How I can help you - these are the services I offer:
Have you ever been advised: “work on your business, not in your business”?
Have you ever been told: “get your business to work for you rather than you working for it”?
You probably recognise that if you did this you would be healthier, wealthier and have more time.
That’s where we come in!! Janette Whitney & Associates will be able to help your business in a number of ways:
Business Planning - setting up specific, measurable targets or goals against which the performance of your business can be judged. This gives you the information that you need to evaluate and alter your business practices to achieve exactly what you want.
Achieve Higher Profits - working with you to analyse where your most profitable business comes from and how to find more of it.
Preparing Financial Forecasts - an essential part of business planning. If you don’t have a map of where you want to go you will travel aimlessly. Sound familiar?
Raising Finance - many businesses struggle to raise finance, not because they are not creditworthy but because they are unable to present their business proposition in a format that reassures their bank manager and makes them comfortable.
Increasing Sales - accurate and timely business information and analysis should make increasing sales easy. More importantly those sales should make additional profit. Some businesses increase sales and reduce profit at the same time. We can ensure your expansion is both controlled & profitable.
Improve Cash flow - Poor cashflow is the biggest cause of business failure in businesses less than 10 years old. We can help you to avoid this.
In very simple terms, as impartial advisors we offer a helping hand when a business needs to change something.
We act as a sounding board for your business ideas and concerns, actively helping you to formulate workable plans and solutions that enables your business to run in a manner that best suits you, helping to “free up” time, make greater profits or both.
In a nutshell - Making your business work harder for you- not viceversa
Website Compliance check - = £100
Business Healthcheck - = £200
Business Consultancy fees -
('Pay as you go'):
- Hourly rate = £85
- Daily rate = £750
(Retainer, payable in advance):
- Monthly rate = negotiable, min £750
Business Consultancy Projects - Negotiated per project
(e.g. preparing business plans)
I have the experience and qualifications to provide these services, as you can see:
A.C.I.B (Chartered Institute of Bankers)
MCMI (Chartered Management Institute)
SFEDI accredited business adviser
Janette Whitney is the founder and Managing Consultant of Award Winning Business Consultants Janette Whitney & Associates.
She specialises in business strategy and finance and formed her business after a successful 22- year career with Nat west Bank, where as a Senior Business Manager she advised businesses on all aspects of business growth & finance. She is a qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
As a widely experienced consultant her clients range from start-ups to £10 million annual turnover businesses. She is a SFEDI accredited Business adviser and highly respected in the Sussex business community.
Her expertise has also won her the much coveted 'Consultant of the year' award, beating 80 other consultants to the title. This award is presented to consultants who have consistently achieved outstanding client testimonials for their expertise and quality of service.
Janette is also co- author of The Essential Business Guide and writes regular articles for the business press.
I have helped many people and companies before and this is what they say:
Having a Business Healthcheck with Janette was the best investment I have made in my business, the subsequent ongoing advice continues to transform my business
J F - Computer consultant, Brighton, East Sussex
Regarding Certain Shops, my experience during both this and previous utilization of the site as a business and personal resource has been productive, rewarding and encouraging. The more I use the site - the more I use the site. Its turning into a self perpetuating......er......monster.
Regarding Jeanette, she reflected well in the quality driven philosophy of certain shops with her 'can do' attitude to the commercial areas of my life and I really believe that she will help me exploit myself more efficiently. An entirely positive experience.
Finally, within the book "seven habits of highly effective people" the author speaks of a true commitment as going the whole way "plus the postage." Jeanette sat with me for two hours and gave me a lift to the train station!
scott collier, Tue 25th Sep 2007
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Very pleased with the efficiency and set-up of the service. It has been very well thought out.
Kim Stoddart, Tue 1st May 2007
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Janette was absolutely wonderful, very helpful and highly professional.
Jo Parker, Tue 8th May 2007
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Your attention to detail is so reassuring and your ability to challenge assumptions and seek the right path has had a great impact on Steve and I. We are both very strong-minded and sometimes abrasive characters but you make us think, you motivate us into the right course of action and you are always available for us to ‘test’ our ideas.
You always listen, you are always prepared and you never give us the impression that we are being lectured.We know that you have brought that missing ingredient to our business. That professional and knowledgeable edge that will help us achieve our goals.
A.W- Business Guide, Southwick, West Sussex
Upon winning the coveted award of 'Consultant of the year ', Janette was praised by the Chief Executive of the West Sussex Area Enterprise Agencies for her professional high standards and extensive knowledge and her ability to relate to all sizes of businesses, from start-ups to large corporate entities
J D –The Enterprise Agency –Sussex