Whether you are a start-up or an established SME, your business plan is the foundation to your business.
It will help you and your team to agree the key goals and objectives, and enable you and your team to monitor your progress.
A business plan may also be required for loan applications, investment finance, business sale, acquisition, merger, and joint ventures.
At Bryden Johnson we can help you put your business plan together, help with the numbers, advise on the correct information to include and ensure the information is presented accurately.
Budget and Cashflow
In addition to a robust business plan, it’s important to understand your budget and cashflow. We can help to prepare, or provide guidance on how to create one, assist you with next steps and planning. During the process we will make suggestions appropriate to you.
Once your systems are in place and running smoothly we will work with you to monitor and assess your cashflow on a regular basis, provide advice on KPIs, assist with forecasting, and identify any potential issues before they arise.
Employee Share Schemes and Benefits
Bryden Johnson can provide you with advice and guidance on the various types of employee share schemes to ensure you find the correct structure for your business needs. The types of schemes include: Enterprise Management Incentives (EMIs) Share Incentive Plans (SIPS) Company Share Option Plans (CSOPS), and Save As You Earn (SAYE)
In addition, we can advise you on it’s important to understand the tax implications of other employee benefits , and evaluate whether they are right for your business and its employees. These can include pensions, cycle to work schemes, online employee reward platforms, or health and dental insurance. We can explain the tax implications and advantages of each, and recommend someone to help implement it.
As part of the growth and development of a business it is important to have a succession plan in place.
We can help you identify and explain the different options available, whether that includes an external sale, management buy-out, company buy back scheme, or a mixture of solutions. During this process we will explain the taxation, legal, financial and cultural implications of each option. We will work closely with you to formulate a plan and work with you and your to understand and implement it.
Financial Coaching and Planning
We specialise in providing external financial guidance and support for your internal accounting function. This includes monthly or quarterly involvement in managing, improving and monitoring the effective operation of your accounts systems to ensure the business and its management have the appropriate information and processes.
As part of our financial coaching service we can assist you in creating a budget and cashflow for the business, setting and monitoring KPIs and the implementation of new financial processes and systems. This service is tailored to suit and contains proactive advice to help you and the business achieve its long-term goals.
We are experienced in providing valuations, these may be required for a variety of reasons, such as, taxation and negotiations with HMRC, business sales and purchases, business mergers, raising finance, company buy back of shares, divorce, and shareholder/partner disputes.
Mergers and Acquisitions
We will work along side you through the full M&A journey, from preparing for sale right through to managing change and the potential cultural impact on your business and employees once the deal is finalised.
We can evaluate your business, carry out any due diligence, explore the tax and company structure options, assist with legal matters, and guide you through any issues internally that may need resolving.
We can help you determine the right type of finance that is best suited to your requirements and guide you through the process. Whether you are going to raise capital or debt to expand, fund acquisitions or facilitate a restructure, or whether you just need short term loan for a business project, it’s extremely important to find the right product for you.
We are experienced in assessing and evaluating businesses and we have well established relationships with a range of finance providers.
If you would like to find out more about our services and how we can help you, please fill out the form below.