Your business plan outlines what your business does and what you are trying to achieve. It explains what the market opportunity is, what makes your business special and how you will make it a success.
Magic Rock Brewing’s distinctive beers were in high demand from the company’s humble beginnings in a Huddersfield outbuilding. Eight years on, the company produces 2.7 million pints a year and has supermarket deals in its sights. Its founder reflects on the early factors in its success.
Is it ever possible to have a supply chain that’s both cost-efficient and resilient to change and disruption?
How you will source supplies for your business, and distribute your products, are among the hot topics of Brexit. But, whatever the outcome, businesses of all sizes absolutely should be focusing on making themselves as agile as possible.
UK businesses are upbeat about 2019, despite the prospect of further political and economic uncertainty, and they will have a strongly supportive but inquisitive friend in HSBC UK, promises David Beaty, UK Head of Business Banking.
In light of Brexit, many businesses will be taking stock of the potential risks ahead – but now is also the time to consider the options you have to drive growth through new markets, products or strategies.
Many of the UK’s largest businesses, and its most critical industries, are highly integrated with Europe. So, how might Brexit affect the biggest players – and what will be the effects on those further down the supply chain?
Many British businesses remain confident that they will succeed in the current trading environment, even considering the uncertainty around the outcome of Brexit1.
How do UK companies feel about their future in the run-up to leaving the EU? And where are they focusing their energies? Our latest HSBC Trade Navigator survey (carried out in September 2018) takes the temperature of UK businesses and reveals some surprises.