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Mark Tracey
Steve Aquillina Part Time Finance Director
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Ian Simpkin Part Time Finance DIrector


Want to get your finances straightened out?  Need to improve cash flow and profitability?  Tectona provides exceptional Part Time Finance Directors for ambitious businesses.  Flexible, cost-effective and no long commitments.

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The Tectona Entrepreneur’s Guide Series

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Download Now: EG4: How to Manage the Changing Currency Climate

Things can change in an instant, especially if you have any Foreign Exchange exposure.  If you transfer money between countries, you are going to notice a difference.

Some of the changes are going to be as a direct result of Brexit; others will be because of the UK striking new trade deals across the world.

If you aren’t prepared for the changes, you could be left significantly out of pocket.


EG3 The Tectona Entrepreneur’s Guide: Profitability – keep the wind in your sales


> 8 pages of in-depth expert advice

> Learn how to keep your sales buoyant

> What area could you look at for a cost effective business

> Advice about claiming grants and minimising tax

> The value of good housekeeping in your business


EG2 The Tectona Entrepreneur’s Guide: Secrets of the Cash Flow Masters


> 8-page in-depth guide for business growth

> Seven tips to support your business’ cash flow management

> Written by Tectona Team experts

> Create cash flow management systems

> Advice you can use now

Entrepreneur's Guide to Measuring what Matters

EG1: The Tectona Entrepreneur’s Guide: Measuring what Matters to your Business


> 30-page guide for growing businesses

> 11 comprehensive articles packed with information, ideas and practical tools>

> Case studies

> Written by 9 expert contributors

> Steps for creating a practically useful KPI process


> look at your financial strengths and weaknesses so we can focus effort on areas of greatest risk and return

> improve cash flow

> improve profitability by identifying ways to optimise income and reduce costs

> improve financial control through better management information

> find business funding, including asset finance, equity finance and debt funding

> improve your relationship with your bank

> improve your relationship and work out problems with HMRC tax

> calculate the value of your business

> when the time comes, work out the best way to sell your business

Listen to our Managing Director, Mark Nicholls, on the xTen Podcast!

In the interview, Mark delves into how a part-time financial director, from Tectona Partnership or otherwise, can support small businesses with their continued operations and growth.

You can listen to the podcast here:


84. Mark Nicholls on xTEN Podcast – Episode 18
Mark Nicholls, our Managing Director, was recently interviewed on the xTEN podcast with William Buist. In the interview, Mark delves
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83. On Friday 24th June we get to find out whether we have voted to be Little England or Great
If you are thinking of voting “Leave” on the 23rd June because of any one of the following 12 reasons
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The upcoming vote to leave the EU is purely a political tool to try to heal the rift and divisions
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81. If nothing else – read this (if you ever transfer money)
There are many beastly people out there trying to lever money out of your wallet and the levels of sophistication
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80. So … What is it that makes Tectona Tick??
We wanted to take this opportunity to remind you just how Tectona can help you. In short, Tectona Partnership helps
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79. In Manufacturing – why Waste your time Tilting at Windmills?
The UK is only just recovering from one of the longest slumps in history. Throughout the recent tough economic downturn
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78. Exit Plan: Seven Nuggets For You To Consider
We recently gave you some nuggets if you are strategising your business exit plan; here is another article about the
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77. Seven Nuggets you should be thinking about now if you have even the merest inkling of selling your business
There are 7 key considerations when getting ready for sale: Planning Planning an exit strategy is absolutely key for any
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76. From “Busy Fool” to Trading Nirvana in One Easy Step
If you put your prices up you would probably lose some business – right? But do you know how much
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75. How Can I Squirrel Cash From Somewhere?
Question I am the owner and manager of a boutique executive search consultancy business. The business turns over about £5m and
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The Tectona Blog is published 2-4 times per month.  We send you topical ideas, resources and advice on how to improve your financial management, cash flow, profitability and business growth.