Many businesses are finding the restrictions imposed to manage COVID-19 an increasing challenge. Whilst your focus is clearly on retaining customers and maintaining trading; you must also prepare to return to your workplace. It may not be uppermost in your mind that your insurers will expect businesses to be, and continue to remain, compliant with […]Continue reading
Category Archives: Tectona Ten – Strategic Leadership
Strategic leadership is vital for important business growth. Learn more about strategic leadership in these blog posts.
105. Strategies to Survive in an Uncertain World
The Brexit turmoil rumbles on and businesses continue to grapple with an uncertain future. Trading agreements, political unrest and lack of leadership mean it’s extremely difficult for business leaders to predict where and how business can take place, what barriers there may be, and how the decisions of other businesses may impact their own. Business […]Continue reading
87. How the Tectona Way can save you money when recruiting senior staff
In an earlier article we looked at alternative approaches for getting specialist director resource into your business rather than defaulting to the traditional approach of employing a full time director – we called this “The Tectona Way”. The traditional approach A full time specialist director is right for some businesses – those of a certain […]Continue reading
85. How (and Why) 1 + 1 Really Can Make 3
Thinking of taking on a full time CFO – have a look at the Tectona way. The traditional approach A full time CFO is right for some businesses – those of a certain size or complexity – but by no means all businesses. Not least because of the cost of employment – the basic salary […]Continue reading
80. So … What is it that makes Tectona Tick??
We wanted to take this opportunity to remind you just how Tectona can help you. In short, Tectona Partnership helps businesses to sort their finances out. Or, put another way … We “get” finance Our approach is – “get the management right, and you get the finances right”. And areas we regularly roll up our […]Continue reading
68. The Difference Between A Financial Advisor and Someone Who Specialises In The Management Of Finance
There is nothing more important to you than the financial health of your business. Without a healthy outlook for your business’s finances, you can quickly find that costs are spiralling out of control, profit margins are non-existent and your business is under real threat of closing. This is why some people, who perhaps don’t have […]Continue reading
67. Is Black Friday A Financial Goldmine Or A Disaster Waiting To Happen?
Black Friday is the annual event where many retailers and other businesses offer special discounts for one day only. Previously, the day was only considered to be an American event, but more recently British shops have been jumping on the bandwagon to pull shoppers to their stores just before Christmas. This has helped to boost […]Continue reading
65. The True Cost Of Over-Servicing And 4 Things To Stop It In Its Tracks
Over-servicing is a significant problem for business owners. While many believe it is the only way to keep a client, it often has a financial cost that offers little value to you as a business owner. In many cases you would be better off letting a client go and finding a new one that will […]Continue reading
63. Vanity? Sanity? What about Cash? – Seeing the wood for the trees
Your businesses success can only be determined when you measure things – anything from the number of customers you have, your turnover, or the success of your sales team. The right things are known as your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). If you measure the right ones for your business, you’ll be in control of your […]Continue reading
61. 7 Tell Tale Financial Signals that all is not well in your Business
The financial health of your business is a key indicator of how well it is performing; and many business owners don’t recognise what that key indicator is shouting at them. They simply may not realise when their business is struggling. Not noticing these warning signals can be a big problem so you quickly need to […]Continue reading