Monthly Archives: June 2014

Have you done my Powerpoint slides?

powerpoint slidesIt’s coming up to that time again – the quarterly presentation to the investors. For my client this involves updating the projects, reworking a financial forecast and preparing powerpoint slides.

He has to present it in his own style to put his point across. Maybe it’s for additional investment, or approval of a new project. Or giving bad news about a downgrade of the forecast.

Yet the content is cobbled… Continue reading →

4 Reasons to Rethink your Reluctance of Technology

Reluctance of TechnologyIt’s not so much a resistance to change, but rather a resistance to continual change. Many smaller businesses exhibit a reluctance of technology because what they have still works.

Have you upgraded any technology in the past 12 months? Do you have the skills or staff with the skills to handle it?

Or is it something that happens once every 10 years when a burning issue forces the change?

Perhaps… Continue reading →

Finally, we’re forecasting growth

forecasting growthA recent report commissioned by Bibby Financial Services and reported in Bdaily has shown that 71% of Yorkshire’s smaller businesses are forecasting growth over the next 3 months.

Many firms have been trading cautiously but since late last year there’s been a strong wave of confidence envelop the country.

There has been a strong rise in recruitment with a quarter having already taken on more staff and half saying they… Continue reading →