Category Archives: Small Business Strategy

All hands on deck

Having had an extension built to our house last year the next task on our list this year is to sort out the garden – and a key part of that task is to build some decking. So we started … Continue reading

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Master your Business Finances

If you are interested in mastering your business finances perhaps you would like to download the interview I did with Alan Philpott of Glastonbury FM.

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Business Planning is Great – Part 3

And finally here is Part 3 of the Glastonbury FM Business Planning radio show.

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Business Planning is Great – Part 2

Following on from my blog last week here is the second part of my Business Planning radio appearance on Glastonbury FM for you to download.

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Business Planning is Great!

The other day I had a great session with Rachael Wheatley from Bluegreen Learning looking at my marketing strategy. In truth I have been pretty good at creating marketing collateral but not so good at using it effectively and strategically. Most … Continue reading

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How is your contingency planning?

You will remember that many homes and businesses in Somerset were flooded in the winter of 2013-4, and even with the dredging which took place in the summer, others may be flooded in future winters. Subsequent winters have seen flooding … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2017!

After a fairly turmultuous 2016, a year which was surprising and sometimes shocking, what will the new year bring? If 2016 has taught us anything it is that it pays to expect the unexpected! In the next couple of years … Continue reading

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Have yourself a merry little Christmas!

        As a business owner the festive period can be a challenge. Our families have a set of agendas for Christmas we are expected to fall in with, and at the same time we are trying to … Continue reading

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Planning to retire

How many of us know what our business needs to achieve to deliver against our personal goals in the long term? We all know that the state pension will be unlikely to meet our retirement needs in full. Most of … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

2016 was the 130th anniversary of the Punxsutawney Groundhog day. As some of us will know on 2nd February each year Punxsutawney Phil – the Groundhog in question – comes out of his hole and either sees a shadow or … Continue reading

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