BUSINESS CONSULTANTS IN THE BANBURY AREA

4P Business Development Ltd 4P Business Development Ltd11 Prices Way, Brackley, NN13 6NR Telephone: 01280 700405 or 07855 382962 For more than 40 years Kath has specialised in business strategy and growth, sales & marketing, operations and general management. She is a qualified business coach and mentor; she has a business degree and a degree in coaching and mentoring practice. She is uniquely positioned to provide you with all the support and advice you need to make your business a lasting success. She also approved and accredited Skills Advisor and is SFEDI Accredited. Kath is passionate about coaching and mentoring business owners to help them achieve their goals and aspirations. Her emotional intelligence combined with her warm, incisive and curious style ensures consistently good results. She encourages business owners to develop an entrepreneurial approach to their business She will provide you with all the support and advice you need to make your business a lasting success. She will listen to you, help you to look at your situation holistically, and advise you on ways to grow your business. Contact us for a FREE diagnostic / business health check- Absolutely no obligation

Athensis Athensis - Thinking Systems13 Brickle Lane, Bloxham, OX15 4NL Telephone: 07879 893338 We provide independent Lean Six Sigma and information management consultancy services to manufacturing and service-based SME's. Each business is different and every problem unique. By understanding your business requirements and objectives, and carrying out in-depth analysis of your existing business process, systems and software we can get a real insight into the core target areas. Then using cutting edge Lean Six Sigma methodologies, we can provide and help implement the bespoke optimised solutions which will revitalise and reinvigorate your business.

JM Accountants & Business Advisors Limited JM Accountants & Business Advisors LimitedOrchard Cottage, Lower Wardington, Banbury, OX17 1SL  Telephone: 01295 750459 Advice from our Business Adviser - Basic Bookkeeping training - Computer, legal and financial advice - Tax set-up advice - Raising finance - BoardView service - Unlimited free ad hoc advice. One Page Business Plans - Performance Measurement and Improvement System - The 'Business Builder' Programme - Board View - The Business Edge Programme - Making It Happen Programme - System Builder Programme - Compliance Services - Accounts Preparation - Management Accounts - Analysis of Profit Improvement - Business Planning - Company Secretarial - Taxation - Book-keeping and Payroll - Do not mistake us for being bean counters; we are forward thinking in our approach to all our work. We offer a FREE initial consultation so that we can find out your needs and tailor our services to those needs and help your business to grow. So, all it costs you is a little time. We will meet you at home or work and at any reasonable time.

mca group mca groupGreenway House, Sugarswell Business Park, Shenington, Banbury, OX15 6HW. Telephone: 01295 688287 mca group is an established, energetic, & independent firm of chartered accountants and business advisers.Our strategic planning services are designed to help you grow and expand your business so as to maximise the value when you ultimately retire. Your success as company owners and our success as your advisers ultimately will be measured by the value you realise on eventual sale, or what you leave to the next generation.


1. 4P Business Development Ltd 4P Business Development Ltd11 Prices Way, Brackley, NN13 6NR Telephone: 01280 700405 or 07855 382962 For more than 40 years Kath has specialised in business strategy and growth, sales & marketing, operations and general management. She is a qualified business coach and mentor; she has a business degree and a degree in coaching and mentoring practice. She is uniquely positioned to provide you with all the support and advice you need to make your business a lasting success. She also approved and accredited Skills Advisor and is SFEDI Accredited. Kath is passionate about coaching and mentoring business owners to help them achieve their goals and aspirations. Her emotional intelligence combined with her warm, incisive and curious style ensures consistently good results. She encourages business owners to develop an entrepreneurial approach to their business She will provide you with all the support and advice you need to make your business a lasting success. She will listen to you, help you to look at your situation holistically, and advise you on ways to grow your business. Contact us for a FREE diagnostic / business health check- Absolutely no obligation


2. Athensis Athensis - Thinking Systems13 Brickle Lane, Bloxham, OX15 4NL Telephone: 07879 893338 We provide independent Lean Six Sigma and information management consultancy services to manufacturing and service-based SME's. Each business is different and every problem unique. By understanding your business requirements and objectives, and carrying out in-depth analysis of your existing business process, systems and software we can get a real insight into the core target areas. Then using cutting edge Lean Six Sigma methodologies, we can provide and help implement the bespoke optimised solutions which will revitalise and reinvigorate your business.

3. Beaumont Wood Stonegate House, Hartshill, Bloxham, OX15 4QH         Telephone: 01295 720365 We provide online psychometric assessments from Profiles International (the worlds fastest growing test publisher with 40,000 Clients and 48 Million Users in 118 Countries and 32 Languages We can help profile top performers in any type of role, understand what it is that makes them special, and then use that information to improve the performance of the rest. You can also use the profile to benchmark new hires to ensure they are predicted to be top performers too. The performance improvements can be substantial as can the cost savings through lower staff turnover.

4. Bluenorth Limited Brock Cottage, The Park, Lower Brailes, OX15 5JB      Telephone: 07582 495624 BlueNorth Ltd provides experienced senior management to support your business needs. We have a proven track record in real time systems with roles covering strategic business planning, technical management and process development, project management and staff development and have experience of developing and delivering projects in line with quality standards and procedures. Whether you need short term consultancy or longer term project work, at BlueNorth Ltd the goal is to provide you with expedient, professional service tailored to the needs of your business.

5.  Business Excel Limited 162 Oxford Road, Banbury OX16 9BATelephone: 0752 389 6723Whether it’s coaching to impart specific skills or mentoring to develop wider potential, we can help you achieve the results you seek. Coaching can involve any of the knowledge or skills needed to successfully run the technical aspects of a business and usually involves one-to-one working. Mentoring can make the difference between average results and outstanding results! A mentor is someone you can trust and be open with to discuss your progress, evaluate options, set goals, and generally work through any issues you may meet along the way.

6.  Challenor Partners 5, Peoples Place, Warwick Road, Banbury OX16 0FJ Telephone: 08456 43 40 43 Challenor Partners are dedicated to helping SME's (Small to Medium Enterprises) grow and prosper. Challenor Partners work with SME's to provide cost effective business development solutions for those elusive pieces of the business jigsaw that help companies compete more effectively, withstand the current economic climate and continue to grow and prosper.

7.  Emissions Strategy Solutions Ltd Telephone: 01295 278686 Build business success from the challenges of climate change. We would like to help you to: *make money in the low carbon economy *deliver projects that reduce energy consumption *build resilience to extreme weather *make money from creating flood and extreme weather resilience. Our mission is to make a difference by stimulating new business activity in the low carbon economy and in the face of increased flooding, droughts and high winds. We work within the public and private sector in the UK, and private sector overseas, providing bespoke consultancy and programme management.

8.  Ford-Peacock Consultancy Limited 4 Walsingham Close, Bloxham, OX15 4UA Telephone: 01295 722213 Ford-Peacock is a business-to-business PR and Marketing consultancy, specialising in the high-tech sectors, predominantly IT and telecoms. Combining marketing and PR expertise with a good technical understanding of IT and broad commercial knowledge and experience, Ford-Peacock is appreciated for a consistently high level of commitment and thoroughness. We offer candid advice and make a tangible contribution to the development of our clients' businesses.

9.  Franklin Covey Grimsbury Manor, Grimsbury Green, Banbury, OX16 3QJ Telephone: 01295 274100 FranklinCovey is a global professional services, training and development company. We help organisations succeed by unleashing the power of their workforce to focus and execute according to their highest business priorities. FranklinCovey provide powerful, principle-based learning solutions - addressing the fundamental issues of execution, leadership, effectiveness and productivity - to deliver change and inspire performance at every level.

10.  Bernard Goodchild MBA ACIS ACIB MIBA The Maltings, Malthouse Lane, Bodicote, OX15 4BU Telephone: 01295 279227 Management Support for Small Businesses. Developing Plans & Strateges. Managing Finances, People & Performances.

11.  Headfirst Services 4 South Bar Street, Banbury, OX16 9AA Telephone: 07899 906690 Headfirst Services are a Business Objects Consultancy who specialise in Report and Universe Design and Development. Many companies simply do not utilize the power of their information and therefore leave an important resource untapped. We believe that Business Objects allows you to harness key information about your business facilitating strategic decision making.

12.  JM Accountants & Business Advisors Limited JM Accountants & Business Advisors LimitedOrchard Cottage, Lower Wardington, Banbury, OX17 1SL  Telephone: 01295 750459 Advice from our Business Adviser - Basic Bookkeeping training - Computer, legal and financial advice - Tax set-up advice - Raising finance - BoardView service - Unlimited free ad hoc advice. One Page Business Plans - Performance Measurement and Improvement System - The 'Business Builder' Programme - Board View - The Business Edge Programme - Making It Happen Programme - System Builder Programme - Compliance Services - Accounts Preparation - Management Accounts - Analysis of Profit Improvement - Business Planning - Company Secretarial - Taxation - Book-keeping and Payroll - Do not mistake us for being bean counters; we are forward thinking in our approach to all our work. We offer a FREE initial consultation so that we can find out your needs and tailor our services to those needs and help your business to grow. So, all it costs you is a little time. We will meet you at home or work and at any reasonable time.

13.  JSS Management Consultants Limited 33 Rookery Close, Bodicote, Nr. Banbury, OX15 4BA Telephone: 01295 255910 or 077887 14693          We are a Management Consultancy and Training & Development Company who work both with private sector companies and public sector bodies, to help them develop the capability of the organisation and their people to harness the drivers of business success and implement business strategy. So that the right people, execute the right strategy, using the right systems in the right environment

14.  mca group mca groupGreenway House, Sugarswell Business Park, Shenington, Banbury, OX15 6HW. Telephone: 01295 688287 mca group is an established, energetic, & independent firm of chartered accountants and business advisers.Our strategic planning services are designed to help you grow and expand your business so as to maximise the value when you ultimately retire. Your success as company owners and our success as your advisers ultimately will be measured by the value you realise on eventual sale, or what you leave to the next generation.

15.  The Matchett Group 1 Somerville Court, Trinity Way, Adderbury, OX17 3NS Telephone: 01295 814200 We provide organisations with customised Leadership, Management and Personal training programmes, which are designed to fit seamlessly with our clients’ objectives, cultures and unique environments. The programmes are built by highly skilled learning consultants, subject-matter experts with real world experience, who employ the best models, methods and technologies to obtain the optimum results for our clients’ investments.

16.  mercer brereton ltd Telephone: 07775 426789 Mercer Brereton is committed to providing high quality, consultative support for small and medium-sized businesses. Often businesses of this size find the idea of an external expert reviewing and providing input as to how the business procedures could be improved or amended, to be daunting. Additionally, the costs of working with a consultant are considered to be more than their business can support. Mercer Brereton aims to change this perception.

17.   Nova Lucis Limited36 Woburn Close, Banbury OX16 4FT Telephone: 07882 518 067 Internal Quality Audit Management Support - Nova Lucis are passionate about quality and passionate about business. We understand that in today’s market-led and/or regulation driven trading environment your business needs a recognised Quality Management System. Gaining accreditation is hard enough, maintaining your registration, cost effectively, is a whole new ball game......... Outsourcing the management of your internal quality systems has many tangible benefits; a fresh perspective, independent assessments delivered to schedule, a structured process with flexible additional modules to suit your needs and a professional service from our fully trained and highly experienced consultants.

18. Phrontis Limited Beacon House, Horn Hill Road, Adderbury, Nr. Banbury Telephone: 01295 812262 Phrontis is a management consultancy, facilitation and training practice that supports organizations to both develop strategies and execute these strategies - transforming their vision into reality. Where appropriate we help with the implementation of Microsoft software to support business needs: aligning business processes to better serve customers - process management ; supporting change management through the use of project management; measuring performance to ensure actions support strategic and operational needs performance management including the use of the Balanced Scorecard. Other services typically comprise: strategic audits/reviews; business modelling to support decision making and performance management; structuring 'those awkward and messy' problems so that solving them becomes possible; facilitating workshops/'away days' for private and public sector organizations including professional services organizations. Member of the Institute of Management Consultancy.

19.   Real World Strategy Limited 1 Schofields Way, Bloxham, Banbury, OX15 4NS Telephone: 0845 8699 337 Real World Strategy deliver CRM and business solutions throughout Europe to a variety of companies and industries. Our core markets are typically mid-market companies with aggressive growth and development plans. There is a rapidly growing need for all companies to harness best of breed software solutions and rapidly incorporate them into their business. Mid-market companies are able to adopt these new systems into their business processes quickly and effectively resulting in accelerated business performance and a quick return on investment.

20.  Right Results Project Management Ltd Innovation Centre, Mewburn Road, Banbury, OX16 9PA    Telephone: 01295 817 653 Mobile: 07786 482 161 Whether a short term/one-off consultancy commission or long-term contract support, Right Results Project Management Ltd will provide flexible, honest, professional and independent support for your business. Located in north Oxfordshire, with local knowledge and a network for design support, property advice, commercial support and risk management,we are ideally suited to projects in the Midlands along and either side of the M40 corridor.

21. Sapphire Business Services (Banbury) Ltd The Magnolias, 6 Pargeter Close, Greatworth, Banbury, OX17 2DS Telephone: 01295 713903 Customer Service - If you want to know how you fare against your competitors, we can carry out mystery shopping & produce your customer service report to let you fare, based on your criteria provided to us. High Staff Turnover? Low staff morale can play a huge part in staff turnover, we can survey your staff & compile the results into a report for you. Often the very fact that the company has commissioned such a report makes the staff feel valued & can help improve morale.

22.  Spring Development Telephone: 0845 5197 571 Need better performance from your people? How people behave and speak to each other is critical to your bottom line. If you need greater productivity, then look at the way your people are managed. We will help you develop your team, choosing the way that is right for your organisation - so that you get the results you want. We talk to you about where you and your business want to be, find out where you and your people are currently at, and then come up with ways to move you forward and solve your problems, in an upbeat, motivating way. There is no obligation in having a discussion about your situation. We can help you plan how to develop your peoples’ skills, and give you options to consider.

23.  Steven Van Niekerk Consulting Ltd 4 Melrose Court, Banbury, OX16 1AE Telephone: 07780 119 660 Comprehensive compliance support you and your company can trust. Our team has a well-deserved reputation of excellence in providing smart, sensible, and cost-effective compliance and business solutions for our clients. Often, more than one area of expertise is required when dealing with International Standards Organisation (ISO). With our Consultancy, there’s no need to hire a multitude of Consultants. We can advocate for you on many International Standards.

25. Wilson Ainley Consulting Bloxham Mill, Barford Road, Bloxham, OX15 4FF Telephone: 07977 205345 Consultancy services for organisations who want to become more customer-focused and improve the customer experience. In mature markets and a low performing economy, we talk about the importance of meeting customer needs, exceeding their expectations, using customer service to stay ahead of the competition. Customer loyalty is key to long-term success. Many companies say as much. Few deliver. An organisation is only truly customer-focused when every customer experience is a positive and memorable one. Not many achieve that today. A good starting point is to recognise the power of the customer experience. Wilson Ainley Consulting can help your organisation harness that power.