One of the key things about trying to set up a new company is working out how much finance is going to be needed. Do you have enough set aside once you give up perhaps employment and rely on this wonderful new scheme to take you through to a gloriously rich lifestyle. . . .
When you want to get a grip on business dealings that seem to be slipping beyond your comfort zone, it can be easy to hide your head in the sand, pretend it’s just not happening and then wonder why your little world implodes further down the line. This has happened to a chum of ours
Something I recall about my years as a private secretary/personal assistant, was the caring and molly coddling I was expected to do for the boss and his wife. I must say though that because of the way I was brought up, in a family where our mother was a very definite contributor to the family
Knowing your financial limitations and indeed, obligations, is sometimes a tricky thing. When you first start out in business, it’s not always obvious which direction your’re going to find yourself going in. That clever idea formulated over the years in the back bedroom, mabe a computer game, or crafting expertise on something, turns into a
If you have a business that is just jogging along, keeping your head above water but not makig a greater splash or impression than that, there comes a time when you need to refresh your business plans and take stock. Looking back on where you started and how much you have progressed can sometimes be
Knowing how to grow our business effectively is probably the most difficult thing for newbie start ups. Having a good idea for a business is one thing. Maybe you have a talent for making things and it has grown out of that into selling to friends and then expansion has come. You need to continue
I know someone who has been in business with his own companies and for many years he worked from home. One of the huge army of back bedroom entrenpreneurs – except this chap was a financial advisor and computer/web design geek. Two completely separate streams of income, which twenty five years ago were easily achieved
When you first have a business idea it is generally borne out of that little hobby or talent you’ve gradually practiced and improved on to the point that you, or your pals, think it a good idea to try and make money out of it. There is also the other route, working for an established