Exporting can open up a new world of opportunities for your business – but is it right for you and what is the right approach to take?
If you are considering making your business more environmentally responsible, a variety of grants, loans and government-sponsored initiatives can help you. The support on offer can range from funding towards new energy-efficient equipment to free consultations providing practical business advice and awards that you can use to boost your marketing efforts.
Financing is a priority for almost every community organisation. The more money you can raise, the more you can achieve - but competition is fierce for the limited amounts of funding that are available.
If you’re considering selling your business, you need to arrive at a fair value. Here are all the factors you should take into account.
Most businesses experience some problems getting paid on time by their customers. Good credit control helps to prevent this becoming a serious problem.
If you have decided to invest or reinvest in cars for your business, raising the money is unlikely to be a problem. Provided you have the cash for the deposit and a reasonable credit record, any dealer will arrange terms.
Effective cash flow management is vital to ensure that your business has the funding needed to keep trading and make the most of opportunities to grow. A business can survive for a short time without sales or profits, but not without cash.
Floating your company can be one of the most exciting experiences in your business life. But it can also be stressful, time consuming and expensive.
If you have a promising business but cannot provide the security needed for a conventional bank loan, the Government’s Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme may be what you need.
Your business plan should be the roadmap for how you run your business - and it’s vital if you want to attract finance. Follow our tips to create your plan.