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Building Resilience

Putting the right structures in place now to build resilience in your business will not only benefit you in the short-term, but also get you on the right path to a long-term successful business. Strategies like making sure you have the right cash structure to testing and learning marketing strategies to help you grow your customer base and brand are critical. 

Step 1: Recovery; Solving The Cash Crisis

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Managing A Cash Crunch

Learn how to handle a sudden cash flow crunch. Learn more.

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Raising Cash Quickly In A Crisis

Learn how to raise cash when your business is under financial pressure. Learn more.

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Five Strategies To Increase Profit

Here are five cumulative ways you can look to increase your bottom line. Learn more.

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Raising Capital For Your Business

Learn ways you could raise the funds you need. Learn more.

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Avoid Running Out Of Money

Learn a number of ways to reduce the chance of running out of cash. Learn more.

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Finding Help And Support For Your Business

There's lots of ongoing help available for new businesses. Learn more.

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Setting Up Cash Flow Warning Triggers

Find out your cash flow warning triggers. Learn more.

Step 2: Focus On Customers; Existing And New

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Assessing A New Growth Market

Learn whether expanding into a new market is right for your business. Learn more.

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Sure-fire Marketing Plan In Eight Easy Steps

Learn the eight simple steps for making your marketing efforts more effective. Learn more.

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Developing A USP

The following are the four main categories of a unique selling proposition. Learn more.

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Six Numbers To Track Growth

Helpful tips on how to track your growth. Learn more.

Marketing Plan Template

This easy-to-use Word template can be used to set clear goals and objectives for a successful marketing strategy.

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Revisiting Your Marketing Strategy

It’s a good idea to regularly review your original marketing plan. Learn more.

Step 3: New Business Models

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Driving Online Traffic To Your Website

Learn more about how to drive 'qualified traffic' to your website. Learn more.

Business Plan Template

A sound, well constructed plan is the blueprint for a small business. 

Cash Flow Improvement Template

This calculator helps determines how much extra profit a business could make by implementing each of the 5 cash flow improvement strategies.

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Building An Online Distribution Channel

Suggestions on how to utilize the most out of online channels. Learn more.

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Finding New Business Verticals

Finding a new market vertical may be the way to move your business forward. Learn more.

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Forming Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures

Forming a strategic alliance or joint venture with another business can often be mutually beneficial. Learn more.

Step 4: Building Resilience And Future Planning

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Strategies To Increase Production Capability

Learn the strategies to help you build production capability. Learn more.

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Developing An Early Warning System

The earlier you can remedy an issue, the stronger your business will be. Learn more.

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Three Business Strategies In A Crisis

These are the three strategies to consider when your business is at risk. Learn more.

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Protecting And Valuing Your Intangible Assets

Intangible assets often make up the ‘secret sauce’ of your business. Here's some tips on how to protect them. Learn more.

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Cyber Security Frequently Asked Questions

Most asked question involving cyber security and how to protect your business. Learn more.

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Tips For Generating A Cash Surplus

Learn the benefits of building cash surplus. Learn more.

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Cyber Security Checklist

Cyber security is a constantly changing threat landscape that can leave your organizations vulnerable. Learn more.

Cyber Security Plan

Businesses can use this one-page PDF to record your Cyber Security Plan.

Note that the resources listed here are meant solely as overviews and helpful information. Please consult experts regarding your specific security needs for your business.