Plan for Future Success
Identify your business goals as easily as you identify trade issues. We'll help you put together a business plan that lists what you aim to achieve in the future as well as the steps you'll need to get there.
Is success on the cards?
Work out if your trade business venture is destined to be financially viable with a feasibility study. This is crucial before you launch a new operation. It can also help explain why an existing trade business is not currently performing.
Plan for the Future
A SWOT analysis will help you take advantage of your Strengths, overcome your Weaknesses, seize new Opportunities and ward off threats, both now and in the future.
Plan for action
Develop a complete business plan covering the next 4 - 5 years. It should include progress check points over the years, quarters and months. Share this plan with your whole team and you'll give your business a strong new direction.
Plan a vision
What's your grand vision for your trade business? Where do you see your business once it's succeeding? This is ultimately what your business plan is working towards.
Plan a mission
What's the purpose of your trade business? What need do you satisfy in your marketplace? Your mission should be something that only your trade business can deliver.
Plan your values
Like individuals, your trade business should have a set of values. We'll help you clarify these, then help put systems in place to make sure every contact with your customers and suppliers reflect these values.
Plan your behaviour
Develop a code of conduct that you would like your trade employees to work by. This will improve your staff's performance.
Plan your goals
By how much would you like to increase your market share? Measurable goals like these will give you something to aim for and get you closer to achieving your grand vision.
Plan to measure your progress
Set key performance indicators to measure your trade business's performance. That way you'll be able to see if you're on track to achieving your goals and vision.
Plan to leave your business in safe hands
Whether you want to float your business on the stock market or prepare your business for sale, we'll help ensure your trade business keeps on performing without you.
Plan on self improvement
We'll align you with a specific Business Manager based on your requirements who can coach you in specific areas. By combating any weaknesses, we can help you become a true business professional.
Need help running a workshop for your trade business? We can assist, from planning the content to running the seminar.
Plan on bigger returns
Work out the potential financial return you will make on your bueinss ideas so you will know what ot expect if you decide to go ahead.ographics, market trands, keys to success, and other critical issues.
Plan the day-to-day running
We can help you with everything to do with running a trade business, both theory and practice. From getting organized to better delegation, we'll get your business running smoothly.
Grow your business
Become as good at promoting your trade business as you are at actually working in your trade. With successful marketing, we can help grow your customer base which will in turn grow your business.
Analyze your market, your customers' demographics, any market trends, what you need to do to succeed and more. This situation analysis is vital for your business to expand.
Grow your brand
Take an idea for a new or existing brand or logo and turn it into a powerful and intelligent corporate identity.
Grow your message
Create marketing and other business literature that you can pass onto new customers or leave in highly visible places. Grow your online presence. We'll help you create a slick website that makes it easier for new customers to find out about you.
Grow your online presence
We'll help you create a slick website that makes it easier for new customers to find out about you.
Patent and copyright any new inventions that you might come up with including wholesaling and buying.
Grow your marketing
Get a marketing strategy that defines your trade business's target markets, positioning services offered, pricing strategy, promotional strategy and direct marketing campaigns.
Grow your database
Collect and collate all that meaningful client information ensuring you keep in contact and improve your bottom line.
Grow your loyalty
Develop a loyalty program for your customers and clients. This will encourage repeat business and grow your profits.
Grow your standards
Develop customer service standards that your business will be renowned for. This will help attract new customers and keep existing customers happy.
Grow your relationships
Improved relationships with your suppliers can help improve the product/service you offer to your customers. Thus making you more attractive than the competition.
New business growth
Prepare highly professional tender submissions that put you in the running to win new business.
Grow your sales
Get a full sales and marketing plan that includes marketing and financial objectives, a competition analysis and expense forecasting. All these can help boost your sales figures.
Improve your structure
Establish appropriate systems, structures and procedures in the office, just like the systems and procedures that already exist on site. We'll even help you write up a personalized operations manual for all your employees to refer to. By making your business more structured, you'll also make it more profitable.
With the right operational structure in place, your trade business will run more smoothly and you'll see fewer losses and more gains.
Does your current staff situation match your trade business's requirements? WE can help you work this out and see how your staff needs will change in the future.
Staff descriptions make employees more accountable, their performance becomes easier to measure and you don't have to tell them what to do all the time.
An induction program for all new and current employees and contractors translates to fewer disruptions at work. Plus new staff can hit the ground running.
Develop a training and development program specifically for your trade business. That way your employees will learn everything they need to know.
We'll help you with the planning of your trade operation, from an annual calendar of events (ensuring you do everything on time every month) to the meetings you need to keep.
Whether it's quotes, new works or stocktake and ordering, we'll help you implement systems to ensure your business runs like a well-oiled machine.
Efficient invoicing and customer feedback procedures plus equipment maintenance and replenishment procedures increases your company's ability to make bigger profits.
Structure your time
We'll help you maximize your time so that you focus on working on the business, not in it.
Find the best way to meet and communicate with your client's, both inside and outside your business. Time is money after all so invest it wisely.
Set up a performance review procedure for your employees so you can give them feedback over the year. This will help your business perform at its peak overall.
Develop a plan for training up your employees to move up and take on more responsibility.
We'll help you manage your stock more efficiently, improving your cashflow and improving your gross income.
Plan a more efficient operation including logistics and infrastructure which will immediately put more money on your bottom line and improve customer service.
We'll write up an operations manual specifically for your trade operation. With the appropriate policies, systems and procedures in place, your business can then run without you.
Boost your Profits
Make financial decisions as easily as you make trade decisions. We'll advise you on how to plan and use your finances and technology so that you get an improved profit each month and ear year**.
Boost your bank account
Forecast your trade business's capital requirements so you can plan your cashflow and spending needs. This will help make sure there's always money in the bank.
Boost your profit measurability
Set up a profit and loss statement and forecast a plan for the next 12 months. See how your profits are progressing with checkpoints along the way.
Boost your margins
Improve margin and gross profits in areas of your trade business that you might not have thought of before.
Boost your cashflow
Smooth out your business's cash flow with a system that lets you get through the tougher times with a lot more ease.
Boost your accountability
Got too many expenses? We'll show you some scenarios that can help you get on top of your expenses. Plus we'll explore ways that you could pay less for some items.
Boost quoting efficiency
Develop a price point and quoting system that is specific to your business and lets you quote jobs more quickly and accurately.
Lower your trade business's operating costs with strategies that we have used successfully on other businesses.
Boost loss prevention
Find areas in your business where you can save or are losing money.
Boost your book-keeping
Develop and implement a position description for your book keeper so you can measure their efficiency and hold them accountable.
Boost your figures
Get a balance sheet so you can understand the position your business is in and what actions you need to take to reach your goals and your vision.
Boost your technology
Back up all the information relating to your business and update your technology to match your trade business's requirements.
We can also help you:
Boost your loan appeal
We'll help you prepare for the loan or lease that you need to obtain more equipment or another asset.
Boost your protection
Make sure you're covered for all your insurance requirements specifically relating to your trade.
Boost invoice recovery
Get back that hard earned money that you've been chasing fatser so you can focus on your business.
We'll tell you where you can save money in your operation and in all communications, technology and hosting requirements. Efficient IT means a more profitable business.