Cash is King When a Business is Facing Financial Pressure #010

Published on 14 November 2010 by Tony Groom A company can be said to be insolvent on any one of four tests: the cash flow test, balance sheet test (negative asset value), an unsatisfied judgement (usually a county court judgement) or an outstanding statutory demand. Of these four the most crucial is the cash flow […]

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Break Free from Servicing Debt and Invest in Growth #045

Published on 29 October 2011 by Tony Groom  Britain lacks self confidence and suffers from inadequate education, risk averse bureaucrats and unimaginative politicians trapped in the Westminster bubble far removed from the real world. Former CBI chief Lord Digby Jones identifies all these as obstacles to rejuvenating and reforming UK Plc In an extract from […]

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Is Your Business Structure Holding Back Your Success? #013

Published on 23 November 2010 by Tony Groom The structure of a business is crucial to its success and often it can get in the way of growth. An example is the lack of built-in capacity for growth. If a business needs to build another factory, say, then if the funding is not in place […]

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Marketing Models need to be Flexible #073

Following on from the flexible business model that we developed to ensure the perpetual survival of businesses for what looks like a long period of economic stagnation, it makes sense to explore how growth can be achieved without ‘betting the farm’. While businesses may breathe a sigh of relief if they have followed our advice […]

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Business Models need to be Flexible #072

Published on 12 December 2011 by Tony Groom While businesses might be concerned about a eurozone Armageddon, whatever the outcome they will need to ensure survival for the period of austerity that is likely to characterise the next decade. Although growth is desirable, and has been the purpose for many businesses, a more realistic objective […]

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Build a Flexible Marketing Model to Ensure Perpetual Growth

Following on from the flexible business model that we developed to ensure the perpetual survival of businesses for what looks like a long period of economic stagnation, it makes sense to explore how growth can be achieved without ‘betting the farm’. While businesses may breathe a sigh of relief if they have followed our advice […]

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Build a Flexible Business Model to Ensure Perpetual Survival

First published on 12 December 2011 by Tony Groom While businesses might be concerned about a Eurozone Armageddon, whatever the outcome they will need to ensure survival for the period of austerity that is likely to characterise the next decade. Although growth is desirable, and has been the purpose for many businesses, a more realistic […]

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