It matters less what happens to sales, so long as profits are increasing and the objective is to earn good gross profits from the best-selling products.
LinkedIn groups can be goldmines of help – if you ask the right questions
All LinkedIn group members get to see the answers which, as well as being potentially useful for them, allows them to form a view as to whether the respondent knows what they’re talking about.
Business processes – get them right and make more money
A common theme in companies we have seen recently is that where their business processes are poor they have less money in the bank and more nasty surprises than they should have.
It doesn’t matter what size your business is, you must get the processes right or you lose value.
Graduate unemployment – a huge opportunity for SMEs
Our guy got six months of invaluable work experience and we got some very useful things taken from the backburner and put on the “done” list.
Mid-year reforecast – now is the time to do it
Recent developments in the UK economy and from the EU suggest that 2012 will be a year of great uncertainty and low growth, but there will still be lots of opportunities – the UK economy is a big place.
Find the real value of your business – think about selling it
The trick is to stand back from your business and ask where the value lies that others can see but which you might not see simply because you are too close.
Sarah Perrott of Cresco Consulting – How did I get here?
Sarah Perrott, MD of Cresco Consulting, shares her thoughts on taking the plunge of starting her own company – and never looking back!
Cloud accounting – are you lost in the fog?
The first criterion, and it is first by a very, very long way, is to choose accounting software that will produce the management reports that your business needs and is likely to need in the future.
Keren Lerner of Top Left Design – How did I get here?
Keren Lerner, the MD of Top Left Design and social media genius, shares her thoughts on setting up, running and growing her business.
Keren Lerner of Top Left Design – How Did I Get Here? Part II
Keren Lerner, the MD of Top Left Design and social media genius, shares her thoughts on running her business and offers some great advice for people thinking about setting up.