FRESH FOCUS : SERVICES
On the effective and profitable operation of conference and training centres, hotels and leisure related businesses.
MANAGING IN A RECESSION
You will have to make hard decisions, cutting costs and staffing levels while trying to build new business. Keeping sales channels open while reducing the marketing budget. Reviewing cash flow and monitoring stock levels while maintaining standards. There will be numerous challenges and you will have to make tough choices. We can help you.
WHO ARE WE?
A group of experienced managers with practical and strategic skills that will help your business to operate as effectively as possible in the current harsh economic climate.
HOW CAN WE HELP?
We offer a range of services which can be tailored to the specific needs of your business. Our objective is not just to help your company to survive the downturn but to ensure that you are in the best possible position to take advantage of future growth.
WHY CHOOSE US?
Our consultants offer a depth of practical operational and management experience gained in conference centres, hotels and hospitality businesses. We have worked for multinationals, academic institutions and private entrepreneurs and have also worked at a senior level for major consultancies in the UK and overseas.
Following an initial review we can provide a ‘health check’ to ensure that your business is operating as effectively as possible, identifying strengths, weaknesses and potential opportunities.
The health check can include the assessment of :
- Current bookings and future business
- Financial systems and cost controls
- Staffing levels
- Sales skills, records and planning
- Booking systems
- Customer relationship management
- Analysis of your competitive market
- Purchasing policies
- Business process
Once the Health Check is complete we can assess the needs of your business and identify areas that require particular attention. These could include :
- Budgeting and financial forecasting
- Training needs
- Estimates of capital expenditure requirements
- Sales planning and sales action plans
- Operational change
- Value engineering
- Business planning and action plans
Following our report and recommendations we can offer quarterly or monthly follow up to check on progress and review the business in the light of changing market trends.