This is a general thread for all your experiences in starting, managing and growing a business.
What attracted you to the area you business in in ?
How did you get finance ?
How did you do your markets research ?
What are the do's and don'ts ?
Were you well served by legislation, unions and...
I'm a young health professional and an opportunity has arisen to purchase a business in my field. I know this isn't about shares or macro stuff but ASF has some of the smartest, knowledgeable, and helpful people I know (well I guess I don't really know you all but I admire your posts)
I know there are a few guys around this forum who run their own businesses. I've just started doing some work for a mate of mine who has a good little business. It started out as a niche business and has never been marketed at all, all clients are just people in his network plus word of mouth. I...
Im in Civil Construction
Well for me we have halved in size.
Turnover down 50%
Profit down 40%
Lots of pricing up 20% on this time last year but majority doing nothing just not going ahead.
Pricing is just crazy. So So Cheap just to keep people employed and machine leases paid (Well...