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Throughout our 25 years of consultancy, we have helped hundreds of businesses. We are confident that we have the necessary experience to help your business improve.

Success Stories:

Laying Out the Path – Managing growth and business planning

Managing Growth

WLP identifies with the goals of your business and the challenges it faces. We use our expertise to help you produce cohesive, focused, well-defined plans with agreed targets. We can mentor or coach you, or even work as a non-executive director.

We will:

  • Help you develop a clear vision for your business’s future and explain what you need to do to make it happen.
  • Help you recognise barriers to growth and develop strategies for overcoming them.
  • Help you manage cash flow.
  • Help develop a committed and skilled team.
  • Provide strong, confident leadership.
  • Identify the right product/skill mix matched with a strong customer/client base.
  • Suggest innovative approaches to products and processes.
  • Ensure that you are able to sustain and take strategies forward with confidence.

Business plans

Whether you are starting up from scratch, in the development phase or an established business with a record of growth, your company will grow more successfully and profitably if you develop, maintain and utilise a strong business plan.

Not only will this help you manage your pathway of growth, but your financer will also want to see a well-structured, objective, up to date and realistic business plan.
Planning, attention to detail, anticipation and implementing controlled solutions are all part of the WLP approach to the business plan.

We will help you:

  • Know your market, customers, and competition.
  • Identify your potential.
  • Structure your team and operational resources appropriately.
  • Develop a practical and realistic plan.
  • Review and update it continuously.

Examples...

Don’t Neglect the Business Plan!

on A lot of companies seem to think that because they have a business plan, they are on the right path. It’s good that you have business plan in place, but it also requires action. It is no good neglecting the plan as the company will begin to lose focus. A month ago I received a call from a Read More...

Business Plan – Estate Agent

on A successful property sales negotiator, wished to obtain finance for a new estate agency operating in a select area of the Country. We guided him through detailed research of his target market and then helped him devise a comprehensive, practical business plan complete with personnel and resource requirement, marketing plan, budgets, P&L and cash-flow forecasts, Read More...

Business and Marketing Plan Enables Growth

on A specialist industrial paint spray business located in Norfolk had reached capacity for growth within their premises and were reliant on a small number of clients. Our consultant was invited to help reappraise their direction and potential. Our consultant assisted the Managing Director to devise and implement a business and marketing plan fit for the future growth Read More...

Developing a Business Plan for Growth

on Our client had successfully developed an intense driving course approach in Norwich. Finances were stretched when the company expanded the concept into London, Manchester and Peterborough, and they required assistance in budgeting and structuring staff. Our consultant provided business advice and mentoring, established financial disciplines and developed a business plan for the growth of the business. As a result, Read More...

Producing an Action Plan to Reduce Costs

on The company has earned an excellent reputation as a traditional family retail business with good service standards. Recent expansion has caused a severe increase in borrowed money which the company has not experienced before. Early action was needed to arrest the deteriorating trend. We produced a Business Plan with Action Plan for the next twelve Read More...

Raising the Profile of a Property Consultancy

on A leading property consultancy was facing the loss of knowledge and continuity through the retirement of the partner heading up their food business. The new partner had little experience of the sector and needed to get to know the industry and its make-up. A plan was drawn up to redefine the firm’s business proposition, meet Read More...

Marketing Manager Recruitment

on As part of their planned growth, a financial services provider needed to recruit a Marketing Manager. After determining our Client’s detailed requirements WLP created job and person specifications, advised on an appropriate remuneration package and reviewed the company’s employment contract. An advertisement was drafted and placed, on very favourable terms, with an on-line recruitment site. Read More...