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The Alternative Board Bristol North

Business coaching and mentoring in Bristol - helping owners and leaders to grow.

TAB has been providing Bristol business owners with coaching and mentoring for over four years. In that time, we have worked with over 30 business owners to achieve:

  • An improved work-life balance
  • Greater confidence in their business decisions with our coaching programme
  • More accountability for their actions through the advisory board
  • Increased sales and growing profits

In the UK, with our proven systems and tools, we consistently help business owners outpace their competitors by more than 5.4X.

There are currently three TAB Advisory Boards operating in Bristol supporting an enormous range of sectors. Each board provides impartial business advice to owners so they can create an action plan that achieves results.


Your Bristol facilitator

With over 30 years business experience, Jonathan is TAB’s business coach in Bristol.

Jonathan lives in North Wiltshire resident so he is very familiar with the region. He brings his passion for business to support owners in: Bristol city centre, Almondsbury, Chipping Sodbury, Kingswood, Stoke Gifford and Yate.

Jonathan’s Experience

Jonathan started his career as an accountant in public practice before moving into the not for profit sector. Firstly, he was a Finance Director and then a Chief Executive. In this role, he oversaw multi-million pound organisations employing up to 200 people.

These demanding roles provided vital community services to financially-strained environments. By getting to the heart of business issues, Jonathan was able to deliver real step changes that increased the effectiveness and enhanced the reputation of his organisations – locally and nationally.

Jonathan has a proven track record in identifying solutions that ensure businesses can operate more efficiently and effectively. He also has particular expertise in retail, property management, property development, investments and fund management. This makes him capable of being a business mentor to business owners in different sectors.

Jonathan’s Goals

Nobody knows your business better than you but Jonathan’s experience and insights can support you to take it to the next level. He has been working as a business coach and mentor in Bristol  for over four years. Through this process, alongside the board, he wants to support your business plan as he has before with a range of businesses. Working with you, he wants to help your business thrive today and face the test of time.

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

I have been a part of The Alternative Board for six months now. During that time I have found Jonathan's help and guidance invaluable and the feedback from by TAB board incredibly useful. I am making ongoing changes in my business as a result which is already yielding positive results so highly recommend both Jonathan and the TAB set up.

Debbie Staveley, bClear Communications

Jonathan is a man who brings a depth of experience and wisdom to any business challenge. He is a very good listener, and he is able to ask the right questions and get you to a better solution. Jonathan is very efficient, personable and someone who can be trusted to deliver on his promises. I have no hesitation in recommending Jonathan and the work that he does with The Alternative Board.

Ed Rowberry, Bristol & Bath Regional Capital

I joined TAB some months ago and not really sure what I or my company would gain from this experience but I have been delighted with the outcomes so far. My monthly one-to-one meetings are extremely productive. It's a mixture of mentoring/coaching and one's own conscience. You can talk to him with total discretion and no inhibitions that you could not with your Chair or your partner. Then there are the Boards where you get sound advice on issues that are concerning you from many different perspectives and you learn from their own problems and others advice. A truly good experience and well worth the investment. On top of it all, Jonathan is a delightful and personable chap who is very good at what he does.

John Hoskinson, Milestones Trust

Many thanks to Dave, for the time invested with CimLogic via TAB. Being part of a ‘relevant’ network has made an extreme difference to the way we do business. I have saved money, paid less tax, received better service from existing suppliers, and been able to us a wide range of new business services which I didn’t even know existed. Well done Dave & TAB – much appreciated.

Mike Hodge, CIM Logic

Jonathan has been coaching me for a year now and I wanted to endorse his work as I know it can be hard to demonstrate making a difference as a coach. Working with Jonathan and TAB has been most helpful for me and my business. I find the combination of working with Jonathan on a 121 basis and meeting the board every month particularly useful and it has changed the way I approach many things in my business.

A few specific things I found helpful is the development of financial tools such as cashflow forecast and the facilitation of planning which promoted additional growth in the business. I now find myself working on the business a lot more which has helped me firm up key processes and systems. I would recommend Jonathan and TAB to businesses of all sizes who want to develop and grow the organisation.

Yafit Davis, Your Business Development Ltd

Start your TAB journey

Get in touch with Jonathan.

He will contact you to arrange an introductory meeting.

During which, you’ll chat about 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.

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