7th February 2024
In the vibrant tapestry of the UK economy, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) businesses
weave the threads of innovation, employment, and economic vitality. Representing a fair share of businesses and employing more than 60% of the private sector workforce, SMEs are the heartbeat of our nation's economic landscape. At PPG, we stand as dedicated allies to SMEs, committed to nurturing their growth and potential.
29th January 2024
Navigating the responsibilities of SMEs can often get overwhelming. Balancing day-to-day operations, business growth, and customer satisfaction leaves little time and energy for managing finances effectively. This challenge is where an investment company steps in.
3rd January 2024
In the world of business, the road to financial success can be both exciting and challenging, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). That's where investment companies
step in, as your trusted partners on this journey. We understand the dreams and aspirations that fuel your business, and we're here to help you build a stronger financial future, together.
4th December 2023
Are you an aspiring entrepreneur in Portsmouth with a groundbreaking startup idea? Do you dream of taking your small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) to new heights? Look no further! Our company is not only committed to funding startups but also to providing invaluable management guidance to fuel the growth of SMEs in the region.
10th November 2023
PPG is a pioneering holding and investment company dedicated to revitalizing the prospects of small to medium-sized UK businesses that are not achieving their full potential or require immediate financial support. Our mission is clear: to provide investment and management expertise
that drives growth and creates significant value in underperforming businesses and assets.
3rd October 2023
At Premier Pioneer Group, we understand the challenges faced by small and medium-sized businesses in Portsmouth. As a local company, we are dedicated to providing tailored solutions and comprehensive assistance to help businesses thrive in today's competitive market. Our range of services includes business financial support in Portsmouth, strategic guidance, and expert advice to drive your company's success.
28th July 2023
In today's challenging business landscape, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) often face numerous obstacles that can impede their growth and profitability. Premier Pioneer Group understands the struggles faced by these companies and is committed to helping them build a better future.
10th July 2023
Starting a business can be an exhilarating journey, but it's also filled with challenges and uncertainties. In the competitive world of startups, having a mentor by your side can make all the difference in achieving success. A mentor brings valuable expertise, guidance, and support to help navigate the complexities of entrepreneurship. Here is a look at how crucial the role of mentors in startup success is.
24th May 2023
For any startup, anywhere in the world, funding and financing is the most important thing. Without adequate funds, startups will not be able to leave the ground and even think about beginning to fly up in the sky. Some investors tend to be quite interfering with the business considering their money is at stake too, while some prefer to take a hands-off approach.
17th May 2023
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of the global economy, accounting for the majority of jobs and economic activity in many countries. However, SMEs often face challenges when it comes to branding and marketing, due to limited budgets and resources.
13th April 2023
Investing today has become a business in itself. Investing in the right places at the right time will definitely help you secure your present and future. Investing in the wrong places or sectors may put you in a pit which might be difficult to get out of. Portsmouth has some excellent investment opportunities. Follow this guide to learn about some up-and-coming investment sectors that can lead you to profitable investments.
3rd April 2023
A business needs to be financially healthy and sound at any given point in time. Only then can you say that you are running the business successfully.
However, for most businesses external financial support services will be required at some point in time. Bank loans are not always the answer to this. There are financial companies that offer the same services at a much lesser cost.
29th November 2022
Achieving growth is a significant challenge for many small and medium scale enterprises. Limited budgets, gaps in knowledge, lack of experience and other factors mean that branding themselves on a large scale can be difficult. However, in order to build a brand, it is important to overcome these obstacles. The good news is that in this digital age many businesses are finding success in this area even on limited budgets. Here are a few of our top tips for building a powerful brand.
27th October 2022
Small and medium-sized businesses usually have to do the best they can with low levels of funds, especially during their early days.If these businesses want to grow, it is important to secure the right kind of funding at the right time. Many small businesses use their available finances to increase their inventory and stock, and as a result do not have enough funding left to be able to market their products or services.
1st August 2022
In their earlier stages, most SMEs will require financial support for a number of reasons. Indeed, the most common problem faced by new companies in their initial years is a lack of funds and this often leads to the business stalling or completely failing. When you are trying to secure funding, it is important that you have a clear plan in place for what your funding will be used for. Here are 3 of the most popular uses for funding by new SMEs
5th July 2022
During the early stages of a startup, securing an adequate amount of funding is crucial. Getting this funding in place can be a difficult process, so when you get that offer it can be tempting to accept it without hesitation. However, it is definitely in the best interests of your business to give each offer of funding thorough and detailed consideration before you accept, to ensure the investment is correct for your situation.
27th May 2022
Are you planning to sell your small business? Exciting times, but the process can be difficult to navigate and selling a business involves looking into a lot of intricate details. It starts with a careful consideration of your reasons why you might want to sell off your business. You must then make sure that it is in good shape for it to be a profitable transaction.
25th April 2022
The Premier Pioneer Group is about more than simply providing financial aid to start-ups. We are also focused on connecting people of different talents and skill sets who can help build a business entity from ground level up. We have a dedicated team on hand that is trustworthy, experienced and completely dedicated to going the extra mile to help resolve startup issues and set the business on the path to success. By helping developing companies gain access to quality mentorship, funds and other types of support we can assist in becoming a stable, self-reliant and successful business.
29th March 2022
If you are an entrepreneur, you will know that your business life and your personal life are always interconnected, but there are some areas that should remain disconnected. When it comes to a start-up the most important thing is arranging funds. In most cases when you are at the initial stages of your business, you are the only investor. Hence while working towards the success of your business, as an entrepreneur, you need to be mindful of your personal and business finances. Financial management should always be the top priority in such cases. Being mindful and managing your finances within your business is always very important.
15th March 2022
Start-ups come with plenty of challenges. Sometimes the idea and the product plan could be bang on but the resources could be a problem.More often than not the problem is gaining access to funding. There are plenty of sources of raising capital for a start-up. However, you can face many challenges when you actually get down to the business of raising the capital. What are the 3 most common hurdles faced when raising funds?
14th January 2022
SMEs form a crucial part of the economical drivers. Not only do these create employment opportunities and add to the economic growth, but also have great potential for innovation and competition. However, when compared to the bigger enterprises the resources are not as easily available for sustained growth for SMEs.
23rd December 2021
Pandemic, climate change and a global upheaval has given birth to a number of new businesses. Sustainable is a term that is being used very often of late and many are venturing into this line of business. From biodegradable plastics and toothbrushes made out of bamboo to reusable straws made out of steel, innovation has been at the forefront as new needs were felt during the pandemic as well as the threat of climate change looming over us. Start-ups are coming up with some very innovative ideas these days. If you have joined the start-up bandwagon, we have some vital information to share.
22nd November 2021
One of the biggest challenges faced by SMEs is raising funds. The need for funds becomes inevitable after a certain point of time for the business to grow further. However, securing additional funds is not so easy, especially for small and medium sized businesses. There are plenty of hurdles faced due to various reasons.
19th October 2021
2020 was a disaster considering the impact the unfortunate circumstances have had on people’s health and wellbeing. However, for those with an entrepreneurial streak, it was a unique opportunity for new ideas to develop in response to the situation and certain businesses bloomed in the process. In spite of the global chaos and the uncertainty, fear, tension and misery that came with it, there were businesses that flourished as new necessities cropped up. The trend of new business launches has continued throughout 2021 and as we reach the tail end of the year, we believe it will continue into next year as well.
14th September 2021
An investment company offers financial support and appropriate levels of management resources for struggling SMEs. These companies are often backed by a knowledgeable, flexible and open-minded team of professionals that are not tied to any specific sector of industry. This is exactly the reason why it is always a better idea to seek financial support from an investment company rather than individual investors.
18th August 2021
It’s not unusual for a small business owner to face unexpected financial difficulties which leads to issues in terms of coping up with day-to-day operations. Funding can be a saviour during such times and there are quite a few avenues to secure funds. Depending on the situation, a business grant could be an attractive option in comparison to traditional funding options. They offer a great opportunity to help establish and grow your business.
8th June 2021
The global economy has been drastically affected. As per statistics, the economy has essentially reverted to its level of five years ago. Therefore, it has become imperative for many businesses to focus on a survival strategy to see them through these difficult times. We’ve already seen some fantastic examples of businesses implementing innovative ideas in order to revive their fortunes.
11th May 2021
Financial pressures are one of the biggest concerns for SMEs. Considering the exceptionally challenging times at the moment for everyone, with the pandemic causing hugely disruptive effects through the economy, it is getting even more difficult for small and medium-sized businesses. While there are plenty of schemes and grants available at the moment to help you with your cash flow requirements, if you are looking for support beyond that there are investment companies that go beyond financial support.
14th April 2021
Many start-ups, after their embryo phase, require a business mentor to take them forward on a path to lasting success. While the importance of mentorship for a business remains debatable, it is often in the best interests of a start-up owner to seek help in the case of any difficulties, allowing them to overcome hurdles without much difficulty. There are a number of reasons why an enterprise might find itself in trouble. If a clear path is not visible, seeking the help of a mentor is always a good way forward.
9th March 2021
Investment in a small business is the best way for it to grow. It is a way to nurture and cultivate a business in the right direction. Investment in a small business can be in the form of either equity or debt. Equity investment entails the exchange of money for a percentage of ownership and profits. Debt investment on the other hand involves the lending of money to the business for fixed interest.
9th February 2021
If you are a small or medium-sized business facing low levels of productivity, there is scope for improvement with the right support. Practical and effective business support is fundamental for SMEs as an aid to expand and innovate further.
31st December 2020
Funds are the backbone of any business no matter what the scale of operation. The availability of funds at any given point is essential to foster the positive growth of your business. Often, lack of funds poses the most significant problem during the first year of operation itself. Additional funds also need to be pumped in for business growth for marketing, R & D, and such other essential aspects of the business. There are various reasons why an SME might need funds:
14th December 2020
For any small to medium sized business, becoming and remaining financially solvent, is the name of the game. To reach and maintain that position can be harder than it might appear!
Sadly, many SMEs never actually manage to turn a profit. For those that do, past performance is no guarantee of future success. There is never room for complacency – whether a company is operating in a highly competitive market or in a cosy little niche, where rival operators may be scarce on the ground.
7th December 2020
The short answer is that there could be any number of different, contributory factors that would make someone feel the time had arrived to relinquish their business and pass the purse strings onto another individual or company.
The sale might not be down to one specific reason, but rather a combination of circumstances coming into play.
23rd November 2020
Are you planning to expand? Are you planning to diversify? Are you tapping into the full potential of your business?
7th October 2020
The Premier Pioneer Group are new to the market from 2020, we are keen to meet new clients. Please take a look through our website and get in contact to discuss any ideas.