Part 3: Post-IPO: What’s at stake?

In our 3-part IPO blog series, we look at what you as an organisation can expect to see and experience Pre, Mid and Post IPO. Click here for Pre-IPO Click here for Mid-IPO Working through the IPO Process can be time-consuming and intense. But when a company goes public it adds additional requirements that need to maintained and fulfilled to keep its current market position. If investor momentum through company communications is not preserved, trading of shares may decline, and the benefits of the IPO will not reach its full potential. Company Communications IPO’s change businesses. Because the company has [...]

2017-08-10T08:16:45+00:00August 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Part 3: Post-IPO: What’s at stake?

Innovation Can Do: Turning ideas into delivered concepts

Behind every success story is very often an embarrassing first effort, a stumble, a setback or a radical change of direction. From the hydraulic press to the television, the bagless vacuum cleaner to the World Wide Web, the British powerhouse of innovation is one that has been a hailed hero throughout the ages. And yet, for so many innovators and creators, moving their design from concept to product proved to be more of a tragedy than a triumph. And in today’s economic climate – not much has changed.  In fact, so much new concept potential lies buried deep inside the [...]

2017-08-08T11:23:03+00:00August 8th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Innovation Can Do: Turning ideas into delivered concepts

How to access the right business funding for a high-growth business

The business climate is changing. Social media, Internet marketing and e-commerce are all empowering businesses to reach potential customers in untapped markets all over the world.  New initiatives like crowdfunding validates new business ideas daily and entrepreneurship is becoming younger. In a world of economical uncertainty, innovators and entrepreneurs are being forced to adapt to change and business insecurity by constantly creating the new, the better, the improved.  Mega-corporations are being forced to make way for the new, trendy startup taking advantage of a customer-base who is ready to adopt easier, more efficient access to products and services. Renewed access [...]

2017-08-03T13:29:03+00:00August 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on How to access the right business funding for a high-growth business

Part 2: Mid-IPO – What’s at Stake?

Now that you’ve made the decision to pursue an IPO and you’ve taken the active step towards becoming a public company, and being listed on the stock exchange – we thought we’d let you know what to expect while waiting for that big bell to toll. We warn you, there's a lot to take in here. But if you get to the end of this blog, and you realise that you need our help - then we're just a phone call away.   Kick-off Meeting Before a company can formally start the IPO process, it needs to ensure it meets [...]

2017-08-02T16:26:04+00:00August 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Part 2: Mid-IPO – What’s at Stake?

Where can I get help with business funding?

In an economy where we are inundated by support, help, advice, tips, suggestions, How To's, Do's and Don't's, frustration is a fast-track towards losing complete hope and giving up.  It seems that around every corner is someone else who has THE winning recipe that your business needs, to grow, to source and retain new clients, to make money and to save money - but when the going gets really tough, just how easy is it to find the right business support.  Here are 3 quick ways to sort the Will Do's from the Could Do's when it comes to business [...]

2017-08-07T07:05:26+00:00August 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Where can I get help with business funding?

Part 1: Pre-IPO – What’s at Stake?

In the first of a 3-part series, we look at the pre-IPO process and all that it entails for businesses considering listing their business publicly.  The Initial Public Offering, or IPO as it is more commonly known, is the process which a Private Limited Company applies to be listed on the stock exchange. For businesses who have never done this before, it can be quite a daunting process – and one that we never advise you try on your own.  We’ve broken the pre-IPO process down into 4 key phases.   Business Review: Before a company even considers an IPO [...]

2017-08-01T12:31:58+00:00August 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Part 1: Pre-IPO – What’s at Stake?

‘Fail fast’: mantra or myth?

by Tarmini Mootoosamy It’s no secret that when pursuing a business venture, two things should concern you: failure, and fear of failure. If you’re wondering whether that was an unfortunate misprint… read again. The tale of new businesses’ poor rate of success has become a driver of low business confidence that is creating a self-fulfilling prophecy for British companies. Can we justify this fear? Perhaps. After all, the internet is flooded with statistics such as ¾ of new businesses fail (Harvard Business School). In contrast, Estelle Lloyd, Founder of the children’s app Azoomee, recently told The Memo: “fear of failure in [...]

2017-08-01T11:01:01+00:00August 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on ‘Fail fast’: mantra or myth?
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