No two businesses are the same. The challenges, opportunities, and structure of each company are in one way or another unique from its competitors and others. Since each business is different, a unique approach is required when any given business is trying to deal with a current problem or assess their viability in the future. The consulting industry exists to help businesses tackle these issues, but not every consulting job is going to be the same. Small business consulting is going to require a different approach and frame of mind compared to working with big businesses.
What is consulting? Well, consulting is the process of offering expert advice and operational assistance to help businesses examine their current viability as well as the future opportunities while implementing sound procedures.
Small business consulting is exactly what it sounds like, consulting services that are provided to small or start-up businesses.
• Design business plans and operational procedures
• Develop marketing strategies
• Training and Development
These days more and more companies are relying on consultants to help run their business. There are lots of reasons for this, the biggest being that it allows Small Businesses to get help from skilled professionals without having to hire a full time employee. At See Shore Solutions we desire to partner with you. We value our clients and we offer very affordable rates. We want to become a part of your work family. We want to help you when you need it and then encourage you when you don’t need us. It’s a Win Win.
As a small business owner you wear many hats. One of these hats include Human Resources. Our small business consulting services offer flexibility and additional resources to help you concentrate on your core business functions…and the big picture of why they went into business in the first place.
Clients count on our small business HR consulting services for these reasons:
When they are looking to put HR processes in place
When they seek to hire long term productive employees
When they need help with matching the potential employees with their culture, work environment as well as their company vision and mission
When they have compliance questions
When they want to hire their first, second and other employees
If they need help with job descriptions
If they need to develop an employee handbook
If they need an occasional human resource professional that’s not on payroll but helps your company
To help with employee relations
When they need help with training
Any HR related questions, processes, and when they need a human resource partner.
Not only can managing your finances be a headache, but mis-managing your business finances can lead to great depression. Having solid accounting procedures and controls is imperative. It is also important that you understand your business tax liabilities. We can help you and are services include:
Financial Analysis: We’ll coach you to work proactively with your profit & loss, statement of cash flows, and additional financial reports, enabling you to use them as tools to identify areas of the business that need attention, and make informed management decisions to increase profits and business performance.
Bookkeeping and Financial Accounting Consulting: We can review your financial procedures–ensuring that your financial records are in good pratice. We will provide feedback and suggestions on how to make accounting controls and solid procedures.
Accounting System Set-up: We work with you to set up properly your accounting systems from the onset, eliminating delays in data entry and analysis, thereby saving you time and money.
Budgeting, Cash Flow Analysis and Forecasting: One of the main reasons 80% of small businesses fail within the first five years is the lack of a realistic budget. See Shore Solutions works with you to develop an objective budget and cash flow forecast, enabling you to set obtainable goals and anticipate potential cash shortages.
Policies & Procedures Documentation: In order to have effective accounting information, it must be entered accurately and on a timely basis. We work with you to standardize your bookkeeping and financial accounting procedures in order to increase efficiency and consistency for you and your current and future staff.
If accounting is not your niche, we offer Payroll and Bookkeeping services here at See Shore Solutions at an affordable small business rate. Let us worry about your books.
We partner with a in house CPA for tax return preparation. We Strive to provide affordable and quality tax preparation for small businesses and individuals. Many small businesses make the mistake of going to unqualified tax preparers with little tax knowledge because its a cheap price, but making sure you get the job done right the first time is very important. Having your tax return prepared incorrectly will lead to bigger headaches down the road with the State and Federal government agencies which will be very costly. This is why we enlist help from a Certified Public Accountant. We want to make sure your return is done correctly by a creditable preparer.
In today’s world, it is VITAL that small business owners be connected to social media in several ways, but to start, most definitely through a website that targets your audience. Most small business do not need to hire a big fancy web develop company who will charge them thousands of dollars. Here at See Shore Solutions, we want to help small business owners create a website that is not only affordable, but creative and targets your audience. We want to train you on how to maintain your own website we create for you. However, for the future of your growing business, we want to help you update your website as your needs grow! Again at affordable rates.