Business Tools and Systems

There are a number of essential business systems you can implement to help you run your business in a more effective and efficient way.

Having good systems in place from the start will save you time and money, and allow you to focus your efforts on marketing and making money. It will make your life much easier.

We recommend setting up the following systems, and we have made some suggestions of applications you can use below:-
  • Financial Management System - Online Invoicing and Book Keeping System to manage all your business finances, to keep an eye on your cashflow.
  • Website and Online Communication Tools - Ideally your website will have it's own content management system so you can update your own text, newsletter system and blog, so you can update it at any time and utilise all the important communication tools etc.
  • Call Handling Service - Never miss a potential customer, make sure all your calls are diverted and answered professionally if you are in a meeting or on a call.
  • Virtual File Storage  - Access your files where ever you are an enable all your team to edit/access key documents so there is no duplication.
  • Client Management System - Keep co-ordinated records on all of your customers, from contact details to sales records.
  • Mobile Communications - Always keep on top of your emails and access the internet where ever you are, by getting a blackberry, laptop and or mobile broadband.

Find out about different business tools :-


 Financial Management System

 Free accounting softwareThe Kashflow  accounting software, can save you time, help you to be better organised and give you a better insight into your financial position by using Kashflow Online Accounting. Its a fantastic tool for managing all of your finances.. From only £15 a month.


Website and Online Communication Tools 

Mr Site Takeaway Website. Build a professional website in minutes.

Create a functional website in hours rather than days, with Mr Site. One of the most affordable website packages you can buy. it offers a client management system, newsletter, blog, online retail capabilities plus more. It has amazing capabilities for an affordable price of £35 a year. Its a great way to pilot your business idea. headerlogo.png


 An easy and effective event management system.



Call Handling Service

Tailored Time  - Provide innovative workforce solutions to companies of all sizes to meet the challenges of today's hectic business environment. They have the resources and focus to help companies maximize the efficiency and productivity through a wide array of services and capabilities. Our Business Support Team have years of experience in business just like yours, so whatever support you're seeking, we have advice and solutions to point you in the right direction. Services include remote reception, diary management, PA and Admin support, audio typing, sales and marketing, event management, data input and accounting.


Need More Time Ltd - Need More Time provides a range of call handling and administrative support services to empower small business and start up businesses. They specialise in providing a highly personal, flexible service which meets the requirements of each client individually. For a number of clients, they more or less run the entire "back end" of their business, leaving them free to spend almost all their time obtaining new sales orders (which we then process and fulfil), providing consultancy or other services The services they provide are; Call handling, PA services, Mail forwarding, Virtual fax, both non geographic and regional numbers to name a few. Striding Out Members receive 50% off their signup registration fee.  


Client Management System

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Easy-to-use Web-based CRM solution for sales, service, marketing, and call center operations that streamlines customer relationship management and boosts customer satisfaction. Organizations can enjoy unparalleled productivity, revenue growth, and business intelligence with Salesforce CRM




 Mobile Communications