“Business under attack”: what banks can consider as a cash out scheme and block an account
Recently, 115-ФЗ has become a serious stumbling block for a calm business. In accordance with it, banks are entitled (and in fact, taking into account the requirements of acts of…

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“The tail steers a dog”, or Three stories of real business
Svetlana Emelyanova, managing partner of STEP Consulting, shares three stories from business practice that describe the resistance of the company's employees to useful changes and innovations, and explains how to…

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4 principles of business automation: how not to make a mistake
The topic of business automation is one of the hottest in recent times. Many experts talk about the capabilities of various tools and how they can improve your company's performance.…

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Voice shopping: what business needs to know to be trendy

Voice shopping and related devices (mainly smart speakers) have quickly become popular since Amazon first launched its Echo smartphone in 2014, topping Amazon’s bestseller list on Christmas Day.

According to OC&C estimates, in December 2017, 13% of U.S. households and 10% of British households had voice assistants, and about 6 million homeowners ordered products through these devices in 2017, representing $ 2 billion in retail sales. Continue reading

Sinful loans or slow death: 6 steps to not kill your business

Very often I come across the opinion of businessmen about the fact that business without loans is impossible.

Most of this is proved by those who are fed up with loans, but are trying to take more. Let’s look at loans that are taken for operational activities, and step by step see what to do in this situation. Most often, loans are taken to pay suppliers and, as it were, to “improve the business.” But business recovery is not in new loans, but in reorganization. We will analyze the situation and take a step-by-step action plan so that “sinful loans do not kill your business”. Continue reading

“Black List” of taxpayers: criteria and reasons for getting
Recently, some specialized and not-so-media outlets have reported that our Federal Tax Service has a black list of taxpayers. And then, as often happens in such cases, there was a…

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What is an overdraft for a business and when is it needed?
Overdraft is a revolving credit line that a bank can provide to a company or individual entrepreneur to cover a temporary and short-term cash gap. This is actually a business…

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Business Trends, or How to Get the Most Out of Business Benefits from Innovation
We cannot conduct business at the same speed with which our ancestors conducted them. The business world has changed. Twenty years ago it was completely different, the speed of the…

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5 rules on how to help the customer during construction in order to receive contracts in the future
It is no secret that many of the directors of small construction companies that conclude a contract for construction and installation works (performers of all kinds or only some narrow-profile…

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