Case Studies

A call centre with sales of £4m and 120 staff
The company was a ‘low volume, high quality’ provider, with major names as customers. The subject of an MBO from a major holiday operator, the management team encountered diffi...
A car repair company with sales of £1.5m and 20 staff
The owner/manager wished to expand the business, and Viewpoints was asked by the bank help in producing the business plan to grow the business to £2.5m. The business plan invo...

A computer software development company, with sales of £2m and 12 staff
The company developed and sold software management solutions to a major government agency. The company’s founder operated as a ‘sole trader’ retaining the intellectual proper...
A major London based scaffolding company, with sales of £4m and 50 staff
At the beginning of the ‘credit crunch’ the bank withdraw with no notice the company’s £500K overdraft facility. The company’s auditors were asked for help and advice, par...

A major manufacturing company with sales of £7m and 100 staff
The father started the business in the 1960’s and had passed the running of the company onto his son. Unfortunately, as is sometimes the case, the son did not possess the skil...
A shop fitting company with sales of £4m and 70 staff
Viewpoints was invited to join the company as chairman by family shareholders as the company was seeking a CVA with its creditors and they wished to see the management team strengt...

A UK subsidiary of a USA corporation manufacturing scientific instruments. Sales of £50m and staff of 50
Under pressure from the USA parent, the MD needed to develop a business strategy to come to terms with increased competition from new entrants into the company’s traditional mark...
A USA manufacturer of display equipment with sales of $7m and 100 staff
Viewpoints was retained by the USA board to market the company in Europe as a trade sale. We marketed the company by advertising and mailshots within Europe, accting as advisor to ...

An engineering company with sales of £6m and 75 staff, supplying the oil, aerospace and car industry with high added value quality components
Viewpoints was invited to join the company by the family shareholders as Chairman to take the company through a CVA. The creditors accepted the five year business plan which in...
An international horticultural consultancy with sales of £4m and a staff of 20 horticultural consultancy
A specialised consultancy, providing world renowned horticultural academic consultants to governments and the EEC. The company was run by a board of Oxford academics whose first...

Harley St. private dental practice with sales of £1m and 20 staff
Viewpoints was asked to advise a leading dentist on the effects of possible market changes i.e ’walk in’ dentistry, which would reduce margins in the same way as it has done in...

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