Conversations within a business have added value when admin is something that just happens without discussion, freeing talk for the subjects that matter. At WLP we had evolved a hybrid paper-digital management system that had served our needs and met the requirements of ISO 9001. However, the system was distributed locally across multiple locations within Read More...on
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Being part of a long supply chain can be fraught with difficulties – often thanks to product demand. As a cog in such a system, you may have experienced large peaks and troughs in manufacturing loads and inventories. This issue is known as the Forrester Effect. In the Covid-19 era has happened in microchips in Read More...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...on
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It is important that Behavioral or Behavioural characteristics of a consultant organisations are correct to achieve success for clients. Knowledge, good knowledge of the issues and the client’s business and keeping it jargon free are important.. Read More...on
As companies grow and employ more staff, the dynamics change. Everything is different when there are 25 employees as opposed to 6. In the dot com era, the fast growing companies that were spinouts from large companies really enjoyed their freedom to act. Then, as they grew, they found the maximum number of employees they Read More...on
There is a corollary to Parkinson’s Law… It is, ‘the stock expands to fill the space available’. There is a danger if you have access to funds and plenty of space to fill them with stock. This is fine if there is no other suitable investment for your cash and you are sure it will Read More...on
Benford’s Law – first stated in 1938 by the physicist Frank Benford – is extremely useful for detecting anomalies in tabulated data. According to Benford’s Law, the leading significant digit in many naturally occurring collections of numbers – especially numbers which consist of several digits – will almost certainly be small. With that in mind, Read More...on
It’s a great moment in any company’s story when the business has started to generate enough cash to start reducing your debt. It’s also a pivotal moment because the steps you take next could be crucial in the continued success of your firm. So how do you navigate the tricky terrain of debt repayment when Read More...on
Franchising is where you license another company to be your presence in another geographical region. There are a range of household names that are run as franchise businesses – McDonalds, Burger King, MR. Barbers, Snap-on tools and many more. It is very different from having a 3rd party manufacture for you, or having an agent Read More...on