Business Planning

When starting a business or growing a business, effective business planning makes a real difference to your bottom line

Our experienced team of Chartered Accountants draft, develop and advise on business plans on a regular basis.  We are also experienced in doing this across a wide range of sectors and therefore this in-depth level of experience can add great value to your business planning process. A business plan is not just for startups or bank loan applications, a thorough and considered business plan can inform and enable strong growth for your business and hence we train our team well on what to look for in a robust and effective business plan.

We advise:

  • Scottish companies
  • Growing companies
  • Multi-site companies
  • Start Ups
  • Sole Traders
  • Partnerships
  • Contractors
  • Owners, Directors and management teams

Business planning works best when is becomes an on-going process for sustainable growth. Doing this is often overlooked after the start up stage, or after a period of raising finance, and so we help you stay consistent in developing your business plan throughout the lifetime of your business. Regular business plan reviews impact positively on business performance, this is often underestimated and therefore na area we focus on when helping a business to grow.

Through regular business planning reviews you can:

  • Identify new market opportunities including export.
  • Improve cash flow in your business.
  • Improve efficiencies and systems to also create more time, cashflow, or value in your business.
  • Recruit talent and often improve staff retention rates.
  • Secure new clients as well as more business form existing clients.
  • Do more for existing clients and as a result, keep your clients for the longer term.

If you would like support to review your business planning, or have a general discussion about how to best approach regular business plan reviews, then we are readily available to help you. Discussion is a great place to start. You can contact us without obligation to find out how we can best help you. We can meet at our offices where there is free parking for you in Edinburgh, or visit you on site. Often a site visit is really informative and enables us to help you even more. Our team are very experienced in all sorts of site visits including factory floors, farms and construction sites, as well as offices.

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Our Business Planning Experts

Genuinely specialist, highly experienced and regularly trained, our team put great commitment into helping clients business grow and make dealing with personal matters as painless as possible.

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