Meet the Directors
Mike is has over 15 years of business consultancy experience in the private and public sectors, and has helped hundreds of new and existing business to achieve growth.
Help 4 Business UK Ltd are a multi disciplined consultancy, bringing together top industry professionals in consulting, advising , mentoring and training.
Previously, Mike spent over twenty years owning and managing car dealerships in North London working with Peugeot, Citroen, Honda and Hyundai.
During this time, his focus on customer service, brought many industry awards and his sales training skills, helped launch the careers of some of today’s top executives.
He has been a member of the Institute of the Motor Industry and the Institute of Transport Management.
He is also a volunteer business mentor for the Prince’s Trust.
Specialties: Business development and research, competitive analysis, financing, franchising, mergers and acquisition,business planning, financial forecasting, funding applications, product development, patents, intellectual property, design right protection,business law,skills assessment and training, personal development, mentoring. Sales and marketing training, customer relationship management.
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Specialisms: professional services e.g. accountants, solicitors, IT, internet companies, retail, hair, beauty and training.
Laurie holds a Business Studies degree, graduated as a member of The Chartered Institute of Marketing, a pat member of the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs, Institute or Leadership & Management, approved Business Growth Coach, accredited business mentor (QED), business adviser (SFEDI) Gold Star Ambassador & a member of the Barclays Bank, Panel of Marketing Experts.
Thea has specialist experience in helping pre-start and start-up businesses. Working along-side budding entrepreneurs helping to inspire creativity, providing self-confidence and supporting the development of business innovation. Thea has owned and operated her own businesses within construction, holistic and beauty therapies, administration services and modelling agency.
Thea is an experienced trainer and presenter delivering workshops for businesses and their employees from marketing and customer service to team working. Delivering enterprise training in schools, colleges and universities and within prisons. She can work with organisations to develop bespoke workshops which bring together teams across the company.
She enjoys networking and supports the development of collaborative working to enable businesses to create new partnerships and opportunities. She has helped start and support not-for-profit businesses and runs a local women in business networking group.
Thea has a degree in Psychology and is an experienced counsellor. She volunteers for Crisis reviewing grant applications and also volunteers at her local Hospice and within a local prison.