Using debt finance in the SME sector

The SME sector is comprised of a complicated web of business concepts tackling all kinds of needs and fulfilling various micro-segments. And in the past five years we’ve seen financing solutions come and go in an effort to provide more financial stability within the industry because small business...

12 Tips on growing your small business

When an entrepreneur decides to start a small business they typically take all their resources to develop an idea and roll it out. Then they do the due diligence necessary to craft a viable business plan and develop the actionable steps to launch the concept. Once the business concept and strategy a...

Annual Planning and the SME

The New Year has hit the ground running and January has left us in the dust. In the business world we often see January as a recovery month because the books were closed on 12/31 along with the craziness that comes along with the end of the year rush (particularly in retail). So February is [&hellip...

7 Tips for Managing Cost Control

Running a small business successfully means dealing with cash flow difficulties, managing a small budget and keeping costs down on a daily basis . Because SME owners are often on their own and without an accountant and/or CFO, etc., all responsibilities falls on them. It can be quite a challenging a...

2015 New Year’s Resolutions

What are your 2015 New Year’s Resolutions? It is a brand new year. You closed your books on December 31st and let 2014 go for good. Now you have to get back into the planning phase, to start anew with your ideas to increase profitability, add more to the bottom line and build out your […]...