Strategy and Planning

Identify and build your differentiating business capabilities

Knowledge

tool Carrying Out a SWOT Analysis
This factsheet explains the benefits of carrying out a SWOT analysis and provides an overview of the analysis process. It lists a series of useful que...
guide Appointing a Non-Executive Director
This guide looks at the duties involved in the role, the legal responsibilities, the time commitment expected of non-executive directors.

Resources

Strategy Tools for your business

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Techniques that help you understand your competitive environment; identify the options open to you; set strategic priorities; deliver your strategy; and work intelligently in areas like purchasing, marketing, operations, and manufacturing.

mindtools.com

Wiltshire's Transport Infrastructure

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Connecting Wiltshire aims to provide information on the county road, rail, freight and broadband infrastructure, and updates on infrastructure development, including superfast broadband provision and sustainable transport planning.

connectingwiltshire.co.uk

The Wiltshire Visitor Economy

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Visit Wiltshire offers a comprehensive guide to the region including accommodation, what's on and visitor attractions, and is particularly useful for food and drink businesses.

visitwiltshire.co.uk

Documents

A Guide to SWOT

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This factsheet explains the benefits of carrying out a SWOT analysis and provides an overview of the SWOT analysis process

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Strategic Planning

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Strategic planning is an important process that all organisations should undertake. It is essential for clarifying what you want to achieve, for maintaining high quality services for beneficiaries and for ensuring the long-term sustainability of the organisation.

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News

Events

Workshop Business Planning and Finance Workshop
Swindon , Wiltshire 12.00 Hosted by Business West
Workshop The key to making business improvement work
Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire , SN4 8ER FREE Hosted by SWMAS Events
Workshop Business Planning and Finance Workshop
Swindon , Wiltshire 12.00 Hosted by Business West

Insights

case study Research scientist changes career
Lisa Berry was working as a research scientist in 2009 when she decided to start her own business Cheeky Little Prints creating bespoke jewellery emb...
case study Credit manager launches own consultancy
After working in credit management for many years Nicki Kinton decided she wanted to make a positive difference.