New Business & Franchise Development Services
We teach you the tools, techniques, and terminologies to understand the processes of business ownership. We help you understand the benefits of developing a culture inside your business. We help you understand and determine your organizational culture. We make you aware of the difficulties that will affect your organization in your industry. We provide you with an understanding of the overall costs of starting your business and we educate you with different options for funding the organization. Once we are satisfied that you understand all the obstacles, we may be willing to enter a partnership.
If you are successful at entering a partnership with Big & Small, we will then help you with all the following aspects and more:
a. Legal Aspects – We assist you in ensuring the beginning legal aspects are taken care of to help you get your business running. These can include, but not limited to, incorporating, name, licenses, permits, bank accounts, copyrights, trademarks, patents, etc.
b. Business Plan – We guide you in writing a business plan for your organization’s reference. These can change as your organization evolves, but it ensures everyone is on the same page.
c. Finance & Options – We help with seeking, obtaining, or weighing various options or resources available that we can take advantage of to fund the business and get it started. We can go over with you the different options such as using factoring companies, bank loans, private investors, angel investors, venture capital, self-funding, government grants/funding, and business grants.
d. Developing Product or Service – We assist with determining and finding what ingredients, materials, or resources you need to develop your product or improve your services to create it and make it available to your customers. We help assist you with what suppliers you want to utilize to receive your raw materials, ingredients, or resources. We help you determine if it is more cost-effective to have the products assembled on-site, outsourced to another company, or use a third-party company to handle the entire process. If your organization provides a service, we will help you determine all the products, software, hardware, and equipment needed to provide those services.
e. Business Locations – We help you determine the best demographic location for your organization. We provide advice and assistance on what location options or needs your organization has. We assist in locating the proper local government departments to determine what legal requirements need to be met. We offer guidance with various other factors involved in your organization’s specific location needs. We help determine a starting point and plans for expansions.
f. Business Structure – We help you determine whether your business is a permanent brick-and-mortar building, a work-from-home organization, or a hybrid. We take under consideration available capital, expenses, development, and growth potential. We do this to determine the best and most cost-effective and efficient way to get the maximum amount of potential from your organization. We want to best ROI (Returns on investments) possible for our business partnership with you.
g. Insurance Policies – We help determine, based on your organization, the type of insurance needed for your business property, people, products, services, and equipment.
h. Employment Benefits – We help you determine what employee benefits you want to offer to obtain and retain employees. We help you with understanding the legally required benefits and the choices available for those. We also walk you through optional fringe benefits and the choices in those. These decisions you make will help your hiring capabilities as well as determine the type of people that you are trying to target. Some examples are, but not limited to,
- health plans, dental and vision plans,
- workers compensation & unemployment services,
- 401k, 403b, safe-harbor plan, SIMPLE 401k, Roth 401k, tiered-profit sharing plan.
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA),
- Health Savings Account (HSA),
- Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA),
- Cancer Insurance,
- Critical Illness Insurance
- Hospital Insurance
- Life Insurance & Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
- Disability Insurance (Short & Long)
- Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Time-off Benefits
- Phone & Internet Reimbursement
- Health & Wellness Benefits (gym memberships, etc.)
- Scholarships or Tuition Reimbursements
- Relocation & Housing Options
- Commuter Benefits
i. Building Your Team – We help determine the best sources you have available to use for your hiring needs. These can be local or international businesses that provide skilled laborers or people with advanced technical skills or education. We can help walk you through the recruiting process. We can help determine if you will benefit the most from utilizing staffing services or direct hires.
j. Job/Career Posting – We can help you determine how to describe the job opportunities, roles, and responsibilities. This will help you receive an abundance of qualified individuals that meet the standards you set forth for your organization. We help categorize these for reviews as needed, at a later date for, upcoming opportunities once contracts have been established.
These are some examples of things that our partnership can help you overcome and there are hundreds more that will need to be addressed before and after your business is up and running. Even if you do not choose to partner with Big & Small Consulting, please take the time to develop an understanding of what it takes to be a successful business owner. It requires great sacrifice and the knowledge of the process, stages, and investments that need to be made.
We take pride in what we do. We are the foremost experts in development and change. We look forward to working with you in the future and providing you with a service that you can appreciate and that we can take pride in.
Take a few moments to look through all of our other business consulting services and contact us if we can help you take the first steps in reaching your organizational goals.
Due to high demands for this service by a large number of people, we ask that you be patient and understand there may be a lengthy waiting time before we can provide you with the service you require. We do offer coaching if we have the people to do it.
We are continuously developing online courses that will teach the fundamentals needed in order to understand business ownership. These courses will provide you with information to improve your knowledge and understanding of the processes and operations of your current or future business. It will also help develop your communication skills that are relevant as a business owner, which includes learning acronyms, jargon, and terminologies that are important in business. You will be able to learn about various legalities and regulations pertaining to business. These courses will be beneficial to new business owners and future entrepreneurs.
Even if we may not be able to partner with you and help develop your business, we do hope you take advantage of these courses that can help improve your chances of success.