Talking candidly following the closure of her business at the end of 2016, Jan Cavelle believes the rot has not even begun to set in for British businesses in today’s economy.
Finding good quality advice is a huge problem for SMEs. There are huge numbers of unregulated (not to mention the ‘supposedly” regulated) service industries charging SMEs phenomenal amounts for little, and even detrimental, advice.
Jan Cavelle continues to chronicle the end of her manufacturing firm by explaining how health and safety failings and incompetence were a big contributor.
Having touched on themes such as succession and skills, Jan Cavelle explains how issues with women amongst staff also pulled her business under the waves.
Continuing with her series of articles charting the end of her furniture building business, Jan Cavelle describes how toxic members of staff created a self-perpetuating cycle of violence and destruction.
Telling the tale of her company’s demise exclusively to Real Business, Jan Cavelle explains why not getting the right management team played a big part.
Jan Cavelle continues her diary series, charting the decline of her manufacturing firm, by explaining how a succession plan was never really put in place.
Writing exclusively for Real Business, Jan Cavelle will be chronicling the events and moments that led to her manufacturing business going into insolvency.