Making R&D Pay

Research and Development can provide excellent opportunities for your business. Starting Block Business Consultants can help you to implement and manage R&D strategies, and to analyse your findings. The Australian Federal Government continues to support R&D activities through their R&D Tax Incentive program and if your business is eligible you may be able to take [read more…]

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Strategic Planning

What is your business’ goal? Starting Block can help you to decipher what that goal means strategically and the action required to systematically achieve it. Despite claims to the contrary some businesses do succeed without a formalised strategy, but the odds are stacked against them.  Almost 60% of Australian small businesses fail within the first [read more…]

Customer Insights

Customers are the most important part of your business. Period.

Without customers everything else that you do in your business is worthless as a commercial endeavor.

Starting Block Business Consultants can help you to identify who your potential customers are, and then strategically deliver products and services to meet their requirements.

Innovation Management

What’s wrong with this image? If you ask that question of an engineer, a salesperson and a management executive, you will probably get three very different answers.  Probably something like: Engineer: three interlocking gears create a brake and don’t operate as gears should. Salesman: How many copies of that image have you sold – 1000, [read more…]

Product and service development – strategic planning

Is your business getting squeezed out of the market, or are you striving to get to the top of it? Whatever your reason for undertaking product or service development, you need a plan of attack. Starting Block Business Consultants can help you strategically plan and roll out a strategy for your product or service. Our [read more…]

Remuneration and incentive planning

One of the most effective ways to grow a business is to align the goals of the people within it. If the people, or departments, within your business are not trying to achieve the same goals, time resources and opportunities can be lost. Starting Block Business Consultants can help you to analyse the value in [read more…]

Corporate Finance

Starting Block Business Consultants has experience in a wide range of fund raising activities and drafting disclosure documents. We can help if you want to prepare: a prospectus; an offer information statement; or an information memorandum. We can work with your advisory team including your lawyers, accountants, financial advisers and others, to produce a targeted, [read more…]