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Business house keeping time


It is not easy to make money these days as a small business! Ok, so I am stating the obvious. At this time of year sales are massively important, in fact, and this may surprise you, Christmas is the busiest time of the year for Coca-Cola. What goes hand in hand with sales? Inventory or … Continue reading

Business perfection. The last man standing


Perfection or madness, you choose. Many years ago I was a senior manager in a blue chip Company, and the mantra was to be the least cost supplier. Now this is good business practice, as inventory, or too much to be precise, can murder cash flow. Factories are expensive. Distribution is both expensive and subject … Continue reading

Photographer Lisa changes focus to launch business


Lisa Holman photographer A Blackpool woman has given up a successful career to focus on her true passion – photography. Ex-procurement manager and business analyst Lisa Holman has left that world behind to set up Lisa Holman Photography after 20 years in the private and public sector. She specialises in corporate photography, from marketing brochures … Continue reading

Competition call for new firms


Start-up businesses in Blackpool are being urged to enter a national competition which could see them win £5,000, an iMac and more. It is being run by the Government funded Start Up Loan Co which was set up to provide support for new entrepreneurs in the form of a repayable loan together with access to … Continue reading