encrypted.
Build employee skillsets with new learning platform
Myskillcamp is dedicated to help business owners, HR decision-makers and training organisations create a personalised learning space for all their learners. On the platform, companies can create their own multimedia courses and learning paths using videos, audio and quizzes. The platform also offers more than 300,000 expert courses onsite from well-known content providers such as LinkedIn Learning, Coursera, Bookboon which are easy to access and connect to employees. Tailored learning courses can be imported into the client’s learning space and be sold in Myskillcamp’s marketplace via its authoring tool. Use code UK015 at myskillcamp.com to enjoy a 15-day trial. Offer ends 30 November 2021.
Look after the health and wellbeing of your employees
Physical and mental wellbeing is a top priority for employers, whether their employees work from home or in the office. Providing corporate healthcare solutions for many large and small organisations for over 150 years, Medicash prides itself on delivering corporate healthcare benefits with real tangible value for both companies and their employees. By offering an alternative to private medical insurance via its corporate health cash plan, companies can cover the whole workforce for everything from everyday optical, dental and physio treatments to virtual GP appointments, access to specialist consultations and even skin cancer checks. The plans are simple to use, easily accessible and provide benefits that every single employee could benefit from.
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Safeguard your business with legal advice
Created to safeguard new businesses with qualified legal advice and support at a fixed and affordable price, Newco Legal helps start-ups get off the ground, by making sure they’re legally compliant without charging the legal fees associated with traditional law firms. With more than 500 happy clients to their name and with a money back guarantee, Newco Legal’s fresh technology and team of SRA-regulated solicitors protect businesses at an affordable cost. Their solutions for new businesses include company incorporation, management, employment, trading, intellectual property, data protection, directors’ duties as well as advice on how to make decisions.
Improve employee wellbeing with corporate away days
With many of us having spent months working from home, it’s never been more important to reconnect and rebuild relations with colleagues. Corporate Away Days delivers engaging and inspiring events that focus on fun and wellbeing, giving employees a chance to come together outside of the workplace. The company hosts a range of away days and offers 27 themes to choose from, including creative arts, music and sports. Through each workshop, the company organises leading professionals to train and educate employees with interactive seminars and games. Corporate Away Days believes this spirit is taken back to the office, shared and remembered — building stronger and lasting engagement within teams.
Automate invoice chasing and improve cash flow
Chasing invoices can be stressful, especially when debtors won’t pay. Plugging Satago into your accounting software can automate payment reminder emails and allow you to get paid on time without the hassle. Satago integrates with your mailbox to send automated payment reminders from your own email address, creating a seamless experience for your customers. The platform also boasts a credit checking tool, allowing users to avoid credit risks in the long run. If you need to fund a new project or ease cash flow, you could get an advance on your unpaid invoices with Satago. With cash flow taken care of, you can concentrate on growing your business.
Recruit executives right for your company
Working across all major business sectors, the London-based consultancy InterExec offers a global network of leading search consultants and over four decades of experience in matching professionals to the jobs that best suit them. The company has access to more than 15,000 of the most influential individuals in the executive recruitment market, providing unadvertised vacancies globally. InterExec is uniquely placed to plan and implement transitions, through providing fast and transparent support to clients from a team of specialists with a wealth of knowledge and market experience.