the new small business support programme
shows that 4 out of 5 businesses
fail within the first 5 years. Even
57% of business start-ups
fail in the first 12 months!
has also been found time and time again
that businesses that plan and seek professional
advice from the outset have a significantly
greater chance of being very successful.
is designed to help your business overcome
the hurdles that trip up 80% of new
businesses, and to help it become
As you will
see, it's worth as much as £5,332 plus VAT
- but the good news is that your investment will
only be from email
us for a fixed fee quotation.
more, since we appreciate that cash flow is all-important
in the early years of a new business, we will invite
you to pay email
us for a price up front and the balance spread
over the year as 11 monthly standing order payments
- with no additional charge.
|| Up to four
hours with one of our Business Advisers to discuss
taxation, legal requirements, insurance, financial
planning and accountancy issues in respect of
setting up your business. We will also deal
with all the paperwork for submission to the
taxation authorities - we will take away the
worry of getting on the wrong side of the taxman!
(Worth £200 plus VAT.)
A full day of comprehensive bookkeeping
training (or two half day sessions if preferred).
A well-kept set of books and records will provide
you with reliable information regarding the
performance of your business and keep accountancy
fees to a minimum. (Worth £300 plus VAT.)
This is a structured process to probe for and
identify brand new ways to make your business
successful and profitable. Added Value Solutions
have developed many of the ideas in conjunction
with former UK Entrepreneur of the Year, Steve
Pipe (whose best selling book 101 ways to make
more profits is available in nine languages
across the world). (Worth £500 plus VAT.)
finance (including forecast cash flow and profit
Preparation of detailed cash flow and profit
and loss forecasts for your first year in business.
You will also get unlimited meeting support
with bank managers. As well as being suitable
for presentation to your bank if finance is
required, these forecasts will provide a target
for you to achieve during your first year in
business. (Worth £500 plus VAT.)
12 month membership of our monthly business
club, Business Builder Forum.
To help you become even more successful, you
receive free membership for a year. Attendance
at these monthly forums means you will discover
business-building ideas; learn from other successful
business managers; and have the opportunity
to network with local business. (Worth £912
computer, legal and financial advice.
As part of the SureStart package we have
negotiated an hour long meeting with an I.T.consultant,
a local solicitor and a local independent financial
adviser - who all understand the world of business.
You will be able to ask about any computer-related
issues, any legal issues you may have, and advice
regarding pensions, investments and insurance
- all free of charge. (Worth £350 plus
installation of either Quickbooks or Sage
Line 50, full company set-up, advice and setting
up your opening balances.
One of the things that all of the UK's most
successful companies have in common is that
they hold regular board meetings to discuss
strategy. What's more, in our experience, when
smaller businesses - even one man band businesses
- start holding board meetings they immediately
start thinking like, acting like and achieving
like their bigger and more successful counterparts.
We'll gladly come to any of your key business
meetings as a resource to help you make the
very best use of your time. And you can use
us in any way you want - from silent observer
to adjudicator, technical adviser to independent
sounding board, chairman to minute taker, or
even as the facilitator for brainstorming sessions.
on other services.
You will be entitled to a 20% discount on the
following services for the first twelve months
(Could be worth as much as £1,000 per
a. Writing a detailed business plan.
b. Payroll service - we will deal with all the
paperwork and take away the worry of penalties
for late or incorrect returns.
c. Bookkeeping service - let us deal with all
the paperwork and free up your time to concentrate
on running a more successful business.
Added Value Solutions SureStart pack.
As part of the package you will receive a pack
full of useful resources to help make your business
a huge success. This will include a selection
of our insider reports, such as 'Accounts Made
Easy - Practical advice to help you make sense
of your accounts and your business', our 'New
Business Kit' and other useful reference material.
free ad hoc advice.
As a valued client of
Fox Oakes & Neale you
will have unlimited access to our entire team
for advice on ad-hoc matters. This means that
you can call on us at any time knowing that
you will never be charged for our time or