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The Next Step: How ambitious businesses can achieve their potential

What is the biggest challenge for any independently-owned company which has the potential to go further? Above all else, it is the ability of the owners to scale the business. Starting up and getting to a position where the company shows the potential to develop real significance is achievable with an almost intuitive approach. Scaling a business isn’t.

A report commissioned and co-authored by Specialist Accounting Solutions Ltd will identify the real issues which will determine the level of success the owner-manager can attain, the barriers to growth in terms of vision, resource, being able to further professionalise the business, and how they can be addressed successfully.

In conclusion, this will be a report which speaks the language of the owner-manager, and addresses their actual challenges, hopes and aspirations from their perspective. In the lead up to publication, the latest thought-provoking interviews to be included in the report are available below for you to download.

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Coming soon part 10: Defining potential clients by their ethos and values

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An interview with Gavin Harris from digital marketing agency Grandesco examining his approach to growth through his client base.

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Psixty James

An interview with Martin Evans, Robin Poddar and James Tompsett, Founders of Henley-based Psixty Recruitment discussing how they are 'living the difference'.

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Download part 8: Process not at the expense of people

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Joe Baily, Managing Director of Generate UK shares his thoughts on business processes and believing in your first instincts.

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eBook part 7: Everyone involved in everything

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Andy Best from performance management system business Change++ talks about how to make things happen and what to do if your decision turns out to be wrong.

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eBook part 6: Inevitability and opportunity

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Simon Chandler, Founder Director of CREAT3D discusses what drives him to work in additive manufacturing (3D Printing) and his desire for progress.

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eBook part 5: Contributing authenticity

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Paul Bowler, Founder/Director of Winchester Distillery shares his journey to build a gin business from scratch and the importance of authentic relationships for success.

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eBook part 4: Meeting targets is not enough

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Lisa Dargan, Business Development Director for URM Consulting Services discusses bringing fresh ideas to the table at this Reading-based risk management and business continuity company.

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eBook part 3: How to create the real 'A' team

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Anthony Young, Founder Director of cyber security business Bridewell Consulting.

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eBook part 2: How to become the 'go to' company

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Paul Bellamy, Managing Director at Flex7, a Berkshire-based modular lighting control business shares his thoughts on becoming a 'go to' business.

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eBook Part 1: Taking a gamble on a gamble

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An interview with Luci Clayton-Jones, Co-Founder of Double-Barrelled Brewery, an independent Reading-based company. To download this article and to subscribe to receive further chapters of this ebook series click below.

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