Growing your business

How do you build an enterprise that succeeds? There are many ways of growing a business – and a vast number of routes to success. However, all of them have a few basic things in common. Be lean and agile, especially at the start Careful allocation of resources, keeping costs down and looking for smarter,…

Cash Flow recording

Cash flow problems can be serious if left unchecked. However, they’re also often very simple to resolve. If you are spending too much – or generating too little income – the balance of cash in your business will suffer. This straightforward equation means that most solutions to small business cash flow problems aren’t particularly difficult…

Business Meeting

Setting up a new business can be a very hectic and stressful time. It’s easy just to focus purely on the products, services, marketing and cash flow; however, while all of those factors are important, what comes before everything else is choosing the right structure for your business. This may seem like a backstage decision…

You’ve launched your company, you’ve had some clients or made sales, maybe you’ve taken on staff and moved into some brand new offices. Perhaps you’ve even established some pretty healthy turnover and finances are ticking over nicely. However, you now seem to have hit a wall in your company’s growth and things have begun to…

An increase in customer numbers is a boost for any business – particularly so for smaller entities looking to grow. If you’re keen to expand your customer base then there are some simple ways to do it. Re-evaluate your website A good website is one of the fastest and most effective ways to increase customer…

Cash Flow

Cash flow – i.e. the money ‘flowing’ into and out of your business – is a lot more straightforward than many people make it out to be. If you have strong cash flow then your business will thrive; if your cash flow is weak or becomes blocked then the business will struggle. So, ensuring there…

Negotiation Tactics For Business

Successful negotiation is an important aspect of everyday business life. Here are a just few pointers to set you on the right track. Do your homework prior to any negotiation You need to know your product or service very well.  If you are negotiating on price, you need to familiarise with cost and know your…

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