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    The launch of the ABM Assessment Centre

    The launch was Thursday 6th 2018 December at the Business and IP Centre, British Library KX. The format of the day was A challenging panel interview with Professor David Clutterbuck and our Accreditation Officer Gaby Marcon Clarke An observed recorded mentoring session with a business owner from the British Library’s Innovate for Growth program Applicants. Read more Read more

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    Approved Member

    Name:Richard Linsell
    Address:6 Aubrey Close
    Hayling Island
    Po11 0su
    Tel:02392 637118
    Location:Dorset, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle Of Wight, Kent, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Surrey, West Sussex
    Expertise:Sales & Marketing, Growth Specialist, Operations, Business
    Rate:£250.00 per day - special arrangments for longer contracts


    A wealth of experience with business start-ups, business growth £m plus turnover with over 35 years of multiple retail management with 28 years spent at board level, Managing Director & Group Operations Director. Many years experience in acquisitions and company mergers. Strategic involvement on growing a successful multiple retail store business. Through acquisition and organic growth the business grew to £100m sales revenue. 1500 employees. Built a head office and operational team. As the business exploded added HO departments with a reporting mechanism to the main board.
    Negotiated and successfully opened 15 “green field” sites. Successfully integrated a
    company acquisition of 25 stores. Negotiated and acquired a limited liability company with
    sites across the West Midlands into the Group. Integrated 310 personnel and 10 HO staff.
    Built a customer service training and reward program for all sales colleagues, and developed
    a talent pool for internal growth of senior managers.


    Accredited Business Mentor
    5 A levels

    One Testimonial

    1. Richard provided mentorship support from the very earliest stages of my business. He is highly knowledgeable as to funding and building a business. His network was invaluable in helping my business thrive. I’d recommend him as solid, reliable and professional.
      Rebecca Fitzerald
      Managing Director

      Richard quickly made himself a part of the business from day one of us using his services. He helped me with first class advice on buying my business partner out 6 months ago He is well liked by the staff. He offers a no waffle, black and white advice service.
      Andy Knight
      Managing Director

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