Friday 21 January
Thursday, January 20, 2011/
The New Year celebrations are barely out of the way before small businesses have to face an early nemesis – the month of February.
As leading business advisor Greg Hayes explains on StartupSmart today, February is a nexus of unpleasant factors such as the impact of Christmas costs and the slow January trading period.
Happily for start-ups, Hayes has some useful advice on how they can overcome this early obstacle and plan for the year ahead.
Meanwhile, the StartupSmart Awards is accepting entries. Just by entering, you’ll get a link on this newsletter. For more details on the awards, click here.
Oliver Milman, editor
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