It wasn’t long into 2008 before entrepreneurs started cashing out of their business.
Long before the slow food fad hit the headlines, Alastair Storey bucked the trend for processed, over-packaged food and built a catering empire specialising in locally sourced products.
The doors will close for the last time at iconic high street retailer Woolworths on 5 January after administrators failed to find a buyer for the ailing business.
There are now more than one million people seeking jobless benefits in Britain. It’s the first time in seven years the number has been so high.
The Woolworths saga highlights the importance of understanding the vulnerabilities in your business and changing your plan accordingly, says turnaround expert Anthony Holmes.