Business planning

Business Ideas & Planning

4 tips to prepare for Brexit uncertainty – whatever happens

The threat of a hard Brexit has not gone away, it’s just been postponed. Manufacturer Victoria Brocklesby shares her tips for coping with the ongoing uncertainty


Only one fifth of small businesses have prepared for no-deal Brexit

Small businesses that have prepared for Brexit have spent £3,000 each so far on preparations, according to first survey of SME no-deal planning


Nearly half of co-founders buy their business partners out – survey

Most common reason for co-founders to split is disagreement over the company's direction, says new research.

Investing in a franchise

Writing a franchise business plan: 11 things you need to include

A business plan is essential when you're starting a franchise. Here, we take a look at the essential information you need to include.

Better Business

Business planning: Short, medium and long-term objectives

When writing a business plan what is meant by 'short-term objective', 'medium-term objective' and 'long-term objective'?


Lack of proactive planning by business as they prepare for Brexit

Snap general election, hung parliament and and Brexit negotiations have thrown business planning into trouble.


Poor planning could cost UK companies dearly this year

Ineffective planning could mean Britain’s small businesses will lose out on £25 billion in extra revenue in 2016, research finds.


Major emergency ‘would put seven out of ten new firms out of business’

Lack of planning for the unexpected has left most firms in a vulnerable position, according to the government and the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves

Partner content

5 tools to help monetise your content in 2022

We explore five online tools that you can use to help you monetise your content in 2022

Partner content

Tooling up for hybrid

Equipping your people with the best technologies for the hybrid workplace