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BUSS1 Basics

Essential application, analysis and evaluation points to consider in your BUSS1 exam answers
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Business Studies Revision Quizzes

[Updated 4 January 2013]We're updating, upgrading and extending our collection of business studies revision quizzes here on tutor2u. Set out below is a list of the existing revision quizzes which we've grouped into some broad topic categories.
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May help your last minute revision! 

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One in four UK businesses struggling to pay debts - Telegraph

One in four UK businesses struggling to pay debts - Telegraph | Buss1 | Scoop.it
Cash-flow problems that could leave campanies unable to “fund any future recovery” are affecting one in four small businesses.
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Lots of small businesses facing real cash flow problems in tough economic conditions.  Remember, cash is king! A business cannot survive without cash for very long.

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Government's start-up loans scheme extended - Telegraph

Government's start-up loans scheme extended - Telegraph | Buss1 | Scoop.it
A Government scheme to give young people access to student-style loans to help them start a business is to be extended, David Cameron has announced.
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Setting up - GOV.UK

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Lots of asvice here for new businesses on business plans, ownership, finance etc.

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break even charts for IGCSE Business Studies - YouTube

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BUSS1: Ten Top Tips

Some advice for students sitting the BUSS1 exam in January.
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Application skills: a few simple ideas

A few simple ideas to build this important examination skill.
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Two Business Mistakes to Avoid | TIME.com

Two Business Mistakes to Avoid | TIME.com | Buss1 | Scoop.it
In business, it's the unexamined things that often get you, the problems or practices that you may have overlooked or were in denial about. Here are two potential pitfalls to think about. The first: dishonesty.
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AQA AS Business (BUSS1) Opportunities for Evaluation

In the list below I have highlighted a series of topic areas in BUSS1 which provide good opportunities for students to build effective evaluation into their answers.  Students should remember that, in all cases, the evaluation must be made in the...
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A-level Business Studies Company Accounts Revision - Cash Flow | S-cool, the revision website

A-level Business Studies Company Accounts Revision - Cash Flow | S-cool, the revision website | Buss1 | Scoop.it
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Clear and precise notes on cash flow problems and solutions. 

 

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Late payers strangle small companies - Telegraph

Late payers strangle small companies - Telegraph | Buss1 | Scoop.it
Forum of Private Business chief executive Phil Orford, writing in the Telegraph, decries 'morally questionable' late payment practices of many large companies.
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Excellent article showing how late payments by suppliers leads to cash flow problems for small businesses.

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How to turn your business into a franchise

How to turn your business into a franchise | Buss1 | Scoop.it
Katie Moffat, director of Pyjama Drama, a children's drama business, offers tips to those thinking of franchising their business
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Cadbury launch Crispello - a new chocolate bar for women

Cadbury launch Crispello - a new chocolate bar for women | Buss1 | Scoop.it
What makes Cadbury's new chocolate bar gender specific? You don't have to eat it all in one go, apparently
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Great example of market segmentation in action

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Adding value - turning waste into gold

Good quality potatoes make great potato chips or crisps.  But what do you with the smaller or mis-shapen potatoes which fail the raw material quality test for a premium crisp brand?  Simple, you use them to create a premium brand of vodka….
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AQA AS Business (BUSS1) - Key Term Glossary

Listed below are 50 key terms that AQA BUSS1 students need to ensure they understand and can define / explain in the exam..
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Learning definitions is key to success at Buss1. There is no substitute for good basic knowledge.

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Bouncing back from bankruptcy

Bouncing back from bankruptcy | Buss1 | Scoop.it
It can be devastating to fail at a first business venture. But Rachel Lowe, a contender on the first series of Dragon's Den, found the confidence to recover and start again
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Qualities of an Entrepreneur - persisitence must be at the top of the list! 

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