The difference between large successful corporations and owner-manager led businesses is that a corporation has a number of minds all focussed on the same aim – the success of the business. In a small business, you are it. No financial expert, no HR manager, just you…..

Owning your own business can be a very lonely place. You’re responsible to your staff for their livelihoods as well as to your own family for yours. Nobody else in the business has the same vision as you, and you’ve got few people to talk to about the issues. Difficult decisions are harder to make when you can’t talk them through with someone else who doesn’t have a vested interest in your business

At Smart Support we are here to listen and discuss with you the sometimes difficult decisions you have to make, talk them through objectively, and then give you the support you need to help you execute your plans. We’re here to help you with the tough stuff.

Read about how we have helped some of our clients on their journey….. 

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Simon Chambers - New Leaf Technology Solutions

We have found the advice to be extremely helpful in enabling us with the focus and direction that we needed for our company. Read More

Jonathon Berg, MD Blossom Florists

Very quickly you were able to give us guidance which meant that we have now turned the business around. Read More

Dave Clark, MD, Vanitorials Ltd

What my business needed was to be seen through a fresh pair of eyes, to determine what could be done to improve profitability and to identify how I could reduce the reliance of the business on me, which would have the combined benefit of enabling the business to grow, while giving me some of my l... Read More

Joanna Ray – Manager QS Support

We find you very useful in our quest for business growth. Its great to have someone independent to help us with new ideas and tactics. Read More

Caroline Maresca & Ellie Cachia – Owners Renowned Resourcing

Thank you. An amazing service! Your sessions are giving us direction and confidence with our new business Read More

Pauline Wilkinson - Owner Tutoristic

For the first time, I feel that I have ‘a partner’ helping me to look at the business with fresh eyes; for many years I was working in it to the point of exhaustion and frustration. I am beginning to get the work-life balance in place. Read More

Terry Gilmartin - Managing Director Gilmartin

You have been of great assistance to me in the development of Gilmartins from a £6m business when we first met to our current circa £20m turnover. Read More

Nicholas Shaw Centre Manager - Three Hills Sports Park

You have been of support to me particularly through the transition period from an outside service provider to inhouse delivery, giving me the support, knowledge and tools to be able to manage the maintenance of the facilities. I highly recommend your services and support to all. Read More

Fiona Senior – Managing Director DMS Property Maintenance

You gave us the tools and confidence to be effective in tendering. Read More

Peter Rowe - Managing Director, Pierce Hill Project Services

Tendering - What was particularly impressive was the way you were able to establish what we do and how we would deliver the project, putting it in a way that was easily readable and included all our key skills and experience. Read More

Kirsty Whitworth - KV Hair and Beauty

Thank you for the time you have spent putting me on the right track with my business. Read More

Jon Britter - Britter Technical Services

You have pulled me out of my comfort zone and made me analyse the detail behind operating a company, mand then showed me how to do it Read More

Sarah Redpath - Leisure King

Our turnover has doubled, our profitability has increased, our management skills have grown and we employ lots more people. Read More

James Tutton - Chelmsford Removals

You grasped an in-depth understanding of my business and most importantly what I wanted from the business. With that in mind, you were able to help us build and implement effective robust financial processes that allowed us to plan for a sustainable business expansion. Read More

Julie Squires - Cascade Print Systems

Both myself and my co-director had a strong sales background however we did struggle with other areas of the business - particularly cash flow. Right from the start you gave practical advice as well as an easy business process that we could follow; the net result was we could sleep at night know... Read More

Dave Fletcher - White October

The business was in a trough and I needed inspiration with my sales and marketing strategy. I met a business associate who knew Smart Support and recommended having a meeting. It was a real bonus that you didn't know the industry as you were able to ask some searching questions and push my turno... Read More

Julian Saunders - Pura Design

My business seemed to be in the doldrums and I needed to find some more clients. Smart Support brings to my business experience way beyond what most people new to business possess and gives me a head start over my competitors. T Read More

Phillip Hindle - Beresfords Accountants

We enjoy working with Smart Support. They are extremely helpful and proactive in supplying practical ideas, relevant information and strategies that have helped us develop our business particularly around the areas of sales and marketing Read More

Doug Harman - Doug Harman Photography

Setting up what was effectively a new photography business and choosing to work with Smart Support was one of the best choices I could have made as a business owner. Having support, advice and knowledge really helped; from having the correct – and oh so important – “processes” in place, to helpin... Read More

David Harding - Hardings Chartered Building Surveyors

I have relied upon Smart Support and associates to help me develop and grow my business over the last 7yrs. I have no hesitation in recommending you to my friends and business contacts, you owe it to yourself to listen Read More

Ian Biggs - Art2Go(UK) Ltd

When you started helping with my business we were in trouble and I was seriously exploring administration. 12 months on, we still here and making a small profit. Some of the advice has been difficult to take, but the changes we made have helped and I now believe we will turn the business around,... Read More

Paul Bourdillon - Irun Canterbury

You are shrewd, smart and highly experienced in the ways of business. This is combined with a passion for helping your clients develop their businesses integrally. We have worked together in a number of capacities recently and I have found you to be direct yet caring, and an excellent business pa... Read More

Tim Chappell - WPA

Smart Support has been guiding me and my business to a 100% improvement in sales and profit year on year and I am expecting this to continue in the years ahead. Read More
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