Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Science of Business

Nigel Wild comments on ‘Beyond Borders 2011’, Ernst & Young’s global biotechnology update Ernst & Young’s Beyond Borders, their annual report on biotechnology worldwide, is a highly accurate barometer of the industry. Combining penetrating insight, clear-cut data and comment from … Continue reading

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Knowing their onions

Nigel Wild talks to Eileen Modral, manager of the Oxford Investment Opportunity Network It is said that those who would like to know the value of a little money should try borrowing some. Borrowing money for anything is now pretty … Continue reading

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Invoice Factoring – simple funding for growth

David Saul comments on the new relevance of invoice factoring. Invoice Factoring – what is it? Invoice Factoring is very simple. You enter into an agreement with a finance company, usually a bank or a specialist factoring company, such that every … Continue reading

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Managing your cashflow

I was giving a presentation the other day on raising funds for smaller businesses, and as part of that suggested that the first place to look for funding is within the business, by managing cash effectively. Here’s a few tips … Continue reading

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Routes to exit your business

The key to choosing the right exit route is to decide what you want from the sale. For many owner managers, the continued employment of the team who have helped grow the business and the continued success of the business … Continue reading

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Why make acquisitions?

Acquisitions should be considered as part of the overall strategy for any business in any sector. Acquisitions can be part of a strategy to: Solve a problem Kick-start growth Diversify Enter new markets Develop new products and many more…… The … Continue reading

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Getting the Internet for recruitment into perspective

There can be no doubting the significant role that the internet now plays in the recruitment market facilitating recruiters and candidates in finding the “best” fit. I use the word “facilitating” advisably as it is not the be all  and … Continue reading

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