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Market and sell overseas

Expanding into overseas markets can offer exciting growth prospects. But marketing and selling overseas is a demanding undertaking.

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Increasing profitability

Building long-term profitability allows you to grow your business and the personal rewards you get from it. Creating and increasing profitability depends on doing many little things better than the competition.

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Floating your company

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.

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Subsidised and guaranteed loans

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.

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Buying a business

Identifying a business that you want to buy is only a first step. Approaching the purchase in the right way is key to making the most of the opportunity and avoiding potential pitfalls. Careful checking and skilful negotiation are essential

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Research your export markets

Thorough research is essential before you start exporting. Research helps you identify the best opportunities, understand how to sell into new markets and avoid costly mistakes.

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New product development

The right approach to developing a new product (or service) helps reduce the risks involved in turning your idea into reality. Planning and teamwork are critical.

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Creating a valuable business

Running your business involves taking hundreds of actions every day, whether negotiating a sale, recruiting a new employee or complaining to a supplier. Much of the working day is spent reacting to circumstances, making minor decisions that have a limited, short-term impact.

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Find premises for your business

Choosing the right premises is a major decision for many businesses. The right location can be critical for attracting customers and employees, while the premises themselves can significantly influence productivity.

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