Entries by Charles McClelland

How could you loose up to 68% of your clients ?

And the answer is NOT Lockdown!!!! Don’t just go after new customers. Look after you existing and previous ones. Many, if not most companies work very hard to promote themselves to get new customers, attending networking meetings, creating social media posts, employing a sales force even – all targeted at going out to get NEW […]

Quick Guide to The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

as of 26th March 2020 1          Who can claim? Any UK organisation with employees can apply, including: businesses charities recruitment agencies (including their agency workers paid through PAYE) public authorities You must have created and started a PAYE payroll scheme on or before 28 February 2020 and have a UK bank account. 2         Employees you can claim for […]

Support for businesses through the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

This comes from a very long government document that has lots of other potentially helpful items in it. I have save you the trouble of wading through pages and pages of “stuff” Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses#protection-from-eviction-for-commercial-tenants The temporary Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme supports SMEs with access to loans, overdrafts, invoice finance and asset finance of up to £5 […]

Why grow your business?

This might seem an odd question, especially if you have only just started it, but in my opinion, there is only one true answer: In order to sell it. You might think a sale is a very long way off, and with no idea of when or much for, but it should be an investment […]

Who’s in charge? You or your Mindset?

or: If you want to change your results, change your mindset. Sometimes it’s called your “subconscious“, sometimes it’s called your “mindset” – but what ever it’s called, it’s what controls who you are, how you behave, and yes – how successful you are. It’s the thoughts that run around inside your head when you “aren’t […]