Your Health is the new Wealth – Ten signs your business is taking over your life

Running and growing a business can be all-consuming, it can take over your life if you let it. Here are Ten signs you are allowing the business to take over your life: Taking work home – possibly in large bags full of paperwork - then taking it back again untouched. Missing out on [...]

By | 2018-04-11T14:31:39+00:00 April 11th, 2018|The Organised Business|0 Comments

Should small businesses think about Gender Pay gaps?

Gender Pay gaps is a hot topic at the moment and is causing controversy amongst several industries!  I’m sure you are aware that the deadline is looming for businesses with over 250 employees to report on the percentage pay gap between their male and female employees, but even if this doesn’t include your [...]

By | 2018-04-04T14:53:19+00:00 April 4th, 2018|The Organised Business|0 Comments

Why discipline is good for everybody

Have you ever been somewhere and seen a face, a spark of recognition of “oh, I know that person”.  Then the brain starts to whir and move into “yes, it is whatshisname”, then the sinking feeling of “Oh, no…. I sacked him”.  By then you have made eye contact and you have two [...]

By | 2018-03-26T16:23:02+00:00 March 14th, 2018|The Organised Business|Comments Off on Why discipline is good for everybody

How to get the best out of your people

When we mention people stuff to our clients, who are small business owners, they automatically think contracts and payroll.  The next thought is sometimes about procedures and discipline… but there is so much more to dealing with your workers than just employment law and procedures (as important as they are). For you to [...]

By | 2018-03-13T22:04:19+00:00 March 7th, 2018|The Organised Business|Comments Off on How to get the best out of your people

Why it's important to understand your breakeven position.

What is breakeven? Breakeven turnover is the amount of sales in £'s needed to make your business earn a profit of zero.  Where the Turnover amount exactly covers the overheads of your business and all the direct costs associated with the sales. To understand breakeven, it’s good to also understand the different costs: Overheads [...]

By | 2018-03-05T00:21:29+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|The Organised Business|Comments Off on Why it's important to understand your breakeven position.

Using 5S to organise your …work! … your life!

For those of you new to 5S, it is simply five words beginning with “S” that help you to organise the space around you so that you always have what you need, where you need it and you always have it that way. Sounds great doesn’t it? When I was first introduced to the [...]

By | 2018-02-26T09:37:54+00:00 February 18th, 2018|The Organised Business|Comments Off on Using 5S to organise your …work! … your life!

COME JOIN US AND TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS

The Foundations Programme is a business transformation programme that improves the lives of small business owners by allowing them to free themselves from their business, helping them to maximise profits and to make their business run like clockwork. Attendees will be taken through 5 modules - delivered in monthly tutorials at our purpose-built training [...]

By | 2018-02-26T09:37:37+00:00 February 9th, 2018|The Organised Business|Comments Off on COME JOIN US AND TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS

You could be ignoring 97% of potential customers!

Research has shown that most of the people that could, or will, buy from your business aren’t in the market to buy from you right now. This figure has been estimated at 97%, meaning that only 3% of your whole potential customer base is looking to buy from you at this very moment. Despite [...]

By | 2018-02-26T09:37:20+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|The Organised Business|Comments Off on You could be ignoring 97% of potential customers!

Get Lean and Cut Waste… Find and Destroy Tim Woods

Take a little bit of time thinking about how you do the standard day to day stuff?  Are you efficient, stream-lined? Lean? If you run a business of a reasonable size, then there is a good possibility that there is waste somewhere in your business.   In fact, there is often more than 90% of [...]

By | 2018-02-26T09:37:05+00:00 January 26th, 2018|The Organised Business|Comments Off on Get Lean and Cut Waste… Find and Destroy Tim Woods

First Business Owners Complete The Foundations Course

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the first business owners to complete The Foundations Programme and start their journey towards growing a more profitable and sustainable business. Foundations is a business transformation programme which will improve the lives of small business owners by allowing them to free themselves from their business, [...]

By | 2018-02-26T09:36:50+00:00 January 24th, 2018|The Organised Business|Comments Off on First Business Owners Complete The Foundations Course