Handling Late Payments

Handling Late Payments

With government research indicating that one third of payments to small businesses are late, we take a look at the latest initiatives designed to encourage prompt payment. The Small Business Commissioner The government estimates that 20% of small businesses in the UK...
Scaling Your Business – Identify and Meet the Challenges

Scaling Your Business – Identify and Meet the Challenges

There is often plenty of help and advice available for start-ups, but for businesses that have entered a ‘scale-up’ phase of rapid growth, success can bring a new set of challenges. If you have ambitions for your business to achieve scale, there are a...
The Dairy Farming Crisis

The Dairy Farming Crisis

Milk producers in Britain have been dealt a number of blows over the last year. Like oil, world milk prices have come down in response to an imbalance of supply and demand attributed largely to economic slowdown in China and Russia’s ban on EU dairy products in...
How healthy is your company?

How healthy is your company?

In recent months there has been news of large corporations and even football clubs falling into liquidation, with many jobs lost and well known household names disappearing. However, the situation is not restricted to prominent companies, with millions of pounds...