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The five pain points for small businesses and how to leverage them for success

Small businesses need to build a strong cash reserve that can act as a cushion if things do begin going south, as it’s b...
start-up

Why I launched my business during COVID lockdown

Business owners and start-ups should analyse what is happening in their related industries around the world, rather than...

Call for shift from snap lockdowns to smarter lockdowns

EY analysis reveals that 100 days of the type of lockdown restrictions currently in place would reverse the recent econo...
female entrepreneurs, women business network, small business, tech industry

Eight tips for women to start a business in their 50’s

Starting a business in their 50's offers women the chance to feel a sense of identity and achievement and tick off the b...

How to stay motivated amidst yet more COVID disruption

There are simple ways we can stay motivated and get momentum back despite renewed COVID lockdowns, and it is easier than...
hard truth, f-word

Why small-business owners need to get comfortable with the F-word

Mental toughness and resilience are key to SME success and sharing the burden with people who are good at different thin...
economic uncertainty

How SMEs can bounce back after uncertainty

As a business owner who needs to lead the team, give instructions and show the way to the future, you must do all you ca...

Small business urged to choose mediation over litigation

Resolving disputes via the courts is not viable for the majority of small businesses due to the high costs and amount of...
board

The keys to effective SME board management

Why SMEs should focus on nurturing board and management relationships with proactive planning and well-informed decision...
partnerships, trust contract, client relationships

Managing client relationships

Getting to know your clients, how their business operates and what their goals, challenges and pain points are is key to...