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Help for Your New or Growing Small Business

Starting a business or growing an existing one?   Need advice or reassurance?  Perhaps help to get finance or with your marketing, social media, accounts, admin or website? 

For over 10 years now I've helped people like you from all over the UK to realise their dream of having a successful small business.  

Wherever you are in your journey I offer a range of free advice and paid support services to help you achieve what I have.....


 .....freedom£££££ and a business to be proud of


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Winner of 2020  'Best Small Business Growth Consultancy - East England'

AI Business Awards

Free Business Advice Consultation Request


Whether you have questions about starting a business or you've already got a business but need help with something in particular - one of my free business help consultations could be all you need - maximum 1 per business.

The consults generally take between 30 to 45 minutes and can be held over the phone, a Zoom meeting or WhatsApp to suit you. 

You can request a consultation by entering your details.  We'll be in touch to arrange a suitable time slot -  or find out more & book a time slot straight away by clicking the button below.

£ = These consults are 100% free of charge and come with no obligation.

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    Free Consultation

    I offer all small business owners one free consultation. During our chat we’ll discuss anything you like – we can go through where you’ve got to so far, how to start up your business or go through any issues you’ve encountered.   I’ll be able to answer your questions and offer you some advice on where you need to go from here.

    The consults generally take between 30 to 45 minutes and can be held over the phone, a Zoom meeting or WhatsApp to suit you.  You can request a consultation by entering your details or find out more and book online here.

    £ = These consults are 100% free of charge and come with no obligation.


      Business Advice & Coaching Services


      Starting a new business

      Starting a Small Business


      Excited? Terrified? Scared you might fail?  Of course you are.  I know what you're going through - I've been there myself.  Every client I've worked with felt the same at the start of their journey.  Hold on to why you want this - how it will change your life, what you stand to gain.  It's time to push the fear to one side and make a start. 

      I help entrepreneurs from across the UK who:


      • don't have a clue how to start or run a business
      • know a little about business but want advice about something specific
      • want to start a side hustle, sole trader, Ltd or Partnership business
      • need reassurance, advice, support & understanding
      • want to become well-rounded business owners
      • need finance or investment to start their business
      • know nothing about technology or social media
      • have a lot going on in their lives such as a full time job or young family
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      Marketing Advice

      Growing Your Business or Overcoming Problems


      Lost motivation? Feeling overwhelmed? Feel like your business is failing?  Or perhaps you feel it's time to expand but are worried that you'll jeopardise your existing business?  

      I help small business owners across the UK who: 


      • need to get their business back on track and moving towards their goals.
      • need reassurance, advice, support & understanding
      • have a side hustle, sole trader, Ltd or partnership business.
      • want to improve their knowledge or skills in business ownership and/or marketing
      • need finance to be able to take their business forward
      • know nothing about technology or social media
      • want to improve their work/life balance
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      Marketing Advice

      Free Consultation


      I offer all small business owners one free consultation. If you have just a few questions about business, this may be all you need!  During our chat we’ll discuss anything you like – we can go through where you’ve got to so far, what worries you have about starting a business, how to register with the HMRC or go through any issues you’ve encountered.   I’ll be able to answer your questions and offer you some advice on where you need to go from here.

      You can either click the 'book a time now' button below, or scroll a little further down and complete the Free Consultation Request and we'll be in touch to arrange a time with you.

      £ = These consults are 100% free of charge and come with no obligation.

      Book a time now

      Business Support Services


      In addition to our consultancy services, we also offer a range of Pay As You Go business small business support services.


      Marketing Support & Management


      I can help you work out what you need to do to put your business ‘on the map’ - or figure out why your marketing efforts haven't been working so far!


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      PAYG Virtual Administration


      When you reach that point where you can't quite do it all yourself, but don't want to have to employ an administrator, our PAYG admin services are exactly what's needed.


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      Websites


      Affordable, beautiful, professional brochure style or E-Commerce commerce websites to take your business forward.  Designed and developed with your future customers in mind.


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      PAYG Virtual Book Keeping


      Whether you don't have a clue about accounts, hate them, or simply don't have time....our Pay as you Go book keeping service ideal for small business owners.


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      Social Media Management


      Your social media presence is like your shop window.  It can be damaging if you don't keep active with your social media work - but it can be incredibly time consuming.  And it does take a fair bit of knowledge and experience to get it right. 

      Our Pay as you Go social media management service can ensure that all posts are cleverly curated and give your business the best chance of success. 


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      Graphic Design


      Most small businesses need some design work doing from time to time.  With a small budget, it becomes even more important to ensure that designs are done correctly the first time.  We offer affordable design work of business cards, leaflets, adverts etc - all designed by a marketing specialist.


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      Case Studies


      I've worked with hundreds of business owners and entrepreneurs over the years.  Each of their journey's has been as unique and interesting as they are as individuals.   Here's a few of my more recent projects.  If you'd like to read some more,  take a look at my Case Studies page.

      The Sweetheart Party Company

      Event catering with a twist. Themed tea parties for weddings, birthday parties, afternoons with friends and corporate or charity events.

      The Sweetheart Party Company

      Tracy Cleaver chose the 6 month business start up package to develop her Peterborough based business.

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      Spectrum Holidays

      Holiday accommodation provider to families with children on the autism spectrum. All accommodation is fully assessed by the Spectrum team to ensure suitability for their guests.

      Spectrum Holidays

      Malcolm and Sophia chose the 6 month business start up package to grow their business.

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      Jessica Yates Cakes

      Cakery selling the most delicious sweet treats from it's shop in Urmston as well as supplying baked goods to local restaurants and cafes and provision of celebration and wedding cakes to local customers.

      Jessica Yates Cakes

      Tracy Cleaver chose the 6 month business start up package to develop her Peterborough based business.

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      A Word from my Clients...


      Visit my Case Studies page or Testimonials page to hear more...

      “After an extensive free business consultation today I actually feel as though my business can move forward and grow. All of the wonderful advice I received will act only for me to help the longevity of my home organising business. thank you”Sarah Dowling, Just getting started
      “Cressida has been an absolute rock to me in supporting me throughout the initial ideas right through to launching my business. She’s motivated me when I’ve been doubtful about things whilst keeping me on the straight and narrow. I totally recommend her services for anyone who is thinking of setting up in business or wanting to rebrand.”Tracy Cleaver, Sweetheart Party Company
      Cressida gave me an hour of her time to listen to the issues I have in my business and offered me the objective advice I needed to move forward. Don’t hesitate to take up the offer of a free consult – it really is no strings attached! A great help, thanks Cressida.Denis France, Handmade Cidre

      Business Mums

      I've been self employed for 15 years, I've also been a Mum for 15 years.  I started my first business when my eldest child was born and I've never looked back. 

      Juggling my businesses and my kids is not always easy but I've never missed a single school play and I get to spend every school holiday with my children.

      If you're a self employed Mum - or you're a Mum who wants to start your own business, please get in touch - I'll help you in any way that I can.

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      Business Mums

      Business Mums

      I've been self employed for 13 years, I've also been a Mum for 13 years.  I started my first business when my eldest child was born and I've never looked back. 

      Juggling my businesses and my kids is not always easy but I've never missed a single school play and I get to spend every school holiday with my children.

      If you're a self employed Mum - or you're a Mum who wants to start your own business, please get in touch - I'll help you any way I can.

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