Business health checklist
Understand your business’ health, identify possible issues and ways to solve them, and learn how to prevent potential problems from arising.
How to build resilience
Your business can build up its resilience in many different ways, whether that’s via its business model, its processes or its offering. We look at how your business could become more resilient.
Without proper debt management, a business can more easily fail and force owners to declare bankruptcy. Read more about what it means to be made bankrupt and the options you have if the worst should happen. Find links to other useful support.
Reviewing your supply chain
You should assess your supply chain to limit the risk of disruption and to give yourself the best possible cash position.
Maintaining your mojo
Useful tips from successful businesspeople on how to stay motivated and driven, particularly during challenging times.
Dealing with debt
If your business is struggling to deal with its debt, there may be business finance or support available to you. In these cases, it’s important to assess your financial situation and seek expert, independent advice.
Team-building: don't waste a crisis
A crisis can be a golden opportunity to motivate individuals and bring a team together. Read advice from Dr Patrick Dixon, business consultant and influential business thinker, on how to use a crisis to galvanise a team and maintain focus on finding solutions.
‘Don’t compare, just adapt’: small business owners share valuable lockdown lessons
With little time to prepare for the effects of a national lockdown, some businesses fell off a cliff-edge as customers cancelled orders, shopping habits changed and supplies became sparse. It’s been a struggle for all, but many have survived. For some, that is due to a creative outlook that has seen them reshape their offering to suit the so-called “new normal”.