Given the challenges and changes of the last few years, business owners should start the new year with a plan to build resilience and create greater profitability within their company.

To begin with, it is important that you review your current financial health, ideally through the use of regular management accounts, to identify your strengths and weaknesses, including any barriers that are constraining profitability.

With so much having changed, an area of your business that was once the most profitable may no longer be as effective while other new services or products may have taken their place. 

You need to be able to spot these trends and act upon them. The key lesson that all businesses should take from the last few years is the importance of agility.

A company can only be agile if it has the data and financial information it needs to make quick decisions. 

You should be able to formulate a more effective business plan by taking these steps early in the year and asking some key questions, such as:

·         Where do you want your business to be in 2023?

·         What changes do you want to make in your business in 2022?

·         Are you working too hard but not making enough money?

·         Do you want to improve business performance in 2022?

·         What business issues are keeping you awake at night?

·         What are your new year’s resolutions?

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You also need to think about your ultimate goals and consider what is preventing them from being achieved. 

Doing all of this on your own, whilst trying to also manage the day-to-day operations of a company, can be extremely challenging. 

Businesses owners often like to ‘go it alone’ but even a small investment in professional advice and analysis could have a monumental impact on the success of your company in 2022. 

We have a long and successful history of helping hundreds of businesses improve their profits, build resilience and flourish, based on industry research, our own experiences and the expertise of our team. 

Make your first New Year’s resolution speaking to our business advisory specialists at Lamont Pridmore – it may be the best next decision you make. 

Contact us by calling 0800 2346978 or emailing

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