Developing a corporate culture to drive performance

Achieving the right business culture is one of the most effective ways of improving business performance.The culture of a business can make or break it. Every business relies heavily on its team to get the job done well. If employees do not feel happy, valued and motivated, your business may soon start to flounder, as... Read more »

The importance of a people plan

As an experienced business leader and head of BHP Consulting’s expert team of corporate advisors, who specialise in delivering business growth across all industries, I often find myself talking to people about the benefits of planning. It seems a simple concept that many assume should be a given in most businesses, but many companies simply... Read more »

How Do I Ensure My Management Team Can Support My Company’s Growth?

Whether you’re growing a business to sell, or to leave a legacy for the next generation, the quality of the management team is key to success. Your management team are an extension of you and exemplify the culture and values of the business. They should make time to work ‘on’ as well as ‘in’ the... Read more »

How can I utilise technology to improve profitability?

We are re-running a series of popular blog articles which we originally posted last autumn, covering a range of topics important to business owners and managers. This week we focus on achieving profitability through technology. The concept of technology as an enabler has been around for a long time but is still as relevant today... Read more »

I see huge growth potential but I don’t know how to achieve it

We are re-running a series of popular blog articles which we originally posted last autumn, covering a range of topics important to business owners and managers. This week we focus on how to achieve growth potential in your business. When you first started your business, you will have carried out intensive research and careful planning... Read more »

Why Isn’t What We Used To Do Working Anymore?

We are re-running a series of popular blog articles which we originally posted last summer, covering a range of topics important to business owners and managers. This week we focus on why sticking to the status quo in your business, isnt always right In business, as in life, the old adage of ‘if it ain’t... Read more »

I am ready to sell; what do I need to think about?

The sale of a company is a natural step in the cycle of any business. But once you have decided to sell your business, your next actions will have a direct impact on the level of success you achieve, and your entire future. Start Planning You will want to consider when to sell, how your... Read more »

I am constantly thinking about the challenges of my family business

They say you shouldn’t work with children or animals. But for some, working with family can be even harder. Though a family business can bring huge rewards, there are a number of unique challenges which do need addressing. Should I give the children more responsibility? Knowing how much authority to delegate to your children is... Read more »

Three new business leaders join BHP Consulting

The consulting division of BHP Chartered Accountants is pleased to announce the appointment of three experienced business leaders. Rachel Hannan, Richard Simpson and David Manley join Head of Consulting David Mitchell and Mark Roberts, previously the Managing Director at Andrew Page Ltd, to form a powerful team which will help businesses across the region to... Read more »