Any business of any size, no matter how well established, will have financial issues emerging which are beyond the experience or resources of the management team. Even short term or temporary issues can distract those that should be driving the business, create frustration and pressures and sometimes threaten the business. Typically these issues will relate to banking or funding facilities, growing (or shrinking) pains, managing relationships with lenders or investors or necessary financial reporting. Cornmill Associates can be engaged either to provide advice and support on a one-off or on-going basis – or can take on tasks or projects in their entirety.
Cornmill Associates can be engaged either to provide advice and support on a one-off or on-going basis – or can take on tasks or projects in their entirety.
We are advocates of the ‘keep it simple’ approach. If a business can understand it’s gross margins and its overheads then it can know it’s break-even position and that is the basis of managing so much in a business, including understanding its cash requirement and how to avoid ‘running fast to stand still’.
Business owners often need a ‘Trusted Partner’ who is not directly involved in the business. We combine business awareness, financial skills with coaching and mentoring experience to provide the ‘confidant’ and the additional resource a business owners need.
What some of our clients say about us - see more on our testimonials page.
‘We would not have secured this finance without his invaluable contribution’
‘I was able to negotiate with confidence’
‘Strong and professional presentation skills’
‘Valuable support in dealing with the bank’
‘Supported throughout and saw me through the ‘Deal Fatigue’ stage’
‘Took a lot of the work out of it, found a great deal and gave us support throughout’
‘Avoided the client being intimidated by a corporate buyer’
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