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...
Knowing Your Costs Make You Money

Knowing Your Costs Make You Money

Knowing Your Costs Make You Money Knowing your costs makes you money, a statement of the bleeding obvious perhaps.  The thing with statements of the obvious is we sometimes forget the business basics. You need to be serious about making money in your business, by...
Business Plan: Final Steps

Business Plan: Final Steps

Business Plan: Final Steps This blog looks at your Business Plan:Final Steps.  It follows on from our previous blog where we mapped out the initial stages. Management People reading the business plan need to be given an idea of why they should have faith in the...