Tips on finding – and keeping – your perfect client

Tips on finding – and keeping – your perfect client

May 27

Sherrards’  Paul Marmor interviewed for magazine on Managing for Success – read the article here: Managing for Success For more information on Sherrards, please contact Paul on pdm@sherrards.com / +44 (0) 1727 832 830.

Where’s there’s muck there’s Brass?

Where’s there’s muck there’s Brass?

May 12

There’s an old saying that ‘Where there’s muck there’s Brass’ and that certainly appears to be the case in some commercial waste removal. The last three reviews of clients’ waste removal and recycling costs have found savings of 30%, 38% and 42% respectively, resulting in many thousands of pounds going back into their businesses. Savings were achieved through both process improvement...

A Substantially Reduced Electricity Bill

A Substantially Reduced Electricity Bill

May 07

One of my clients is a bit of an entrepreneur. His latest venture is a fast food business which he started about nine months ago. He rang me a week or so ago and asked if I could take a look at his electricity bills and see if I could make any savings. On seeing the latest bill it turns out there’s significant arrears on the account, so it’s not possible to consider moving to another supplier...

Top 5 Tips for Reducing Telecoms Costs at Your Business

Top 5 Tips for Reducing Telecoms Costs at Your Business

Apr 08

1. Understand your needs and usage Make sure you know the services you are paying for, what they cost and what you are actually using! 2. Check invoices carefully You may be surprised how often bills have errors on them. 3. Manage usage Create sensible guidelines for how employees should use their phones and proactively monitor all usage. 4. Review contracts In particular make sure your...

Auditel: Successful management of numerous utility suppliers at numerous locations

Auditel: Successful management of numerous utility suppliers at numerous locations

Mar 26

A year ago we were commissioned to manage the gas, electricity, fixed line telephone and mobile call costs of a hospitality group with several up-market venues. We’ve just done a review of the year’s work and I’m delighted to report that we have found savings of over £65,000 on these overheads, which is a saving of over 32%. The relationship with our client has been great and what...

Auditel: lowering the cost of doing business

Auditel: lowering the cost of doing business

Mar 26

To showcase how Auditel helps restaurants lower their costs, we’ve put together this section on our website, including a great short video. It’s well worth a look and you’ll see yours truly (Chris Bourke) in action! http://auditel.co.uk/costs-sectors/restaurants/