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Bni 10 minute presentation 2 july 2010

  1. 1. BNI Tarporley 10 Minute Presentation 2nd July 2010 Andrew Spanton
  2. 2. Who are we? Andrew and Kate, husband & wife practice with large SME and plc background. Both members of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Many years experience in running accounts departments, financial management and strategic financial planning. Board level (SME) and senior management (Vodafone, Virgin) positions held.
  3. 3. What we do Give local business owners freedom and confidence to run their business. Remove financial uncertainty Peace of mind from HMRC enquiries Provide a professional impression for clients’ businesses
  4. 4. How we do it ORGANISED FINANCIAL CONTROL Keep up to date records Maintain a perfect compliance record (VAT, PAYE) Manage cash flow Report on financial performance Advise on actions to improve profitability Implement financial strategies
  5. 5. In other words… (With apologies to M&S) This isn’t just bookkeeping…. It’s succulent freshly prepared financial management drizzled with profit and topped off with peace of mind.
  6. 6. Why we do it We are passionate about businesses achieving their potential. Satisfaction from delighted clients And just as importantly our business fits with our lifestyle. We’ve both done the long hours culture and career planning. Now family comes first.
  7. 7. Our proposition Would small businesses employ a finance director if they could afford it? Do you think that having access to the advice of an experienced professional is desired? We provide all this as part of our standard bookkeeping solution. Costs start at only £80 per month.
  8. 8. Case studies Coach operating business based in Crewe Turnover £600K, 15 staff Turned from loss making to £80,000 profit We maintain all financial records, prepare management accounts and advise on business performance. They say: “Andrew and Kate have been the best thing to happen to our business. Our accounts were in a mess before they arrived 3 years ago and now the business is going from strength to strength. I really appreciate how easy they are to talk to and we keep in regular contact to make sure everything is going to plan.”
  9. 9. Case studies Florist in Sandbach. Turnover £325K with 14 staff. Profits doubled. Monthly meetings to discuss business performance. Latterly extensive advice to survive recession. They say: “Andrew has helped the business achieve unprecedented success…..He has never let me down in the 4 years I have known him…..I have no hesitation in recommending Andrew to small business owners”
  10. 10. Case studies Kitchen Cleaning business in Tarporley Turnover £120K per year, 2 employees We provide complete bookkeeping, payroll, VAT and cash flow management service. They say: “I needed someone to simply take care of all the bookkeeping, payroll and VAT to free my time so that I can concentrate on doing business. I recommend Andrew unreservedly for any small business owner who, like me, just wants to get on with running their business without any hassle.”
  11. 11. Case studies Bakery in Stoke on Trent, £1m turnover, 40 employees The client had been struggling to maintain proper accounting records and had lost track of their debtors. We provide an on site bookkeeping service and helped regain control of their finances. They say: “Andrew advised us to tighten up our debt collection and we are thankful for that especially since the economy took a downturn. Our cash position improved and enabled us to invest in building new factory space.”
  12. 12. Ideal client Recently won new client - £2.4m turnover, 40 employees. Client had the following needs: Monthly management accounts which are to be presented to the board with analysis of business performance and overview commentary. Oversee accounts department Recommend internal efficiency improvements Act as the company’s finance representative at customer and finance provider meetings.
  13. 13. What to look/listen for £500K - £5m Turnover established businesses Stressed out owners/directors/managers My paperwork is in a mess! Bookkeeper/finance manager leaving or unreliable HMRC criticised quality of record keeping Growing business seeking finance and needing business plans I don’t know where all the money goes!
  14. 14. How to introduce us I know just the person to who can fix that. Here is Andrew’s card and I’ll ask him to give you a call.
  15. 15. I would like to be introduced to… James Lynch & Sons Transport, Sandbach (Mr. Lynch) D & D Tyres, Nantwich (David Burrows) Nantwich Veneers, Nantwich (Tim Puttick) Alsager Waste Contractors, Stoke on Trent (Tom Talbot) Crane Hire Direct, Arclid (Neil Forster) FLP Solutions, Middlewich (Matt Boylon) Woodlands Brewing Company, Nantwich (John/Pete) James Gorse Motors, Wrenbury Borough Arms, Crewe (John Webster)
  16. 16. Any questions? Your hassle free philosophy