This is frequently the biggest loss-maker in well-run businesses.

Failure to calculate product/service gross margins is often the reason many businesses fail to reach their potential. Out of all the issues facing business owners this can have the biggest impact.

Sales volume & price. Brexit. Business funding. Product gross margins. Competitor actions. Slow-paying debtors. Cash shortages. Increased regulation. Employee issues. Suppliers. Operational issues. Currency movements. Management capability. Staff efficiency & motivation. Customer complaints. Quality issues. Getting Government grants. Far East competition. Multinational buyer power. Lack of profits. Taxation. Cyber threats.