Princes Trust Business Plan

How To Write A Princes Trust Business Plan

Kurt Graver Business Start-up Advice

The Prince’s Trust is a youth charity that helps young people aged 11 to 30.  They are one of the UK’s leading organisations helping young people to start their own business and move into self-employment. Writing a Princes Trust business plan can be complicated if you have no experience.  In this article, we’ll show you exactly how to write a …

buying decisions

5 Factors That Effect Small Business Buying Decisions

Kurt Graver Business Start-up Advice

Knowing the reasons why your customers buy your product or service is the key to sales success. When you know what their fears, problems and challenges are it gives you the ability to tailor your sales process to provide them with what they want and alleviate any concerns they objections they have. I in a previous blog post, How To …

getting your first customers

Startups: How To Get Your First Customers & Sales

Kurt Graver Business Start-up Advice

No matter how great your product or service is if you don’t have customers you don’t have a sustainable business. Also, you may have the ability to come up with a great new product or business, but that doesn’t automatically mean you can successfully sell it to customers. Many startups struggle at first to find customers and generate revenue.  Depending …

reduce costs

4 Ways To Reduce Costs In Your Business In 2022

Kurt Graver Business Development

A lot of businesses are fighting to stay afloat at the moment, as Brexit-related uncertainty, global trade tensions and COVID-19 weigh on the economy. As a business owner, how do you keep your business afloat?  Finding ways to reduce costs is something you should consider. Most business owners focus on growth strategies, sometimes market conditions mean this is just not …

recruitment challenges for startups

Recruitment Challenges For Startups & How To Overcome Them

Kurt Graver Business Development

Employees are the most critical part of any business, you can have the best product or service in the world, but if you don’t have the right people, you will never be able to grow your business. Understanding how to recruit and retain the best staff is a skill that every new business owner should possess. Without high calibre, motivated …

Starting A Business With No Money

How To Start A Business With Little To No Money In 2022

Kurt Graver Business Start-up Advice, Business Start-up Advice

Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business, but felt like you didn’t have the resources to make it happen? Well, you’re in luck! Starting a business from scratch with almost no money is possible, and we’re here to tell you how. People will have to look for alternative solutions to start their businesses and support their families. Traditional …

Sources of Business Funding

Sources Of Business Finance: A Definitive Guide

Kurt Graver Business Funding, Business Start-up Advice, Business Start-up Advice, Business Start-up Guides

The rate of new businesses registrations has rapidly accelerated in the UK over the past few years. It is estimated a record 500,000 businesses start each year. One of the first challenges of any new business owner has to face is how do they get business funding. This article will take you through the most popular ways to get your business …

Make Your Business Successful

How To Make Your Business Successful

Kurt Graver Business Development, Business Start-up Advice, Business Start-up Advice

There are a couple of questions we get asked a lot. “How to run a successful business?” and “How do we get from being a start-up to being a successful and established business?” We have studied hundreds of different businesses and have identified five characteristics, most of which share. They have a strategic direction and a clear plan for how …