Making sure the business you already have is safe is often
a priority that is overlooked until it is too late, however,
a little simple planning will provide sensible protection.
Our significant experience in mitigating company risk
will prove invaluable. Our partnership with other professionals
in this field has enabled us to develop a service that
is a leader in the business protection arena.
- Asset Ring Fencing
It is a widely held view that it is sensible to separate your business
interests from your assets in order to minimise risk. This generally
means separating your trade and employees from other assets such as land
and buildings and intellectual property.
Our asset ring fencing approach is specifically designed for this
it separates your business activities from your major assets. In this
way if you have a significant bad debt or other unforeseen event you
can afford to loose a company without loosing the assets you have
worked so hard to own.
- Risk Audit and Internal Control Assessment now
Sharedealer / Partner Protection
Such an agreement normally simply shows how
the shares of the company will be valued on the death or disability
of one of the shareholders. It
also provides for the provision of a tax free fund (normally provided
through insurance) which is used to buy back the shares from the
estate of the deceased shareholder/ partner.
This will allow the shareholders
to deal equitably with future events and consequences and reduce the
chances that family conflict will destroy
Such agreements can be developed into a shareholder
constitution by building in unity of vision, corporate governance and
- Implementation of Human Resource Policies and Procedures
H R policiesmust not only reflect current employment law but also the business
culture and structure. Many companies do not have a formalised
approach to HR, examples of such procedures include Leave of absence,
family and illness leave, email and internet usage and a drug free
Such procedures ensure that employees are treated equally
across a variety of employment issues.
- Management Reporting Systems
What can be measured can be managed. A
management reporting system is structured method in which to capture
data essential to the management
of the business. By creating management reports you can not only
see downward trends early and take action to prevent them from further
declining but you will be able to see upward trends and determine
what is going well.
It is useless to set up key performance indicators
if they are not being monitored and managed.
- Quality Management Systems and ISO 9001 2000 Accreditation
A quality management system is an organisational approach to customer satisfaction
which involves customers, people and the continuous improvement
of key processes. The aim is to achieve customer satisfaction through
the involvement of customers, respecting and motivating people and
improving all of the processes within the business. Such an approach
also prevents problems whilst increasing internal efficiency through
the standardisation of data and behaviour.
We lead you through to accreditation
in ISO 9001:2000, the internationally recognised standard for management
of a company’s systems. We will
take you through the eight management principles of ISO being Customer
Focus, Leadership, Involvement of People, Process Approach, System Approach
to Management, Continual Improvement, Factual Approach to Decision, Mutually
Beneficial Supplier Relationships.