Supply chain risk is often thought of only in terms of how their failure could disrupt your operations. But what do they do if you fail, asks Sungard’s Sandra Bell.
Is a glass half empty mindset really such a bad thing? Real Business takes a look at the advantage of being pessimistic.
As a property mentor, Bindar Dosanjh often gets asked about the characteristics of a successful investor. Here she highlights what the most important attributes are.
Wesleyan Bank’s third annual SME survey highlighted a growing sense of positivity. However, it also uncovered a willingness to resort to illegal activities.
Business owners, funders and corporate finance specialists come together to debate the modern-day funding landscape and look at the best approach to securing growth capital.
SEIS and EIS reform was contained within chancellor Philip Hammond’s 2017 Autumn Statement – measures aimed at targeting so-called “tax-motivated investments”.
The corporate environment is changing, with leaders facing increasing personal responsibility for the reputations and ethical standing of the organisations they oversee.
Kenny Rogers once sang about the advice he gleaned from a poker player: “You’ve got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em and when to walk away.” Those words ring true of entrepreneurs making business gambles as well.
Disruption is a term that gets used a lot. So much so that it’s fallen into the category of business jargon. But the result of this overuse is that it makes it easy for UK SMEs to dismiss the reality that underpins it, and that has dangerous consequences.
Any company doing business online faces the possibility of being hacked. But while UK bosses acknowledge the need for strategy to mitigate digital risks, they believe most cyber issues don’t apply to them in the first place.
Personally, and professionally it’s all about growth. But there is such a thing as growing yourself out of business, so get these strategies in place before that happens.
We’ve long deemed access to be the biggest barrier to external funding, but a survey has claimed it’s a false perception.