Business plans

Preparing and manging business plans including startups, MBO and action plans.

What is Franchising?

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...

Business Growth Clubs – a mini dragons’ den?

on In the mid 90s WLP ran a series of growth clubs with some really great results for club members. Working in groups of 8-10, owner managers and senior managers in a range of SMEs came together once a fortnight to work through a structured development programme to produce robust and viable growth plans. The clubs have just been re-launched with tremendous support and encouragement from past club members many of whom are still reaping the rewards of the investments they made over 15 years ago. Read More...