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Put your business at the centre of a compelling narrative – one that will persuade customers to step into the story.
UK businesses are finding different ways to future-proof their success. For some, the route to growth could lie in international markets and with our global network and export experts, HSBC is well placed to support.
What’s top of your list for the rest of the business year and beyond? Whether it’s market domination or simply keeping your business secure and solvent, HSBC is here to help.
Award-winning Pickering’s Gin has had huge success in the UK and US markets, but it chose China to launch its first gin bar. The company’s founders explain their tactics for entering this growing market and how they tackled China’s unique challenges.
Azoomee is solving parents’ headaches with its fun, educational and safe learning platform for kids. Co-founder Douglas Lloyd explains how the brand found the funds and made rapid headway into overseas markets from its early days.
New opportunities and global growth ambitions meant that PJ Valves needed a funding solution that would support its working capital requirements and allow it to grow in new markets. HSBC UK’s deep understanding of how the business operates, the Bank’s trade expertise and its close relationship with UK Export Finance is supporting PJ Valves in reaching its full potential.
We've all heard the old saying, 'cash is king' but, as all successful businesses know, what really counts is how efficiently cash flows through your business.
From accelerating growth, to solving seemingly intractable business problems and even restoring your enthusiasm for the business, working with a mentor can be transformational. But the relationship is not a one-way street, the whole process can bring real benefits to the mentor as well.
From beef cattle, pigs and orchards to anaerobic digestors and glasshouses, the Hunnifords certainly haven’t rested on their laurels when it comes to growing the family farm business.
The UK market for eggs is in a strong position with sales on the increase. To maximise opportunities, producers need to ride out current overproduction and prepare for some fundamental changes. Gary Ford, the NFU’s Chief Poultry Adviser, explains more.
Trends for healthier eating and developments in plant science and farm technology are creating “unlimited opportunities” for the horticulture sector. But, says the NFU’s Ali Capper, the UK needs a fit-for-purpose immigration policy and better access to funding and innovation.
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.