Author Archives: Katy Navichas

How can salary sacrifice schemes save my business money?

How can salary sacrifice schemes save my business money?  In April 2022, the new National Insurance rates will come into effect. Designed to help fund the NHS and social care in the UK, these new rates mean a 1.25% increase in National Insurance contributions for all employees, employers and self employed people.  As a business […]

Thrive is B Corp Certified-Why we did it and how you can too

We did it! In December 2021, Thrive officially became a certified B Corp. From the beginning, we’ve been guided by the belief that business for good is good for business. That it’s possible to achieve greater profits through a greater purpose. This B Corp certification is just another step in our journey, but it’s a […]

What are the benefits of leasing an electric car for my business?

Salary Sacrifice Schemes, like the one offered by Octopus Vehicles, are just one example of how new incentives are making environmentally conscious decisions more accessible and beneficial for your tech business.  Through this scheme, you can lease climate-friendly electric vehicles for your employees. As the name suggests, employees “sacrifice” a portion of their gross salary, […]

When bootstrapping isn’t enough for your tech business

Bootstrapping a tech business is not for the faint of heart. You’re uniquely passionate, competitive, and confident in what you’ll be able to build, so much so you’ve decided to do it with very little or no funding. Through each step of getting your business off the ground, you’re looking for ways to minimize costs […]