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Survive and thrive!

A need to survive and thrive! A few weeks ago, I was standing in the biting cold with a few fellow unfortunates, waiting for a business premises to open. When I was able to get inside to talk to the

How the Start Up Loan Scheme can help you launch your new business venture

If you are a starting up a business, it’s costly, and you may need a bit of funding to really give it a kick start. But where can you get that help? Have you thought about start-up loans? Take a

Business Grants – are they a helping hand?

Yes – they can be, but you need to ask yourself 10 key questions to help you decide: 10 Key Questions to help you decide 1. What do you want to do? Is what you want to do (‘the project’)

Are you reaching your Break-Even point?

Your business may be busy, busy, busy. You feel good! Your customers love you and love your service levels. Your order book is full – indeed you could have more orders than you can handle. But just because you are

A Business Plan can switch on your Spotlight!

“50% of all small businesses fail in the first couple of years. It’s a damning statistic but it’s true“: Theo Paphitis. This statement highlights the tough fact of self employment: your own skill set is not enough. You need to