Many businesses have a few good years under their belts before they start thinking big. This guide is for businesses wanting to expand and develop their business and take it to the next level. The Growing Business Guide: How to Grow your Business hones in on how businesses can make this happen, giving practical and relevant advice including case studies. Written by experts from Growing Business magazine - the UK's leading supplier of information to entrepreneurs and the heads of small businesses reaching over 130,000 readers every month - and drawing from the wealth of information and experience, the guide covers all areas of growth, including: assessing growth potential, foreign markets, launching new products; the pros and cons of growth by acquisition; how to prepare your company for growth and ensure it can be sustained. How to fund your growth is also looked at in depth, exploring debt funding, how to raise growth capital privately and AIM and PLUS as sources of capital.