Success in small businesses is multifaceted, with profit being a fundamental indicator. Profitability signifies a successful business, where gross profit represents the sales margin (total sales minus costs to make the sale), and net profit reflects funds after deducting all expenses. Increasing profit over time indicates business growth and success. Additionally, cash flow is crucial for business success, ensuring a consistent inflow of funds to cover committed expenses. Notably, neither profit nor cash flow is reflected in turnover, emphasising that turnover is a measure of size, not success.
How to Boost Your Turnover
Increasing turnover is directly linked to growing the size of your business and often correlates with increased profits. Scaling up requires preparation, and alternative business funding solutions, such as Asset Finance, can play a pivotal role. This method enables the acquisition of more equipment, plants, or vehicles, contributing to increased turnover.
As a commercial finance specialist, Spark Finance offers consultancy services to SMEs, assisting in finding the right funding solutions for you. Dealing with a vast network of lenders in the UK, we cater to Limited Companies registered with HMRC, work with challenger banks, peer-to-peer lenders, and high-street banks. It's useful to explore various funding methods, including investor partnerships, crowdfunding, and finance products, to elevate your small business to new heights.
As a founder of multiple businesses, Jamie believes that mindset, discipline and ambition are key drivers for success, both for his businesses and for his clients.
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