Business Link is offering your readers a free 24 page ‘Guide to doing business in tough times’. This booklet focuses on the measures which small and medium sized firms can take in response to the current economic downturn. The Guide offers practical suggestions in areas such as finance, planning, operations and customers.
The Guide offers tips and ideas for immediate action and recommends steps to take in the longer term. It also outlines further sources of information and online web tools available on the Business Link website.
Your readers can sign up to download the free ‘Guide to doing business in tough times’ at www.businessquestionsanswered.co.uk/guide or phone 0845 600 9 006 to request a copy by post.
Deborah Wyatt, Business Link, explains, ‘Because we speak to hundreds of business owners and managers each week, we know that cash flow and finding new customers are top concerns. This short guide has been produced with every day business issues in mind and gives some really practical solutions which can be implemented quickly and more ideas to support the business in the longer term.’
Business owners can also book a free business review ‘Health Check’ with a local Business Link Adviser.
Business Link’s free business review will help business owners to assess opportunities and issues in the current market. The review will help you:
Ø Manage financial risk and protect cash flow
Ø Maximise sales opportunities (including opportunities to market your business free of charge –supplier matching service)
Ø Link you into networking opportunities