Business Advice

Time for business to champion sensible responses on energy

Today one of our major national newspapers is carrying a front-page story about the ongoing energy crisis and the potential economic risks that flow from political plans based around ideology not real...

By Peter Strong 03/05/2019
Can I Sell My Business If It's Insolvent?

It’s inevitable that some businesses will fall into insolvency in their lifespan. This means the business is in a position where they are unable to pay their debts. Despites efforts to turn the ...

By Christopher Tsiknas 12/04/2019
Where Advertising Stops, and Marketing Doesn't Go

Branding is, where advertising stops, and marketing doesn’t go. Back in the day, cattle were branded to help protect breeders and buyers from rustlers. Today’s iconic brands are often for...

By Stella Gianotto 05/04/2019
Do you want your brand to be seen and heard?

PR is a powerful marketing tool that can introduce your brand to new audiences. However, to achieve the best results, it’s important to understand how it fits into your overall marketing strateg...

By Jules Brooke 27/03/2019
Success is About Discipline and Persistence

If you could sit down with some of the most successful people in business and learn all the lessons of success that they had taken a lifetime to gather. Do you think that would help you to be more suc...

By Bob Lyon 21/03/2019
3 Steps to Improving the Return on Your Business For Sale

The fundamental principles of selling a business are the same as selling anything, including whatever the business sells. The best businesses have a sales system and documented processes. They also se...

By Paul Lange 08/03/2019
How to Find the Right Purchaser for Your Business

Selling your business can be stressful, but it’s also the chance to move onto new ventures. This process involves considering what you want the future of the business to look like, what assets y...

By Justin Pasqualino 13/12/2018
Five steps to Securing Private Equity Investors For Your Business

Being successful in securing equity investment from private investors is about more than just the nature of the deal, the team, the financial viability, and the supporting market data. You also need t...

By Paul Lange 24/07/2018
Business Plans: What is the point?

Business plans are not a new concept, most of us have seen them and have a fair (if theoretical) idea of their value. Despite a lot of interest from business owners who seem enthusiastic, what I have ...

By Warren Harmer 05/04/2018
Selling your business due to mounting debts? Not all is lost!

  Many small and medium sized businesses experience regular cashflow problems. It is more common than you may think and it becomes a balancing act, or a poorly choreographed juggling attempt. A...

By Troy Eichelberger 16/02/2018