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#BUSINESS Advice Options

1-2-1 in 20 for FREE

Enjoy a twenty-minute advice call for free. Our qualified business advice team are here with a range of advice and coaching to help with quick replies and general business advice. These sessions complement our existing paid for bespoke business coaching and consultancy service.

Our team are not just qualified coaches, they are business people who understand the challenges in running a business. At MENTA our business advice team are selected for their proven business track record, as well as their business sector experience and knowledge. Choose from the three options of business advice and coaching below.

Option 1: '1-2-1 in 20':

A free twenty-minute advice phone session which is funded with the support of leading business insurance brokers  Hugh J Boswell, the chartered insurance broker, who have been working with business since 1906.

Option 2: Paid, coaching session:

A bespoke business advice session, these chargeable sessions cover marketing, business planning, finance, staffing, digital skills and more. (from £75 per hour via Zoom)

Option 3: Bespoke business consultancy:

MENTA business coaches and the consultancy register offers booked access to a range of expert consultants and coaches, delivering bespoke solutions to you and your business , to view the MENTA consultants service, please visit the MENTA Business consultancy register and email us to discuss your requirements.
" Tim has great knowledge on running a successful business, with the wealth of resources and tools available. The “One on One” business advisory session has given me and “House of Bliss” a big boost. I have adapted my direction, and strategies to implement now, the next five months and beyond. Tim really understood where I am, where I am heading and more importantly my niche business. All pointers noted, I am especially grateful for the Customer segment for specific products with best marketing methods”." Netti Demarest, House of Bliss – Norwich, Norfolk.

Business Advice: Coaching & One-to-One

Our business advice and coaching service gives you exclusive access to our business team of experts who cover all business sectors. They can help with business strategy, website development and SEO, advertising, marketing and social media, as well as process improvement as well as hiring, finance, loans, supply chains, tenders, health and safety, and legal structures.

Business Advice 1-2-1

Pauline Prockter:  Finance, Grants and Planning Expert.
Delivering business insight and solutions for more than 20 years, Pauline has helped hundreds of businesses reach new growth targets. She has also guided high-performing businesses to grow and to achieve their ambitions with clarity and realism. Throughout lockdown, Pauline has helped clients with the grant application process and COVID related funding.

Book your session from £75  

Social Media 1-2-1

Nick Pandolfi: Social Ninja!  One of our 1-2-1 social media sessions will show you or your staff how to make more from the time you spend promoting the business across social media platforms. This session will look at how you currently use social media, we will identify suggested edits and help you create new content ideas, we will look at boosting your reach, and improving your engagement. Overall, our time will help you to reach your sales targets with creative, fresh content that helps get you noticed and reduces any advert or boosted spend.

Nick works with SMEs across the UK and shares his award winning digital marketing content solutions. Book a session with Nick from £75

Sales and Business Management

Tim Cooke:  Business Management and Leadership Expert.

As one the UK's most experienced specialist trainers in management and business team development,  Tim offers solutions to SMEs in team development, sales and management techniques. Tim brings thirty seven years experience gained from many leadership roles across a variety of business sectors. Tim is developing and delivering current and topical learning programmes to help you lead and run your business more effectively and make the difference to you, your business, your employees and your customers.

Book a session from £75  

Customer Service 1-2-1

John Neild: Customer Service and Team Management Expert
John offers insight and experience to help businesses reach their goals, improve customer retention and show teams how to make more of their customer experience. Working with teams for some of the UK's largest brands, John brings his experience and offers the practical approaches SMEs can implement. As well as delivering a staffing strategy to enhance customer retention and satisfaction. John has worked for leading FTSE listed businesses and offers more than thirty years of experience of helping SMEs grow.

Book a session with John from £75

Media & Presentation 1-2-1

Nick Pandolfi: Media and  Presentation Expert.
Nick can you help your business engage the media with his 30+ years in frontline media, he is an award winning broadcaster and content producer, he works with some of the world's largest media organizations as a media producer and presenter. Nick shares his specialist broadcast and media knowledge and shows you how to adapt your business message to increase audience/customer engagement. He is able to help you present your business message in the best light and shares what the media want in a story and how to create lasing and valuable media relations.  

Talk media with a session from £75

Property & Business Finance 1-2-1

Paul Vella: Property Management and Sales Expert.
Having served as an estate and lettings agent, Paul has extensive knowledge of all aspects of the industry; from office disciplines to setting up and running a business. Paul has also worked as a financial advisor, providing him with financial grounding and bank-assured experience in the pensions, investment and life insurance market.

Book a session from £75  

Our customers say...

Quality advice from Pauline and so helpful, I had been passed around and you helped so quickly. Thank you MENTA. Jeni

May 2021

Tim's advice has helped move my business forward. I highly recommend this service. Josh

April 2021

I laughed and learnt a ton of new things to get our social media growing sales. Thanks MENTA and Nick

March 2021

The MENTA coaching and advice given has helped me identify the ways I can improve my business process and deliver against our sales targets. My thanks to you for this result and I highly recommend your service to others.

December 2020

The help I and my business needed, thank you Pauline for helping with the grant process.

April 2020
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