When you’re thinking of resources for the small business section of your bank’s website, a business plan guide and template should be at the core of what you offer.
One of the most popular features of any bank’s resources on small business is how to go about actually starting one. The first place your customers are going to look after they’ve had a ‘light bulb’ moment for a business idea is the small business section of your website, so they can find out what they need to do to get things off the ground.
Banks and their customers often form quite personal relationships. That’s why most people, when they’re thinking of starting their own business, will go to their bank not just for questions around finance, but about entrepreneurship in general.
Being your own boss might sound like it is the ultimate ticket to freedom and financial success â€“ and it can be. But donâ€™t be fooled into thinking youâ€™ll be able to put in a few hours each morning and spend the afternoons networking over a round of golf. The […]
Getting that ‘light bulb’ moment – an idea for a new business – is great. Many people dream of leaving their job and becoming their own boss, doing what they love. And increasingly, small business is becoming more important to countries all over the world, improving the global economy. But […]
One of the most common questions that banks get asked is: how can I start a business if I don’t have much cash and don’t want to borrow too much? Bootstrapping a start-up is quite common, and can be achieved with some creative thinking and forward planning. Bear in mind […]
When business owners are just starting out itâ€™s important to take advantage of the experience of those whoâ€™ve been in business for a while, or who are familiar with their particular industry. The launch of a business is a challenging time, and being able to harness the knowledge of others […]