We’re a team of business experts and we work together to help small and growing businesses get the right help at the right time at a one-stop shop.
We’ve found however that our clients like to know a little bit more about the people behind the business. So here we are!
Business and Life Coach
Human Resources Specialist
Communication, Pure and Simple
Rasheed Ogunlaru | Business and Life Coach
Towards the end of the 1990s, Rasheed decided to combine his coaching and publicity skills with his other big talent as a singer-songwriter to help other performers develop themselves and their careers. He also set up his own coaching business, and has been providing tailored coaching, talks and workshops for the public, performers, entrepreneurs and small businesses ever since.
Now a regular speaker at business and lifestyle shows, and a popular guest expert on radio and TV, Rasheed is much in demand for his coaching. We’re thrilled to have him on board to help you get the results and fulfilment you want.
Rasheed also runs Your Life, Your Business an inspiring workshop at the British Library, London for new and established business owners that will help you develop the clarity, confidence and strategy to start and grow your business. View the dates / details.
Want more info?
Go to Rasheed’s website by clicking here.
goes weak for chocolate cake, even the mere mention of….
while in PR, he appeared in a TV pilot of a Julian Clary show, only to be put into a giant envelope and carried off by two of Julian’s scantily clad assistants – giving a whole new meaning to ‘first class mail’…
Heather Darnell | Financial Genius
Passionate about helping small businesses avoid the pitfalls that too many of them fall into, our financial genius, Heather, uses her skills as an ex-IT Director, Operations Director and Financial Analyst to make sure that owner-managed businesses have the tools and knowledge on hand to deal with anything that their business throws at them.
A whiz at finance, IT and admin, Heather runs her own back office support consultancy and solves problems from bookkeeping to budgeting to sourcing finance as well as deciding what staff and infrastructure you need to run your business.
No wonder clients love her.
An obsessive football supporter, Heather keeps as fit as her heroes by running round London with her laptop. Or with her Hungarian Vizsla. Or both.
Want more info?
Go to Heather’s website by clicking here.
Mirtha Medina | Human Resources Specialist
Mirtha is our amazing HR expert and problem-solver extraordinaire, with 20+ years’ experience in leading the HR function in organisations within the service and manufacturing sectors, covering all areas such as setting up suitable HR strategies, drafting out contracts of employment, employee handbooks and relevant policies and procedures, attracting and retaining high calibre employees, performance and conflict management, negotiating with unions, advising managers and directors on employment law issues, key performance indicators and difficult employment issues, absence management, procedural, redundancy and compromise agreement dismissals. Need we go on??
She has also dealt with TUPE transfers, outsourcing, due diligence, mergers, acquisitions and harmonisation of Ts&Cs of employment.
Besides her professional experience, she holds a Diploma in Personnel Management (being a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) plus an MA in HR Management, having specialised in corporate strategy, enabling her to link employees’ contribution to the operational and financial success of organisations.
She now heads HR Help 4 Business, a company specialising in freelance HR management for SMEs, offering guidance, support and management of people as and when required, giving companies a flexible approach to the effective management of their people without the cost of employing a permanent, full-time HR specialist.
Want more info?
Go to Mirtha’s website by clicking here.
forever crazy about dancing, finds it difficult not to start dancing anywhere at the sound of a happy tune…
Suzanne Whitby | Communication, Plain & Simple
- business communication skills training
- intercultural and cross-cultural facilitation
- project management
- web design and development
- graphic design and illustration
As bizarre as it seems to work on both business and creative communication, Suzanne finds that it works well. Communication, pure and simple. Of all sorts. And that’s exactly why clients love working with her.
South African Suzanne met her Austrian husband in a backpacker hostel in Brisbane – they like to think they needed a neutral continent.
Suzanne loves skiing, even though she’s as dangerous as you can be on a pair of skis. Her ‘style’ of skiing includes donning comfy skiing clothes and sitting on the ski-terrace in the sun, glass of wine in hand, waving from time to time as her friends whizz past…