Optimising your working capital isn’t just about better business management. It can unlock a number of opportunities and could deliver real benefits, as HSBC Relationship Director, Michael Wilding, explains.
As the COVID-19 pandemic progressed and businesses saw their calendar of events cancelled or postponed, virtual events and digital networking were kicked into overdrive to replace them. As the business owners of 2021 now look optimistically towards the future, how much is the digital realm likely to surrender to live events as restrictions are once again relaxed?
Many growing firms are reluctant to engage a lawyer – yet failure to cover legal issues costs SMEs more than £13bn every year. Taking action to anticipate legal problems is likely to be well worthwhile.
For marketing services business adm Group, capturing the US market was a natural step. The process wasn’t always smooth, but five years on, the benefits are clear.
After a long winter lockdown the nation’s mood is finally starting to lighten, as the vaccine roll-out proceeds at pace and as the process of easing restrictions gets underway. Assuming that the vaccines remain effective, then the UK can look forward to a strong economic revival during the summer months. This will bring both challenges and opportunities for businesses, explains Mark Berrisford-Smith, Head of Economics for HSBC UK, Commercial Banking.
Expanding overseas may be daunting, but the rewards can be impressive. Tony Conophy, Group Finance Director at Computacenter, and Jim Tindol, Vice President, Finance, Computacenter US, share their experience of the US market and their key learnings.
As part of its move to HSBC, Rullion unlocked the benefits of HSBC’s cash management solution, providing the efficiency, visibility and security the business needed to enhance its operations and provide a strong platform for growth.
There are a variety of different routes you can take in making your business more sustainable and improving the impact your company has on workers, society and the environment. Pai Skincare is one example of a company that’s thoroughly scrutinising its entire business model in its drive towards sustainability.
DiamondAir’s sustainability policy has evolved from ticking a box to a value that’s firmly embedded in the business. Founder, Christina Lawford, explains how and why.