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Do you leave “Change” to chance?
As 2023 starts, businesses are facing some tough times ahead. With inflationary pressures still rife, energy costs at all-time highs, and supply chains under enormous pressures, this inevitably leads to consumer downturns, which in turn puts negative pressure on your … Continue reading
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Three-steps in business to avoid “recessionary” pain
Economists see Recessions, Entrepreneurs just see a way forwards At what point does GDP (Gross Domestic Product) figures have a direct bearing on your business and your customers, except to provide negative emotion, frothed up through popular press and news … Continue reading
Ever feel like your business has kidnapped you, in the boot of your own car?
Symptoms may include: Feeling out of control No idea where it could all end up Loss of control, as the world around you dictate your actions and responses Immersed in the suffocating detail of your business Lack of time to … Continue reading
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Directorships are being mis-sold
I’m writing this piece as a layperson, reflecting on the position of Directors of all sizes of companies incorporated in the UK. I don’t hold myself out as a legal expert, nor do I sell Directors insurance, but I do … Continue reading
BREXIT: YOUR CRITICAL 8 POINT PLANNING CHECKLIST
So we have finally reached the end of what appeared to be an exhausting campaign on both sides to consider our membership of the EU. The unexpected result has thrown the UK and Europe into uncharted territory in terms of … Continue reading
Is This The New Normal For 2015?
2015 is going to be different. It will be the first full year in a post recessionary era where only a small few feel a positive difference, despite the government recovery figures. Life for many is still as tough and … Continue reading
Does Your Business Need a Pebble Chucker?
I heard the term at a talk given by Tony Wilson, the acclaimed motivational speaker, and he described this word and what it meant to the point where I decided that I almost have to change my job title to … Continue reading
Who Owns The SWOT Analysis?
SWOT has been around since the dawn of time, or so it seems. The basic audit tool that every business owner, director, manager and student uses to perform a “quick review” of any given situation or person. But where did … Continue reading
How Is Your Strategy?
How is your strategy? It’s a word that has been in our business vocabulary for decades. As directors we are tasked to construct a strategy for our companies that takes into account a number of factors such as market shifts, … Continue reading