Medium businesses, closed companies, owner-managed enterprises
Businesses that have grown rapidly or steadfastly experience a common realisation. They’ve outgrown their operational systems before they’re fully aware of it. They struggle with inefficient administration and resources.
Growth and company success is very satisfying, if there’s time to appreciate it.
We help businesses in these circumstances with expansion plans and raising finance and can advise on new systems and business best practice. In many ways, we fulfil the role of a Finance Director without the cost.
More hands, new eyes
We offer you more than another pair of hands. We’re another pair of eyes for fresh insight into what you need to continue growing and managing your business. Lateral thinking often produces the best results.
Your business is not just columns of figures; we see beyond them through to the whole operation. This enables us to give you the best service and advice we can to help your business’s continued growth.
Private placements, independent investors
Your business might require additional capital for extended premises, new technology or additional, skilled staff. We can put you in touch with potential investors and business angels, and help you prepare business plans necessary to attract investment.
Value-for-money business pragmatism
We place high value on your continued success, which is why we ensure we give you added-value advice and business support.
We can help with:
- accounting, tax, VAT, payroll services
- corporate governance and company secretarial
- cash forecasts, budgets
- credit control
- appraisal of capital projects
- preparation in raising finance, applying for grants
- profit analysis of products, services, operations and cost centres
- mergers, management buyouts
- acquisitions, valuations
- succession planning
- financial health checks
Our sector specialities, among others:
Information technology, management and consultancy service companies, property, manufacturing, life sciences, agriculture and distribution
Did you know?
Last year, UK’s late tax payments mounted to £63b and late payments affect nearly 75 per cent of SMEs, but less than half take steps to mitigate the problem (www.rbs.com/media). Late payments disrupt cash flow, which requires companies to provide bridging finance or to apply for bank overdrafts.
.. produce a report into the Board of Director’s corporate governance for a national club, whose accountant had absconded with nearly £0.5m
.. while in commerce in a previous career, Clive Preston helped with three private placings in a plc in preparation to an application to the official list.
Can we help you?
Contact us for a friendly chat.