Every business needs a business plan, which they should look at on a regular basis. It is not just to raise money, or apply for a grant. We have a range of templates that suit your needs and business.An accountant’s signature on a business plan helps give it credibility and if applying for loans or grants is invaluable. In addition we have years of experience of making sure you do not miss out any crucial elements of the plan, and can even help you in the monitoring of performance.
A recent classic example is a local shop that shut, the new owners got partway though refurbishment before realising they did not have enough money. Our client bought it at a bankruptcy sales price with a business plan that allowed the bank to lend them the £10,000 that was needed. The first purchaser lost his £3,000 investment when they also could have got the loan if they had a business plan
“A business without a plan is a failing business”. An old quote but still true. If you do not have a business plan it is likely to be because you do not have the time. Make the time, or buy it from us. It is the most essential thing you can do for your business.
If you need to have a business plan in place to raise capital, remember that a new client of ours had a plan that he presented to the bank asking for a £10,000 overdraft and was refused. We used the exact same numbers and words in a different order and with our approval on it and the same bank gave him the overdraft.
This is the lifeblood of the business, but unless you have a plan of what it should be, how do you know if it is good or bad? We have simple tools you can use to prepare forecasts and more importantly monitor them.
There are many different way to structure your business, 18 last time we checked, yet 90% of business use just 2. That may be fine for you but it may not.
Too all intents and purposes Grants are free money, and so worth considering for all businesses . we can help you prepare the paperwork needed for a successful application and one of our partners can guide you though the application process.
Forecasts are fancy names for business plans, and as we know “A business without a plan is a failing business”. An old quote but still true. If you do not have a business plan it is likely to be because you do not have the time. Make the time, or buy it from us. It is the most essential thing you can do for your business.
Business start up
Starting in business can be the most rewarding thing you have done, and is the part of the life of the business where we can add the most value. Help with plans, setting up systems, or even things like cheaper office equipment speak to our specialists for the best advice.