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Establishing your own business in today’s competitive and congested market is a huge undertaking. Running it and staying afloat is another, and can prove to be an even bigger, more taxing challenge. This is why you will need all the help you can get in order to survive the cutthroat world out there.

Here are a series of blogs covering topics you should know about to remain resilient and adapt to the fluid changes of the business world. From creating business continuity plans, cross-training your staff, and choosing a consultant, there are bits and pieces of information here that will give you the information you need.

Turnaround Management: What You Need to Know

Turnaround management may be a familiar term to some of you, but to others it can be the first time you have heard it. For those who are running a business, it is a universal fact that there’s always a shaky competition, and it gets tougher as time goes by. And while you can be […]

Black Economy in Australia: How it Hurts Businesses

The black economy, also known as shadow, cash, or underground economy, refers to people who evade their tax obligations. As such, they engage in illegal, dishonest undertakings such as understatement of takings, welfare fraud, off-the-book cash transactions, false declaration of income, and a lot more. Why do business entities engage in the black economy? Perhaps […]

Cross-Training Staff: Why It’s a Wise Move and How to Effectively Do It

Running a business is like sailing through unpredictably turbulent seas. At one point things look placid and smooth, then in another the waves become massive and smash important parts of the ship. Will the captain allow the ship to sink, or are there spare items aboard to keep the vessel afloat? This metaphor happens every […]

The Meaning, Benefits and Process of Business Health Check

What do you think the term Business Health Check Means? Most owners of small and medium enterprises are so focused on satisfying the immediate needs of their customers, staff or suppliers that they forget to plan for the future. When all you think about is working “in” the business without giving a thought to working […]

Business Continuity Planning (BCP) for Businesses of all Sizes

Accidents happen. From power outages and sick days, to natural disasters and dramatic and sudden financial crises, business face countless threats, challenges, and disruptions. A business Continuity Plan is essentially a document which is drafted with the detailed steps a business can take to stay trading during a disaster. It will be the framework used […]

Five Reasons Why You Need Consulting for your Business

For many small-scale businesses, hiring a consulting firm is regarded as a waste of money, but the truth is that it is in the best interest of your firm to do so. You may ask why? For instance, if you employ the services of a new marketing manager to boost your conversions, the new marketer […]

Use These 5 Smart Tips To Choose A Business Consultant

Many companies today use business consultants. This makes sense because business consultants provide a number of services that are beneficial to your business and can help you to fully develop your assets and expand the skills of your employees. The tips below will help you to choose the business consultant that is right for your […]