Think Strategically

I've broken away for probably one week only from the theme of how a consultant helps your business. This is a twist on that theme, but from a different angle. Over the past couple of weeks a recurring theme I've seen is focusing on strategic thinking. It's an area I spend some considerable time on but [...]

Change….something to be managed or feared?

The very nature of my job is that I am involved in business change. Many call it change management but I'm more goal driven so I would call it "business growth" for example. Either way, me becoming involved represents a change of some description. More often than not for the positive. But I can't help [...]

Getting under the skin of a truly unique business!

Since I've taken the role Associate Director at Inspire I've been out meeting some of their clients whenever I can. Part of the visit is getting to know their business, working out how I and Inspire can help them on their growth journey, and part is telling the owner my story and how I'm qualified [...]

Appointed Associate Director for Inspire Biz, Formerly Wessex Chamber of Commerce

Since A&S was founded in 2012 I have always involved myself in the local Chamber of Commerce, originally called Wessex Chamber. Part of my strategy for A&S is to work with local owner operated business and provide the support I can offer through my years of working as part of senior management teams. Working with the [...]

Planning starts for National Rugby Awards 2019

Part of my brief with Zeus Events is to work on the coveted National Rugby Awards, (see www.nationalrugbyawards.co.uk). This event, held in The Rose Room, Twickenham attracts over 8,000 nominations for the twelve award categories and engages with over 1000 rugby clubs nationwide. My brief is to align the event [...]

By |February 12th, 2019|Awards, Sales and Business Development, Sports|0 Comments

A&S have added a headline client for 2019 in Zeus Events Ltd

A&S have been appointed to help lead Zeus Events Ltd into a very existing 2019. Zeus Events, best known for their running of the National Rugby Awards, Captains House and England Rugby Shooting Days have been awarded the rights to the UCI Woman's Tour of Scotland, an elite level [...]

Concept Fabrications engage A&S’s Ashley as mentor to SMT

Concept Fabrications (CCF Ltd) of Cwmbran, South Wales have engaged A&S MD Ashley Hutchinson to mentor the senior management team within the business. Concept are a steel fabrication family owned business based in a factory in Cwmbran. Family owned with growing revenues of £3.5m in 2016/17 and have engaged Ashley to aid the professional development [...]

Record Growth for Clients Continues

In the final quarter of 2016 A&S projects generated revenues of £142k for our client base. This is up from £102k in the previous quarter and £97k in the same period in 2015 showing a 46% growth year on year. Although a portion of this growth has been through adding a new client in this [...]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Sales and Business Development|0 Comments

Tendering on our next Project

We completed a new site visit this week in the early stages of a new project for a client. The project is a full refurbishment of the property in the pictures. We wanted to share these site pictures early as the property is stunning and has full of character. Planning is at a very early stage so [...]

DAR Logistics Growth Continues

Throughout the past few months we have been working with a new client in DAR Logistics, a new delivery firm based in Trowbridge. Early in October we worked closely with Danny Reeves, owner of DAR, with a specific client need which helped Danny achieve a record month for his business including the adding to his [...]