Step 2 of 5

Ask for help

When you are going through a rough patch, it is good to know you do not have to do it all alone. It is good to ask friends and relatives to help, but you can also enlist professionals. They will listen to you and give you useful advice.

Step 2 of 5: Ask for help

When you are going through a difficult time, it is good to know that you are not alone. Speak to friends, family, or other work peers. There are also professionals who will listen to you and give advice that is specific to your situation.

KVK gives tailor-made advice

The advisers from the KVK Advice Team listen to your story and will think along with you. For example, about continuing to run your business during this process, or considering other sources of income. If needed, the advisers can refer you to one of our partners. Start the conversation by calling 0800 21 17.

Entrepreneurs Sounding Board

Do you need extra advice to figure out how to end your business without too much lasting financial damage? Experienced business advisers can look at your situation and advise you about the next steps. Sign up for a 6-month coaching process with the Entrepreneurs Sounding Board (‘Ondernemersklankbord’).

Help from your own adviser

Also discuss your plans to stop your business with your own financial adviser, bookkeeper, or accountant. They are already familiar with your company’s finances. Go through the step-by-step plan together.