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    Business is a complicated old game sometimes. Just when you think you’ve got your head around one thing, you realise that there’s another rule you didn’t know about! Here’s a good example. Did you know…

  • 10 steps you need to take to turn around a struggling business

    Most companies will face some kind of cash flow problem at some point. Temporary cash flow problems or financial squeezes usually arise out of matters that are outside of the immediate control of the directors,…

  • The secrets of getting a business bank loan

    Borrowing money from a bank to finance your business is a lot harder than getting a loan to buy a new car or to improve your home. Banks have a number of tough rules that…

  • How to finance your new business – funding advice for start-ups

    If you are looking to start a new business, there is a good chance that you will need some funding to get it off the ground. Most businesses will have start-up costs, whether it’s securing…

  • Why you need to understand the numbers of your business

    Understanding the numbers of your business is crucial to your success. If you have a grasp of key figures, and have an understanding of your business’ accounts you are more likely to make good business…

  • Business debt recovery – A practical guide for small businesses

    If your customers do not pay you on time (or at all), then they are inflicting serious damage to your business. It is something that is so often overlooked as ‘one of those things’ small…