As you prepare to wind down for the Christmas break, you are no doubt already thinking about next year, and what you want to achieve, improve, or stop doing.
Small businesses can feel the strain more than most, when it comes to late payments, but the impact can be reduced by following some practical steps to managing your cash-flow.
Are you filled with dread when you read the phrase 'with networking opportunities' on an invitation
Depending on which statistic you happen to believe, eight out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses will fail in the first 18 months. I have even heard higher failure rates being quoted at conferences.
Neeta Patel says that today's younger entrepreneurs are building ethics and environmentalism into their business models.