July 15, 2015

Starting your business for the right reasons

These days, it’s more and more common for people to decide that they are tired of working for a boss, and that they want to ‘be their own boss.’ That’s great, and it’s very rewarding to be an entrepreneur – however, if your only goal in starting your own business is so that you don’t have to answer to someone else, you’re in for a rude awakening. Being in business doesn’t mean that you don’t answer to anyone. If anything, […]
January 29, 2015

Why has business planning become so crucial to every startup?

The year is 2015 and for every entrepreneur out there the business plan has become an absolutely crucial start-up tool. Talk to any investor, investor’s Cheap Oakleys platform, crowdfunding portal or even a business partner and inevitably the question comes up, do you have a business plan and can you send it over for me to look at? So why has it become such a must have if you are going to even stand a chance of getting off the […]
October 25, 2014

Business owners optimistic on future growth

Despite the recent news on disappointing growth figures of the economy over the last quarter and the ongoing challenge for small businesses finding business finance, many are optimistic. Many believe that its simply a matter of time before the upturn comes and with neibhours France and Germany already showing growth it’s difficult to disagree. Some 75 per cent of SMEs say the economy will see an upturn in 2010, with 61 per cent confident about their business prospects for the […]
September 4, 2014

Finding the business finance you need

You’re probably very aware that the world has just emerged from a recession, and from what was known Cheap Jordans as the credit crisis. You probably also know that the global economy is still on somewhat shaky ground. So apart from your A class business plan, what else is that you need to know to ensure you get the bank or investor on board? If you’re hoping to start a small business in this economic climate, read on, because in […]