Business Planning and Advice

Surrounding yourself with the right advice is critical to the success of your business, your ambitions and, most importantly, its growth.

We understand that being a business owner can be both lonely and challenging. That is why we are here to offer you advice and support when you need it.

Being a Graham Paul client means you have access to a number of business advisory services.

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“The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.”

Napoleon Hill
  • Business Growth
  • Business Health-check
  • Business Plans
  • Business Support Sessions
  • Business Valuations
  • Company Formation
  • Company Secretarial
  • Investment Advice
  • Strategic Planning

Our services include: ...

Getting the right advice is critical to the success of your business, your ambitions and most importantly, its growth.

We understand that being a business owner can be both lonely and challenging. Our experienced experts are here to offer you advice and support when you need it.

Being a Graham Paul client means you have access to all of the business advisory services you will need.

We Offer

  • Business Growth Planning
  • Business Health-check
  • Business Plans for Lenders
  • Business Support Sessions
  • Business Valuations
  • Company Formations
  • Company Secretarial Services
  • Strategic Long Term Planning

Business Planning is the key to ensure your business will grow and thrive. We will listen to your issues and provide constructive feedback and ideas. We can offer you the following services, monthly, quarterly or annually:

  • Preparation of management accounts and information.
  • Business strategy advice and setting budgets.
  • Comparison of where you are in relation to your goals.
  • Business growth and marketing ideas.
  • Cost saving strategies.
  • Tax saving planning to ensure you don’t pay more than you have to.
  • A fresh pair of eyes. Most great ideas come from people outside the business.
  • Keep you focused on working ON your business, not IN the business.

To deliver growth in your business will require a new set of skills. We are here to help you to set a long term strategy which we will help you form into an annual budgeting forecast which can then be tracked and measured.

Our services include:

  • Setting goals and then a budget to get you where you want to be (see strategic planning).
  • Removing the blocks that are stopping you from getting where you want to be.
  • Benchmarking against other businesses in your industry – do you know how you compare to the best and the average in your industry?
  • Putting the systems in place to allow your business to grow.
  • Performance monitoring, including the use of key performance indicators.
  • Pricing strategy – have you tested what your optimum selling price is?
  • Raising finance to allow you to invest in growth.
  • Improving the potential of your team members.
  • Measuring and testing everything so that you can continually improve.
  • Clients are often surprised at how much can be done to improve their tax position.

Our Business Healthcheck Service is designed to identify the health of your business and provide you with a list of recommended areas where there is opportunity for improvement.

A business healthcheck could include one or more of the following services:

  • Producing a valuation of your business for sale or investment purposes.
  • Reviewing the management information systems and reports you use to ensure they are effective.
  • Goal-setting and how you measure where you are against those goals.
  • Identifying the blocks that are stopping you from getting where you want to be.
  • Benchmarking against other businesses in your industry – do you know how you compare to the best and the average in your industry?
  • Helping you with working ON your business as opposed to IN it.
  • Developing key performance indicators.
  • Reviewing pricing strategy.
  • Reviewing of systems to identify cash flow needs and if required helping you to raise more cash.
  • Reviewing of disaster recover planning – death, loss of key personnel, fire, computer failure, etc.

Starting a new business is both exciting and daunting. Getting the right advice in the early stages is crucial to its survival.

Our specialist New Start Up team will help you with:

  • Preparing business plans
  • Business Structure
  • Company Formations
  • Tax, National Insurance and other statutory requirements
  • Managing Cash Flow & Projects
  • Raising Finance
  • Payroll
  • VAT Registration
  • Grand Funding Advice
  • Xero Online Software Booking Support
  • Construction Industry Scheme

Require more information?

Contact us on 01656 679800 or use the online contact form.