Do you really need a business plan?

Do you really need a business plan?

Do you really need a business plan? Firstly, have you asked yourself- do I need one? If so, read on. Does the term “business plan” bring you out in a cold sweat? Do you think it’s a waste of your time and energy? You may think “what do I need one for I know what I am...
Business owners, take your business seriously

Business owners, take your business seriously

Business owners – take your business seriously Most importantly there is no magic bullet to make your business successful, but above all, Business owners, take your business seriously. Taking your business seriously means just that.  Run it, deal with it and...
How businesses can thrive – even in a pandemic

How businesses can thrive – even in a pandemic

These are tricky times indeed. Although some businesses and sectors are thriving during the coronavirus pandemic, many small businesses and SMEs will be finding operating during the cornavirus pandemic very difficult, with cash being strapped, clients stopping work,...
Lessons from businesses booming in Covid-19

Lessons from businesses booming in Covid-19

You’ve heard it been said a thousand times, but these really are unprecedented times. Businesses are going bust, organisations are requiring support, workers are being furloughed, and the economy is shrinking. These are bad times for everyone – right? Wrong. There are...
Your business numbers – Friend or foe?

Your business numbers – Friend or foe?

What's your view of Your business numbers – Friend or foe? If you are in business, how do you think of your Numbers, with love, with dislike, or somewhere In between. That is what we are going to look at in this blog.  . If you think that money is an icky...
Gross Profit and Net Profit

Gross Profit and Net Profit

Gross and Net Profit In our last blog we looked at profit and saw that it is more Important than Sales. This week we will go one step further and look at two types of profit, Gross profit and Net Profit.  These are profits you would typically encounter in your...