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How to pass your business onto a successor

Putting a succession plan in place helps ensure the future stability of your business when you step aside or if unforeseen events happen. Succession plans should be made well in advance if they are to be executed properly, and legal...

Pricing strategies to beat the competition

How you price can have a dramatic effect on your sales, cash flow, and profit margins. Your pricing strategy will determine how customers see your trade business in the marketplace – naturally comparing your prices with your competitors. What you...

Which accounting software fits your business best?

Accounting software is readily available at brick-and-mortar and online stores alike. As with any business decision, you’ll want to make sure to select accounting software that is a good fit for your business. Use these tips to choose the right...

Seven ways to tell if your business idea will succeed

Document the positives in your business plan to persuade both yourself (the most important person) and stakeholders such as lenders, investors, suppliers and potential customers that your business idea is sound. 1. Your idea has a strong point of difference...

Deciding to keep your business in the family or to sell up

Planning for the succession of a business is an important and sometimes overlooked part of a business plan. It’s an inevitable period in the lifetime of all successful businesses – so it’s best to weigh up the options early. Keeping...

How to increase your profit margins

Profit margins are fundamental to business success and growth. How you choose to increase your margins so your business can achieve sustainable development is up to you – but taking small steps on a regular basis will help keep your...

Improving the effectiveness of your advertising

As a small business owner, you’ll want to get positive returns on a limited marketing budget. It’s important to monitor the quantity and quality of advertising in order to be as effective as possible. Choose advertising you can monitor It’s...

7 steps to increasing profit and keeping more cash in the business

Explore our tips on how to increase profits and keep more cash in your business. Enter your details below and sign up for our course, which also includes a FREE template to help you plan your strategy.

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