For Business and Business People in the East Midlands looking to make key decisions

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For Businesses and Business People
in the East Midlands looking to make key decisions – a Turning Point

For Investors and Business Angels – networking with businesses looking for finance.
For businesses seeking finance – a comprehensive cradle to grave investment service including investment readiness.
For businesses requiring advice, mentoring, or management input we offer a full complement of services as required.


  • Consumer Products both B2B and B2C including Exhibitions, Showroom, and Retail
  • Corporate Sales – both pitching for preferred supplier status and Sponsorships
  • Account Management – £5m contract with Laura Ashley for 11 years, own-brand for House of Fraser, Independents


  • Development and launch of new brands – Product, Market Launch, PR, POS, Sales Literature
  • Design of exhibition stands, Point of Sale including brochures, branding, websites and ecommerce
  • Advertising and Promotion – worked both internally and with external agencies including direct consumer advertising
  • Licensing and Own Brand products
  • Retail – set up a ‘club shop’ taking turnover from £5k to £50k also online

Design & Development

  • NPD – product development, prototyping, market testing, through launch and introduction
  • Sourcing and purchasing of new materials
  • Design management with both internal teams and Third Party agencies


  • Operational management – units from 10 to 200 persons
  • Organisation – systems and processes
  • Relocation
  • Strategic B2B alliances with both Customer and Supply Chain partners


  • Successful Private Equity/Venture Capital investments
  • Investment Readiness – mentoring, preparation, process
  • Experienced with management accounts, cash flows, capital expenditure appraisals, budgeting and forecasting
  • Experience with bank finance both by way of overdraft and Invoice Finance
  • Launched new businesses including the preparation of the business plans and budget models
  • Pitched and won Bank and Venture Capitalist support


  • Recruited at all levels from Board appointments to shop floor staff
  • Managed and implemented redundancy programmes
  • Introduced and developed internal training programmes including full YTS schemes
  • Developed and implemented payments and rewards systems such as PBR, group bonus, and profit share
  • Worked successfully with unions to implement and manage change including TUPE transfer

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