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Small businesses offered free business management course by Government

A new online training course for small business leaders – called Help to Grow: Management Essentials – has been launched by the Government. The free self-guided course has been designed to offer practical advice and resources for small business leaders and is an introductory version of the full Help to Grow: Management course launched in […]

How to manage stock and product costs?

If you’re a stock-based business, then getting your stockholding and product costings right can be tricky at the best of times. But recently, the effect of high shipping costs, long lead times, material shortages and inflation have made the job even harder. Get it right and you will have a strong cash flow, happy customers, efficient use of space and most importantly, profit on every item you sell! Get it wrong and you risk letting customers down, locking-up valuable working capital and reducing your margins.