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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...

Financial Planning and Funding for Growth

on We are constantly hearing about the Government wanting to see SME’s grow their businesses, which in turn they believe will help grow the UK economy.  But what are the barriers to successful expansion, and why do some business owners struggle to expand to the levels they aspire to? The opportunity to grow your business presents Read More...

Achieving ISO 14001 in 6 Months

on A leading sheet-fed and web offset printer in the Midlands supporting some of the world’s largest corporations needed to establish itself as a proven organisation taking care of the environment and safeguarding the interests of its stakeholders. Such was the involvement of the complete workforce and the Senior Management Team in developing Environmental Management Systems Read More...

How big should your company be?

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...

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...

Employing My First Employee…

on You have now got to the point you need to think about employing and trusting someone else to help you grow the business. The realisation that you cannot create the 28 hour day, means you have to now take on another responsibility – a member of staff. A few considerations: Do I need full-time or Read More...

Change of IT Provider Improves Business

on The Directors were concerned with the cost and quality of service from their IT support provider and wanted additional independent expert resource to evaluate alternatives. Our experts reviewed their needs and researched alternative IT providers. The business obtained a better service at lower cost and has decided to up-grade their ERP application to support business Read More...

Sales and Marketing

on The client company design, make and install natural wood kitchens and was working from limited premises with one employee assisting the owner. A strategic approach was taken in 1996 and, together with a systems review, process mapping and marketing tools with a computerised order management system, customer service has been enhanced significantly. Year on year Read More...