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Leading People and Culture in Uncertain Times – The Agenda

On 9th and 10th May 2017, Shirlaws Group UK will be hosting our annual conference; this year focusing on Leading People and Culture in Uncertain Times. Here’s what you can expect from two days with like-minded, ambitious business owners.

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Getting Better Engagement

Communication is a buzz word. I’ll be as bold as to say it’s an over-used word. Yes, it is key to everything, but it’s often used without necessarily that much understanding of how it’s made. It’s like politics, everyone has a view on it but few are ever interested in what makes it tick.

Setting Effective Key Performance Indicators

How often does failure of staff to meet Key Performance Indicator’s (KPI’s) trouble you as a business owner/director/manager? Or perhaps a more positive question; if every member of staff consistently met & exceeded their KPI’s, what impact would this have on the business?

Understanding Customer Loyalty

Understanding your customer base and its drivers and motivations is key to growing revenue. It is a well-known fact that for almost all businesses, it is cheaper to get repeat custom than going out and finding new customers.

Growth to Exit

Evolution CBS and Shirlaws combine to support SMEs to create equity value. Business sales advisers Evolution CBS and international business consulting firm Shirlaws Group, are to collaborate to bring a new range of ‘Growth to Exit’ services to the SME market.

Sure-Fire Methods To Help Someone Buy

With the availability of information on the Internet nowadays, most of your prospective clients/customers have already worked out if they want to engage with you before you ever speak to them.

Product Focus


A business can grow rapidly and then get stuck at the same level… It’s only then that an owner realises that they need to change their focus. Sometimes it can take years before the profitable penny drops.