Richard Beastall In 60 Seconds

Finance & Business leader with experience in media, publishing, professional services and property, in the UK and internationally. I’ve worked with owner-managed businesses, SME’s, listed businesses, and run my own business.

I love getting under the skin of a business to find out what works (and what doesn’t) before building a plan which adds value to the business, its customers and employees

Specialist Skills

Strategic Thinker

I've implemented structural change for businesses big and small.

Business Planning

Every successful business needs a solid financial plan.

Raising Funds

I've built business models that raised millions with bankers & VC funds.

Financial Operations

I've implemented new accounting & reporting systems for several businesses.

Cash flow Improvement

Expert in Maximising Working Capital and making your cash go further.

Track Record Highlights

  • Led a team of 20 finance staff in a business employing over 500 staff, deputising for the MD when required. Took on the leadership of the commercial and operations staff as the board size reduced.
  • Identified several loss-making operations in highly complex organisations and championed their revolution or removal.
  • Development and presentation of financial plans to VC funds and banks leading to combined funding of over £10m.
  • Successful management of working capital to ensure a business remained solvent during a recession, including the renegotiation of banking facilities, HMRC debts and leases.
  • Introduction of a new series of SOX compliant financial controls for UK based digital operations of an NYSE listed business.
  • Launched social media news business which reached over 1m people.

Sector Experience

  • services, Cleaning & Property Maintenance
  • retail-consumer-products, Publishing
  • retail-consumer-products, Advertising
  • technology-media-telecoms, Digital Media & Apps
  • hospitality-tourism, Pubs & Hotels
  • design-architecture
  • human-resources-recruitment

What's next?

To find out how we can help you scale faster, increase cash, profit and valuation and build the business which enables you to fulfil your life's ambition, please book your 30 minute Discovery Call below...

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