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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How to keep winning clients during a recession

There are two key things small business owners should look out for throughout this year The first is to hang on to the clients you already have. Do whatever it takes to keep them, as it will cost your business much more to win a new client than hang onto an existing one.
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Top Tips to protect your business during an economic downturn

Some experts believe that the UK economy is already nearing a recession, whereas others believe the “credit crunch” has been overblown by the media. Either way, many small business people have already started to look at how they can survive a downturn. Here are some tips from the Bytestart team.
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