It does not matter whether you’ve been in business one week, one year or one decade, there is likely to come a time when your organisation will benefit from an injection of funds. But what type of financing is best for your business and where do you go to get it?
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As all business owners know, the economic downturn has caused banks to tighten their purse strings, and many small businesses are struggling to get the funds necessary to help them finance business growth and development. It
Politicians and banking executives are quick to hail small businesses as key to economic expansion and job creation. That message was front and centre recently when New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault went to
For most businesses, large or small, bonuses are pretty much a thing of the past and in the current climate, even giving your employees a pay rise looks doubtful. You may be one of those business owners who think that, because of the labour market, people will be grateful for any job. That may be [...]
You may be a hard-nosed, fact and logic-driven business owner, but you need to remember that not everybody thinks like you do. If you want to be successful with your communication and/or presentations, then you need to learn to get your point across by making an emotional connection with your audience – be one-to-one or [...]
For many business owners, providing training and development for their staff is seen as an expense rather than an investment. However, it
The reason for marketing is simple: to attract more people to your business. However, it can be expensive, and