Business Development

Business developent including business plans, finance people issues, MBO, shareholding, succession planning

McDonalds: Trail blazing a digital service revolution.

on McDonalds are trail blazers for the digital technology revolution.  They have lead the way in the adoption of self-service technology and have transformed the general perception of kiosks and touch screens. There are three lessons that other customer facing organisations can learn from the McDonalds revolution and it began by McDonalds recognising the problems they Read More...

Would your strategy survive the Harvard stress test?

on With poor prospects for economic growth and rising inflation, now would be a good time to assess the effectiveness of your strategy to weed out inefficiencies. Robert Simons, writing for the Harvard Business Review, suggested you ask seven questions: Primary customers. Have you identified them and are your resources lined up to deliver high quality service Read More...

Net Zero, what does it mean for SMEs?

on Climate change is at the top of the world agenda, and Net Zero is the new target.  Do you know what this means for your SME business? Surveys show that climate and environmental concerns are held by the majority of the population.  Governments are reacting and global pledges to make improvements and counter climate change Read More...

Growth Works

on We are delighted to be working with Growth Works – an exciting programme supporting growing businesses in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough to help accelerate and sustain their success. They are offering our clients the opportunity to benefit from an exclusive discount on our quoted work / service fees, so you can access our expertise to help Read More...

Why Should I Use a Business Adviser/Mentor?

on Would your company consider using external business support or advice? A large proportion of SME’s would say no before even looking into the idea, despite the fact it could be the better option. Here’s a quick example… I have just returned from a client in Norfolk. They were experiencing problems with their reception team, such as Read More...