Selling your business is usually a one-off event. Here are a few tips on making sure you’re prepared for selling your business.
Equity finance is a way of financing your business without having to give personal guarantees or security in your business. But you do have to surrender a certain percentage. Is it worth it? Here’s what you need to consider before opting for equity finance.
Very few entrepreneurs have cracked the challenge of how to find the perfect non-executive director – at a price they can afford. Jo Clarkson of The Alternative Board shares her tips.
In tough times, it’s very tempting to stop spending money on marketing. But if you can come up with a way of doing more than usual – without spending any more – you’ll trounce the competition.
Entrepreneurs have had to accept increased bank charges and reductions in facilities just when they needed them the most. But, as we start to see light at the end of the tunnel, banks may need reminding who the customers are.
Stress is a very individual thing. What I find stressful may be exciting or motivating to you, but there seem to be a few common threads that affect us all – as well as the people for whom we’re responsible.Here are a few ways in which we can all reduce the impact of pressure in our daily life.
In uncertain times – and times are currently uncertain by any measure you apply – there are some simple but powerful ways owners of SMEs can increase their chances of survival and make sure they benefit from the recovery, when it arrives.
How many times have we heard business leaders say “our people are our most important asset”? But, in tough times, salaries are often the only flexible expense a business can control. Other overheads (rent, rates, utilities etc) are usually fixed, and cutting budgets for marketing and other key activities can be short-sighted. But redundancy can be avoided. Here are our top ten alternatives.