“Work on the person before you work on the business”

This month our featured BizSmart® Select Member is one of our Core Advisers, Melanie Hawkett.   The Core Advisers work one-on-one with BizSmart® clients to…

How one business got accountability, accreditation and a 30% increase in turnover

The Company   Duncan Ravenscroft set up Macol Consulting in 2014, to help schools and other organisations deal with water hygiene. Based in Bromsgrove, his…

How to win more leads and bring in more clients

Our curated group of BizSmart Select Members are business owners we’ve worked with for many years. Each business has a different specialism and can step…

How do you speed up the growth of your business? [CASE STUDY]

When your business is growing, but you’d like it to grow more rapidly, what do you do?   We spoke to BizSmart client and Director…

Protecting your business so you can sleep soundly

When you need to bring specialists into your business, it’s helpful if you can get recommendations from trusted contacts. It’s one of the reasons we promote…

How an IT business is bringing in more leads using a new approach

Citrus Computing Case Study   The Company   When Breda Hadley and her business partner Keith Rose first launched their business Citrus Computing, back in 2011, they initially ran…

Excuses, Lies and other Sales B.S from traditional sales people

How do you know when a sales person is lying? A. Their lips are moving. This old joke resonates with many of us as we…

Increasing Business Productivity with Excel

Increasing Business Productivity with Excel.  Is it “You don’t know what you don’t know“?    One of the most powerful tools for any business, Microsoft Excel…

Open For Business – Think Aluminium

Funding received by Think Aluminium from WBA has delivered huge benefits to its production process

Open For Business – Industrial Switchgear

WBA support received by Industrial Switchgear Ltd has 'injected a huge confidence boost' into the company

Open For Business – Adder Bookkeeping

With help from WBA support, Adder Bookkeeping was able to invest in 'crucial business development activity'

Open For Business – Unique IQ

WBA support received by Unique IQ has 'injected a huge boost into the company'

From a system “held together with sticky tape” to a professional business… with support from BizSmart

BizSmart has been working with and supporting Worcestershire business owner Sarah Preece for several years, and with the dedication and commitment shown by Sarah and her…

Case Study: Perrigo Consultants Recruit More Staff to Grow

Dave Perrigo of Perrigo Consultants in Stourport on Severn first started working with BizSmart five years ago, at the point where he started his business.…

Case Study: Business growth with Areca Design

Having a sounding board is key   When we asked Mick Hurst at Areca Design about the benefits of working with BizSmart, he emphasised the…