Each year, there are nearly 400,000 new businesses set up in the UK.
However, taking a company from an eager start-up to a rocksteady brand is far from straightforward. There are plenty of ups and downs which need to be successfully navigated if you want to see your business still standing five or ten years down the line.
The biggest hurdle? Money.
On Friday 24 November, International Strategist and Pax Japonica author Takeo Harada was joined by fellow LID author Jonathan Geldart, Inside the Middle Kingdom, to celebrate the launch of his book with a speech and Q&A session.
Taking place in the iconic Charing Cross Foyles, LID held the event with a curated audience of key Chinese and Japanese business thought-leaders and executives.