Bouncing Back From The Festive Season

Published: 4 February 2020

Struggling to find your 2020 feet? Don’t stress – we’re here for you.

Whichever way you look at it, the beginning of the year can be overwhelming. Whether you’re trying to get back into the swing of things after a long break or you’re finally able to breathe after a steaming Festive Season, finding your feet in the New Year is never easy.

We’re big on keeping it simple this year (we’re calling it Twenty-Elementary). Keeping your ‘eye on the prize’ will help you to streamline your processes and out-smart the competition.

Do what you do best

In our latest report, 55% of South African entrepreneurs say that demand is shrinking and 58% say that rising operating costs are a threat to business.

In times like this, it is crucial to focus on what you do best, cut out the clutter and really hone your craft. This will allow you to reduce costs while bringing a better service or product to your customer. Focus is key.

Don’t be afraid to ask for help

We know that a lot of you are operating alone, or with limited resources.

If budgeting and financial management isn’t your strength, it’s okay to ask for help so you can concentrate on what you do best. Make sure you turn to trusted, qualified advisors that can help you draw up a budget, or reassess your current one to see where you can save or allocate funds for further business growth in 2020.

Marketing not your thing? Also okay! Have a look here for a list of providers that can help you bring more leads to your business.

Need business funding? As funding specialists, we’re here to help provide you with advice and a solution to your cash flow needs. We’re here to support you in your growth by ensuring you have the funds you need to expand your business, take on new staff, purchase stock or cover unforeseen expenses.

Hear what the experts have to say

We commissioned this report for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. Here you get instant access into a world of Small Business information and advice to help you shape your business.

We offer flexible business funding to help you grow your business.