Business Planning

A detailed business plan is one of the key success factors in achieving mid to long term growth and will be required when looking to source investment for scaling up. Documenting a clear purpose of business objectives and how you aim to achieve them over a set period of time, the plan should align sales, marketing, operational and financial activity. Whilst creating the plan is an investment of time, its a great feeling to refer back and tick off achievements.

investment

Creating a successful plan for raising investment

Raising capital is an essential step for many business owners focused on taking their businesses forward. Whether the decision to raise investment is driven by the business bursting at the seams and primed for scaling up, or if it is in need of an influx of capital to survive, careful business planning and preparation will …

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Business support

5 simple ways to make your Start-up business successful

It’s not always easy to grow a business in the early days. Having a clear purpose and set of goals helps to create a well-defined business plan to guide the business direction, a detailed cash flow forecast and robust financial plan are a definite must.  But what else can you do to guarantee success in a …

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Responsible business

Are you building a responsible business?

The green agenda, sustainability, CSR, circular economy, are all buzz words we are familiar with.  Increasingly, demonstrating businesses care about their people and the planet is defining how they operate, as well as proving to be financially and morally rewarding. In reaching a turning point in the way we live and work over the last …

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Customer relationships

Rethinking your customer relationships

Business sentiment this week is turning from discussing survival mode, to thinking about resetting. How best to adapt business strategy to navigate a constantly changing commercial environment, The priority for many sharing their experiences, is customer focused business planning. Now more than ever this is key to adding value for new and loyal consumers. .  The …

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Business plan

10 steps to reshape your business and prepare to takeoff

When faced with major disruption to normal business activity, its challenging to have the head space to plan how to reshape, rebuild and renew your approach. The time to act is now and by following these 10 steps your business will emerge stronger. Periods of change and uncertainty such as we currently find ourselves in, …

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Project management

6 Essential tips for effective project management, which will save you money

How many projects have you been involved with, which have overrun or gone over budget? Quite a few I’m sure and I’d bet one of the main reasons being new project requirements requested mid way through, which weren’t originally planned for. Having been involved in various projects covering Business transformation, Digital development and Team restructures, …

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