The Small Business Sessions (series three, episode three): Forecasting your future and growing a business that lasts

The Small Business Sessions (series three, episode three): Forecasting your future and growing a business that lasts
Emma Jones
Emma JonesOfficial

Posted: Wed 22nd Aug 2018

It's time for another episode of the Small Business Sessions podcast powered by Xero.

Each week Enterprise Nation founder Emma Jones speaks to entrepreneurs and experts about starting and growing a successful business.

In episode three, Hannah Dawson, founder of forecasting and reporting platform Futrli, discusses how having a strong understanding of your numbers gives business owners confidence in where they've been, how they are operating today and where they're going.

She also discusses how she has grown her own business, her plans for going global and where she turns for support.

You can listen to the podcast below and on podcast platforms including iTunes and Stitcher. Please do subscribe and review.

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Ths podcast was recorded and edited by Enterprise Nation member and audio production service, Podraffi.

To hear all previous episodes of the Small Business Sessions, go here.

Emma Jones
Emma JonesOfficial
Following a degree in Law and Japanese, Emma joined international accounting firm Arthur Andersen, where she worked in London, Leeds and Manchester offices and set up the firm's Inward Investment practice that attracted overseas companies to locate in the UK. In 2000, bitten by the dot.com bug, Emma left the firm to start her first business, Techlocate. After 15 months, the company was successfully sold to Tenon plc. The experience of starting, growing and selling a business from a home base gave Emma the idea for Enterprise Nation which was launched in 2006 as the home business website. The company has since expanded to become a small business membership community of over 75,000 people who benefit from events and support: online and in person. Enterprise Nation also presents a campaigning voice to government and the media on behalf of its members. In 2021, Emma was awarded a CBE for services to small businesses and entrepreneurs.

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