The signs from the recent Autumn Statement suggest the scene is set for small businesses to prosper, in part due to the boost in bank lending which will create a genuine funding option for entrepreneurs and small businesses in 2015.
While many would think it impossible to achieve any success without a well thought-out and coherent business plan, others would argue that such rigid frameworks only result in businesses being too cumbersome to react to market changes.
Research from StartUp Britain shows 342,927 new businesses were registered with Companies House between January and June 2016 compared with 608,110 for the whole of 2015. Incredibly competitive business landscape. However you’ve reached your decision to take the plunge and start your own business, you need to go in with your eyes open - there [...]