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does your business thrive or suffer in your absence?

The new buzzword in SME is "Value Acceleration", and if you aren't tuned into it you could be losing one of the best opportunities for your business.

value acceleration?

  • More profit

  • More freedom for business owners

  • More value in your business for a better sale price

  • Less stress and more enjoyment

  • Better exit options

what do we do?

We help business owners build robust, profitable businesses ready for sale, succession or the freedom they crave...

...all while the profits continue to grow.

value acceleration in action

See real success stories from four business owners in the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Canterbury regions who have transformed their businesses with the help of BSP Advisory Group.

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5-star review

Thinking outside the box

Rob is always thinking outside the box and happy to go the extra mile for his clients. What a great experience and service we receive from you. Invaluable to our business!

- Pierre Lombard

we've helped hundreds of business owners...

what happened to
the dream?

Owners start or purchase a business for various reasons, however somewhere along the line the dream can disappear.

It doesn't have to be that way - call one of our success advisors, as we have the expertise to guide you. Let's work together.

here's three more clients who have successfully sold, strengthened or grown their business

Keith Paton Joinery, Cambridge

“Selling your business to someone already in the business has advantages and BSP Advisory played a pivotal role in the whole process including nominating and working with that person to ensure everybody got a fair deal.

I would highly recommend working with a professional for succession planning and BSP are it.”

- Toni and Keth Patton

Thoroughbred Horse Floats & Thoroughbred Engineering, Tuakau

“Since working with BSP Advisory, we are in a better, more stronger position than we've ever been before.

We've got a great team of people. We've got good, strong leadership, we've got a great culture.

This has allowed us to have freedom in the business knowing we can delegate with complete trust.

I am also very proud that our son has also joined the business.

Succession and Leadership have been key components in our future.”

- Alanna Aarts

Pukekohe Hiab Transport, Pukekohe

“From being stressed, losing money and unable to take time off. we are now profitable, have great leadership within the business and finally have freedom to enjoy life.

BSP Advisory (Helen Laidlaw) have been instrumental in our success with guidance on our systems, processes, leadership and succession within the business.”

- Craig and Janine Morris

take control of your business today.

Fill out the form and one of our Business Success Partners will get back to you to discuss moving forward.

BSP Advisory Group

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listen to how our client Chris is now living his dream

Chris’s story on working with a BSP Advisor

“We were operating under stress and maximum capacity on a daily basis for a long time, focussing primarily on delivering very high quality workmanship but struggled to meet the challenging day to day requirements of our clients due to the heavy workload. We really didn’t have much for anything else in our business.

"NOW, we’ve increased our turnover significantly over the last few years, we have a crystal-clear vision, a solid business plan in place and I’m not working in the business on a daily basis. All of this has been developed through the work with my BSP Advisor, Phil Wicks.”

Chris Morris, Powdercoating NZ

what you can expect from us

More from our clients across New Zealand

“Answers the hard questions”

Being in business is hard work, finding people that can assist and understand your concerns and needs is invaluable.

Phil Wicks has been a great help and is someone that can answer the hard questions as well as ask them also. Highly recommend working with them.

- Warick Buchanan

“Real pragmatic advice”

Have had fantastic discussions with John Hopkins, who provides real pragmatic advice on how to maximise your business's performance. Getting it to a point where it works for you rather than the other way around.

His own personal experience as a business owner is invaluable in being able to spot weaknesses and make recommendations on how to correct them.

- Avesh Vather

“Listened without judgement”

Helen Laidlaw asked real questions and listened without judgment. She gave informative replies to questions and we had fair discussions. Would love to have her input on a regular basis.

- Florence Lussi

business advice and support on our blog and social media

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