At 12.30 today, the Government, or rather Chancellor George Osborne, will be giving the detail on the long heralded Spending Review. We all know that the Review isn't going to be pleasant.
With the prospect of a double dip recession coming our way - fingers crossed that the pundits are wrong - it is of even greater importance that in the fight to keep our businesses going we all think further outside of the box, No longer can anyone operate their business living in splendid isolation. We need to look closer at those non-core issues that can affect the ability to grow and sustain a business.
And so it is that I introduce myself, BusinessMan, as your guide to tax, employment, law and other management issues - any one of which, if ignored, could derail your plans for business success.
Do check back here daily to see what you should be investigating further.
This was first published in October 2010