FREE template: JPAbusiness Outsourcing Checklist

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 05-Jul-2017 05:51:00

Improved communications and the global economy mean businesses are increasingly using outsourcing parties to drive efficiencies.

Contractors, part-time and casual staff, consultants and advisers, are now common among SMEs and larger businesses alike.

We’ve created the JPAbusiness Outsourcing Checklist to help you as a business owner or senior manager decide where and when you can use outsourcing, or virtual resourcing.

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Topics: Free download, Template, outsourcing, virtual team, staff management, Checklist

Time for an end-of-financial-year check-up? [template]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 14-Jun-2017 05:17:00

We created the JPAbusiness Business Health Check template to use with our business advisory clients.

It helps them to identify business health issues they can address in-house, as well as areas where they need to seek external advice on methods to improve the business’s outcomes.

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Topics: Free download, Advice, Running your business, Template, Financial

Free download: Annual Business Plan Template

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 08-Feb-2017 05:47:00

Business planning is about making your business as robust as possible, so it can take advantage of opportunities and also successfully withstand inevitable shocks.

Annual business plans don’t have to be weighty documents, but they do need to contain some key information, with the most important being:

  • frank and honest appraisal of resources
  • analysis of your competitive environment
  • SWOT analysis
  • targets
  • budget.
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Topics: Free download, Business Planning, Template, Succession planning

Free download: Staff Training Plan [template]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 18-Jan-2017 05:04:00

The JPAbusiness Staff Training Plan template has been designed to help business owners and senior managers manage their staff training needs.

Use the Staff Training Plan when conducting performance reviews with team members to help identify skills gaps and map out a plan for your employees’ future training.

Click below to download your free template:

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Topics: Free download, Staff, Training and Professional Development, Template

Thinking about buying a business? Use our free Business Owner’s Checklist

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 11-Jan-2017 05:05:00

The JPAbusiness Business Owner’s Checklist is a useful first step for anyone considering moving from the employed workforce to self-employment.

It consists of a list of 10 common attributes the JPAbusiness team tends to find in people who successfully build and run businesses.

If you don’t have all these attributes when first embarking on self-employment, we recommend you find a way to get them. You could seek professional business advice and/or partner with people who can complement your skills and attributes.

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Topics: Buying a business, Free download, Template

Download our Business Health Check [template]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 28-Dec-2016 04:32:00

If you are fortunate enough to have a little time off work over the next few weeks, it may be a good opportunity to take stock of how your business is performing and whether it is set up appropriately for the next 12 months.

There are a number of business ‘health’ factors that go to ensuring your business is successful today, and into the future, and I encourage you to use this break to take a close look at some of those factors.

Business health factors that could do with investigation may include:

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Topics: Free download, Advice, Template

10 Ways to Drive Strategic Value [checklist]

Posted by JPAbusiness on 26-Jul-2016 07:00:00

The JPAbusiness Strategic Value Checklist has been created to help you drive positive strategic value in your business.

It’s important that you consider these characteristics during your active period in developing and driving your business, rather than leaving it until five minutes to midnight just before you plan sell or exit.

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Topics: Business Value, Selling your business, Free download, Advice, Valuations, Exiting your business

Download our free Business Health Check [template]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 14-Jul-2016 21:59:06

The new financial year has begun in Australia and many businesses are taking stock and thinking about the future.

You can download our free JPAbusiness Business Health Check Template to help you:

  • ‘take the pulse’ of your business today, and
  • identify key issues to focus on in the 12 months ahead. 
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Topics: Buying a business, Free download, Advice, Running your business, Template, Starting a business

How to Prepare a Professional Business Profile [checklist]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 02-Jul-2016 12:00:00

Business Profile/IM Checklist | JPAbusiness

At JPAbusiness we know that professional, credible information is key to a successful business sale.

We also know that, as a business owner, you know your business better than anyone else.

The challenge, when it comes to selling, is that sometimes a business owner can be a little too close to the action to objectively describe and communicate their business’s key attributes to potential purchasers.

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Topics: Selling your business, Free download, Advice, Exiting your business

 
Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is general in nature and should not be taken as personal, professional advice. Readers should make their own inquiries and obtain independent, professional advice before making any decisions, taking any action or relying on any information in this blog. 
 
 

 

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