A business plan and marketing and PR plan will be made with support as these are essential to the efficient set up process of your business, and to make sure that all streams of cost-effective marketing available to you are fully exhausted.
You will require office space for the setup of your new company, a property report will be completed by your dedicated Territory Support Officer and it will include six options for you to consider with the correct lay for the initial stage of your business. You are not required to choose any of these options if you prefer premises which you source.
If you have a Registered Manager for your company you can begin your application for a Care Quality Commission License which should be done as soon as possible because it can take up to three months to be processed and received.
With the Clarriots Care Franchise we will have it viewed by an ex-Care Quality Commission Assessor to ensure all the I’s are dotted and T’s are crossed to assist in a smooth application and efficient time frame. If you are in need of a Registered Manager Clarriots Care Franchise are here to help, we will assist you in advertising the position and can even be available for the interview process to ensure you have the right person for the role.
A lease should be signed for your office location and equipment and furniture will need to be purchased. The signage for the office building will need to be ordered and the order of your telephone and internet needs to be placed. All utility accounts require setting up so all is ready for the launch of your business.
It now that the submission of your Care Quality Commission License is done. You will need banking accounts ready for the beginning of trade along with all relevant insurances. The application to associations is now made to ensure your company has the correct credentials, and you will need to secure management, legal and accounting support.
The purchase of your company vehicle needs to be made at this point along with the vehicle graphics. All of your marketing materials and company stationary will be ordered. Accounts will be set up with approved vendors on your behalf, networking with local businesses and authorities will begin so they are aware of your business and the services which you will be providing.
A grand opening event should be held at this stage - it is a useful tool for advertising, networking and can also be used as an event to raise funds for your preferred charity. A press release will need to be produced to inform the public of your arrival.
Your first staff meeting should be held to ensure that all staff members are working as a close team. And you are now open for business!
The suggested time frame for the set up process of your business is sixteen weeks. The main hold ups within this process are the receipt of the Care Quality Commission License, or if you do not stick to deadlines. If we all work efficiently together the process can be a fun and exciting first stage of your business.