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Debt can be good for SMEs if managed wellhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/media-centre/media-releases/zambia/debt-can-be-good-for-smes-if-managed-wellDebt can be good for SMEs if managed wellThe word “debt” often has negative connotations for small businesses as it can be associated with financial trouble. However, it should be noted that it is often a vital resource that allows a business to grow. This is according to Alison Lungu, Country Manager at Business Partners Zambia (BUSINESS/PARTNERS), who says that although outward signs of a successful business are profitability, asset growth and happy employees, a crucial additional indicator signifying its financial health is the way in which it manages its debt. 2018/05/17 10:00:00 PM
Debt can be good for SMEs if managed wellhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/media-centre/media-releases/zambia/debt-can-be-good-for-smes-if-managed-wellDebt can be good for SMEs if managed wellThe word “debt” often has negative connotations for small businesses as it can be associated with financial trouble. However, it should be noted that it is often a vital resource that allows a business to grow. This is according to Alison Lungu, Country Manager at Business Partners Zambia (BUSINESS/PARTNERS), who says that although outward signs of a successful business are profitability, asset growth and happy employees, a crucial additional indicator signifying its financial health is the way in which it manages its debt. 2018/05/17 10:00:00 PM
Equity vs. Debt: how should entrepreneurs fund their business ventures?https://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/media-centre/media-releases/zambia/equity-vs-debt-how-should-entrepreneurs-fund-their-business-venturesEquity vs. Debt: how should entrepreneurs fund their business ventures?Entrepreneurs need to be mindful of the risks associated with sourcing funding for their businesses. Similarly, the choice between funding a business with debt or equity will have major implications for the company down the line.2018/04/19 10:00:00 PM
Equity vs. Debt: how should entrepreneurs fund their business ventures?https://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/media-centre/media-releases/zambia/equity-vs-debt-how-should-entrepreneurs-fund-their-business-venturesEquity vs. Debt: how should entrepreneurs fund their business ventures?Entrepreneurs need to be mindful of the risks associated with sourcing funding for their businesses. Similarly, the choice between funding a business with debt or equity will have major implications for the company down the line.2018/04/19 10:00:00 PM
Six essential tips for sound budgeting for small businesshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/media-centre/media-releases/zambia/six-essential-tips-for-sound-budgeting-for-small-businessSix essential tips for sound budgeting for small businessA business without a working budget is like a car without a fuel gauge – it will drive for a while, but will run out of fuel when the driver least expects it. This is according to Alison Lungu, Country Manager at Business Partners Zambia (BUSINESS/PARTNERS), who provides small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with six essential tips for sound business budgeting.2018/03/08 10:00:00 PM
Six essential tips for sound budgeting for small businesshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/media-centre/media-releases/zambia/six-essential-tips-for-sound-budgeting-for-small-businessSix essential tips for sound budgeting for small businessA business without a working budget is like a car without a fuel gauge – it will drive for a while, but will run out of fuel when the driver least expects it. This is according to Alison Lungu, Country Manager at Business Partners Zambia (BUSINESS/PARTNERS), who provides small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with six essential tips for sound business budgeting.2018/03/08 10:00:00 PM
Entrepreneurs to think differently about new year resolutionshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/media-centre/media-releases/zambia/entrepreneurs-to-think-differently-about-new-year-resolutionsEntrepreneurs to think differently about new year resolutionsThe beginning of a year is infamous for all types of aspirational New Year’s resolutions. However, the number of gym routines and diets that are abandoned by February are enough to make anyone cynical about these resolutions.2018/02/15 10:00:00 PM
Entrepreneurs to think differently about new year resolutionshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/media-centre/media-releases/zambia/entrepreneurs-to-think-differently-about-new-year-resolutionsEntrepreneurs to think differently about new year resolutionsThe beginning of a year is infamous for all types of aspirational New Year’s resolutions. However, the number of gym routines and diets that are abandoned by February are enough to make anyone cynical about these resolutions.2018/02/15 10:00:00 PM
Are you pitching your business short?https://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/media-centre/media-releases/zambia/are-you-pitching-your-business-shortAre you pitching your business short?Access to funding is often cited as the greatest hurdle to starting a business. However, contrary to the belief of many entrepreneurs, there are several institutions with funding available in Zambia which too often aren’t tactically tapped into.2017/11/08 10:00:00 PM
Are you pitching your business short?https://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/media-centre/media-releases/zambia/are-you-pitching-your-business-shortAre you pitching your business short?Access to funding is often cited as the greatest hurdle to starting a business. However, contrary to the belief of many entrepreneurs, there are several institutions with funding available in Zambia which too often aren’t tactically tapped into.2017/11/08 10:00:00 PM
Entrepreneurs urged to prioritise cash-flowhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/media-centre/media-releases/zambia/entrepreneurs-urged-to-prioritise-cash-flowEntrepreneurs urged to prioritise cash-flowThe 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Index ranks Zambia 96 out of the 137 participating countries, with the index listing access to risk capital as one of the weakest pillars of the country’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. As many entrepreneurs struggle to obtain funding, once securing capital to either start or grow your business, it is imperative small and medium enterprise (SME) owners ensure they adhere to planned budgets to insure a steady cash-flow - a crucial element for the survival of any business.2017/11/01 10:00:00 PM
Entrepreneurs urged to prioritise cash-flowhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/media-centre/media-releases/zambia/entrepreneurs-urged-to-prioritise-cash-flowEntrepreneurs urged to prioritise cash-flowThe 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Index ranks Zambia 96 out of the 137 participating countries, with the index listing access to risk capital as one of the weakest pillars of the country’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. As many entrepreneurs struggle to obtain funding, once securing capital to either start or grow your business, it is imperative small and medium enterprise (SME) owners ensure they adhere to planned budgets to insure a steady cash-flow - a crucial element for the survival of any business.2017/11/01 10:00:00 PM