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At HBB we can provide start-up businesses in the Colne area with help and advice. Here are some issues to consider regarding sales and marketing.
No matter what line of business you are in, sales and marketing will be an essential element in growing your enterprise.
Whether you have a marketing department or the marketing department is you, here are some elementary ideas for improving your performance.
Evaluate the performance of your sales team and provide training where needed.
If you are starting a business in the Colne area and would like help and advice, contact HBB.
03 Aug 2020
Changes to state aid rules mean that more small businesses can benefit from the government's Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).
28 Jul 2020
Taking a look at the extension of Making Tax Digital to other taxes.
Following ongoing government advice, we are taking extra precautions to ensure the health and safety of both our employees and clients.
The majority of our staff will now be working remotely; however, they are contactable to help and support you through this difficult period.
If you have any questions regarding the continuing of our service, please don’t hesitate to get in touch but essentially it is “business as usual”.
We understand that some of you may be worried about the current situation generally. We will continue to provide advice and support to you based on the latest government guidelines.
On a more personal note – please be vigilant and stay safe. Look out for the most vulnerable in society and take care of yourself and your family. This situation, we hope, will soon pass but in the meantime, we must now all work together in new, more innovative ways.
These are undoubtedly difficult times against which Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, has had to introduce unprecedented measures for this country.
It is clearly a fast-moving situation and there have been many different economic measures and policies announced over the past few days, with probably more to come.
Please do not feel you are alone in having to disseminate all this information.
Hargreaves, Brown & Benson (HBB) have been supporting clients successfully for over a hundred years and we continue to be here to help you through the current crisis.
All our staff are currently working remotely, for their own health and safety. Our office is now closed; however, we are still available to answer emails & direct calls. You will be able to reach the office by telephone although your best form of contact is to email a member of staff directly. Alternatively, you may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish to hand us any tangible documents then you will still be able to deliver these to the office, but should only do so as a necessity. We will arrange for a member of staff to come and collect these whilst adhering to social-distancing restrictions. Although our services are to be altered, the quality of support you will receive will be unchanged.
We encourage you to call if you have anything you wish to discuss relating to the COVID-19 situation and how the announced measures will benefit you, your business and your employees. We are also able to provide advice how to go about accessing the lending support available and managing your cash flow.
Please remember, there is no such thing as a stupid question, especially at times like this, so don’t feel embarrassed to call us. We are also aware that running a business is sometimes a lonely place, the burden of which often feels overwhelming. We are here to share that burden with you and help in any way we can. We are all learning together.
We encourage you to stay safe and please do not visit the office without prior arrangement – always telephone or email in the first instance.
Please also visit our website www.hbb.co.uk where you will find other related articles and information. We will also provide a link below to the most recent outline of government support and guidance (this resource will update automatically to provide the most current info available).
Together we will help your business survive the storm and look forward to better days ahead when this has all blown over.
click here for the most recent updates to government guidance