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Added Value Services

Our core Added Value Services consist of...

Business Growth

Business growth services include...

  • Setting goals and an action plan to get you where you want to be - see strategic planning;
  • Removing the blocks that are stopping you from getting where you want to be;
  • Bench-marking 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;
  • Pricing strategy - have you tested what your optimum selling price is?
  • Improving the potential of your team members;
  • Measuring and testing everything so that you can continually improve.

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Business Plans

Business plans are also regularly needed to support finance applications, especially bank lending.

We can assist with all aspects of the business plan including...

  • Business strategy and goal setting;
  • Budgets;
  • 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.

After you've produced the plan, you need to monitor how you are doing against the plan and we can help you with this.

See our helpsheet on writing a business plan.

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Accounting Systems

Our consultancy services can include a review of your management information and accounting systems, particularly in relation to your financial systems and controls that will enable you to take full control of your business.

This can include...

  • Cash controls;
  • Debtor control;
  • Stock control;
  • Purchasing systems;
  • Cost controls;
  • Budgeting;
  • Financial reporting systems.

Reliable management information allows you to react quickly to changing business needs.

We can also advise on systems implementations. Our consultants have implemented countless accountancy systems from small businesses running single user accounting systems to large multinational companies running large SAP systems.

Whether you are using a small business package such as Sage, Quickbooks or Exchequer and need advice on how to use it more efficiency or a larger business looking to expand into SAP or similar products, we can help. Contact us for a no obligation discussion.

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Business Finance

While we can't actually raise the finance your business needs, we can advise you from a tax and accounting perspective on the implications of difference sources of finance such as:

  • Bank loans and overdrafts;
  • Hire purchase;
  • Personal loans;
  • Sales invoice factoring and discounting;
  • Leasing and contract hire;
  • Venture capital;
  • Private investment sources.

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Strategic Planning

You've probably been told many times that planning is crucial to success in business but somehow you've never quite got round to it.

Rather than having a planned strategy you run your business by...

  • Trusting your intuition;
  • Using instant decisions;
  • And generally riding the rollercoaster.

That may well work and we do realise that gut feelings are a crucial business skill in successful entrepreneurs. But planning is still crucial. Research shows that those businesses that do plan and have clear strategies are far more successful.

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;
  • Indentify 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.

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Please contact us if you need further advice, have any questions about our services, would like a free consultation or a fixed fee quotation.

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