Business Planning

A business plan is a written document that describes your business. It covers objectives, strategies, sales, marketing and financial forecasts. A business plan helps you to: clarify your business idea. spot potential problems.

In short, a business plan is the way you take your raw idea and make it a reality – think of it as a mode of transport.  A good business doesn’t have to be War and Peace to be effective – the content is what matters.

We always recommend a business has a plan, even established businesses – it’s vital to know where your business is headed and how you plan to get there.  A hugely important part of any business plan is a cashflow forecast – literally a plan of how money is expected to “flow” in and out of the business is a given time period. Cashflow problems can be a tremendous issue for small businesses and are often the stumbling block that prevents new businesses progressing beyond their first year.

We have over a decade of experience in business planning and cashflow forecasting – we can support you through the process and ensure that you have a clear, concise and most importantly, achievable plan to take your start-up, or established, business forwards.

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We chose to work with Caroline Hinde Accountancy because we wanted to have a real-time view of our business performance, rather than months after the year had ended. Having this information has enabled us to take informed decisions which has enabled a period of growth for us.

Knowing that everything is taken care of on a monthly basis gives us huge peace of mind and we always know well in advance of our tax liabilities so we are always in control of our cashflow. We now use the software recommended to us to send our customers invoices which look professional and make it easy for us to monitor any outstanding invoices.

The service we receive from Caroline Hinde Accountancy is invaluable - they're approachable, friendly and professional.

Rob Brown  Fabritek

Caroline has recently finished my accounts for me. She has done an excellent job of pulling everything together and I felt both relieved and confident, that they were submitted correctly.

I am so pleased that I asked for Caroline's assistance in helping me with my accounts. Even though I'm just a small business, it was nice to have that reassurance, that everything has been done correctly. It was money well spent!

I found Caroline to be very approachable and helpful in her advice. A lovely person to work with - thank you!

Yvonne Dixon  Pampered Soul

A fabulous accountant with a personality and a sense of humour? An oxymoron I hear you cry! But not at all. Caroline Hinde is all of that!

For a small business owner like me who knows next to nothing about self assessment and has no inclination to further their knowledge, what I need is someone who simply takes care of it all. That’s exactly what I got from Caroline; she is efficient and friendly and is incredibly knowledgeable. Nothing is too much trouble and she has taken all the stress out of the whole process for me.

I can’t praise Caroline highly enough and would recommend her to anyone I know and indeed have done so whenever I can. Look no further than Caroline, and you will not be disappointed.

Jan Needham  Berkano Wood

I have found Caroline to be highly professional, efficient, knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful in my dealings with her, and have no hesitation making a recommendation.

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