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If you could sell 20% more to your existing customers, what would it mean to your business?

Posted on 22/07/2016, 13:06

In order to achieve growth, many businesses get drawn into competing on price. This, inevitably, is unsustainable.

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Does Your Business have a Budget?

Posted on 15/04/2016, 09:43

Owning a small business is not easy; having a good plan is a key requirement for success. Alongside your business plan, a well thought-through budget is a powerful tool.

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Keeping your business tidy: 4 dark corners to take a look at!

Posted on 15/04/2016, 09:06

The demands of running any enterprise can mean that some of the basic disciplines are sometimes over looked. This applies just as much to large corporations but can be especially true in an SME where the hard pressed owner is often wearing many hats.

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Making your numbers work for you

Posted on 17/02/2016, 15:10

Why is that some, not all, business people have such trouble in understanding their financial statements, do not produce management accounts or believe that they don’t have need to know the numbers that are being created out of their activities.

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Is year-end the only time you look at your accounts?

Posted on 16/02/2016, 11:34

If you’re a business owner who thinks that the accounts or books are something you pay your accountant to look after and any involvement with them is a chore, you probably don’t look at them very often.

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Funding Growth & Investment from within the Business

Posted on 15/02/2016, 10:30

We are often asked to help business owners find funding to support critical investments or to fund growth. Sometimes this is because the bank has turned down the request for a loan or the criteria are too onerous, other times because the options are not deemed desirable.

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Using your numbers to drive value in your business

Posted on 10/02/2016, 13:05

All businesses of whatever size are required to keep financial records and they do this for a number of reasons such as statutory filing at Companies House, to allow the calculation of HMRC taxes and to report back to external investors and providers of finance such as banks.

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Profit versus cash

Posted on 15/12/2015, 14:56

“Cash is King”

Turnover is vanity, Profit is sanity and Cash is reality…

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Do you know ALL the Funding options for your growing business?

Posted on 26/11/2015, 10:22

Cash is the life-giving fuel of every business, regardless of its size. Cash inflows, just like filling your tank with petrol or diesel, fuel strength and growth, while cash outflows are the necessary expenditures related to that growth effort.

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Top 10 ways to Manage Cash flow

Posted on 26/03/2015, 12:35

Getting on top of your cash flow is very important if you want to get a hold of your finances. Here are 10 ways to manage cash flow:

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5 Key Measures to Grow Sales and Improve your Profit

In or last article, “Measuring What’s Important” we discussed key performance indicators or KPIs. There are lagging KPIs such as financial measures that tell you what just happened and leading KPIs that indicate what your financials are likely to look like.

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Measuring what’s important

Following on from our previous blog in this series, “The Most Important Thing”, the next step is to translate your goals into action.  For this, setting your targets and measuring your performance against them is vital to making them happen.

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The Most Important Thing is the Most Important Thing

What do you want to achieve in your business? Every owner manager had their reasons for why they started out on that journey – what are yours? And more importantly, are they still valid, are you on track, or are your hopes and desires being frustrated?

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