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Corporate Governance and the smaller, AIM-listed, fast-grower.

CFPro has been working with all sizes of high-growth businesses for many years. We've seen the highs and lows of growth, and we've seen how things should be done, and we've absolutely seen how things should never be done - and while good Corporate Governance is a critical tool that ensures long-term growth, it is [...]

By | May 14th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Growing concerns for SMEs in Science Parks and Tech Hubs

It's not what you think. We're in an era of massive change and business excitement. Amidst uncertainty, the UK continues to deliver some of the best, world-class new business ventures that are quickly garnering the attention of investors, funders and the rest of the global community.  The SME community is scattered throughout the UK and [...]

By | May 1st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Growing concerns for SMEs in Science Parks and Tech Hubs

What you need to know about Crowdfunding and Tax

Crowdfunding websites such as Kickstarter, GoFundMe, Indiegogo, and Lending Club, Seedrs, Crowdcub and more have become increasingly popular for both individual and business fund-raising for capital to help project them through to the next phase of their business ventures. The upside is that it's often entirely possible to raise the cash you need, but the [...]

By | April 25th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What you need to know about Crowdfunding and Tax

Operational flaws that need to be rooted out today.

In the UK where only 1 in 5 of those in management positions have professional qualifications or effective training, the development of bad operational habits is highly likely - and as such, so is the propensity for those bad habits to spread to their teams, and throughout entire operational functions completely. We're not saying that [...]

By | April 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Operational flaws that need to be rooted out today.

Things that are worrying internal auditors in 2019

Every year, the Gartner team speaks to its internal audit clients to identify what the auditing hotspots for the year are. Primarily discussed as main areas of concerns, this regular survey of 144 chief audit executives takes it a step further. A clear picture is emerging - one that shows the far-reaching impact of digitalisation [...]

By | April 2nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Things that are worrying internal auditors in 2019

The knock-on effect of rising National Wage levels, and recruitment.

Four out of five UK businesses have seen costs rise because of changes in employment legislation, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) reports. With April looming, businesses, by now, should have geared themselves up for the potential knock-on effects that they will feel with the increase of apprenticeship levies, pensions auto-enrolment and a new higher minimum [...]

By | March 26th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on The knock-on effect of rising National Wage levels, and recruitment.

4 things to look for in a business growth partner

Momentum has pushed your business beyond startup-phase and you want to capitalise on a growing customer-base, but you're not sure how to get to the next level - or how to pay for it. Do you boost sales & marketing activity? Do you buy another business? Do you merge with another business? Or do you [...]

By | March 19th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 4 things to look for in a business growth partner

CFPro signs up to attend Investor & Entrepreneur Networking Event

We believe in the power of face-to-face relationships in a very digital, technical world, which is why we're excited to have signed up to attend the upcoming networking event for entrepreneurs, private investors and corporate finance professionals in London's WeWork building on 26 March 2019.  This event, sponsored by FairFX and Seedlegals aims to connect [...]

By | March 19th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on CFPro signs up to attend Investor & Entrepreneur Networking Event

3 ways Entrepreneurs conquer their Now and plan for Tomorrow

For most businesses that find themselves in the growth phase, core teams are focussed on one thing; delivering. Teams are task-orientated and their priority lists are, quite often, driven by the immediate; the immediate need to supply, the immediate need to take payment, the immediate need to pay, the immediate need to impress, the immediate [...]

By | March 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 3 ways Entrepreneurs conquer their Now and plan for Tomorrow

Flexible Resourcing: the answer to Full-Time Fallacies

UK worker productivity has fallen to a 2-year low, according to new statistics released by the Office of National Statistics. Further to that, shocking figures released by performance management consultancy Gallup shows that alarmingly just 15% of employees worldwide feel engaged in their work - with estimates plotting that unproductivity against a global cost of [...]

By | March 6th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Flexible Resourcing: the answer to Full-Time Fallacies
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