When you're growing your business, there are always new challenges. Whether it's finding the right people or accessing the right kind of financing, breaking into new markets or developing the skills of your staff and implementing your new ideas, there will be times when you really need advice, support and information.
Financing and Business Growth Planning
There are many different types of financing for a business with ambitions to grow.
A bank loan is not the only way to raise money to grow your business. For some businesses, equity investment, which is raising capital through the sale of company stock, may be more appropriate.
For other businesses, debt financing may be more appropriate. You may want to consider obtaining financing through such means as peer-to-peer lenders or crowdfunding platforms.
The environment is very favorable for businesses and investors. In addition to the growing diversity of funding sources, such as crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending, there are systems and incentives designed to help businesses of all sizes obtain funding.
Recruiting and hiring staff
Whether you're hiring someone for the first time or hiring additional staff, you can benefit from practical and effective advice.
When recruiting new staff, you'll need advice and support to help you define and describe the position, find the right candidates, conduct interviews, check references and make the eventual hiring decision.
Strong leadership is critical to a company's success. Strong leadership and management are essential to a company's success. It drives innovation, unleashes the potential of your workforce and allows you to drive productivity and growth.
It's not always easy - and it's never quick - to increase the strength and depth of management capabilities. But the potential gains are obvious: improved survival rates, employee motivation and well-being, profitability and performance.
Effective sales and marketing is central to a company's growth. Promotional and advertising campaigns can raise awareness, generate leads, acquire new customers and make a company stand out.
Market research can help identify and create new products and markets. Customer relationship management strategies can help build a business from an existing customer base.
Your website can be both your showcase and your business card. Your customers can find you and learn more about you. Your website is the best way to tell them more about your business. Even if you don't intend to sell your services online, having a website will benefit your business, and we can advise you on how to set it up.
Experienced exporters need advice, support and new leads just as much as newcomers.
Whether it's expanding your presence in existing markets, identifying and breaking into new high-growth markets, or investing in operations overseas or in areas where there is new demand for your product, there is practical support to help you make it happen.