Strategy and Planning

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Higher Education Strategy
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A brief guide to business continuity planning
In this short guide, we will explore how you can prepare for the unforeseen with focus on your IT and business-critical systems.
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Preparing Your Organisation For Growth
Companies that address their organizational weaknesses as they implement growth strategies give themselves an advantage.
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Market Information and Statistics
This factsheet provides an overview of some of the main sources of market information and statistical data available and how to access them.
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Developing a Marketing Plan
Developing a marketing plan is one of the most effective ways for a small business to survive and thrive, especially in increasingly competitive times...
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Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights
This guide provides brief descriptions of UK and European IP rights.
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Costing and Pricing a Product or Service
It is important to understand the impact of pricing on profitability and be able to choose the best pricing strategy for a business.
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Creating a Marketing Strategy
This factsheet explains the importance of having a marketing strategy, and how to use it properly to maximise the success of a business. It also inclu...
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Profiling Your Target Market
This factsheet provides an introduction to profiling your target market and customers and explains the importance of fully understanding their needs.
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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...
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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.
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Choosing the Right Legal Structure
This factsheet outlines the main legal structures for a business (sole trader, partnership, LTD, LLP and CIC).

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Sources of Public Sector Tenders and Contracts

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Selling Your Business – An Introduction to

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Sales – How to Forecast

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Renting Business Premises – A Guide to

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Preparing a Budget – An Introduction to

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Market Information and Statistics – A Guide to Sources of

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Legal Forms of Joint Venture – An Introduction to

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ISO 14001 Environmental Management Standard – A Guide to the

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Insurance Cover for Business

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Indemnity Insurance – An Introduction to

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Income Protection Insurance – A Guide to

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Financing Your Business with Venture Capital – An Introduction to

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Family-run Firms – A Guide to

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Duties of a Company Director

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Costing and Pricing a Product or Service – A Guide to

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Classes of Private Limited Company Shares

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Carrying Out a SWOT Analysis

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Balance Sheets – A Guide to Understanding

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Business Guidance from Regulators and Government Agencies

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British, European and International Standards – An Introduction to

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BIF 054 A Guide to Costing and Pricing a Product or Service

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A Guide to Appointing Non-Exec Directors

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Social Value Act – A Guide to the

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Selling to the Health Services Sector

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Running a Business from Home – A Checklist for

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Profit and Loss Accounts – A Guide to Understanding

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Marketing Strategy – Creating a

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Managed Workspace – An Introduction to

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Keeping Sales and Purchase Ledgers

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ISO 9000 Quality Management Standards – An Introduction to

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Insurance Broker – Choosing and Using an

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How to Keep a Manual Cash Book

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How to Forecast Cash Flow

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Financial Ratios – An Introduction to Understanding

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Employee Share Schemes – A Guide to

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Dissolving a Partnership

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Contractor – A Guide to Hiring a

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Choosing Commercial Premises

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Business Networking

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Barter Networks for Business – A Guide to

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Business Activities Regulated by Local Authorities

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Applying for Planning Permission – A Guide to

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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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Starting out in your own company – It’s tougher than you could possibly imagine...
Tips for Start ups from someone that is 2 years in with a startup, that helps Businesses to develop and grow. Highlighting just how hard starting a ne...
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SWOT it Out
A SWOT analysis is a strategic planning tool designed to help you to understand your business according to its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities an...
Interview with Steven Smith, Founder of Poundland
Alison Edgar recently interviewed Steven Smith, founder of Poundland to find out what exactly made his business tick
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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...

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