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Posted on 10:43am Friday 17th December 2010
I recently read a report saying that 23% of new businesses started in our region last year were small independent retailers and it occurred to me that this is a lot of people with a passion for what they do having to fumble around producing business plans.
Posted on 4:06pm Friday 5th November 2010
Brendon Cross takes a weekly look at issues affecting business in and around Oxfordshire. In this weeks CrossTalk Brendon canvasses some opinion on the banks.
Posted on 1:45pm Friday 24th September 2010
Last week’s Crosstalk prompted an e-mail from old STL colleague Tony Rowell when I was trying to decide what to write about this week. ‘Recruitment’, Tony said, ‘Definitely recruitment, any business is only as good as its weakest member of staff’.
Posted on 2:09pm Thursday 2nd September 2010
I didn’t really know where to begin when it came to looking for a Solicitor or an Accountant and I certainly didn’t understand Commercial Insurance.
In the first of a weekly blog and occasional rant, Oxfordshire based entrepreneur Brendon Cross looks at some of the challenges faced by people starting and running their own businesses.