Reading Time: 22 minutes Helen Broughton MBE DL is the Danbro Group’s Co-Founder and CEO. We sat down with her recently for a wide-raging discussion to find out how she’s managed herself, her mental health, and her business for more than two decades. Enjoy.
Reading Time: 16 minutes Buying into a franchise and becoming a franchisee. It’s a unique and popular option for budding entrepreneurs in the UK. It’s a model that allows you to buy into an established business and benefit from systems, processes, and products that have already proven successful. That’s not to say it’s an easy option, however. For one thing, it requires significant personal investment. And, unlike those who become directors of their own limited company, franchisees are accountable to their franchisor. In this guide, we explain the process of buying into a franchise and take a closer look at the pros and cons of becoming a franchisee. Enjoy.
Reading Time: 16 minutes Financing a start-up can be a real challenge. One that throws up plenty of questions: Can I secure a bank loan? What government grants are available to me? How much of my own money is it sensible to use? Should I borrow from a friend or family member? There are a lot of considerations to make. And, that’s before you can start worrying about earning enough money to pay it all back. So, in this guide, we’re going to assess what options are available to you as a new entrepreneur. We’ll also take a look at the financial landscape facing start-ups and small businesses today. We hope you find it useful.
Reading Time: 26 minutes Hiring your first employee is a milestone moment for you and your business. But it can be as much daunting as it is exciting. So, in this guide, Danbro Business wants to help you prepare for this significant step, assessing the impact that becoming an employer can have on your business. We’ll hear from employers and decision-makers on the ways to identify the gaps that need filling in your business. And, our HR expert will also explain the process of employment and how you can select the right candidate for your business. We hope you find our guidance useful.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Grow your business. Develop as a leader. Hone your public speaking skills. Manage your team more effectively. Better yourself and your business. These 12 books will help you on your way.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article, we talk to our friends at Fathom to evaluate what the right franchise accounting technology could do for your business.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this exclusive article, business specialists from the Begbies Traynor Group provide specialist advice and guidance on how to interpret your cash flow statements and balance sheets to fine-tune your company’s spending, better structure your savings and plan for future investments. Enjoy.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Business expenses for the self-employed. From pencil cases to parking permits, there are plenty of costs associated with self-employment. The good news is, many of these costs are considered ‘allowable business expenses’. And, you can claim these deductions before you work out your annual taxable profits. As a self-employed person, there are a whole host of costs and charges that you can claim as permissible business expenses. Find out more below.