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DELEGATION MADE EASY

So… you have spent time and money recruiting the right people for your business and now it’s time to delegate. You know that this will allow your business to grow and will give you the time and energy to devote to more important tasks. So why is it that so many of us still micromanage? Does this describe you? Could ...
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HOW TO CREATE A SIMPLE CASH FLOW FORECAST

Today I’ll be talking you through how to set up a simple cash flow forecast So what is a cash flow forecast? It has two parts – incoming cash and outgoing cash. I will talk you through the key elements. Firstly decide if you need to monitor cash on a weekly or a monthly basis. I advise our clients to ...
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KEEP YOUR CASH FLOW HEALTHY

Do you have a smoothly running cash flow? Even if you answer ‘yes’ to this question you are sure to learn new ways to improve your business, so please read on. Today I’ll be sharing top tips on how you can actively managing a healthy cash flow. So, what’s poor cash flow? Firstly, poor cash flow does not mean decreasing ...
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CASH IS KING

You’ll have heard the phrase ‘cash is King’. Cash flow is what drives business forward. Being the best at what you do; the cheapest; even the biggest… it’s irrelevant, if you don’t have good cash flow. So what exactly is cash flow? In simple terms, cash flow is the flow of cash in, and out, of your business. So manage ...
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WAYS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS: PART 3

Here I’ll be looking at another 3 ways to grow your business. Topics I’ll cover are mergers and acquisitions, alliances, and franchising. This is Part 3. See our website for Parts 1 and 2 and for other blogs helping you to succeed in business. As a troubleshooter, advisor and business analyst, with many years’ experience of saving businesses, I’m going ...
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WAYS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS: PART 2

In this blog I will be looking at the next 3 ways to grow your business. Parts 1 and 3 on our website will cover another 6 ways. So how do you make your business grow for long-term success. 1.    Prepare for tough times However good our business idea, most of us will struggle at some point. Ensure your business ...
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WAYS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS: PART 1

Over the next 3 blogs I’ll be looking at 9 ways to grow your business. They cover clear communication, multiple sales streams and marketing channels, preparation for when times are tough, upselling, expansion, mergers and acquisitions, alliances, and franchising. Part 1 and will cover just 3 of the ways you can grow your organisation. When we set out in business ...
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SME KEY AREAS OF FOCUS: Part 4

This blog is called Key areas of focus for SMEs: Part 4. Please see our website for Parts 1 to 3 and for other blogs helping you build your business. So…. What should you be focusing on? 1.     Forward planning Business owners frequently are so consumed by everyday tasks that they fail to draft a business plan and may not ...
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SME KEY AREAS OF FOCUS: Part 3

This is SMEs Key areas of focus part 3. Please see our website for Parts 1 & 2 and part 4 will follow next week. So…. What should you be focusing on? 1.     Keeping costs down It’s always important to keep a close eye on overheads and costs. All too often businesses fail to focus on costs, concentrating solely on ...
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SME KEY AREAS OF FOCUS: Part 2

This is part 2 and comes in 4 parts so please visit website over the next few weeks to make sure you do not miss any of them and you’ll also find on there other blogs helping you build your business. So …. What should you be focusing on? 1)     Staffing your business Make sure you recruit, induct and train ...
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