Structured proven support that will change the way you look at your business
Smart Value Overview
It is guaranteed that you will exit your business at some point – either willingly or not! It is never too early to start planning that exit to put you in control and to build as much value in your business as possible.
Smart Value offers you structured monthly support to build real sustainable value in your business using a proven methodology to increase the value of your business by an average of 71%
If you are looking to build the kind of business that will give you options in the future, then SmartValue is for you.
This comprehensive programme is a 12 month month programme with monthly tutorials and exercises. In addition to an in-depth analysis of how your business performs against statistically proven drivers of value, we guide you through a structured set of modules to unlock and build sustainable value in your business.
This is structured support based on a proven methodology that can be ‘self-service’ or with an advisor certified in building value. You will be guided step by step to help you to apply the principles and make them work for your business.
The first step to understanding if this is right for you, is to undertake your Value Builder Score.The Value Builder Score questionnaire takes 13 minutes to complete, after which you’ll instantly receive your Value Builder Score out of 100. Based on quantitative analysis of more than 18,000 users, companies that achieve a score of 80+ are predicted to get offers that are 71% higher than the average business.
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If you’re running a successful business with real potential, and you’d like to secure rapid growth for your business, then it’s worth considering the Growth Programme supported by Worcestershire County Council and Worcestershire Business Central.
The Growth Programme will help you break down the barriers to success and identify the steps you need to take to achieve rapid and sustainable growth. If you are based in Worcestershire, you may be able to access this at no cost.
The framework will help you:
- Build a successful growth strategy
- Discover new routes to funding and investment
- Unlock your capacity for innovation
- Develop and inspire leadership and management capability
Under the Enterprising Worcester Growth Programme we have helped more than 200 businesses, achieving average growth rates of 29% in sales and 39% in profits. Our average feedback scores are 9.6 out of 10 and we have helped these business to access over £1m in grant funding via Worcestershire County Council, Worcestershire Business Central and the ERDF.
What people say
The business advisor assigned to us has been a great facilitator to get our heads in order – just what we needed. It is now our busiest time of year, so we are looking forward to September when we can implement all the growth ambitions we have set for the next three years.
Sam Ashby, Special Bar Service
BizSmart made me stretch my thoughts and think about what the business is all about.
David Young, Mickleton Young
BizSmart has given us independent eyes that are able to see the business from the outside. There’s a clear and methodical approach and it’s well structured.
Rachid Taibi, The Upright One
The advice and action plans have been specifically tailored to our company via careful and well thought out processes to identify our needs.
Shona Grinyer, Retro Rocket Ltd
I’ve liked being able to get help and advice to grow that’s relevant to what my business needs.
David Ombler, Douk Snowboards
The programme has impacted business on a number of levels - the connections made to BizSmart Select members and also being able to produce my projected figures and having a second pair of eyes look at them gave me confidence.
Peter Jones, On-Site-Support (CAD)
We now have all our ideas, forecasts and action plans down on paper and have checklists that can be referred to and ticked off when completed.
Guy Tomlinson, Nemesis UK Performance
BizSmart enabled me to look clearly at my goals and what I need to do to achieve them.
Kathy Scott, Hands on at Work
I’ve really valued the thorough and tailored approach to my business and being able to clearly work though ideas, resulting in a strong growth plan. This would have been a difficult task on my own.
Craig Teague, The Worcester Directory
BizSmart is tailored completely to my business needs and shows me how I can grow as a business. I can already see a plan forming for the future.
Alex Sharp, Alex Sharp Photography
The analysis of my business is helping me to get focus and see the returns I can make.
Jane Brook, House of Colour Worcester
The BizSmart approach had a clear focus but maintained flexibility to our needs and assisted with formulating constructive ways forward.
Philip King, ISWA Ltd
It’s good to focus on the future and not just the day-to-day.
Jayson Alley, Stratford Precision Engineering Services
It was great to have a sounding block and someone I trusted to question my thoughts and decisions. Also what worked great for me was to have someone make me accountable for my set deadlines!
Tim Pearce, Focus Accountancy
BizSmart facilitated discussion and emergence of a way forward from ourselves, without just telling us what to do.
Ann Robinson, Henwick Veterinary Surgery
BizSmart has helped with scoping of the business and getting what’s in our heads into a meaningful business plan. This has made us question what we’re doing and why, and given us suggestions for how to improve.
Richard Hancock, Toorak Ltd
Without help from BizSmart I may not have done this exercise, which I think will be vital to my business growth.
Simon Fall-Taylor, FT Images
We liked the structure and the detail. We have really looked in depth at the business as an “entity” for the long term and have put logical steps in place to move forwards. We can now develop a sustainable vision including staff structure and new account generation.
Nicole Hynek, Endeavour Images
The guidance and support I received from Kevin Brent and BizSmart was first class. I was constantly impressed by Kevin’s ability to succinctly get to and address the core points that would actually make a tenable difference to the future success of my business. Many thanks for all your help.
Adrian Barradell, Clarify Copywriting
Most of all I liked the value and the usefulness of the information and actions provided.
Alex Haines, Freedom I.T. Systems Ltd
The advice has been very useful. I value everything I’ve been taught.
James Bowles, BPMUK
BizSmart has given us a detailed picture of exactly who we are and how we work - interesting and thought provoking.
Michael Grassi, grassidesign