Our Services

We specialise in designing and delivering flagship business support programmes.

Our award-winning services encompass mentoring, coaching, workshops, webinars, training, 1:1 and peer groups, consulting, grants, and facilitating access to finance, all aimed at fostering business growth and economic development.

Under the leadership of our Founder Members, our team is agile and our ideas are innovative.

We are adept at meeting outputs and complying with the standards set by funding bodies such as the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

Aligning with objectives, meeting outputs

Each Consortium member possesses first-hand experience in launching, managing, and scaling enterprises. This ensures alignment with the objectives of both the local authorities that commission our services as well as the businesses that benefit from them. Our approach is strategic, delivering practical solutions.

Picture us as your indispensable allies in economic development and business growth, dedicated to guiding and bolstering your project endeavours and ensuring its success.

Top Ten Questions to Find the Right Mentor

  1. Has the mentor ever owned/managed their own business?
  2. Is the mentor well connected/networked?
  3. Is the mentor aware of the latest business grants/loans and finance initiatives?
  4. Will the mentor hold you accountable for the actions that he/she suggests?
  5. Does the mentor have a proven track record of success? (E.g. with client case studies)
  6. How accessible is your mentor? (E.g. face-to-face, Skype, telephone, email?)
  7. Will the mentor set realistic and ambitious goals for you?
  8. Does the mentor share your vision – for both your business and its industry?
  9. How ‘innovative’ is the mentor?
  10. Does the mentor have access to co-mentors with specialist and complementary skill sets?
How you can benefit from workshops and training delivered by The Consortium
Whether you represent a private business or a public body, workshops from The Consortium are recognised as valuable tools that provides specific and measurable outcomes.

Never generic, our workshops are tailored to requirements and budgets. Delivered in person or by webinar, either as a one-off or part of a larger programme, our workshops have a reputation for excellence.

Workshop topics include:

  • Company Growth
    • Domestic
    • International
  • Marketing
    • Public relations
    • Branding
    • Market research
    • Social media
    • Digital marketing
  • Finance
  • Sales
  • Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Intellectual Property
  • Product Development
Our specialisms will meet your needs

The Consortium members have hands-on experience in marketing, sales, public relations, manufacturing, engineering, new product innovation and development, IP, project management, developing domestic and international marketplaces, access to finance and branding.

Our undertaking

We promise to listen to you……we will understand your objectives, your budget and timescales and we will deliver a business support programme that is designed exclusively for you. What’s more, we’ll be with you on your journey, to help you and your business meet your aims and aspirations.