Business planning, growth and support
Managing business growth is a key part of the service we provide. We have many years’ experience of working with developing organisations – and also we run our own business – so we are well placed to support your plans.
Business growth services include…
- Setting goals and an action plan to get you where you want to be
- Removing the blocks that are stopping you from getting where you want to be
- Benchmarking against other businesses in your industry – do you know how you compare to the best and the average in your industry
- Getting the systems in place to allow your business to grow
- Performance monitoring including use of key performance indicators
- Marketing strategy;
- Unique selling point development
- Customer service systems to help WOW your customers
- Pricing strategy – have you tested what your optimum selling price is?
- Lead generation systems
- Sales conversion systems
- Reselling systems
- Raising finance to allow you to invest in growth
- Improving the potential of your team members
- Measuring and testing everything so that you can continually improve
We love it when a plan comes together!
Research suggests that those businesses with a written business plan are far more likely to succeed. Business plans are also often needed to support finance applications, especially bank lending.
We can assist with all aspects of the business plan including…
- Business strategy and goal setting
- Cash flow forecasts
- Profit forecasts
- All written elements of the plan such as business background, marketing plan, SWOT analysis, markets, competition and all of the other key elements that need presenting in the most suitable way to lenders
Our strategic planning service helps you…
- Agree on long-term strategic goals both personally and for the business
- Identify where you are now
- Work ON the business so that you can spend less time working IN it
- Identify the blocks in the strategy
- Agree an operational strategy to overcome the blocks and meet those goals
- Develop business growth systems
- Grow a great team of people
- Monitor your results against those goals
- Manage the money in your business
- Develop an exit strategy
The result is an agreed action plan.
Raising finance is serious business…
Do you know the most likely source of finance at the best rates?
Through our close working relationships with finance sources we can assist in advising on the right type of finance for you and offer advice on…
- Bank loans and overdrafts
- Hire purchase
- Personal loans
- Sales invoice factoring and discounting
- Leasing and contract hire
- Venture capital
- Private investment sources