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Business support services in Bristol

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Business advisory boards

Discover a different kind of business support in Bristol.

Imagine having the backing of a group of like-minded business owners who come together to advise one another on their most pressing business challenges.

An inspired solution that has proven results - our advisory boards run every month in a safe, confidential environment and mean you don’t have to go it alone.

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One-to-one business coaching

Keep focused, accountable and on track to achieve your business and personal goals.

To complement the advisory boards, members get a monthly one-to-one session with their TAB facilitator and coach.

Business Builder’s Blueprint

Have access to our exclusive strategic business planning process: The Business Builder’s Blueprint.

This toolkit is designed so you can focus on getting your business working for you.

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TAB Connect

Share best practice with and seek help from like-minded individuals across the globe.

TAB operates in over 20 countries around the world, and through our exclusive online platform, business owners can collaborate with one another to solve their business challenges.


Your TAB business coaches in Bristol

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 our business support in Bristol

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.

Hear from our Bristol members

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 journey with TAB

Get in touch with Jonathan.

He will contact you to arrange an introductory meeting.

During which, you’ll chat about whether TAB business coaching is right for you and your business.

Attend your first TAB board meeting and coaching session to discover the power of peer support.

Find business support in Bristol by getting in touch.

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

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