How to come up with and test business ideas
Julie Easterbrook of Enterprise First shares her insight about business ideas Hard work, determination and commitment ...Find out more
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Checklist Set up a system to track outstanding invoices. Start chasing as soon as an invoice becomes due for payment. If no contractual payment period has been agreed, invoices must
Your prices can have a dramatic effect on sales and profits. The right prices need to be low enough to be competitive while still being high enough to protect your
Cycling enthusiast Nick Hussey felt there wasn’t enough clothing that was both practical and stylish for recreational cyclists. So he partnered up with investors and launched Vulpine in spring 2012.
Marketing is about much more than simply promoting your business. Marketing helps you understand your business environment, identify the most promising opportunities and decide how to exploit them. Effective marketing
Whether you are forming your first business or adding to an existing one, it pays to set it up correctly. Choosing the wrong business structure exposes you to unnecessary costs
Use our interactive international trade finance tool to help identify the right financing options for your business.
Use our interactive export readiness tool to assess how ready you are to start exporting and find out more about what else you need to do.
Use our interactive business financing tool to help identify the right financing options for your business.