Last month, ihateironing were proud and honoured to be invited to attend the Federation of Small Business Awards held in London’s prestigious Marylebone. We’d made the final in the category of Digital Business of the Year for the London region. The awards showcase the best small businesses from the length and breadth of the UK, offering national recognition for those who have made the biggest impression over the last 12 months. In what was an extremely well organised and entertaining event, ihateironing emerged on…Continue Reading “ihateironing Take Home Accolade for London Region at FSB Awards”

  If you haven’t already guessed from the title, today’s post is all about comparing my experience of working in a law firm to that of working in a start up business. So who am I? I am a law graduate from the class of 2017, who has taken time out to gain some commercial experience before heading back to university to do my masters. I feel it is important to note however that this plan is still subject to change. – So why commercial…Continue Reading “Law firm vs Startup – By Rachel Sanguinetti”

ihateironing: How To Move From Corporate To A Startup Job

From Dry Shampoo To Dry Cleaning “Love what you do, put your heart into it and you will be rewarded.” – Aaron Morse (Kiehl’s 2nd Generation, Family Founder) If you are in your late twenties or thirties there is a good chance that you have been working in the corporate world for some time and you have an itch that you’ve been meaning to scratch. You’ve built up a solid career, made great connections and are beginning to rise the corporate ladder, but something isn’t…Continue Reading “How To Move From Corporate To A Startup Job”

succeed with limited resources

The CEO’s insight on how to focus your efforts in order to succeed with limited resources. You have lots of ideas and numerous potential projects that you’d like to initiate that could improve your business and help you to grow. However, like 98% of start-ups and small businesses, financial and human resources are limited so you have to pick and choose where to focus your efforts. Determining what to spend your limited time and cash on is really difficult. We had a great example of this in…Continue Reading “How to succeed with limited resources”

optimise your productivity

The CEO’s insight on how to optimise your productivity, both in the workplace and out. Most start-ups I know have embraced and embedded a data-driven culture. The effectiveness of new product features and marketing channels are rigorously tested and quantified before being rolled out. Then once adopted they are subjected to ongoing data driven optimisations. It seems we’ve used this data driven approach to optimise the performance of nearly every aspect of our businesses. However, there is one glaring omission, something that has a bigger impact on…Continue Reading “Optimising Your Productivity”

Productivity Tips for The New Year

At ihateironing we’re always looking out for ways that we can make our customers’ lives easier and more hassle free. As it’s the new year we thought we would publish a write-up of some of the best and most time saving productivity tips that we’ve come across to help make the transition into the new year a little easier for you. 2017 is set to be the year that artificial intelligence comes into its own. There’s a huge deal of excitement about the ability…Continue Reading “Productivity Tips For The New Year”