BFS2951 - Viva Access Ltd.
Business for sale
Business descriptionViva Access Ltd.
Disabiity Access Consultants.
Deliver training and consultancy services to wide range of housing, health and social care organisations. Specialise in accessible housing for older and disabled people.
Company name Viva Access Ltd
Asking Price Offers Invited
Location 40 Compton Road Brighton,East Sussex,England,UK
Post Code BN1 5AN
Website Address www.viva-access.com
About the Company
Viva Access Ltd specialises in the field access and inclusive design - in particular (though not exclusively) that of accessible housing.
It provides training and consultancy to occupational therapy services, housing associations, home improvement agencies and other organisations throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland.
It has more than fifteen years’ experience devising and delivering housing design and adaptation courses and a very well established reputation in this field. Viva Access trainers and consultants are chosen from a range of backgrounds, including surveying, occupational therapy, architecture, access consultancy, and environmental health.
Previous Viva Access clients include:
OT services throughout the UK such as:
- Brighton & Hove
- Redcar and Cleveland
- London Boroughs such as Newham, Richmond, Merton, Wandsworth & Camden
Baron Homes Corporation Limited
David Bonnett Associates (Access Consultancy services)
National Housing Federation
OT services in the Republic of Ireland
Greater London Authority (GLA)
Centre for Accessible Environments
UNIQUE SELLING POINTS
Viva Access has a number of USPs that may be of interest, including:
Very easy for buyer to take over and run company – established systems, trainers and courses in place.
Company consistently profitable - for over 10 years.
Company has clients throughout UK and R of Ireland.
Wide range of clients - including: local authorities, health organisations, housing organisations, private companies, private individuals and range of charities and trusts.
More than 40% repeat clients (within the past 7 years).
Company has Access Consultancy service - 1 primary client but has never marketed so could be expanded easily. Access Consultancy has high profit margins.
Company has initiated and is developing online training - in progress and has already developed online course for Greater London Authority and has delivered series of webinars.
Company has large mailing list and this is very clean i.e. comprises solely people or organisations who have enquired about or booked onto training courses.
Owner willing to stay on if needed in varying capacities - open to negotiation.
Good online systems in place, incuding cloud accounting system, event management system, email marketing programme, online survey programme, cloud storage and back-up etc.
Good website in place, including online booking and payment system.
Company has very well established reputation and profile within occupational therapy / housing field.
Company has up and running team of trainers who are (a) experienced in training (b) continuing practitioners and (c) some of whom are specialists in their field and (d) spread out through UK.
All trainers freelance so no employment obligations.
Company has up and running portfolio of more than 10 training courses.
Company provides both in-service training and pubic courses. Has excellent central London venue that it uses for public courses.
Company has low overheads and can be managed easily from home - thereby saving on overhead costs.
There is potential for marketing to and increasing target audiences, particularly Occupational therapy services and housing and health organisations.
There is potential for increasing profit margins (through reducing costs). Buyer could include Viva Access within its existing company systems and thereby save on costs for web hosting, cloud accounting, event management, email marketing administrator support, advertising etc - as no need to duplicate these.