An FD Centre client, METIS Aerospace Ltd, based in Lincoln, is to be featured in a BBC2 Horizon documentary to be shown on Monday 1st July 2019 at 9.30pm.
The programme entitled “Britain’s next air disaster? Drones” will describe the proliferation of drone ownership in the UK and the potential consequences of their negligent or malicious use.
The program will include interviews at London Southend Airport with Alex Cruikshank, Chief Technical Officer of Metis Aerospace demonstrating the capabilities of one of the world’s leading drone detection systems,
IMKO LONDON is a complete ‘full service’ general contractor and construction management company. Our experienced management team has the knowledge and experience in the mechanical, electrical, structural and architectural fields to find and eliminate unforeseen challenges in the construction process, providing solutions to these issues up front. This approach helps to eliminate project risks providing program and budget certainty on each project.
Mykola, the managing director is an established business owner and successful entrepreneur in the extremely dense and challenging construction industry in London.
Top 9 Advantages of a Part-Time FD/CFO
The quicker you want your company to achieve its goals, the sooner you should consider hiring a part-time FD or CFO.
That’s because a part-time FD or CFO will provide your company with the high-level financial expertise necessary to scale up (things you and your team may not even be aware you need), for a fraction of the cost of a full-time FD/CFO.
METIS Aerospace Ltd based in Lincoln has invested heavily over the last eight years developing a Radio Frequency detection and tracking system called HYPERION. A spin-off of this technology gave rise to SKYPERION, an effective Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (drone) detection system based on the same technology. Owner and CEO, Tony Burnell remains confident that his system is far superior to anything currently available in the market.
Skyperion works by detecting the radio signals between the pilot and the drone.
Genesis Homes was formed with a simple objective ‘to create quality, vibrant and welcoming housing developments’ which now forms part of our vision.
It was born out of a desire to offer a much better product and in turn a well-managed process in the house building industry. Our MD, Nicky Gordon, has spent a large amount of time contracting for large house builders and he was frustrated that the process was by no means perfect,
A lack of cash can not only stall your company’s growth but also place its very existence under threat.
It doesn’t matter how profitable the business may be; cash flow problems can place it under severe pressure, according to the FD Centre’s Chairman Colin Mills in his book ‘Scaling Up How to Take Your Business to the Next Level Without Losing Control and Running Out of Cash’.
“You might think you’re immune from danger because your business is experiencing a high level of growth,
Babies, as any hollow-eyed new parent will tell you, often sleep for just a few hours at a time which is why ‘sleeping like a baby’ is a practice best avoided if you have a growing business to run and need to be on top of your game during working hours.
Instead, sleep experts recommend you look for ways to get between seven and nine unbroken hours of night-time sleep.
That’s because sleep is believed to be crucial to your physical and mental wellbeing.
If you consider what sets companies like eBay, Alibaba, Netflix, Google, Starbucks, Apple, Cisco and Dell apart from other companies, their ability to continuously innovate and create high growth will probably come high on your list.
So should the fact they’ve all successfully transitioned from start up to scale up status without losing their ability to be dynamic and entrepreneurial.
Then there’s the fact they’ve helped create thousands of full-time and part-time jobs throughout the world.
Congratulations to our client Kent Catering Service Limited who have won the Sheppey Business of the Year two years running for 2017 and 2018.
Kent Catering Service Limited have continued to grow their business off the back of their commitment to a localised and timely service provision. The business continues to progress in a sector dominated by larger national players, with their key differentiator being their quality of service delivery.
At the 2017 Swale Business Awards,
The idea of hiring even a part-time FD may seem to some SMEs a bit OTT—like paying Quentin Tarantino to make a 90-second home page video or booking Wembley Stadium for the company’s five-a-side friendly football match.
But for companies whose ambition is to get into and survive the coveted scale-up phase, hiring a part-time FD makes perfect sense. They know that they’re getting a finance veteran, someone with big business experience, who can provide the guidance they need to grow rapidly and help them to avoid the costly mistakes that so many ambitious SMEs make as they attempt to move into the Big League.