Business Plan Guide

What should go in a business plan?

OK, now I have got all my research done- I know who my customers are, I know what they want and I know who my competitors are….what next? Well I better write it all down, otherwise I’ll forget it all, but where do I start? I have seen a couple of business plans, so I […]

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How design thinking can improve your business

From 3D printing, to the continued disruption of the music industry — the digital world has enabled the discipline of design to permeate culture in a multitude of ways. Design thinking and innovative practice are ideal playmates, having been adopted by both mainstream companies and start-ups alike. So what does the future of this new […]

Starting a business on a shoestring

Starting a business on a shoestring

Starting a business may be easier if you have lots of money behind you. But it is entirely possible to get your business off the ground without bucketfuls of cash. Not having any money is no excuse if you are confident that you have a product or service people will buy. Success in business is […]


Three great books to inspire

The three books below would not be regarded as traditional bibles for the aspiring entrepreneur, but they do provide entertaining tales of the rise of the underdog and the lessons learned along the way. The Score Takes Care of Itself: My Philosophy of Leadership by Bill Walsh with Steve Jamieson and Craig Walsh Perhaps of […]