We recently launched our ‘Grand Day Out Summer Challenge‘ to find customers £1000 in cost savings in a single day, while they did nothing except maybe take a trip to the coast!
Customers asked “How on earth did you do that”? So here’s the big reveal!
The two secret weapons to cut business costs and rocket propel us ahead of the competition are:
Secret #1. National Buying Group
We’ve been doing this for over fourteen years and the partner suppliers we benchmark your bills against give fantastic value for money because we’re able to buy in volume. We pass this saving on to you, with our small margin. Our National Buying Group therefore has critical mass and is built on long-term, trusted relationships. It’s powerful!
Secret #2. Reverse Auction
With the continued rise in energy costs, we use state of the art ‘Reverse Auction’ technology with up to 40 energy suppliers constantly bidding down the price to win your contract. It’s phenomenal!
We care passionately about what we do and have found over £30m worth of customer savings. Combined with great customer care, Meercat remains the #1 choice for cutting business costs..
Challenge us to save you £1000 today with the Grand Day Out Summer Challenge.
*** We actually save over £3k on average – money you can put to better use and rocket propel your business!
More Helpful Tips About Saving Time & Money!
For many small business owners, it can be hard to know where to start when looking for ways to reduce overhead expenses. Luckily, we’ve put together some ways you can improve the bottom line without bringing in more money!
Do Not Overpay For Services
Getting multiple quotations from different providers helps ensure you’re getting the best price for your needs. By looking at multiple quotes, you can see what other firms can offer to reduce your costs and ensure you’re getting the lowest possible rates.
That being said, it will be time-consuming and you need to be aware that various businesses may have different standards, so it may not be as easy as you think. Making a list of the most important features you need in the service being provided will help you get a better estimate of the costs involved and why you should switch.
Maximise Savings Through Business Partnerships
A good business is built on solid partnerships. Focusing on what you do best and outsourcing the rest is a key tactic for success. If you’re going to outsource, be sure you are clear on the service expectations, who will be responsible for aspects of the service and how much it should cost.
The same goes for finding another business that can provide a good service at a cheaper rate: before you start, have clear expectations about what needs to be done and confirm pricing. Trust and transparency are crucial for any long-term partnership.
Negotiate Better Rates
It pays to shop around and negotiate, which is why it’s so important to know what the best prices are before you start talking with potential partners. You can start by checking out local business providers and using your network, as well as asking clients if they have any recommendations for business service providers.
Personal recommendations are important in many areas of business, but some services like energy, merchant services and pest control they are less so. You just want them to do what they say they’re going to do, so you can get back to doing what you do best: running the business!
Reduce Your Administrative Costs
No matter how well-run your business is, there are many ways you reduce your overhead and make more profits. You can cut administration costs by making sure that every business expense is absolutely necessary.
Ask yourself “Does it make sense to do this in-house or should I outsource”? Concentrating on your key activities and doing them well will bring the best efficiencies you seek.
Use Technology To Manage Resources Better
Technology is changing how we work, it’s also changing the way we can streamline business processes. Building up your teams’ technology, automating systems to improve efficiency and using mobile technologies to boost productivity are just a few ways you can stay ahead of the game.
The impact on hours worked is significant: research shows that about 45 percent of workers worldwide will be employed in roles that don’t yet exist, where around 60 percent of them will rely on technology as part of their job. Many work from home and rarely visit the office, so installing the right telecoms and IT systems is essential for a seamless working experience. If you can manage your technology effectively, it will save you time and money in the long run!
Establish Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) To Drive Improvement
By focusing on simple goals, you can quickly see if your business is improving and give you a clear indication of how to fix problems that arise. If you’re trying to drive improvement, make sure that any measures you have in place are specific and clear, and then hold everyone accountable for meeting those goals. Making sure your KPIs are focused on the end customer is another great way to ensure they have a real-world impact.
Making The Most Of Your Time
Money is a limited resource and we’ve all only got 24 hours in a day, right?
The most efficient businesses are built by focusing on core services and working with partners to outsource repetitive tasks and overheads. Creating a workflow that allows your business to operate efficiently is the best way to make sure that every pound you earn goes towards generating additional sales and profits.
Experience tells us that you should reduce overhead expenses by focusing on what you do best and outsource the rest. The more you know about these services, the easier it becomes to find that hidden treasure trove of savings. And we will answer all your queries.
The long-term relationships and competitive rates we offer on a wide range of services mean that you can have the best of both worlds; superior customer care and even greater savings. Make Meercat your first choice!
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