Business Planning Services

Expert business planning - from our expert Consultants.

Carrley® Business Consultants support clients to put strong business plans in place, achieve financial goals and address resource requirements.

  • Our Business Planning Services produce business plans designed for easy, regular review – to ensure that performance stays on track.
  • Business plans incorporate key actions, deliverables and performance indicators – aligned to operating budgets.
  • We provide expert Business Planning Mentors where required – to help clients achieve their plan.

We recommend that all businesses have a robust business plan in place – as a platform for success. It is often said that “a business without a plan, plans to fail”. Whilst this is a general statement and not always true as such, our experience tells us the most successful businesses are those with a well-considered business plan in place.

A good business plan will:

  • Provide a clear view of your business purpose and enable this to be communicated to staff, customers and other stakeholders.
  • Predict future impacts and contain actions to ensure they do not threaten your business.
  • Set clear targets and objectives, so that business performance can be monitored.
  • Set out where you want to be in the future and how you will get there.


If you want to grow your business and its market share, contact us now - before your competitors do! Our Business Planning Consultants will be happy to help.
  • Even a charity helping the over 50's start their business has to plan its future. Working with Carrley Business was great. Their consultant really helped us to identify and focus on the issues we were facing.
    PRIMERegistered Charity founded and chaired by HRH The Prince of Wales
    Carrley Business Consulting has really helped our organisation move forward in what has been an incredibly difficult market. Their consultant was extremely professional and personable and his hands on style was greatly appreciated by our whole team. It has been just three months since our Business Planning Workshop and we are already beginning to see significant positive changes taking place in our business.
    Eyefortravel Ltd
    Your advice, support and bid writing skills have opened up a new market for our services. We value our relationship with Carrley Business and your ability to interpret the strengths of our business, work with different team members and articulate all the responses appropriately within tenders. It is not lost on us that the success we have already had is in large measure down to your core talents.
    eSAY Limited
    This was a thoroughly worthwhile day. It is telling that the next time a tender discussion took place, the whole management team had their course literature with them and were able to talk in the same language. This has given us a template to follow and I am sure will add to the value and success of our organisation. LtdUniversity of York
    I have no hesitation in recommending Carrley Business Consulting, in view of its expertise and high quality of work.
    Engineering Construction Industry Training Board
    The evaluation process was quick and effective and the workshops and best practice checklists were of immediate benefit and applicability. A first rate job.
    The Open University
    The analytical skills, gap analysis and strategic recommendations provided have been invaluable to development of the necessary skills here.
    Corporate lawyers - Manchester