10 Tips to Reduce Cyber Exposure

Cyber-security threats and trends can change year over year as technology continues to advance at alarming speeds.

The mindset shift needed to grow your business

Each month we catch up with one of our clients – knowing that they’ll undoubtedly have some useful insights we can share with you. This…

7 things to do before signing a Letter of Intent

You may be years away from selling your business, but it’s never too early to understand what the process involves. If you have ever promised your…

How to spot and stop sexual harassment in your business

How to spot and stop sexual harassment in your business Just last week, a BBC documentary and trending advert from Gillette shed more light on…

“Work on the person before you work on the business”

This month our featured BizSmart® Select Member is one of our Core Advisers, Melanie Hawkett.   The Core Advisers work one-on-one with BizSmart® clients to…

Business Valuation

Deck:  Business valuation goes beyond simple mathematics, but to get some idea of what your business might be worth, consider the three methods below.    …

Lean management for non-manufacturing companies

Lean management can help every business. That might sound ambitious – you’ve probably heard about lean being used in manufacturing, in production lines, and perhaps in…

Are you eligible for the investment readiness programme?

Applying for finance for your business can be a minefield. How do you make sure you’re investment ready?   BizSmart Core Advisor Ian Priest is…

How one business got accountability, accreditation and a 30% increase in turnover

The Company   Duncan Ravenscroft set up Macol Consulting in 2014, to help schools and other organisations deal with water hygiene. Based in Bromsgrove, his…