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Finance your community organisation

Financing is a priority for almost every community organisation. The more money you can raise, the more you can achieve - but competition is fierce for the limited amounts of funding that are available.

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Personal development plans

Personal development plans (PDPs) provide a powerful, flexible way to link employees’ professional and personal development with the development of your business.

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Key performance indicators

Identifying and monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs) helps you focus on the areas that really matter to your business.

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Market your new business

Marketing is about much more than simply promoting your offer. It helps you understand your business environment, identify the most promising opportunities and exploit them.

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Effective board meetings

Successful companies use board meetings to create and improve key business strategies. A similar approach can benefit smaller businesses and strategy meetings in general.

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New product development

The right approach to developing a new product (or service) helps reduce the risks involved in turning your idea into reality. Planning and teamwork are critical.

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Being a treasurer

An effective treasurer is a vital part of running a community organisation. But taking on the role is a significant responsibility, with even the smallest organisations facing financial red tape and tax regulations.

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Creating a valuable business

Running your business involves taking hundreds of actions every day, whether negotiating a sale, recruiting a new employee or complaining to a supplier. Much of the working day is spent reacting to circumstances, making minor decisions that have a limited, short-term impact.

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ISO 9000

ISO 9000 is a set of international standards designed to help businesses meet the needs of customers while meeting regulatory and statutory requirements. Many companies see the introduction of a quality management system as a major step forward in controlling and improving their key processes. Other companies simply react to customer demand which assumes they already have suitable systems in place - regardless of whether or not that’s the case.

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Build your company’s board

The board of directors has an essential role in company governance and setting the strategic direction of the business. The right board of directors brings your company specialist knowledge and expertise in key business areas, such as management, finance or technology.

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