We are looking for owners, managing Directors, Finance Directors, etc to take part in a telephone interview for 45 minutes to discuss business finance.
Thursday 9th March 2017
Various times available from 9am – 6pm
Please answer the questions below.
Occupation of chief income earner in the household:
Working status i.e. Student, Full time working, part time working, etc.
Who do you live with at home?
If you have children, please tell us their ages.
Who set your business up? I.e. yourself, inherited through family, etc
How long ago was the business established?
How many employees are there in the business?
Is the annual business turnover?
In the last 12 months has the business turnover?
Increased by under 20%
Increased by over 20%
Stayed the same
Does the business have a business banking account? Yes/No?
Which of the following statements do you agree with?
I have strong ambitions to grow the business fast
My main aim is make enough money to support my family and the lifestyle I want, rather than growing the business aggressively
My company has suppliers and/or customers outside the UK
My company’s cash flow is quite regular and predictable month to month, with maybe some seasonal variations
My company’s cash flow is quite irregular and can be unpredictable over the course of a year
My company currently uses or has used in the last year, some form of lending from a financial institution such as an overdraft, a loan, credit card, invoice lending, etc
My company uses accounting software such as Xero, Sage/Sage online, Clear books, Quickbooks, Kashflow, etc
My company only uses a basic excel spreadsheet or just pen and paper to track accounts.
There often are not enough hours in the day to run and manage my business
I would appreciate assistance with choosing products and services for running my business that would save me money or time
In which type of premises is your business based?
In services offices
In your own offices (not at home)
In factories, storage facilities or depots
In an outlet such as a shop
None of the above
Please forward this on to anyone you know who may be interested.
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