4 reasons why you may need a business consultant
Business consultants almost never use the word "problem"; instead, they talk about opportunities to enhance value.
Rent a brain.
It is impossible to have all the answers and small business owners can often feel trapped or under pressure to have all the answers. We help you find the answers you didn't know you had or to challenge preconceptions and find new opportunities to help your business thrive.
Teach and implement best practices.
We have academic and theoretical expertise, but we've also worked directly with companies to implement change. If you want to implement and introduce best practices in your business, we can help you do so and help you manage any internal politics or conflicts.
We will have a fresh perspective on your business, so having an outsider come in and offer ideas can be tremendously helpful. Sometimes your in-house people are too close to your company and don't have the perspective to examine the bigger picture within your market, but consultants can share valuable insights that boost your internal creative thinking.
You can also hire us to run internal training sessions or as a 1-2-1 resource within your company. Our courses are tailormade to YOUR business and YOUR needs.
New Business Development
Following on from the Yeovil College 'First Steps in Starting your Business' we have developed a full programme of short courses and longer development plans designed for the new business owner or manager.
Topics covered include:
- Registering your company
- Naming and branding your company
- Finding customers and lead generation
- Know your competition
- How to market your company
- What to do when you hire in staff
- Finance and budgeting for the small business