Posts by Breslins

GDPR – There is no technical solution!

As you may be aware GDPR is coming into effect on 25th May 2018. GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and its being introduced to protect individual rights of all European citizens, regardless wherever they or their information is stored around the world. In the UK, data protection is enforced by the Information Commissioners…

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Are you a Start Up business looking to take your business to new heights?

The government run a funded scheme whereby they provide loans to new businesses, which is ideal for anyone thinking about setting up their own business or for those who have started their business within the last 12 months. Typically, most people borrow between £2,000-£10,000 (the maximum being £25,000). To qualify for one of these loans,…

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1000 Trades Networking Club

Are you a Birmingham based business looking to grow your network, build relationships, learn from others, support others and also build your business? If so, ‘1000 Trades Networking Club‘ may be for you! Our very own Ian Gardner hosts this monthly event, which is held on the first Thursday of every month, taking place at…

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Breslins welcome a new member to their management team

We are pleased to introduce our newest employee: Ian Gardner. Ian has joined Breslins to assist our existing clients and also further develop our growing portfolio. Ian has a wealth of experience in helping business owners by implementing business strategies to assist them with their growth plans, as well as advising on funding and investment…

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Breslins sponsor the Birmingham Gems 2018 Calendar!

We are pleased to have sponsored the Birmingham Gems 2018 charity calendar, a project organised by ‘Birmingham We Are’. The calendar has been produced in aid of Birmingham Museums, to celebrate the city’s architecture, heritage and history. The calendar comprises of twelve beautiful photographs of Birmingham, taken by various local photographers.  Each page of the…

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GDPR – Are you ready for the changes to the Data Regulations Act?

In 1998, The Data Protection Act (DPA) was introduced by Parliament to control the way information is handled and to provide legal rights to people who have information stored about them.  During this time, it was generally only large and corporate firms who had the facilities to collect and store large amounts of data of…

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Which Exit Strategy is the best for you and your business?

You may not think planning your exit from your business is important but the earlier you make plans, the better it will be in the long term, as a solid exit strategy can help you maximise the value you get from potential buyers or investors. An exit strategy details how you are going to get…

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A successful business is about having the right systems

Many business-related books talk about the importance of having systems in place within a company, as systems will allow you to organise, document and manage your team and the responsibilities associated with their roles.  If you have no system in place, then it is virtually impossible to run an efficient profitable business. Systemising your entire…

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Starting a Business v Family Life

Starting a business can be exceptionally difficult during the early years because of the time you need to commit to make your business a success. Initially, your days will be extremely stressful because of daily obstacles, financial restraints, lack of resources and the negative impact on family life but as your company grows, your skills…

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Micro-Entity Accounts – The Facts

The Small Companies (Micro-Entities’ Accounts) Regulations 2013 came into force in December 2013; these new regulations affecting smaller businesses.  The purpose of these regulations is to reduce the amount of time business owners spend on the administrative aspects of their business, so instead of owners working for the business, they can focus their time working on…

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