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Thrive together

Experience the power of peer support

It can be lonely at the top

Running a business is unlike anything else. 

The weight of responsibility is heavy.

But, you don't have to do it alone.

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Meeting leaders like you changes everything

They understand you, support you, and challenge you.

Ultimately, when you find them, you thrive together.

Discover the benefits of advice from others like you

Start with you

Focus on what you want in life and how your business can help get you there.

Increase profitability

Be held accountable to meet your business targets.

Improve decisions

Take control of your decisions through peer support and proven planning tools.

Make better time choices

Spend your time well by utilising the experience of others.

Become a better leader

Motivate your people with the guidance of peers and an expert coach.

Plan a successful exit

Get the best result for you with tailored, hands-on support.

Our members are stronger together

Running a business is a challenge, but today’s new problem is something someone else has already dealt with, this week’s craziness is next week’s learning, and tomorrow’s insight is sometimes the inspiration another needs. So it’s about being part of a community who can share, support, and guide and celebrate. We are all individuals but together we are strong.

Simon Hudson, Kinata Ltd

I realise that when times are hard, I need to be at my best and my TAB Board have helped me get my ‘mojo’ back. They show empathy, understanding and importantly hold me accountable to things I say I’ll do! TAB made a great difference to me when I needed to make some tough decisions for our office structure. I’m pleased that we have implemented changes and have a new streamlined and dynamic environment which I’d have struggled to achieve on my own.

Adrian Wing, KCA Ltd & Extreme Designs

My working life before TAB was extremely challenging and often pretty lonely. It’s often obvious what needs to be done within a business, but TAB gives you the confidence, support, and momentum to take action. The monthly meetings challenge you. I’d have no hesitation in recommending TAB. It has changed my working life – which in turn has made me a happier person.

Anna-Marie Eardley, Waterloo Quay Properties

I have a debt of gratitude to TAB after a 400% turnover boost. I can’t speak highly enough of The Alternative Board. It has made a huge difference to our agency. It’s something I would encourage business owners to think about. We wouldn’t have been able to achieve the growth we have without TAB.

Adam Bell, Moment

Over 5x

TAB members’ sales growth is 5.5 times national SME average

95%+

95.7% of TAB members said their advisory boards added real value to their business

90%+

90.3% of members said their ability to address personnel and organisational issues has improved since joining TAB
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We’ve got boards running across the UK

Discover more by finding your nearest TAB board facilitator.

Start your TAB journey

Get in touch to explore how the TAB community can help you and your business.

Arrange an initial meeting with your nearest board facilitator and get to know each other.

Discover whether TAB is right for you and your business.

Attend your first TAB board meeting and experience the power of peer support.

There’s no obligation, only an opportunity to find out more.

Business Tools

Struggling with your business strategy?

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Discover Four Steps to Effective Strategic Planning

A strategic plan will help you focus your company’s activities on what matters most. This business guide was designed specifically with the small and medium-sized businesses in mind.

Latest news and insights

Perfect Storm? Or Perfect Timing?

5 May 2022 | 3 minute read

To an impartial observer I must appear mad. A journalist would simply shake his head in astonishment: ‘he can’t have read a single word I’ve written…’ Why? Because I am optimistic.

7 key learnings around changing working patterns

4 May 2022 | 4 minute read

Discover seven key learnings around the changing working patterns we are seeing in the UK, including the perspective of SME business owners.

3 life-changing stories of business exits

3 May 2022 | 3 minute read

Read all about how three TAB members had their business life changed by selling their business through the support of TAB and their peer boards.