6 things you can do to help make sure your small business survives a recession

With the UK in a period of prolonged recession or very low growth, and with the credit crunch affecting the economy, conditions are very difficult for a large number of small businesses.

The realities of a recession means that consumer spending is weaker and therefore any service provider, retail outlet or manufacturer that is reliant on this ‘consumer spend’ will find it hard going.
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Turn the credit crunch into a powerful sales tool

If you believed everything you read in the media, you’d think this was a terrible time to be in business. The credit crunch, that catch all phrase for what’s happening to the economy right now, is killing businesses left, right and centre.

Only a fool would start their business now, right? Wrong.
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