Very difficult times – caught in the headlights – what next?

Apr 9, 2020

Exceptional business challenges have in recent times included uncertainties around the eventual shape of our post-Brexit trading position, the challenges of the environmental/social/governance (ESG) agendas, and the cyber threat

Now they include Covid-19. It’s not far from a ‘perfect storm’.

So how do we react?

If we take the ‘perfect storm’ analogy a bit further, – seafarers might frame the choices in terms like this: “batten down?”,  “reef?”, “seek assistance?”, “remain close-hauled, beating upwind?”, “run before the sea?”, “seek the nearest shelter?”, “pray?”, “give up”! 

In fact, we don’t need to know the finer points of storm strategies at sea to know that there are comparisons with business – do we pause?; feel overwhelmed?; act boldly or cautiously?; move fast or wait and see?; remake our strategies?; jump at opportunities? … or a combination of all of these?  

Clifford Style offers a bespoke fast service, with a flexible approach on both product and fees, to small and medium sized businesses as they grapple with extreme uncertainty; commercial obstruction; cash-flow challenges; and the complexities of government financial relief structures.

Clifford Style (cliffordstyle.co.uk):  
Bespoke support for companies whose capacity is challenged.
 
Our affordable service includes:
* Short and sharp strategic option review,
* Information monitoring,
* Specific research,  
* And for the foreseeable future – a regular set of bilateral, confidential, one-on-one web based opportunities (initial scoping – ½ hour) which may be taken at no cost. Slots available every Tuesday and Friday between 4 and 6pm.

Call, text or email Charles or Nick to book:
Charles: 07802355694, charles@cliffordstyle.co.uk ;
Nick: 07977518839, nick@cliffordstyle.co.uk .

No cost; no commitment: any subsequent services by agreement.

Now is certainly the time to reassess strategy while handling the unprecedented uncertainties and survival challenges of the moment.

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