DON’T Leave Your Festive Shopping To The Last Minute!

Every year without fail you promise that this year will be different, this is the year you prepare and complete the dreaded festive shopping before the 24th December, but often you may find yourself standing outside a shop on the eve of with nowhere to turn, Old Saint Nick isn’t anywhere to be seen and you have to resort to what’s left on the shelves. But from a business point of view, are you prepared for what’s in store throughout the all important festive period?

First things first, don’t panic!

Before you go card happy or full steam ahead into a desperate shopping frenzy, it’s worth knowing whether you can actually afford all this business expense ahead of the festive season.

You don’t need us to tell you that Christmas is an incredibly busy period for many small to medium businesses – after all, it’s the most wonderful time of year – but not being prepared for Christmas can have the adverse effect – nobody likes a scrooge!

If your company is within the industry of generating more stock for your store online or offline, partaking in festive events or simply in the mood to treat your existing customers, financing the processes and approaching the start line to your Christmas planning and ensuring that all the funding is in place to be able to expand and experience growth through your respected industry is essential – why feel the need to leave it to the last minute when you can get your business necessities wrapped up and ready today!

Disposable income, present buying and feeling the spirit of Christmas will put your customers in a good mood, where they will experience a greater interest in your company’s product, service or organisation as a whole. Thus, it’s worth being prepared early in terms of sales, employees and equipment that’s needed throughout the month of December and beyond.

Sometimes it can depend on your current circumstances and willingness to use differing forms of funding, but typically asset finance is used to obtain new equipment and prepare for the future for business.

Nonetheless, you should to be clear about how much money you are going to need and where to find it. You also need to make sure you’re matching, if not beating your competitors within your industry throughout this lucrative period of business operation – this is where funding consultants such as Aurora Capital come in and turn your thoughts into reality.

Through our processes we can assess and prepare you for the funding you may need and what is suitable for you and your business. At Aurora Capital, we assist and ensure UK businesses raise the necessary capital they require to facilitate future plans in your company.

With this in mind, it is worth understanding the benefits of alternative funding, which can ultimately help your business succeed all year round – a business is not just for Christmas, you want to be in it for the long haul and succeed, right?!

We have access to many different lenders in a range of diverse lending markets, enabling us to source the most competitive solutions for your business. Not only will we strive to source the most competitive offers, but we can advise you on the best product for your business moving into the near future.

In conclusion, it’s never too late (unless you really do enjoy a mad rush on the 24th of December) – NOW is the time to make sure you activate your Christmas business budgets in good time and reap the benefits that the festive season can bring to your company!

If you would like to contact us further about preparing and activating your business plans, or have any questions for our team, please give Aurora Capital a call on 01371 870 815. Alternatively, you can email us via info@auroracapital.co.uk.