The business advisor - Growing a business
Case study: Gail Force's cakes
Gail Force is a young entrepreneur, upon leaving University she set up her own business baking cakes, five years later and she is now a very successful Sole Trader.
Force Cakes, is a small local business turning over significant profit for its owner, it is:
> Still run by Gail the Sole Trader
> Employes two members of part time staff
> Operates from a rented comercial kitchen and attached office
> Supplies local Hotels, Restaurants, tea rooms and Farm shops with a range of high quality cakes.
Gail is keen to reinvest her profits and grow the business. She has several options open to her and would like your advise as to which option you believe is most suitable.
Working in groups, please complete the corresponding worksheet to analyse the options open to Gail.