8th October 2019
The sad fact is, we are all going to die.
If you want your business to serve as a legacy for your family, there are things you need to consider.
24th September 2019
One of the joys of owning your own business is that you love what you do. You started the business because you are passionate about it. You give it everything you’ve got. But do you want to be doing it for the rest of your life?
10th September 2019
Have you ever played a game of ‘What if..?’
What if I won £20m? What if the TARDIS was real?
Harmless, innocent fun – and something to while away a summer afternoon in a beer garden.But have you also given proper thought to What if..? within your business?
27th August 2019
Here you are, living the dream as the owner of your own business. If only you had time to enjoy it...
13th August 2019
A small business is a passion and a joy - we live and breathe it and, more often than not, it occupies our minds long after the working day is over.
Running the business isn’t just in our thoughts, either. We work long hours - often 7 days a week - and the hours we work are far longer than if we’d been an employee - and far far less money much of the time.
There are some practical considerations that need addressing, as you give yourself to your business.
30th July 2019
The environmental agenda creates a curious dichotomy in the business world. As individuals we, of course, care about the future of the planet and the legacy we are leaving our children. As business owners, there is already so much to do so how can we be sure that ‘going green’ doesn't slip down the priority list.
16th July 2019
Modern healthcare is amazing - we are living longer and, for many, we don't feel the aging effect in the same way as our grandparents. In the media, it is most common to consider the social 'problems' of ageing but, are you considering the impact on your business of this increasingly mature market?
2nd July 2019
Everything we do today revolves around the idea of work locations. We 'go to work' - in an office, a shop, a factory.... But technology and the needs of business have moved on. There is massive potential for small businesses to break the mould as they grow and to really make the most of work mobility.
18th June 2019
If you are like me, terms like ‘ artificial intelligence’ and ‘ the data revolution’ make you think science fiction. While the data revolution might not see any of us in space, it does give a small business some real opportunities and some significant challenges.
4th June 2019
BEIS has launched a policy paper about the ‘Four Grand Challenges’ to secure a prosperous future for Britain. As a growing business, there is action you can take now to be read when these challenges come - and put yourself ahead of the competition today.