Grow and expand your business

Learn how to grow your business and stay on track for success

Getting to the maintenance and growth stage of business is a major achievement. It means that all your research and planning have paid off and you’ve launched successfully. If you wish, you can now simply concentrate on maintaining what you have. But be clear that this doesn’t mean just carrying on doing what you’re doing now.

Time is going to move on, and this will bring changes. Your business needs to adapt to those changes if it’s going to survive and thrive over the long term. It means that you may choose to focus on adapting to change, rather than actively going for growth.

Alternatively, you can choose to build on your success and grow your business by expanding into new markets, or new products or services. Whichever route you choose, our guides help you find your way through it.

Stages in creating your business.

Previous stage: Manage your business

Once your business is actually open, learn how to manage its everyday activities. Finance, operations, marketing – they’re all down to you. We give you the help and advice you need to get to grips with these.