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Executive Solutions Consultancy Ltd

Executive Solutions Consultancy are the Interim Management specialists with a wealth of experience, primarily, but not exclusively, in the FMCG Manufacturing Industry.

Specialising in working with small to medium sized business across a range of sectors (but with an abundance of experience in the food industry), in improving shareholder value, and preparing them for sale.

Advisory service can include coaching (Association of Business Mentors accredited) and DiSC psychometric profiling

Certified Value Builder™.

 

 

FutureMap

 

No matter how insightful or exciting the vision for your enterprise may be, it is only ever the getting there which determines your success.

Yet all too often, seemingly solid business plans falter at the first hurdle. Whether due to lack of time or money or just the space to think, important steps go untaken. At futuremap, we have created a unique and comprehensive multi-mapping approach that supports start-ups and SMEs of all sectors and sizes and helps them plan effectively for success.

Whether you need to kick off an enterprise, overcome a challenge, or rise to an opportunity, futuremap helps you to identify the required actions and avoid the pitfalls. As no two journeys are ever the same, we adapt to whatever your vision may be.

It all begins with a free business review and recommendation identifying your route to success. What you do after that is entirely up to you.

Contact us now and futuremap your way, because good ideas need great plans.

Contact

David Arthur

01243 767431

07553 156296

www.futuremap.co.uk

da@futuremap.co.uk

 

Consultancy, consultant, planning, plan, business, SME, funding, finance, grants, investment, expansion, innovation, enterprise, accounts, sale, purchase, acquisition, training, website, social media, digital, loans, borrowing, HR, credit, payments, sales, marketing, market, advice, support.

Plan. Grow. Do.

Online Live sales training is helping business owners and sales teams find the confidence, process and structure to succeed in sales in what is a changed environment.

Delivered online across 3, 3 hour sessions.

Online Live sales training brochure: https://plangrowdo.com/wp-content/uploads/PGD-Online-Live-Brochure-1.pdf

Plan. Grow. Do. brochure and overview: https://plangrowdo.com/wp-content/uploads/PGD-BROCHURE-OCT-2020.pdf

Who can benefit from this training?

This training is perfect for owner managed businesses, sales leaders and sales teams responsible for the development of sales and sales opportunities. The group focussed training helps identify best practice from other sectors, delivered with the Plan. Grow. Do. Quality Marked sales training methodology.

Each learner will receive their own guidebooks for each session to help implement and embed the learning. The sessions are held over 3 consecutive weekly mornings – 3 by 3 hours, 9 hours in total, across 3 distinct journeys; Plan, Grow and Do.

Harpers for Growth

Who we are:

We are a results driven business growth consultancy practice supporting SME’s transform and grow.

What we do:

We take a 360 degree view of your current situation to quickly identify the areas giving the biggest and most immediate impact on your bottom line. Our unique 360i approach means we don’t just propose a plan and walk away, we pride ourselves on 20% strategy and 80% execution – this balance works and we know it makes the difference.

Industry qualified experts in every field

Strategy: We have a high level strategic review designed for business owners and senior management teams to give clarity on vision and aspirations, and understand both the opportunities and roads blocks for growth and business recovery.

Sales: We are focused on performance and will support you in delivering your company’s sales targets and plans – we know what works and what doesn’t.

Marketing: We take a structured approach to creating a deliverable strategy. For us, effective marketing means understanding your customers to develop your strategy.

Lean Operations: We will work with you to fine-tune your business from the ground up, creating efficiency and optimising your operational performance.

 

Our approach is flexible to suit your business needs and budget: we can offer support from the board to the shop floor.

How we Work – click here to view  

Crafts Council

HOTHOUSE

Hothouse supports makers at the start of their career

Hothouse is the Crafts Council’s national programme of creative and business support for makers at the start of their career.

It is a part-time programme run over the course of six months that gives makers the tools they need to build a successful and sustainable craft business. Monthly full-day training sessions and a residential course will give you the skills to:

• Create a business plan
• Set business goals
• Know how to do your accounts and price your work.
• Write and talk about your work confidently.
• Market your practice well.

Visit Britain / Visit England

Business Support Hub – Travel and Tourism

Topics currently covered on the Hub are:

  1. Start your business

The key target markets in your destination, guidance on the practicalities of setting up a new business and where to get help from mentors.

  1. Find funding

Funding options for your business and guidance on managing finances more effectively to maximise your profit margins.

  1. Know your legal obligations

On what grounds you can refuse a booking, what licences you need to provide TVs and how to comply with health & safety regulations. You can also buy a printed copy of the popular Pink Book: legislation for tourist accommodation.

  1. Understand health and safety

Your legal responsibilities, how to run a safe business and create a Fire Risk Assessment using a free online tool.

  1. Make your business accessible

Guidance, tools and resources to help you provide access for all – and gain a share of a £12 billion market. You can also create an Accessibility Guide for your businesses using a free online tool.

  1. Make your business sustainable

How to save money, reduce your impact and win more customers with practical sustainability tips and case studies.

  1. Employ and manage staff

Step-by-step guides to finding and employing staff, guidance on managing employees and information on apprenticeships.

  1. Find training

Training courses for you and your staff on customer service, digital skills and inclusion.

  1. Get quality assessed

How to get an official star rating or accreditation for your business from the national tourist board.

  1. Enter the Awards for Excellence

How to apply for one of the highest accolades in English tourism – the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence.

  1. Market your business

VisitEngland/VisitBritain marketing opportunities, our Digital Marketing Toolkit and best practice communication guides.

  1. Attract international visitors

Guidance to help your business get ‘international ready’, including extensive research on overseas markets and our Inbound Tourism Toolkit.

  1. Find local support

An online tool that tells you who your local Destination Organisation (local tourist board) an Growth Hubs are.

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

As experts in business, we offer our members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. Our mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions. We are a not-for-profit organisation, led by a team of our members, which exists to serve the small business community across the UK.

Starting at just £147 in the first year plus a £30 joining fee for businesses with no employees we pride ourselves in supporting smaller businesses like yours.

Open to FSB members and non members:

 

FSB Coronavirus Hub (includes free Webinars)

FSB Skills Hub

FSB Events

 

FSB Membership Benefits include:

 

FSB Tax Investigation Protection

FSB Legal Protection Scheme

FSB Employment Protection

FSB Health and Safety Advice

FSB Legal Hub

FSB Care

FSB Insurance Service

FSB Payments

FSB Funding Platform

FSB Cash Advance

FSB Debt Recovery

FSB Workplace Pensions

FSB Cyber Protection

FSB Business Banking

FSB PR/Crisis Management

FSB First Voice

NatWest Entrepreneur Pre-Accelerator

Pre-Accelerator is designed to give entrepreneurs the power to start, scale and succeed. It is a fully-funded, quick-fire, intensive eight-week course for early-stage entrepreneurs. The course is eight weeks long but starts with an exciting, immersive,
Ignition’ event and ends with a chance to celebrate and swap experiences. We concentrate on providing early-stage businesses with the best environment, digital learning and networks.

To find out how to apply and how we could help #PowerUp you and your early stage business, contact us at  accelerator@natwest.com