Why You Need a Business Exit Strategy

Why You Need a Business Exit Strategy

In many family businesses, particularly if you are in the second or third generation there is a Business Risk around developing a sound Exit Strategy. Performance, personality and pride are all on display and can seriously impact on the value of a business if the...
Why should an SME business have a Board?

Why should an SME business have a Board?

Over the years we have worked for many small business owners and universally the most successful are open to scrutiny by a Board and/or mentor to provide a sounding board for significant business decisions and to also act as a filter to assess business risk....
Making Things Happen in Business

Making Things Happen in Business

I have been inspired today by listening to the founder of aussieBum, Sean Ashby talking about his business that in 14 years has gone from him being a beach bum at Bondi to a major internationally successful Australian retail brand. How did this happen? We have had a...
Do you have a great business Idea?

Do you have a great business Idea?

Many people who have an idea or invention are keen to raise capital but unless you have put in the work to build a solid business foundation or have the right business acumen your idea is never going to be realised. A good idea is to get someone to provide business...
Cashflow Uncertainty Remains Major Concern

Cashflow Uncertainty Remains Major Concern

Eighty-one per cent of small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) owners experienced cashflow uncertainty in the past 12 months and 47 per cent believe their cash flow situation has worsened over the year. These are the findings of the latest Bibby Barometer – a...