What’s Your Why? Your Core Purpose?

This blog on Core Purpose follows on from the one on Core Values and together they make up what Jim Collins calls your Core Ideology. Together with…

Six ways to profit from your holiday

The holiday season, although it may seem strange, may be the perfect time to increase the value of your company.   The most valuable businesses…

Kaizen: Continuous improvement for small businesses

The Japenese concent of Kaizen or “improvement” builds on the Introduction to Lean that Louise Blunt has covered previously on the BizSmart blog.   In…

8 Questions You’ll Be Asked When Selling Your Business

  One of the most intimidating aspects of selling your business can be facing the barrage of questions during the various management presentations you’ll be doing…

Introducing the Enterprise Finance Loan Guarantee Scheme

Obtaining finance can be a challenge for small businesses. But there are lots of myths around about different types of finance, so it’s useful to…

5 reasons why now might be the right time to sell

Are you trying to time the sale of your business so that you exit when both your business and the economy are peaking?   While…

4 Steps To Finding Your Sell-By Date

  Most business owners think selling their business is a sprint, but the reality is it takes a long time to sell a company.  …

The key facts about GDPR – a whistle stop tour

Everyone’s talking about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and we all know that May 2018 will come around fast. So what are the…

Win more customers by taking action every day in your business

Business can be like a rollercoaster.   You work on winning new customers, and then when you get busy, you ease off on the sales…