As a business owner, growing your business and leading it to success is naturally your number one priority. Whatever your business, regardless of sector, choosing how to grow your company can sometimes be overwhelming and ensuring you make the right decisions can be challenging.
No matter the industry your business is in, taking note of consumer behaviour and pre-empting demand is invaluable in ensuring your business remains current and successful.
Today, Britain is lucky to enjoy an envious reputation abroad with the demand for its products continually rising. Food and drink is a main driver of this with British produce now being enjoyed in over 150 countries worldwide and 2,500 companies successfully selling home-grown food overseas. British brands should take advantage of heritage and capitalise on export opportunities.
For businesses looking to grow, exporting can be a fruitful business strategy and there may be more opportunities than you imagine.
There are multiple advantages that come with having a family business; benefits that aren’t often found in other enterprises. From building a more personal sense of trust between employees to avoiding the pitfalls of “office politics”, the demonstration of family values in business can be extremely positive for boosting a brand’s reputation.
Business awards are not just for the larger, multinational companies among us. There are so many beneficial reasons to enter beyond the trophy and title – especially for small businesses looking to build their brand and profile.
How can British businesses lead the export revolution?
As established business owners, we have a duty to guide tomorrow’s budding entrepreneurs towards success.
Martin Hamilton, founder of Mash Direct, discusses what duty established business owners have in guiding tomorrow’s budding entrepreneurs towards success.