At ACT Business Consulting, we provide a wide range of consulting and advising services for our valued clients, within Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and surrounding counties. We work collaboratively with our clients to ensure that we understand their needs down to the detail, so that we can work to deliver an entirely bespoke and personalised business plan, one designed specifically for their unique business needs.
Our team of expert and professional business consultants are highly skilled at formulating new business objectives and goals for our clients, as well as designing and delivering the strategies and tactics that will allow them to achieve these new objectives with confidence.
We are the home of Icon Business Solutions for Oxfordshire and Wiltshire working in collaboration with their board and their processing teams to deliver solutions under agreed time lines. We issue our clients with a works schedule in order that we can agree objectives and deliver on time every time in a professional and enjoyable manner. Nothing gives us more satisfaction to see how our combined efforts lead the way in change management and in meeting targeted objectives and that's guaranteed.
When it comes to our clients, we always do the S.M.A.R.T. thing.
Our solutions and our programmes are designed by innovative thinkers who have worked in industry at senior level, demonstrated their expertise, and have proven success time and time again of our bespoke business plans. Every solution that we provide is designed with intelligence, contains measurable R.O.I., sets achievable goals, realistic in relation to your business, and keeps time in mind, so that you can reach your goals quickly, efficiently and with confidence!
If you’re ready to partner with ACT Business Consultants
At ACT Business Consultants, we offer a comprehensive approach when it comes to providing our clients with class leading business consulting services. We understand that upon our initial consultation, you know more about your business than we do. For that very reason, our consultants do everything they can to listen intently, capture the details, and understand your big picture before we do anything else. Our qualification process defines the opportunity to work with you, produces a comprehensive report and scores your business as it is today and where it may be in the near future. From there we work with our clients to determine the structure of the programme and provide a competitive cost for the work involved and suggest a payment plan in order to help manage available funds.
In order to be comprehensive, we must first understand your point of view, your objectives and ambitions for your business and for you personally. By working with our clients to understand their past, present, and future through their eyes, we can help to tailor our services to ensure that they are entirely unique to each individual client. Moreover provide a class leading return on investment on into the future.
Here’s How We Do It!
Achieve Sustainable Growth
In today’s volatile business climate, many businesses struggle to scale and grow. At the end of the day you need to strategically position your business for growth because in most cases, it just simply won’t happen automatically without a strong and detailed plan in place. While you may generate leads, convert customers, and build a following, if you’re not properly prepared to scale, you risk missing out on sustainable growth. Let our consultants work with you to ensure that your business is ready to transition into a new chapter and grow your business successfully.
Planning & Development
Business development is the key to success, especially in the age of digital. Our skilled consultants will work with you to develop your business ideas and objectives from the ground up. We can assist in helping you establish your short-term, mid-term and long-term goals building your road map to success.
Systems & Automation
In this digital age acquiring and implementing the right systems and automation are crucial to the success of any business regardless of size, scale, or scope. Businesses often have trouble making such investments in technology and sometimes in it's successful implementation. Our consultants will work with you to determine exactly where you should be implementing automation to improve your systems and processes to achieve better outcomes.
Succession Planning & Exit Strategies
For many businesses and organisations, succession planning and exit strategies are integral to ensure a successful transition after an old leadership team steps down or is replaced, or after a number of business criteria are met and investors and stakeholders are interested in liquidating. Our consultants will walk you through the processes and help to assure you that your business can make it through these complicated transition periods without harm and with maximum return.
Cash Flow & Funding
Managed cash flow and performance are key requirements when gaining the interest of investors and to the long term success of your business, which can be challenging, especially when it comes to modern fundraising processes. Our consultants have a deep understanding and an extensive expertise in building an investment /funding strategy and know exactly what investors want to see in a business. From planning to building investors decks through to the presentation to investors we can help you build an attractive proposition to secure the long term development of your business.
In today’s marketplace, businesses who don’t adapt, who don’t offer new goods or services, or who don’t explore new markets are often the ones left behind as the economy grows. Let’s work together to ensure that your business or organisation is always ahead of the curve. We’ll work with you to explore untapped markets and develop new products that could help to keep your competitive edge in today’s business market.
Team Development & Training
Employee engagement is a key aspect of running any successful business or organisation. If your employees aren’t engaged, are unsure of their job requirements, or are unable to fulfil their duties, you will surely see a drop-in profits and conversions. ACT Business Consultants will work with you to develop your team, ensuring that they’re properly trained, experienced, and engaged to handle their daily job duties. We will assist you as the business owner from working in your business to working on the strategic development of your business to make it less reliant on you.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Customer service is everything, and one way to ensure that you’re always offering top-notch customer service is to pay attention to your customer relationships. We’ll work with you to compile data that defines your customer relationships and customer service as sector leading. Customer centric positioning your business to preferred supplier status with a value added proposition, able to command your price and avoid the race to the bottom.
In the age of digital, businesses now have access to cutting-edge and innovative forms of business intelligence. This type of technology allows businesses to automate processes, collect data and information effortlessly, and maintain IT infrastructure. Our consultants will point you in the direction of the types of technology that would work best for your unique ventures.
Address Owner Dependency
We will show you how to elevate yourself within your business structure to spend more time working on your business as opposed to working in your business. How your business can become less reliant on you. Increase the value of your business not only by results generated but also by systemisation and functionality.
Work smarter not harder and build informative reporting and dashboards keeping you at the forefront of educated decision making as well as planning. It’s 100% a plan for your business and not just a business plan.
We offer a growing list of support materials to read and download as well as a tailored news update for both clients and those who may consider becoming a future client.
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G.D.P.R. – General Data Protection Legislation – May 2018
M.T.D. – Make Tax Digital – from March 2019
Research & Development tax
Business Tax Deductible Items
C.R.M. – Customer Relationship Management
B.I. – Business Intelligence
Online Cloud Accounting
General Business Funding
Client Satisfaction Survey
Top to Bottom Financial Review