Growing and Managing Your Specialist Contracting Business
It can be all too easy for Specialist Contractors running their construction business to get caught up in the day to day “busyness” and neglect the bigger picture.
Sometimes, as an owner/managing director of a business you need to take the time to step back from the business and admire your work; and more importantly decide where you want to take your business, and how you will get it there.
Growing and managing a successful Specialist Contracting business in the UK construction industry is not an easy task, with lots of obstacles being thrown in your path on a regular basis. But that’s all the more reason why it’s important that you find the time to sit back and think about how to grow your Specialist Contracting business, and make it all the more successful.
Our expert team have over 25 years experience in working with Specialist Contracting businesses just like yours, helping them to succeed and grow in all economies and ensuring they overcome all sorts of challenging issues.
"Barry is a really dynamic guy with so many ideas it's hard to keep up with him sometimes. He has a natural talent for spotting opportunities and, whilst working with him in his professional role as Regional Director at James R Knowles, he achieved amazing results for his clients."
Cynthia Rich - (Owner) Cynergy Marketing Ltd
Sales and Marketing
Sales and marketing are not two words that are often associated with Specialist Contractors!
But the truth is, they are vital to your success no matter what your specialism is or what size budget or turnover you have, and whether you are aiming for growth or just want to sustain what you already have.
Traditional marketing is so shrouded in mystique that it intimidates most Specialist Contractors, who aren’t sure whether it includes a web site or PR, what to do about brochures and direct mail and on and on! Because they feel intimidated and are worried about making expensive mistakes they simply don’t do it.
It’s a lot easier and cheaper than you think to apply some simple sales and marketing techniques in your business. Our expert team can help you get started and offer support and advice along the way, and even do it all for you if you wish. We help you to discover the power of sales and marketing for Specialist Contractors.
"Whenever I meet up with Barry I often walk away wondering "how can someone have so many great ideas for marketing his business?" Barry is a genuine nice guy and a pleasure to work with. I'm really excited about using my knowledge of printing to help him turn his marketing ideas into a reality."
Yvonne Gorman - (Owner) Essential Print Services Ltd
Staff And Sub-Contractor Management
Hiring, firing and everything that comes in between can be a lot more complex than it sounds, especially for Specialist Contractors.
There are many things to consider, whether you have contracted employees or hire freelance staff or sub-contractors on an ad-hoc basis. It’s important to ensure you comply with regulations and keep your staff happy and keep your business running smoothly.
If you would like support and advice in all areas of staff and sub-contractor management, come and talk to our expert team of advisers.
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