Last week, following a late night, for me anyway, at a Somerset Chamber of Commerce dinner with some like minded entrepreneurs, I had a lie in. Consequently I took my dogs for their morning walk on the East Mendip hills at 7:30 instead of the normal 6:15. At 7:30 it was light as opposed to […]
Well 2014 has arrived. Many of you, like me, made plans at the end of last year for what you wanted to achieve by the end of this year. However, too often come the end of the year we find that we have not achieved what we have planned. Why is that? Often it is […]
Business plans and budgets. We are at the time of year when many businesses are starting to think about their business plans and their budgets. There is often some confusion over the distinction between a business plan and a budget: a business plan sets out the objectives of the business and the actions that it […]
The first part of a series of articles about financing businesses. Part one discusses the need businesses have for finance and the demands that they make on financial resources.