Business Consultant, Coach & Non-Executive Director
Fred is an enthusiastic champion of the SME market and is well recognised for his firm grasp of business strategy in this fast-growing sector.
As a Consultant, Non-Executive Director and Interim Manager, Fred demonstrates a true passion for his craft - adding value, offering challenges and providing strategic direction for companies who are looking to progress their business and ultimately improve their bottom line.
Creative Communications and Online Media
Matthew has over 15 years’ experience and an exceptional track record in the delivery of full service creative communications to SME, National and International organisations.
Working directly with business owners, directors and marketing professionals, providing Creative Design, Web Development, Marketing and Media solutions, Matthew combines the spirit of the entrepreneur with the business acumen needed to ensure the successful transition of ideas and concepts into workable and practical solutions.
Interim Financial Management Consultant
Interim Financial Management is Graham’s forte. During his long career, he has accrued an extensive portfolio of financial management experience at senior level, both at home and abroad.
Benefiting from substantial commercial exposure and boardroom experience, he has an enviable track record of achievement, latterly within SME’s, across a wide variety of sectors. In addition to the hands-on Interim roles, he has also acted as a Non-Exec Director to a number of companies in the North West and is on the WDA's NED panel and an active member of Directorbank. LinkedIn
Partner at Corinthian Tax LLP
Brian recently left Grant Thornton to establish his own business - Corinthian Tax.
There are 2 main aims - to provide a quality tax advisory service to indvidual clients and businesses and provide a tax advisory support service to other professionals (accountants in the main) who need his specialist tax expertise.
Brian is a frequent public speaker often to be found sharing the benefits of his expertise in tax matters for professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. LinkedIn
Pete is an experienced commercially minded IT Professional focussed on supplying Project and Programme Management, Business Process Consultancy and Information Technology solutions to SMEs.
With over 30 years experience in Information Technology, Pete is able to balance his technical awareness with a commercial appreciation of how IT can help solve today's business issues. His aim is to provide clients with a jargon-free approach to implementing and using the latest technology solutions. He is currently a board member of three businesses with responsibility for IT strategy and implementation. LinkedIn
Corporate Legal Adviser
Bob Haworth has over 40 years of legal experience and is Partner in a highly successful firm of solicitors.
The firm has expertise in a variety of fields including commercial property, business acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures and franchises and also has a strong track record in commercial litigation, successfully conducting a number of cases against City firm opponents. This includes work in employment law.
Bob Haworth also specialises in inheritance tax planning.
Sales Training Consultant
A practical sales trainer with over twenty-two years experience in a diverse range and size of Industries and Professions, Charlie’s enthusiastic approach inspires both new and experienced sales people.
Charlie’s goal is to ensure clients enjoy a bigger return for their efforts with solid improvements in sales and gross profit. Specialist areas include Structured Sales, Key Account Management, Interim Management and Field Sales Training and all requirements are established with a simple training audit.
Quality Management Consultant
David Tredwell has assisted over 150 companies, mainly SME’s, in the design, implementation, training in and auditing of quality management systems and has over fourteen years’ experience in this field.
David has an excellent track record in meeting clients’ expectations and has been retained by many of his clients to provide ongoing advice and assistance. He also represents the interests of SME’s on quality standards committees at various levels both in the UK and Europe.
Interim Financial Management Consultant
Amanda works on an interim basis with a portfolio of client companies throughout the North West to assist / manage their finance functions.
Her key strengths include re-modeling finance teams and their structure and the implementation of accounting software to suit business requirements. Prior to this Amanda was for 8 years a shareholder director of a manufacturer and distributor of lifestyle equipment for the disabled.
Whether it’s regular support or a one-off project, GirlFriday can help. Providing traditional secretarial support, managing office projects from inception to completion, helping you master social media to make it work hard promoting your business are just some of the ways GirlFriday can help your business.
GirlFriday is looking for busy people! Offering a wide range of secretarial and administrative support to the harassed, busy business community, she can be relied upon to bring order and calmness in the desert island that your office occasionally becomes! LinkedIn
Legal Services Adviser
Tanya is passionate about providing people with legal advice at low cost to help them make informed decisions - with her legal background, having been in Private Practice as a Solicitor for 18 years and now sitting as a Deputy District Judge, she sees many different cases and can answer your questions, helping you to make an informed choice, without it costing the earth and point you to the right people who can help you further.Tanya can help with anything which is classed as a “Civil” matter and her particular areas of expertise are Family and Employment law and helping to make Court Hearings less intimidating. LinkedIn