Free advice and tips from top business authors and business owners - dive in!
By Robert Craven. Published on 15th August 2011
Business failures and new business start-ups are favourite Government statistics.
Looking at the research, one of the key findings is that only one in five (19%) of those businesses starting-up will survive to their fifth birthday (Warwick Business School).
By Janette Whitney. Published on 9th August 2011
Selling your business could be the most important financial deal you’ll ever make, and perhaps the most emotional. Not all businesses are saleable – you can only sell your business if someone is prepared to pay for it. If you can’t identify strong reasons, that can be easily substantiated, why you business would make a good acquisition, it’s likely to be difficult to find a buyer.
By Valaney Martin. Published on 5th August 2011
Today, entrepreneurs are working harder and being more stressed than ever. In fact, an estimated one out of four people in the UK are not getting enough sleep. It is likely these people are also struggling to make time for family.
By Robert Craven. Published on 1st August 2011
In a desperate attempt to keep control of my life I have now adopted a ‘Don’t Do’ List policy. It should be easier to stick to the ‘Don’t Do’ list but actually it is still pretty tricky.
By Janette Whitney. Published on 26th July 2011
So you fancy a present for yourself? – there’s lots on offer out there, but if you’re thinking about running your own business, buying a company that’s already established may be a lot less work than starting from scratch. Like everything though there are advantages and disadvantages to consider.