How to grow profits in difficult markets

It seems we could be entering a further period of market uncertainty.  Global Stock markets have fallen their heady peaks recently and Europe is back in the news with concerns over the entire region, from new concerns over Greece and German growth slowing dramatically.  On the other sides of the world both China and the […]

The 2 hour Turnaround Strategy

Some time ago, a young aspiring business man, that was me, saw an opportunity to buy a business for not much money as part of the break-up of a larger group.  The main cost of the acquisition was securing the bank’s facility, and once this had been done I moved my young family 100 miles across […]

4 turnaround strategies (that were not turnarounds)

What images come to mind when we think of a Company Turnaround? Is it the business that is in a major state of distress? Laying off staff? Not paid its creditors? Winding up petitions? Directors arguing? Empty offices? Massive stockpiles of unsold goods? Etc., etc. Whilst this of course can be the case in the […]