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

AI Business Awards

Supporting You & Your Small Business


Just starting your business?   Having problems & need some advice?   Keen to expand but need help?   You’re in the right place!

I work with all sorts of small businesses across the UK, and abroad too.  Some are just starting out, others need some business advice, graphic design help and/or marketing support to grow their business.

Maybe your marketing isn’t working? You feel you have no work/life balance? You don’t know how to start your business? You need to get finance for your business? You need help to be more organised? Your website isn’t working for you?

Wherever you are with your business I offer a range of services to help you achieve your goals.

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, any issues you’ve encountered and I’ll offer you some initial advice on where you could go from here.

The consults generally take between 30 to 45 minutes and are held over the phone.

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

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Free Consultation
Starting a new business

Starting a New Business

Starting a business is one of the most terrifying and exciting things you’ll ever do.  Whether you’re looking for advice on something specific, or don’t have the first clue where to start I can help.  I can also help you with all your graphic design needs.

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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, any issues you’ve encountered and I’ll offer you some initial advice on where you could go from here.

The consults generally take between 45 minutes and an hour and are held over the phone, or face to face if you’re local to me.

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

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Free Consultation

Graphic Design

From business cards to a company brochure or website, whatever your design and print needs for your small business we can help. 

With the benefit of over 14 years graphic design experience combined with 20 years marketing experience I can produce designs that will not only look good but will also help your small business grow. 

Your business card or leaflet may be your first impression a potential client gets of you and what you offer.  Make sure it's a good one.  

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Overcoming Problems
Marketing Advice

Marketing Advice

Every business, no matter the size, needs to market themselves – but no two businesses need the same type of marketing strategy. 

I can help you work out what you need to do to put your business ‘on the map’.  I can also help with your marketing collateral such as business card, leaflet or website design.

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Overcoming Problems

Owning a business is never easy.  Some times are harder than others and we all hit a wall from time to time. 

We can talk through the problems you’re facing and I’ll give you honest (sometimes brutal) advice on where you can go from here.   

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Overcoming Problems
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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Starting a New Business

Starting a business is one of the most terrifying and exciting things you’ll ever do.

Whether you’re looking for advice on something specific, or don’t have the first clue where to start I can help.  

Tell me more...
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Marketing Advice

Every business, no matter the size, needs to market themselves – but no two businesses need the same type of marketing strategy. 

I can help you work out what you need to do to put your business ‘on the map’. 

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Overcoming Problems

Owning a business is never easy.  Some times are harder than others and we all hit a wall from time to time. 

We can talk through the problems you’re facing and I’ll give you honest (sometimes brutal) advice on where you can go from here.   

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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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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...

“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