This service is available for any prestart or trading business and is delivered in conjunction with our partners at Harrow In Business.
What worries you about your start up idea or existing business? The accounts? Marketing your proposition? Employing people? Imagine if you could have a one-to-one session with an experienced professional on any business matter.
At Praesto it's all part of the service.
Our Business Consultancy service give you access to appropriately skilled advisers to discuss the areas that challenge you. You can seek an impartial and informed view, discuss issues and shape the development of your business.
Our consultants have a wide range of general and specialist business skills. We can therefore advise on matters including:
Accounts and Tax
Design, copyrights and patents
Market research and marketing
Health & Safety
And in the following business sectors:
Import / export
Food and catering
All members of the team have experience of running successful businesses or have specialist knowledge which is of use to new, young or small business. This wealth of experience means you get practical solutions and an empathetic approach to your current situation.
This is the most popular service that we provide to those considering self-employment or already trading.
Sessions usually last for one hour. We normally arrange them during the working day, however sometimes counselling is available outside normal office hours. In both cases, appointments need to be booked in.
Access to Finance/Free Business Review
Business Review Service
Has your business been trading for more than 12 months? Never received any support from Business Link? Get in touch with us today and let us arrange to conduct a free business review and allow us to produce an Action Plan to guide you towards your business goals! Also we may be able to recommend other subsidised and non-subsidised schemes.
We may be able to help you raise finance for your business through another scheme - Access to Finance, which is designed to help you raise capital to enable your business to grow and prosper. The programme is heavily subsidised and will contribute to the necessary support to assist you in expanding your business and put you in the best possible position to present your ideas to a lender in order to raise finance.