People & Skills

The people in your business - whether it's just you, or you and a thousand others - are critical in its success. People are what matter most, and so from recruiting and employing them, managing them and upskilling, take a look at this section to make sure you're getting the most from your team.

how to set up as an ebay seller
Jul 2, 2019

How to set up an eBay shop

With 178,000 people in the UK using the site as a form of income and an estimated 16 million people going to the website each year, an eBay store is one of the easiest ways to start a business.

cold calling
May 15, 2019

Cold calling: How to sell over the phone

Picking up the phone and selling your services to a complete stranger can seem daunting, but there are techniques you can employ to enhance your sales and cold-calling skills. Discover tips and tricks to successfully cold-calling.

Jan 23, 2018

5 Facts: 5 ways to Unwind & Destress as an Entrepreneur

It’s true that there is no freedom quite like being your own boss and working your own hours, but equally those that are self-employed work on average for longer hours and for less money than employees of a company. These long hours combined with the pressure of making enough money to at least pay your bills can quickly send stress levels soaring, so we’ve compiled our 5 top-tips to de-stress yourself as an entrepreneur.

Aug 1, 2017

Essential Advice for Startup Recruitment

As a startup, recruitment drives can be daunting. Not only are they expensive but they’re time consuming too. If you make a poor judgement, there could be some serious financial repercussions. The team you hire will play a major role in the success or failure of your company. Innovate UK have some essential advice for startup recruitment. If you follow these simple tips, you’ll be on the right track.

Mar 18, 2015

5 Tools to Increase Your Team’s Effectiveness & Productivity

When you work as part of a team, having good communication systems in place is crucial in being able to operate effectively. Here at Transmit there are a few tools and services we use that help us ensure we're working in a productive fashion. You might also find them useful for your business.

Jan 27, 2015

If you are in business, get a mentor or become a mentor

Every Tuesday, one of the directors at Transmit Startups gives you a quick and simple top tip for making your business a success. This week, Mark Gardner, Mentoring Programme Manager at Transmit Startups explains how important it is to either get a mentor or become a mentor.

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