They might not feel like the most exciting part of your day, but picking the wrong supplier and getting yourself tied into a bad contract can be a big problem down the line. Our Choosing the Right Supplier section looks at all manner of overheads (such as utilities, broadband and phone lines) essential for business owners and showcases what to avoid, how to negotiate and where small and medium-sized companies have gone wrong in the past. If you have a story to tell then please let us know through our short survey.
Simon Douglass is an entrepreneur with a background at Google. He understands that for a small business to be successful, you’ve got to fight your corner and remain flexible.