Your Critical Numbers

The Covid-19 crisis has created a “new normal” for businesses. Traditional ways of working are being challenged and we now need to innovate, adapt, re-engineer, and reinvent the way we work. Lockdown gave us time to consider our options, but two important questions often remain unanswered: How will we know if we are on track […]

Your Business Recovery Plan

As businesses emerge from Covid-19 restrictions, for many ‘Business as Usual’ has become ‘Business Unusual’. So, how do we navigate our way towards a sustainable new normal? During lockdown, we focused on crisis management, activating relevant Government support packages and doing our best to build cash war chests. Now we enter the recovery phase on […]

Cash Flow and Cost Control

More than ever, cashflow is a vital part of staying afloat, whether your business is in recovery or growth mode. Revenue, profit and your bottom line will all resume their importance when we’re back to “normal” (however that’s going to look) but keeping everything running is the priority for now. Regular cashflow forecasts will help […]

Do You Have a Plan for Growth in Your Business?

Growth doesn’t need to mean more risk, more hours and more headaches. It may be as simple as identifying where the opportunities for growth are in your business and industry. Once you’ve done this you can establish what you and your team are going to have to do in order to maximise these opportunities, and […]

Top 8 Things to Outsource in Your Business

If you’re looking to scale your business, you’ll need to spend more time working on it than in it. Finding ways to leverage your time is critical, and outsourcing your least favourite tasks is a great way to do this. Things you should consider outsourcing in your business: Digital marketing. From your content strategy to […]

How to Use Forecasts and Scenario-Planning

For centuries, accounting was all about reviewing historic information – but that only told you about the past, not what was going to happen in the future. If you’re only looking back at past periods and historic numbers, that limits the insights you can achieve into your business. With a backward-looking ideology, it becomes difficult […]

Start Your Year Off in The Performance Zone

Getting back into work after a break can be hard. You might be struggling to get back into your routine and engage your brain in work. Or, perhaps you spent time setting your goals and planning your year and you’re full speed raring to go. There is, however, an optimum approach somewhere between these two […]

Set the Right Growth Goals for Your Business This Year

If you’re going to grow your company in the right way, pinning down your goals and having a clear vision for the business from the outset is vital. You may want to increase profits and create an income that supports your lifestyle, or you are looking to increase market share and aim for hypergrowth. You […]

Fundamental Three to Successfully Scale Up Your Business

There are three fundamentals to successfully scale up your business: having a clear organisation structure, having comprehensive systems, and developing great leadership. Heard the quote, “What got you here won’t get you there”? These are wise words (and the title of a book you should read!) are from Marshall Goldsmith. Choosing to scale your business […]

Fundamental Two to Successfully Scale Up Your Business

There are three fundamentals to successfully scale up your business: having a clear (and documented) organisation structure, having comprehensive systems and processes, and developing great leadership. With growth comes growing pains. Such pains can affect team morale as well as your margins. It’s critical to pre-empt potential friction and put systems in place to ensure […]