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Focusing on your goals

Focusing on your goals? Are you focusing on your goals? If you sit down at the end of today and review the actions and decisions that you have made during the day, would you say that they have taken you towards or away from your goals? You might find that this is a...

Raising Money Through Crowdfunding

Raising money through crowdfunding - does it actually work? Crowdfunding is a way of raising money for a business venture, personal endeavour, or charitable cause, where a large number of people invest in or donate money to the cause. Crowdfunding is becoming more...

Closing the deal

Closing a deal is arguably the most important part of the sales cycle. So are you and your sales team getting it right? Your firm might have a database full of potential leads, your products and services could be the best in your market sector but if you are no good...

FIFTH SEISS GRANT

Fifth Self Employed Income Support Grant The fifth SEISS grant will be available for the self-employed to claim, towards the end of July. It is proposed that this will be the final payment that will be made under the scheme. It marks the point where HMRC will stop...

How to develop a strategy for success

How to develop a strategy for success? What is a SWOT Analysis? One of the key questions we get asked is "how to develop a strategy for success?" For business managers, SWOT analysis is an extremely valuable business tool that can help you assess situations and your...

Are you making the most of CRM?

Are you making the most of CRM? Are you making the most of CRM?  In order to develop valuable, long term relationships with your customers you need to move the interaction from being purely transactional in nature to something longer term. Winning new customers when...

It may be time to pivot your strategy

In order to pivot your strategy, you will need to start by doing your research, reassessing your current business model and building a new approach from there. Pivoting your strategy may involve targeting a different customer base, new routes to market or even a new range of products and services. If pivoting your strategy pushes you into a new market, you will likely need to re-evaluate your approach to sales, marketing and day to day business processes.

SHAREHOLDERS AGREEMENT

GUIDANCE ON YOUR SHAREHOLDERS AGREEMENT                SHAREHOLDERS AGREEMENT  Introduction Why do you need a shareholders agreement? For limited companies, when it comes to making decisions, Company Law imposes certain rules. This means that if you own more than 50%...

VAT deferral

VAT deferral – apply online by 21 June 2021 The VAT deferral new payment scheme is open for all businesses who deferred paying VAT due between 20 March and 30 June 2020 and were unable to pay in full by 31 March 2021. The initial scheme was part of the HM Government's...