Here are some of the business sectors I coach and have coached in: I have included the businesses I coach and have coached at
In House Catering
As contract caterers In house catering offer the highest standards of executive dining, conference and banqueting, staff restaurants, cafes and deli bars.
Recommended by Time Out Eating Guide, The Times and The Evening Standard, The Mongolian BBQ have restaurants in London, Dublin and internationally specialising in cooking over a fire on a flat metal surface.
Set in the magical setting of Merchant Taylors Hall, in the heart of London’s Square Mile, this prestigious catering company hosts events ranging from award dinners to press conferences through to fashion shows, barbeques and weddings.
Eclipse Hotels Group acquires, develops and manages Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Easy hotels. With a portfolio of 16 hotels across the world they deliver outstanding quality and service at competitive prices.
Centro is an exciting regeneration of 4 buildings, which were formerly the Maples furniture depository. Centro Point Café and Restaurant is open to tenants and their visitors for private functions and meetings
Berjaya Park Hotel
This elegant hotel, built in 1860, is part of the Berjaya Hotels & Resorts Group, it is peaceful sanctuary with a reputation for superb hospitality.
The creative talent behind the Biagio restaurant group is Biagio Caroleo. Serving the best quality Italian food at an affordable price, they are highly rated by Top Table dinners in 2008.
Vacherin are a sophisticated in-house catering company in the City and West End of London. They provide food to revitalise body and soul, created with imagination and served with care. In October 2008 they were the runners up in the tough Association of Catering Excellence’s Ready Steady Cook competition, and in February 2009 were the first company to win the new Sustainable Food category in the prestigious Sustainable City Awards.
“My food is an amalgamation of the experiences and tastes from my work abroad”, says Savoy trained creative chef and owner, Michael Moore. Michael himself has also appeared on Gloria Hunnifords Open House on Channel 5. Michael Moore Restaurant is recommended by Toptable 2008, ZAGAT 2009 and Top UK Restaurants 2008.
Bianco Nero, as its name suggests, is a stylish modern Italian bar and restaurant, black and white in its décor with an emphasis on excellent service and entertaining its clients to a high standard.
The UK’s no 1 travel company for single travellers.
Activities Abroad specialise in creating action packed activity holidays designed to fit as much adrenaline pumping action into your adventure holiday as possible.
Edge 2 Edge
The UK’s Premier Ski & Snowboard Hire Company.
An innovative agency, that offers a different approach to the traditional advertising agency model. They are Thinker-Doers, a halfway house between a strategic consultancy and a full-service agency. Providing a truly independent approach, KB49 has high profile clients across a number of sectors.
Crayon is an Interactive Communications Agency that develops powerful digital strategies. They are one of the top 40 digital agencies. In 2008, they were appointed by BT.Com as its agency for online creative and production services. They have a place on the RAR – Recommended Agency Register.
Since 1999, Creator have built a solid reputation for helping their clients build their businesses and brands by communicating effectively. They are a DBA Design Effectiveness Award winner.
One of the world’s largest independent, full service public relations agencies with over 50 offices worldwide. In the UK they work across all areas of the communications spectrum, delivering award winning campaigns in media old and new. Named a ‘Brand to Watch’ by Superbrands 2008.
Brandhouse use strategy and creativity to create and tell brand stories that build emotional and competitive advantage.
Win Technologies is a young and dynamic leading edge company. Their expertise lies in their understanding of the Internet and their experience in the marketing of internet companies. Win Technologies offers clients the full turnkey marketing solution, leaving them to focus on their core competencies.
Maverick conceive and produce award winning creative work across a range of new and traditional media. They work extensively with the Video Game industry, creating and producing content for digital and traditional media channels.
A new company that extends beyond facilities combining TV and Cinema commercials post production with media distribution and post production management services. Offering a unique approach to facilities employing new technologies and innovative systems to streamline post production.
They are one of Britain’s fastest-growing transport advertising specialist. They are the market leader in advertising onboard trains working with 10 Train Operating Companies carrying more than 600 million passengers each year.
Studio Egret West
Studio Egret West have created a dynamic cross platform where architecture and urban design are reunited to create a unique working environment where city and building speak to each other.
David Morley Architects work across a range of sectors with strengths in Sports, Education and Healthcare. They regularly win RIBA awards and other specific awards for Health, Sport and Educational buildings. Just this year, they received the top DEC (Display Energy Certificate) rating. In 2008 they won the Best Mental Health Design award and they were also shortlisted for the Building Design Sports Architect of the Year award.
Leigh Harmer offers well designed products for a selective, sophisticated market who appreciate and have an ‘eye’ for good design. Leigh Harmer provides exclusive modern designer furniture, lighting and accessories as well as an Interior Design consultancy. They are recommended by Phil Spencer from Channel 4’s Location, Location, and Location!
Rachel Riley clothing has appeared in many magazines, newspapers, books, films and advertisements including:
Vogue, Tatler, Homes & Gardens, Junior, Cookie magazine, Red magazine and the recently published “Vogue Living – Houses, Gardens, People”.
TCS Teddington is a leading independent fashion retailer inspired by a personal knowledge of fashion. Known as SW London’s equivalent to Harrods, they offer a unique fusion of labels that inspire creative dressing.
London Graphics Centre
LGC are a leading supplier of material to the art and design community for the past 30 years. With 4 retail outlets, a flagship Covent Garden store and a state-of-the-art website, they supply art and graphic material from the leading suppliers of the world.
Blackout was founded in 1990 as a supplier of drapes, rigging and starcloth to many industries including events, conference, concert, exhibition, theatre, film and television.
Red cover is a picture library with over 55,000 inspirational images: a one stop shop for all interior picture needs. Their beautiful garden, food and life style image collections are perfect for any media use.
Michael Crockett Photographer
Michael photographs contemporary interiors, modern design and related home products.
Streetlights Music Academy focusing on performance and taught by the UK’s best musicians, proved an instant hit with students and parents alike.
Chris Mountford, Streetlights founder says: “Children see their favourite bands performing and it is this picture that often inspires them to pick up an instrument. If you can offer a young musician the opportunity to imitate their heroes through performance, whilst also building their self confidence and their capacity to work as a team and negotiate, then you can develop their overall personal growth through something as simple and fun as playing music.”
Ben Coode Adams Artist
Ben Coode-Adams is an artist whose work spans sculpture, video installation, photography, performance and curating. All his work is based on developing innovative means of delivering complex and often esoteric ideas and information, in an engaging and accessible way.
Philippe Ruttens Photographer
Philippe Ruttens has been working as a freelance photographer, editor and journalist. Philippe specialises in “people and locations” covering portraits, travel and reportage. He has also been commissioned for music and fashion projects. His main clients include magazines, designers, associations and individuals.
Co:create specialises in Artist Management and Business Management Training using partnership with musicians to enhance business creativity and communication.
Magic Wanda Book and DVD Series
Written and directed by Renée Edwards, Magic Wanda is a a highly creative multimedia experience for children helping them to develop their own artistic life
E courier is the UK’s pre-eminent express courier service. With numerous business awards their success is down to using the latest GPS technologies and a second- by-second online tracking service.
RED BOX supplies everything for the office, from a paperclip to a desk. Working with some the world’s largest manufacturers, they have access to a broad range of supplies including top brand names, to quality alternatives and environmentally friendly ranges.
Intranet Benchmarking Forum
The Intranet Benchmarking Forum is the world’s leading confidential, members-only intranet and portal benchmarking group. Since 2002, IBF has been helping member organisations maximise the performance and value of their intranets.
PM Management Consultants Ltd is a professional management consultancy, which provides practical and cost effective solutions to industry, commerce and non-profit organisations Established in 1966 and with a track record spanning over 40 years.
French Duncan LLP
French Duncan LLP is a full service firm of Chartered Accountants with considerable and relevant experience in its specialist areas of Corporate Finance, Tax Consultancy, Insolvency and Compliance Services.
It has gained particular experience in a number of market sectors such as Creative Industries, in particular the Computer Games industry, Professional Services, Hotels and Leisure, all areas of Technology, Manufacturing and Construction, and the Charities and Not for Profit sections of the market.
Jeff Meek, French Duncan LLP Edinburgh Managing Partner is regarded as a key player in the country’s creative and technology sectors.
Sedex connects businesses and their global suppliers to share ethical date enabling continuous improvements in ethical performance.
PMP is the UK’s leading consultancy specialising in the strategy, finance and delivery of sport, leisure and culture. PMP is one of the 4 companies shortlisted for the Sport, Leisure and Tourism Project of the Year award in 2008.
Fitness Professionals (also known as FitPro) is the largest and most respected association for fitness industry professionals in the world, with over 75,000 members.
HCGA is a local environmental charity that manages two community gardens, a greenhouse project and delivers environmental education and leisure activities to individuals and organisations.
Springfield Community Flat
Springfield Community Flat is a grass roots organisation providing a broad range of support to hard to reach local communities. It acts as a family centre for vulnerable families, providing casework and counselling, assistance with placing a child in school, breakfast clubs, play schemes and after school clubs. All activities are designed to provide plenty of sport activities and encourage healthy life styles.
The Fine Group is the world leader in the manufacture and supply of textile solutions for a range of requirements in medical, military, instrumentation, fire, safety and industrial sectors to name but a few.
Laurence Simon International
Laurence Simons is a leading consultancy specialising in legal recruitment for law firms and in-house legal departments worldwide. From offices in London, Dublin, Amsterdam, Sydney, Moscow, Paris, Brussels, Dubai, Hong Kong, Frankfurt, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston and Geneva we handle legal appointments at all levels in private practice, commerce & industry and the banking & finance sector across the globe.
They have an accolade of awards to their name: ‘Best Legal Recruiter’ award for 2008. ‘Best International Recruiter’2006, “International Company of the Year” (Real Business Magazine and CBI), and National Business Awards Regional Finalist 2007 (Referred to by Gordon Brown as the Business Oscars)
The SG Group
The SG Group is one of the UK’s leading marketing and HR recruitment firms providing freelance and permanent staffing solutions at all levels in the UK and Australia.
Within The SG Group there are 4 distinct brands:
Stopgap – freelance marketing recruitment from junior to mid senior level throughout the UK.
RightStop – permanent marketing recruitment from junior to mid senior level throughout the UK.
Fitzroy – interim & permanent recruitment for the most senior marketing positions across the UK and internationally.
Courtenay HR – interim and permanent HR recruitment operating at all levels of seniority.
Established in 1993 by Claire Owen who is still today heavily involved in the running of the business. She had a vision, which is still very much at the heart of the business. Claire wanted to create a recruitment agency that gave everyone who dealt with it – be that as a client, candidate, supplier or member of staff – a truly, positively different experience. At the heart of the business are brand values, which guide them today, as much as they did when they were first formally articulated back in 1999. They are:-
They believe that it is their adherence to these values that has made them the business they are today – one that has a reputation for genuinely caring for its candidates, being honest and transparent with their clients and creating a great place to work for their staff.
BLT: BLT are one of the leading niche, specialist recruiters. They work in the areas of Management Consultancy, Direct and Indirect Tax, Company Secretarial and Human Resources. They are award-winning management consultancy recruiters 2001-2009