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We have hundreds of articles for all business sectors. Scroll below to sample snippets each – use the Category filter on the right to quicken your selection.


Do You Have the Measure of Success?

Whether you want your business to grow in leaps and bounds or at a steady incline, there is no doubt about the importance of metrics as a business tool. Do you want to chart your progress but are not sure where to begin? Read on for our five step guide to using metrics to drive your business ahead…

Great Talent. Great Business.

If you’ve got a great idea and you’re ready to turn it into a winning company, you may be wondering who you need to get onboard to join you on the journey. Here’s our simple guide to creating a team that will set you up for business success.  You’re going to be looking for two kinds of support to get you where you need to go. Support for delivery and support for you. Firstly let’s looks at your business team and how they can help you and your company deliver and turn your idea into reality…
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Designing a Treasure Map – Business Planning for SMEs

A great business plan: an essential tool for small business that focuses your working energy and helps you achieve your goals. So where do you start?  You more than likely have a lot of ideas you’d like to share, but popular opinion says your business plan should focus on: (1) the chosen direction for your business; (2) objectives for the next three to five years; (3) your day-to-day operations and financials; and (4) the steps that will allow you to achieve your goals…

You Deserve to Think Big

The small business quest for big picture thinking.  Small business can do big things. Sure it takes hard work and smart planning, but it is achievable. It starts with believing that you can make that vision a reality. Here are three things to mull over in the quest for big-picture thinking…

Business Cost of Naval Gazing

Knowing your organisation inside and out is essential. How your operation runs; staff productivity; the cost of providing the service you offer – all elements that successful business operators know like the back of their hand…

Ducks In A Row To Grow

Pushing the button on growth: Are your ducks in a row to grow? Growth – it certainly can be a double-edged sword. Handled and planned for well, it can be the start of a whole new chapter of opportunities in your life and business. Handled not so well, and it can threaten hard-earned, existing achievements. So how do you know if your ducks are in a row to grow? To start with, you really have to want it.
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What is Business Savvy and How Do You Get There?

To describe someone as business savvy is a rare compliment that we seldom pay to ourselves. Perhaps that’s because when you have spent some time striving to reach your goals in business you realise that to become an expert in the business arena is a process of continuous development, learning, communication and problem-solving. So it’s a compliment indeed when we describe someone as business savvy
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Is Invoice Finance a Suitable Solution for Your Industry?

Fifo Capital are experts in Import Finance. That means we know the importance of delivering quick funding support so that you can keep your goods on the move. And we’re flexible because we understand that your needs can change at any moment…

How Import Finance Can Improve Your Cash Flow

If you work in the import industry then you know that finance is never as straightforward as ABC. Things change, costs change, needs grow or reduce, and all of this impacts your finance choices and the amount that they will cost your business. So if you work in imports and you’re looking for finance, we think you should talk to us…