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Has there ever been a more appropriate time to press the accelerator?

Has there ever been a more appropriate time to press the accelerator? The strangest of times has presented us all with many rather unexpected tasks we wouldn’t have even contemplated just a few months ago. Except for a few industries, many of us in business have experienced a significant drop in income, resulting in regular…
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How are businesses preparing for a post virus world?

How are businesses preparing for a post virus world? It seems inconceivable to consider anything beyond business survival in these difficult times. A catastrophic situation for many business owners, but it’s not unthinkable to think that eventually, and hopefully sooner rather than later we will see the green shoots of normality return. It may bring…
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Are you ready with your business continuity plan?

Are you ready with your business continuity plan? On the 16th September 2007, dozens of people started to queue outside of Northern Rock branches situated in high streets right across the UK. It was the start of what is now known as the credit crunch. It was a painful and deepening shock to the global…
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When to employ a new member of staff, and when not to!

A typical conundrum for business owners is timing the recruitment of a new member of staff. For any business to grow, it will require a regular intake of skills and resources. Choosing the moment to employ is one element; understanding the financial implications and what return on investment needs to be is another. I suspect…
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