Alan Barker, author of How to Manage Meetings, on how to achieve more valuable outcomes
Growth expert Russell Streeter on the benefits of business development plans
If properly researched and put together, a business development plan can help you to scale up your business and take it to new heights. Business growth expert Russell Streeter of Excelsior Business Development explains what’s involved.
Julie Easterbrook of Enterprise First shares her insight about business ideas
Key challenges when managing people and how to get the best out of them.
It’s a cliché, but one that remains perhaps truer than ever. A business’ most valuable asset are its people.
Understanding the how-to’s of valuing your company can help you get more for your business.
Controlling cash flow is a crucial part of running a business. Spare cash can be invested in growing the business, for example by buying new equipment or building up stocks to satisfy future demand.
Making sure you have enough funding to start or grow your business is vital. Relying entirely on your own funding may not be an option, or be too much of a personal risk.
Trading internationally can be an exciting opportunity to take your business to the next level. But at the same time, exporting and importing present a new set of financial challenges.
Whatever the outcome of Brexit negotiations, EU markets are likely to remain attractive to UK companies. A long trading history, strong relationships and accessibility often make them the first choice for companies looking to expand. As part of a growth strategy, though, other regions can offer an equally compelling proposition. Here’s just four markets you may want to consider.
Understanding and dealing with the legal issues involved in exporting leaves you free to get on with building your export sales. Fortunately, there is plenty of help available. The government is keen to help exporters and business support organisations can provide both general and country-specific advice.