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Studies show that the majority of business people in the UK do not have firm strategic plan for the future. Understandable when times are so tough; simply surviving is enough to fully occupy the minds of most MDs with cashflow being squeezed etc.
by David Blakey Jul 25 2012
Barrier to growth number 1: "I'm too busy"
A family run car service centre proudly won the prestigious Business of the Year award at the 'Pride of Tameside Business Awards' recently. Guide...Read full storyr
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Spending over 25 years experience at a senior management level with leading construction, investment and support service organisations, has proved a fantastic training ground to learn all the lessons that SME owners require to overcome the challenges and pitfalls they face when seeking to grow their businesses. I am a qualified and Chartered Manager and an advocate for the project management profession and the real business value project management offers to businesses. As your business coach I will show you how to improve your bottom line this year by simply working smarter - not harder? I am an accredited advisor for most of the UK funding agencies including; Growth Accelerator, ERDF, MAS (Manufacturing Advisory Service), Growth Vouchers, Pera Technology and a Leadership & Management Training Provider.
"Working with Business Doctors, we are now starting to see results that we didn't think would be possible"
Jan Lord, Guide Bridge MOT Centre
"Working with Dave Blakey on the Growth Accelerator programme has had a hugely positive impact on my business"
Emma Clarke - Voice TakeAway
"Business Doctors has given us great confidence in the service we provide and where we're heading"
Bernard McCabe, Dreamscape Solutions Ltd
"Kevin has turned my business into a growing one, we're setting targets, hitting targets and in the last 2 - 3 years we have tripled in size, turnover and most important of all, profit"
Bernard McCabe- Dreamscape
"Kevin has shared his skills, particularly strategic planning, with a number of charities in Cheshire and has made a real difference to their future"
Donna O Kell - Cheshire Connect
"Simon's coaching was really good with some great ideas"
David Bailey - Medical Specialists Ltd
"Tim has been very resourceful and helpful in putting a proper business structure to our company and identifying strategic areas of development"
"Martin provided excellent guidance that has enabled our business to grow and develop over the last year"
The Grey Matter Group
Martin's will go above and beyond to deliver value wherever he can, his knowledge, expertise and experience are evident in every conversation"
"The new ideas suggested by Chris and Martin, led to the implementation of new initiatives that have helped improve the communication and performance of the company"
Tim Fouracre, CEO of Clear Books
"Business Doctors helped us to think in an unconstrained way; I am sure the business will grow as a result"
John Smith - Trumeter Ltd
"We are very pleased with Simon's coaching with an increase in profits of +300%. Would like more coaching please!"
Keith Fairhurst - Molygran Ltd
"Simon has been really great and the company is now working well with some big improvements that are down to his coaching"
Judith Green - Versatile Lifting Company Ltd