Services

Business Turnaround and Recovery

Business Turnaround and Recovery

Business Turnaround and Recovery

No matter how small or great the challenge your business is facing our goal is to protect its value. Working closely and expediently with existing management teams we will set the operational and financial strategy for recovery that; mitigates the imminent risks, reduces balance sheet pressures and controls cash and working capital while working with the concerns of all stake holders. 

Project and Program Management

Project and Program Management

Project and Program Management

To grow or develop your business we understand there will be specific project activities that will be required to implement, new processes, systems or assets. SQ1 has the project management expertise to support your organization with the challenges this can put on your ongoing business. Recognizing that the day to day business must continue we are able to provide the assurance you require that your projects are on track and will be implemented to your requirements.

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

Square 1 has gained commercial knowledge and experience through some of the UK’s largest procurement activities and is able to advise and support its clients with major procurement, joint venturing, consortium formation, bidding and delivery activities.

Strategic Business Development

Strategic Business Development

Strategic Business Development

We will focus on transforming your business for rapid growth, whether it is placing existing products and services into new markets, developing new products for existing markets or creating a complete step change in your business, we will be committed to bringing the product expertise and market knowledge to support successful delivery and create the competitive edge that your business need.

Product Development

Product Development

Product Development

Square 1 can help you keep ahead of the competition through development of your product or service offering. Our ability to independently assess the needs and views of your current market allows us to effectively guide your product development. Our market experts have strong sector knowledge and a wide network of relationships that allow us to add real value to the product development process.

Start up and Growth

Start up and Growth

Start up and Growth

Square 1 has experience in starting up new companies and  divisions within existing companies. Our teams work closely with the clients to direct the business on the right track from Square 1. Recognising that budgets are tight in the early stages of growth Square 1 is able to bring the experience, expertise and network that your company needs on a flexible basis that doesn't over burden your cost base. We can support and guide with a light touch that delivers exceptional value.

Interim support & resourcing

Interim support & resourcing

Interim support & resourcing

Either due to a change of strategy, technology, sickness, resignation or a step change in workload your business may be struggling with getting the right resources. Square 1 is able to support with experienced expert interim professionals to provide the essential skills you need when you need them.  We have a broad network of associate consultants who have the ability to step in and quickly understand the business needs and satisfy them. Our team can take both Exec and Non Exec roles depending on your requirements.

Organisational structure and People Development

Organisational structure and People Development

Organisational structure and People Development

The people in your business and how they are organized is key to your success. Leadership, values, behaviours, personal development, rewards and recognition, the working environment and terms are all directly related to the performance of your business. We will work with your HR and management teams to understand the current people performance and develop a people strategy that aligns with and delivers the overall business strategy.

Square1 Bespoke

Square1 Bespoke

Square1 Bespoke

Square1 Bespoke as it name suggests delivers bespoke procurement services to its customers. Developed for clients who do not have a centralised procurement function and need a bespoke outsourced service for the sourcing, selection, purchase, expediting and delivery of goods and services to support their "CORE" business.

Square1 Bespoke is able to provide this full service or any part of the chain. Through our knowledge and experience we have a network of suppliers and service providers that we can use to find the products you want when you need them, allowing your business to focus on what its customer needs are.

Turnaround Process

Moving forward with Square1

01

Situation Analysis

  • Whats going on!
  • Determine business drivers and root causes
  • Assess resource requirements
  • Develop primary action plan (90days)

02

Plan Development

  • Get control of cost and revenue drivers
  • Focus on cash, critical resources and assets
  • Develop tactical plan
  • Stakeholder Buy-in

03

Stabilisation

  • Stabilise the company
  • Turn cash flow positive
  • Develop medium term strategy
  • Raise cash to support turnaround

04

Interim Operations

  • Embed the changes
  • Focus on delivery (do what you say you are going to do)
  • Create profitability through operations
  • Re-structure business for investment

05

Normalisation

  • Build competitive strengths
  • Continuous positive cash flow
  • Predictable results
  • Develop Long term strategy and vision
  • Stakeholder Buy-in

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