• What is “gearing” and how can you make it work for your business?

    When people talk about ‘gearing’ in a business, they are usually referring to one of two types; Financial gearing Operational gearing Here’s a guide to what gearing is, and how you can use it to…

  • How to get the best price when selling your business

    For most business owners, selling their business is a once in a lifetime event. It’s also often the culmination of decades of hard graft so it’s important you get it right. With so much at…

  • Late payment debt recovery service for ByteStart visitors

    As late payment problems consider to plague small businesses, we have teamed up with a leading debt recovery service to ensure ByteStart visitors can receive help getting their invoices paid.

  • What to do if your company is running out of cash

    Here are some of the best options potentially available to you if your company is facing a financial squeeze and is running out of cash, along with some ideas on how to approach the turnaround…

  • business insolvency

    8 signs that a small business may be approaching insolvency

    Although it does not necessarily herald the end of a small business, the decline into insolvency can bring significant changes in company structure, operations and management style. Here are 8 early warning signs that indicate…

  • Business angels or dragons – who do you trust to invest in your company?

    Looking for an investor to help fund your business? You’d better make sure they’re an angel, not a dragon! Most businesses require outside investment at some point in their development. Whether you are a new…