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Business Strategies for Growth


Grant Thornton’s Strategies for growth has a new look and feel and this latest copy is their first themed version. The magazine is intended for dynamic business leaders and Grant Thornton Cardiff Office are encouraging Welsh businesses to request a complimentary copy.

In this latest edition the focus is on trade with Sacha Romanovitch’s welcome highlighting research that shows only 15% of UK businesses (between £10million and £1billion) operate overseas, with just 11% actively pursuing international expansion, leaving 74% dependent on the UK domestic market for growth.

Designed with the CEO or MD in mind the publication shares insights on major trade issues impacting growing organisations and also includes wider commercial commentary providing interesting insights and thought provoking articles to help growing organisations and their leaders prepare for challenges ahead.

Here is a snapshot of the latest publication:

Grant Thornton’s vision for a vibrant economy includes a culture where employees can thrive and Sandra Kirkham of Progress to Excellence and one of the firm’s 100 Faces of a Vibrant Economy 2017 explains how to develop leadership qualities and upskill employees in her article Develop-mental agility

With festive season now upon us and Black Friday’s chaos still circulating on YouTube there’s a feature dedicated to online retailers and the increasing use of showrooms to promote products so customers can view before buying. Online retailers shift from clicks to mortar considers why consumers still require interaction before buying in.

Finally, if you are a business contemplating international expansion read India puts its cards on the table highlighting how overseas businesses have taken advantage of India’s open door policy on foreign investment, leaving the UK to play catch-up facilitating trade