Will I still have a job? Is my employer’s business at risk? Is it safe to buy a house, or start a family? These are the sorts of questions employees are asking in today’s fast-changing environment.
They know their customers inside-out, they’re proud of their product quality and their speed-to-market is remarkable, but Alpkit’s success is also founded on superlative stock management. David Hanney explains why it’s vital to get working capital really working.
Sustained international growth meant that Eland Cables needed a banking partner that they could work with in the long-term to provide support to match their business ambitions. HSBC’s global reach, trade expertise and their willingness to fully understand the business and its needs offered the relationship Eland Cables was looking for.
Year-on-year growth and securing private equity investment meant that Inspired Pet Nutrition was looking for a banking partner and cash management solution that could support its ambitious plans. HSBCnet provided the control and efficiency the business was looking for.
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.
Brexit uncertainty may continue, but small business owners can face the new year with optimism, says Peter McIntyre, Head of UK Small Business Banking at HSBC.
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.