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FOUNDER MEMBERS Albion Water WATER AND SEWERAGE SERVICES Mediaholix Karen Atkinson WEBSITE SEO AND CONTENT MARKETING The Alternative Board Martin Munro BUSINESS ADVISOR Monkey Music Angie Coates CHILDRENS MUSIC CLASSES Apricot Virtual Support Ltd Ryan Williams IT SUPPORT AND SERVICES Motoring Research Ltd Peter Burges MEDIA AGENCY MOTORING ASH Marketing Events Ltd Sarah Hurp FREELANCE MARKETING Noah Design Natalie Harmer DESIGN AGENCY Beachbody Thoman Parrot INHOME HEALTH AND FITNESS Optimise Hospitality Judi Oliver HOSPITALITY AGENCY AND SALES CONSULTANCY Blackhawk Network Matt Howe INNOVATIVE PREPAID SOLUTIONS Ping Labs Daniel Sheard WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT Concept Spaces Saad Khan REAL ESTATE Plugged In Neil Montgomery OUTSOURCED MARKETING SERVICES The Copy Co UK Ltd Kim Aitken COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANCY AND COACHING The Project Box UK Ltd Natasha Collett RECRUITMENT SCHOOL LEAVER TO GRADUATE DAYtime entertainment Diane Young MEDIA AND EVENTS CONSULTANCY AND PRODUCTION Rapid Business Finance Michael Olatunde FINANCING DVO Jackie Clode Dickens CREATIVE AGENCY Sally Sunkel Translation Services Sally Sunkel PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATION SERVICES Elmecom Ltd Gareth Jones ELECTRICIAN Skentelbery Financial Planning Will Skentelbery WEALTH MANAGEMENT The Filo Project Liz Dennis DAY CARE SERVICES Source Support Sebia Daly BUSINESS AND LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT 4DS Charlie Rickett PRINT MANAGEMENT AND IT SUPPORT Square Mile Accounting David Gormer FCA ACCOUNTANTS Frank Design Jamie Wise DESIGN AGENCY Stagehouse Kathryn Saggers ARCHITECTURAL INTERIOR DESIGN Freelance Creative and Marketing Zoe Dando MARKETING Stefanie Kuepper Translations Stefanie Kuepper LEGAL TRANSLATIONS Harpenden Household Services Ltd Edina Da Silva HOUSEHOLD SERVICES AND CLEANING Strategy to Revenue Matt Downes SOLUTIONS AND STRATEGIES Hour Hands Christine Frith PA AND LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT Study Travel Ltd Stephen Roberts MAGAZINE AND CONFERENCES I Hussain and Co Ltd Shabaz Hussain CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS Tait INTERIOR DESIGN RETAIL Inolog Limited Craig Sears Black PROFESSIONAL MORTGAGE ADVICE AND PROTECTION TheoCooks Theo Michaels PRIVATE CHEF James Lawler Financial James Lawler PROFESSIONAL MORTGAGE ADVICE AND PROTECTION Threads Sandy Talpur Jet Escapes Ltd Lisa Moss TOUR OPERATOR SPECIALISING IN HOLIDAYS BY PRIVATE JET Labyrinth Marketing Ltd Abigail Dixon MARKETING CONSULTANCY Lemon Productions Jonathan Donnelly FILM AND DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION Trove Research Guy Turner ENERGY ECONOMICS Zespri International UK Ltd Jayne Chamberlain KIWI FRUIT SALES AND MARKETING Zumiya Consulting Hillary Taylor STRATEGY CONSULTANCY TECH SECTOR For the benefit and privacy of Members the Directory and its contents remain the property of The Harpenden Collective and is for the use of Members only No unauthorised distribution is permitted Should you wish to pass on details of a Member outside of The Harpenden Collective please contact the Member directly first 2
FOUNDER MEMBERS  Albion Water WATER AND SEWERAGE SERVICES  Mediaholix         Karen Atkinson WEBSITE - SEO AND CONTENT MAR...
Apricot Virtual Support Ltd ASH Marketing Events Ltd Ryan Williams Director 0845 009 3068 0787 160 5441 ryan apricotvs com www apricots com Sarah Hurp Owner Director 07808 400639 sarah ashmarketingandevents co uk www ashmarketingandevents co uk OVERVIEW We provide IT support consultancy services for Apple Mac PC while working locally at Harpenden Hall and in central London Specialities Remote support and network server services OVERVIEW Helping small to medium sized companies start or grow their marketing activity Whether you re a start up or small company that has done little to no marketing and need help getting started or perhaps you ve done marketing in the past and want to kick start or expand your activity ASH Marketing Events can help The Alternative Board West Herts Martin Munro Owner Managing Director 07775 806 008 mmunro thealternativeboard co uk www west herts thealternativeboard co uk uk linkedin com in martinmunro OVERVIEW TAB helps forward thinking business owners grow their businesses increase profitability and improve their lives by leveraging local business advisory boards private one to one sessions and proprietary business tools Specialities Strategic planning business analysis problem solving developing effective relationships CLIENTS I work with a diverse portfolio of SMEs Interesting fact Martin s uncle and brother both called Neil were head boys at St George s School The chapel organ is dedicated to Martin s uncle and another former pupil who died in active service during the second world war With over 16 years experience we can help devise campaigns that spread the word ensure the right people know who you are and what you do make you stand out from the competition position yourself as thought leaders and generate new business Specialities Branding conferences and events data and direct marketing online and email marketing PR and media relations reference marketing social media website SEO SEM webinars Interesting Fact I like to trek my last holiday was a 12 day trek to Everest Base Camp I enjoy seeing the world one mountain range at a time Beachbody Thomas Parrot Managing Director 0800 183 0137 tparrott BEACHBODY COM www beachbody co uk OVERVIEW Beachbody is the leading creator and distributer of in home health fitness nutrition and workout programmes through our DVD and Beachbody On Demand online streaming platform We also provide certified training for personal trainers in our group exercise programmes For the benefit and privacy of Members the Directory and its contents remain the property of The Harpenden Collective and is for the use of Members only No unauthorised distribution is permitted Should you wish to pass on details of a Member outside of The Harpenden Collective please contact the Member directly first 3
Apricot Virtual Support Ltd  ASH Marketing   Events Ltd  Ryan Williams         Director 0845 009 3068   0787 160 5441 ryan...
Blackhawk Network Matt Howe Managing Director EMEA 0207 419 8100 matthew howe bhnetwork com www BlackhawkNetwork com OVERVIEW Blackhawk Network s heritage of innovative prepaid developments began in 2001 when it was a subsidiary of Safeway Inc From the outset we ve looked at the industry with fresh eyes always seeking to solve customer needs while working to grow our partners business Our first consumer insight led to a pioneering breakthrough to provide gift cards where they were more convenient for consumers including grocery stores where people visited frequently Over the years we have continued to research what consumers want prepaid open loop cards in third party locations egift capabilities for online and mobile channels prepaid wireless plans and handsets in one location online card management services and more and rapidly brought these innovations to market In addition to expanding our product line to capitalize on the full spectrum of prepaid products we ve also greatly expanded the brands we offer and the locations where we offer them both in store and digitally CLIENTS Tesco Morrisons Boots and Co op Interesting Fact As a big football fan I can be found supporting Liverpool FC Concept Spaces Ltd Saad Khan Managing Director Entrepreneur 0203 657 7779 Saad conceptspaces com www conceptspaces com OVERVIEW Concept Spaces Ltd started in 2007 as a property management and lettings agency for smaller developers and banks By 2010 we were managing over 200 units across London and working with banks and accountants reorganising repossessed development stock which we then would sell on to investors We then progressed onto doing smaller developments of up to 10 units In October 2015 the client book was sold to Hong Kong based Grosvenor Int Holdings ltd Other companies include Concept Suites ltd www conceptsuites co uk Off the Fence UK www csrealestateadvisory co uk Specialities Residential property management Portfolio and analysis Property Finding CLIENTS previous BNP Parisbas BDO LLP Bmor Current High net individuals and international investors Interesting Fact With a background in business development I started the company in 2007 with initial investment of 3k and with no previous experience within the property industry The main business was sold so I could focus on property development in CS Real Estate Advisory Casual Dining name TBC and media company Off the Fence ltd The Copy Co UK Ltd Kim Aitken Director 07525 010301 kim thecopyco com www thecopyco com OVERVIEW We are communications specialists who help companies and individuals find engaging ways to connect with people and each other From online to in store from creative to corporate from team to personal the most powerful messages come from embracing the value of your unique authentic voice It s why our outlook is the same whether it s a business programme or for personal development we believe in taking our clients on a journey of discovery and innovation Brand Digital Promotional Consumer Business Internal Training Coaching CLIENTS 1 IT Consulting Untied Utilities renewable energy The Gap Partnership HUM employee wellbeing Boots Shaws chutneys Jamberry Nails GENEU skincare Manuka Doctor health and beauty Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust The Results Centre For the benefit and privacy of Members the Directory and its contents remain the property of The Harpenden Collective and is for the use of Members only No unauthorised distribution is permitted Should you wish to pass on details of a Member outside of The Harpenden Collective please contact the Member directly first 4
Blackhawk Network Matt Howe         Managing Director, EMEA 0207 419 8100 matthew.howe bhnetwork.com www.BlackhawkNetwork....
DAYtime entertainment Diane Young Founder OVERVIEW Independent consultant project director and producer for high profile sports media and broadcasting events for both corporate and private clients Extensive talent management and celebrity booking expertise with technical knowledge of large scale production including set design construction audiovisual film producer photo shoot creative content styling brand placement and logistics Other Areas of Expertise include bid tender campaign preparation including production of supporting media for coaching teams and troubleshooting for crisis turnaround of failing projects within short timescale Marketing PR production and remix service for music projects to deliver playlist eligibility with several BBC Radio 2 successes Over 20 years international experience working through Daytime Entertainments own company with a background in A R still continuing with consultancy work for an independent record label Starfisch records www scarlettefever co uk CLIENTS Coca Cola Vodafone UEFA Champions League TEAM Switzerland Hyperactive Freesat TBI Media Football Association Festival of Britain Unspun Fisher Productions Sunderland FC Council and Stadium of Light Sony Radio Academy Awards Smooth Operations Zafer Associates Music Industry Trust Show on behalf of Nordoff Robbins Lord Michael Ashcroft BBC Children in Need BBC Radio 2 BBC World Service BBC Global News BBC Jazz Awards CarFest Living TV Discovery Channel Novo Nordisk Pegasus PR D L Media All About Promotions WhizzKid TV Clare Grogan DVO Jackie Clode Dickens Marketing Director 07791001576 jackie clodedickens dvoagency co uk www dvoagency co uk OVERVIEW Our objective was simple a creative agency for the digitally connected age An agency that grows businesses makes brands relevant and delivers multi channel customer experiences The digitally connected age is the new normal So we built DVO An agency for the new normal We believe success is built on strong foundations That means starting with rigorous research and ending with a robust strategy which we test and test again In a connected world an agency should be able to deliver that strategy effectively across very different channels because that s the key to delivering a uniformly excellent customer experience We re ambitious and innovative but realistic about the solutions we offer We take an individual approach to every brief we take on avoiding smoke and mirrors by working collaboratively and transparently with you Your challenges are complex our job is to develop solutions that can be explained in simple human terms Specialities Creative Planning and Strategy Technical Activation CLIENTS Hamptons TUI Expedia Kleinwort Benson Outsource Magazine National Literacy Trust Holland Barrett Interesting Fact Used to be the marketing manager for Camden Market The Filo Project Liz Dennis Co Founder 0333 939 8225 info thefiloproject co uk www thefiloproject co uk OVERVIEW The Filo Project offers high quality day care in an intimate home setting in the community for small groups of older people Our service supports individuals who are socially isolated many experiencing symptoms associated with moderate dementia including memory loss We currently cover areas in Devon Within the supportive environment of the Filo Project time and again clients gain confidence becoming revitalised in the process At a stage of life where many older people find themselves often excluded The Filo Project provides a time and space where clients can engage in valued and valuable social roles and connectedness Friends are made laughter exchanged and experiences shared For the benefit and privacy of Members the Directory and its contents remain the property of The Harpenden Collective and is for the use of Members only No unauthorised distribution is permitted Should you wish to pass on details of a Member outside of The Harpenden Collective please contact the Member directly first 5
DAYtime entertainment Diane Young         Founder OVERVIEW Independent consultant, project director and producer for high ...
4DS Charlie Rickett Owner 020 3176 7100 info 4 ds co uk www 4 ds co uk OVERVIEW We are a rapidly growing Print Management company with unrivalled reputation for delivering high quality office equipment with an unprecedented level of personal service We are building our company on the basis of giving great equipment outstanding service and of course saving you money We are also the only company in the World who offer a bespoke wrapping service for your office photocopiers courtesy of our specialised subsidiary The Branded Photocopier Company Specialities Print Management Photocopier Maintainence Training and IT Support CLIENTS Cancer Research Guinness World Records and Spotlight to name but a few Freelance Creative Marketing Zoe Dando Owner freelancer 07398 212559 zoedando gmail com www freelancecreativeandmarketing com uk linkedin com in zoedando OVERVIEW A freelance creative and marketing specialist with over 17 years experience creating award winning and game changing work for brands across a variety of sectors With a passion for new trends art and design I can create highly engaging work that gets you noticed gets your message across and grows your business Friendly and flexible you can pick me up and put me down depending on the needs of your business I can work on projects independently using my own network of support services or slot in as part of an existing team and structure From ideas to project delivery and everything in between I have experience working across all channels on projects big and small Services include Ideas Creative Direction Brand Development Branding Brand Styling Workspace Design Frank Design Jamie Wise Director 01582 345574 07823 443217 jamie frankdesignltd co uk www frankdesignltd co uk Marketing Strategy Planning Content Strategy Planning Campaigns Collateral Project Management Copywriting OVERVIEW We produce online solutions that combine superb design with formidable functionality We design and develop websites web application and bespoke digital products for NHS organisations the public sector schools and educational organisations solutions for business and SME s For the benefit and privacy of Members the Directory and its contents remain the property of The Harpenden Collective and is for the use of Members only No unauthorised distribution is permitted Should you wish to pass on details of a Member outside of The Harpenden Collective please contact the Member directly first 6
4DS Charlie Rickett         Owner 020 3176 7100 info 4-ds.co.uk www.4-ds.co.uk OVERVIEW  We are a rapidly growing Print Ma...
Harpenden Household Services Ltd Edina Da Silva Owner Director 07804 636 282 edina harpendenhouseholdservices co uk Hour Hands Ltd Christine Frith Director 07766 004520 christine hourhands co uk www hourhands co uk OVERVIEW Harpenden Household Services is a small company which has been growing from strength to strength OVERVIEW Hour Hands is a local PA and Concierge Service for individuals and businesses Professional trustworthy and flexible Whilst I was working full time in London attended university and managed a household I had relied on a number of people to keep our house and essentially our household running At one point we had an au pair for our 2 children a dog sitter for our two spaniels and a cleaner Specialities Bookkeeping Research and PA services for business This is how the idea of the company came about 1 single point of contact for all your household needs We provide experienced cleaners for domestic office buildings We have included post construction and end of tenancy cleaning into our portfolio of services We also cater for our clients ironing needs We can provide handyman for flat pack furniture assembly dog walkers as well as dog sitters All of our staff are experienced trustworthy and reliable Interesting Facts I am a Senior Software Tester Test Manager with 8 years of experience working in automative retail fashion and charity industries and I do freelance work on contract basis I enjoy driving a particular Software Project through test phases with the aim to achieve outstanding results at the end of a regression testing phase I have just completed a Law degree and keen to train myself further with the aim to achieve barrister qualification www linkedin com in edina kakocz Home admin Home improvement Errant and Concierge services for busy families CLIENTS Small business and busy families I Hussain Co Limited Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors Shahbaz Hussain BSc ACA Director 01582 405200 Shahbaz ihussain co uk www ihussain co uk OVERVIEW As a business owner you want an accountant who s more than just a bookkeeper or has a traditional view on what an accountant does You want someone who will help you grow your business reduce your costs generate more profit and help reduce your tax bills We have passion and enthusiasm to help business grow and ultimately strive to achieve better results To do that we need to know why you are in business and what your goals and aspirations are Once we know those things we can begin to weave our financial expertise around your affairs We have experience with all sizes of businesses ranging from start ups to corporate clients It s our aim to work with you not for you We want to be an essential part of your team For the benefit and privacy of Members the Directory and its contents remain the property of The Harpenden Collective and is for the use of Members only No unauthorised distribution is permitted Should you wish to pass on details of a Member outside of The Harpenden Collective please contact the Member directly first 7
Harpenden Household Services Ltd Edina Da   Silva         Owner Director 07804 636 282 edina harpendenhouseholdservices.co...
Specialities Contractors Medical and Healthcare Growing owner managed businesses Property and Construction Professional practices Inolog Limited Craig Sears Black Founder CEO 07484 632304 csearsblack inolog co uk www inolog co uk OVERVIEW Inolog provides innovative technology for sustainable logistics SPECIALITIES Inolog is a technology integrator taking advanced web and IoT technologies and applying them to the most challenging logistics environments to reduce cost save emissions and increase efficiencies CLIENTS Major retailers manufacturers logistics operators and wholesalers Interesting Fact Inolog was founded on 1 8 2016 exactly 16 years to the day since Craigs first tech startup business Isotrak James Lawler Financial James Lawler Director 01234 834675 07500 343334 James Jameslawlerfinancial com www jameslawlerfinancial com OVERVIEW James Lawler Financial is a professional mortgage advice business We believe that borrowing money should be as simple as possible suited solution for them Key to our service is an ongoing review process as part of a lifelong relationship We recognise a client s needs and circumstances will change and our commitment is to be there as a constant companion As part of a large network James Lawler Financial often has access to exclusive products that you would not be able to obtain by going to banks lenders or product providers directly Specialities Mortgages personal and business insurance property investment CLIENTS People requiring quality residential and investment mortgage advice and guidance on personal and business protection for business owners and key personnel Interesting Fact Before launching James Lawler Financial James was an international level distance runner specialising in the marathon He represented England overseas with a personal best time of 2 22 36 in 2011 Jet Escapes Ltd Lisa Moss Founder and Managing Director 020 8742 1300 07900 884 944 lisa jetescapes co uk www jetescapes co uk OVERVIEW Jet Escapes is an ATOL bonded Tour Operator specialising in tailor made holidays by private jet throughout Europe day trips short breaks skiing yachting Jet Escapes has a sister company Opus Jets a private jet brokerage arranging flights only by private jet Specialities Each and every trip is completely tailor made to create a truly personal experience CLIENTS All private individuals and families either looking for a once in a lifetime short break to celebrate a special occasion or simply looking for the most stress free way to travel We want to ensure the service to our clients is always of the highest standard With access to many lenders and several of the leading protection providers our commitment is always on a bespoke service to our clients recommending the best For the benefit and privacy of Members the Directory and its contents remain the property of The Harpenden Collective and is for the use of Members only No unauthorised distribution is permitted Should you wish to pass on details of a Member outside of The Harpenden Collective please contact the Member directly first 8
Specialities  Contractors, Medical and Healthcare, Growing owner managed businesses, Property and Construction, Profession...
Labyrinth Marketing Ltd Mintstead Ltd Abigail Dixon Marketing Consultant Director 07855 840844 abigail labyrinthmarketing co uk www labyrinthmarketing co uk Roksana Akhtar Director 07738 784969 info mintstead co uk www mintstead co uk OVERVIEW Labyrinth is a cross sector strategic marketing consultancy We can help you to navigate the maze that is marketing solving problems and creating opportunities along the way We do this by providing branded businesses with hands on problem solving long term strategic planning and step change project management We can also provide capability programmes and training to ensure your team with the right support and guidance We can either work closely with your team or as external advisors whatever suits you and your team best OVERVIEW Mintstead provide back end support outsourced property management solutions for a range of clients that include landlords sales agents lettings agencies and various property management structures Our aim is to allow focus on growth while we do everything else We work across multiple sectors including FMCG consumer goods leisure retail and more recently the pharmaceutical industry SPECIALITIES Niche into providing an outsourced property management solution for estate agents and developers CLIENTS This ranges from landlords corporate companies developers and many of the Boroughs in London and outside of London Interesting Fact In Scotland owners paint their front door red to show that it is mortgage free Lemon Productions ltd Jonathan Donnelly Director 01582 228458 jd lemonfilms co uk www lemonfilms co uk OVERVIEW Here at Lemon Productions we assist some of the UK s most talented and creative Producers and Directors to make incredible films and documentaries by raising their budgets In turn we offer investors like you the opportunity to become involved in a market that many only dream about We are here to guide you through the entire process from inspiration to completion Mediaholix Karen Atkinson Director 07917 272 402 karen mediaholix com www mediaholix com OVERVIEW Helping businesses get the most out of their website through SEO and content marketing For the benefit and privacy of Members the Directory and its contents remain the property of The Harpenden Collective and is for the use of Members only No unauthorised distribution is permitted Should you wish to pass on details of a Member outside of The Harpenden Collective please contact the Member directly first 9
Labyrinth Marketing Ltd  Mintstead Ltd  Abigail Dixon         Marketing Consultant  Director 07855 840844 abigail labyrint...
Monkey Music Noah Design Angie Coates CEO 01582 766464 info monkeymusic co uk www monkeymusic co uk Natalie Harmer Director 01582 767 143 natalie noahdesign co uk www noahdesign co uk OVERVIEW We believe that music is fundamental to a pre school aged child s development OVERVIEW Noah Design is a full service design agency working with client to define and express clear and distinct brand values Established in 2012 with a successful track record and a valued client list covering a full range of sectors Monkey music therefore provides a progressive and educational four stage curricula designed to be a good fit to each separate age group With 20 years of experience the content of classes have been developed and tested over time and it allowed children to learn and thrive with friends of a similar age Through music it has been found that your child will be able to de code language interact with each other and expand on their numerical skills Our services include brand definition brand guidelines logos stationery corporate literature and a full range of marketing collateral including animation and websites e can offer not only an impressive creative service but a W positive and immensely satisfying working experience CLIENTS Cavendish Corporate Finance Radley iCandy Silvercorss GLL IBM ROcRE M inistry of Sound Fitch The Partners Grey Village Green Motoring Research Ltd Peter Burgess Chairman 01582 761625 peter motoringresearch com www motoringresearch com OVERVIEW Media agency specialising in motoring related content for print and web Specialities Generating high traffic for our web clients CLIENTS Microsoft RAC Top Gear Interesting Fact Started Motoring Research in 1985 around a passion for all things motoring Own three classic cars Porsche 911 Lotus Elan and Saab 96 Optimise Hospitality Judi Oliver Director 07721 378534 Judi oliver optimisehospitality com www optimisehospitality com OVERVIEW Optimise Hospitality is a boutique hospitality agency offering you official hospitality packages at the most exciting and prestigious events in the calendar from world class sporting events to decadent days out Whether you are rewarding your team entertaining your clients or treating yourself we can find the best fit event to suit your budget and exceed your guest s expectations We can also help you to create a whole experience especially for you and your guests from overnight accommodation before Henley Regatta to a fully inclusive trip to the M onaco Grand Prix and anything in between For the benefit and privacy of Members the Directory and its contents remain the property of The Harpenden Collective and is for the use of Members only No unauthorised distribution is permitted Should you wish to pass on details of a Member outside of The Harpenden Collective please contact the Member directly first 10
Monkey Music  Noah Design  Angie Coates         CEO 01582 766464 info monkeymusic.co.uk www.monkeymusic.co.uk  Natalie Har...
Ping Labs Daniel Sheard Director 01727 613023 dan pinglabshq com www pinglabshq com OVERVIEW Ping Labs is a web design and development company focussed on building results driven websites We re a team of experienced and talented developers and designers focussed on delivering value for businesses by creating websites at the heart of a digital strategy For us a new website isn t something you end up with it s a place you start from Specialities Web design Development E commerce SEO PPC and Digital Marketing CLIENTS Chelsea Vintners 1 618 Puma Radios Specialist Radio MacPro Printers Striking Places The Project Box UK Ltd Natasha Collett Director 07720429230 natasha collett theprojectbox co uk www theprojectbox co uk linkedin com pub natasha collett 3 652 392 OVERVIEW We are a multi award winning recruitment outsourcing company specialising in school leaver and graduate assessment and selection Day to day we help large employers to manage and select from the thousands of applications they receive annually for their work experience programmes apprenticeships internships and graduate schemes Our support ranges from simple application screening through to full process management and all the bits in between Our 21 consultants bring a wealth of knowledge and experience from a vast array of corporate backgrounds and we work flexibly and collectively to ensure our clients lead the way in their industries Specialities student and graduate assessment and selection CLIENTS Grant Thornton EY Nomura Taylor Wessing Interesting fact Out of a team of 21 consultants 7 of us have a set of twins Plugged In Neil Montgomery Director 01582 624974 07974 202146 info plugged in co uk www plugged in co uk OVERVIEW Plugged In provide an outsourced marketing solution for businesses that have limited time or lack expertise in managing their own marketing Specialists in digital marketing they work with you to identify the most effective methods to help you generate more leads and ultimately grow your business Whether its improving website performance managing social media channels or developing videos and unique content to promote your business they act as your internal marketing department providing an effective tailored solution Rapid Business Finance Michael Olatunde 0203 128 7080 07967 680145 michael rapidassetfinance co uk www rapidassetfinance co uk linkedin com in rapid asset finance 2b25969a OVERVIEW Rapid Business Finance specialise getting funding to businesses We specialise in the alternative finance sector and provide overdrafts finance invoice finance unsecured and secured business loans merchant cash advances and all types of facilities Getting funds ti business is our business For the benefit and privacy of Members the Directory and its contents remain the property of The Harpenden Collective and is for the use of Members only No unauthorised distribution is permitted Should you wish to pass on details of a Member outside of The Harpenden Collective please contact the Member directly first 11
Ping Labs Daniel Sheard         Director 01727 613023 dan pinglabshq.com www.pinglabshq.com OVERVIEW  Ping Labs is a web d...
CLIENTS Ltd Companies sole traders SME s Mid Market Firms Start ups Established businesses Interesting Fact Our quickest funded deal was 1hr from application to fully funded Sally Sunkel Translation Services Sally Sunkel 01582 621214 07534 6060120 sally sunkel ntlworld com OVERVIEW I provide a professional translation service for the translation of German French and Russian texts into English I translate a range of material from presentations marketing material and websites to technical specifications and patent and trademark texts I also offer translation revision services and teach English as a foreign language I am a chartered linguist accredited by the Chartered Institute of Linguists and am also a qualified member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting Over the last twenty years I have worked for a range of direct clients and agencies based mostly in the European Union I have always loved working with languages and learning new ones currently Italian and I enjoy the process of working on a translation until it communicates the right message in the best possible way OVERVIEW I help provide sound and holistic advice to business owners and private clients I help them plan for their own their family and businesses future whilst ensuring they are protected should anything unforeseen occur I pride myself on providing ethical friendly advice and importantly this advice being clear and understandable A key part of my service is building a good understanding of each clients needs and objectives and being able to advise them according to their specific needs My advice is backed by a lifetime guarantee and my clients benefit from a unique investment approach to maximise returns and offer a great level of diversification Specialities I specialise in Pension Planning Investment Planning Inheritance Tax Planning and personal and Business Protection CLIENTS Individuals and business Owners requiring quality ongoing advice Clients range from Self employed one man bands through to professional sports people to company directors of well established companies Interesting fact In 2011 I climbed Kilimanjaro enduring significant altitude sickness to raise 8500 for Alzheimers Society Never again Source Support Sebia Daly Founder and Director 07921 902301 sebia sourcesupport co uk OVERVIEW We provide EA and Private PA services to companies and private families These services encompass everything you can imagine and expect from a loyal experienced and top level EA PA Skentelbery Financial Planning Will Skentelbery Director 07955310249 will skentelbery sjpp co uk www skentelberyfinancial co uk For companies we manage tasks from complex diary travel itineraries to office moves and refurbishments For individuals the tasks range from managing bank accounts and payments to organising events The list of what we can do has developed and grown over the last 10 years and is extensive from the tedious but essential to the unusual Providing our clients with support as and when they need it whether regular or ad hoc CLIENTS HNW and UHNW For the benefit and privacy of Members the Directory and its contents remain the property of The Harpenden Collective and is for the use of Members only No unauthorised distribution is permitted Should you wish to pass on details of a Member outside of The Harpenden Collective please contact the Member directly first 12
CLIENTS Ltd Companies, sole traders, SME   s, Mid Market Firms, Start ups. Established businesses. Interesting Fact Our qu...
Interesting Fact Before having my son my passion was street dance I d don my knee pads sweatbands baseball hat and crop top regularly to dance to the street beats Square Mile Accounting David Gormer FCA Director 01727 236 511 enquiries squaremileaccounting co uk www squaremileaccounting co uk www linkedin com company square mile accounting OVERVIEW We re online Xero gold partners and an ICAEW member firm providing proactive tax accounting and consulting services to small businesses We embrace technology so we spend less time turning the handle and more time adding value to your business delivering solutions that give you a better understanding and control over your finances we ll take you from where you are today to where you want to be Stagehouse Kathryn Saggers Managing Director 07787 113333 kathryn stagehouse co uk www stagehouse co uk OVERVIEW StageHouse is a business dedicated to helping people realise the full potential of their most valuable asset their property Whether you are a commercial client with investment properties or a private home owner StageHouse can help SPECIALITIES From show home styling to full refurbishments or interior design to home staging our trained professionals have the right solutions to your property problems We specialise in specifying whole house interiors for residential house builds and the production of furnished show units for developers and house builders CLIENTS Our biggest clients are local house builders and developers along with residential home owners undertaking significant renovations or house build projects Our architectural interior design consultancy and soft furnishings advice ensures they get the fantastic end result they are dreaming of on their property project Meet us for a free 30 min talk about your needs in London or Harpenden SPECIALITIES We work with a number of industries including include media creative tech including gaming software mobile digital internet food beverage leisure retail property and the brewery sectors CLIENTS Ambitious business owners who would like to be cash flow confident and have more clarity and insight into their business performance Stefanie Kuepper Translations Stefanie Kuepper Freelance German to English translator solicitor non practising 07796 071375 stefanie stefaniekuepper com www stefaniekuepper com OVERVIEW I am a former City solicitor with dual English German legal qualifications and a Diploma in Translation offering high end legal and business translations from German into English I specialise in complex legal texts including a wide variety of commercial contracts court documents expert opinions scholarly legal articles corporate and financial documents For the benefit and privacy of Members the Directory and its contents remain the property of The Harpenden Collective and is for the use of Members only No unauthorised distribution is permitted Should you wish to pass on details of a Member outside of The Harpenden Collective please contact the Member directly first 13
Interesting Fact Before having my son my passion was street dance     I   d don my knee pads, sweatbands, baseball hat and...
CLIENTS My clients include top German industry players including BMW Faber Castell and Thyssen Krupp English and German SMEs in a wide variety of sectors magic circle law firms and midsize niche law firms high end legal and financial translation agencies as well as translation providers to EU institutions I also provide pro bono translations for Amnesty International and a German refugee organisation magazine read by study travel professionals in 127 countries which provides news industry statistics and articles on all of the industry sectors and ST Alphe Conferences which are held annually in 10 different locations The conferences are an excellent opportunity for international language providers high schools and higher education institutions to meet face to face with study travel agents from around the world We also produce the ST Star Awards An annual industry awards ceremony held during the ST Alphe Conference in London The awards allow schools and agents to vote for and celebrate the industry s top stars Specialities B2B magazines and conference organising Strategy to Revenue CLIENTS Universities Colleges High Schools Language Schools Insurance providers Student Accommodation Providers Matt Downes Director 01753 245543 matt downes strategytorevenue com www strategytorevenue com OVERVIEW Strategy to Revenue STR provides a SaaS based portal and professional services to help B2B companies improve the effectiveness of their sales teams channel partners service organizations and managers We aim to provide cutting edge solutions designed to help sales organisations to execute on their growth strategies and also optimise their yield per rep We also specialise in providing unique solutions to help first line sales managers in their essential roles of coaching and driving maximum field performance We aim to solve problems with the three A s ability application and attainment CLIENTS Vodafone HP Thomson Reuters Motorola Infoblox DHL StudyTravel Ltd Tait 01582 460990 info studiotait com www studiotait com OVERVIEW At Tait we design spaces From pop ups and kiosks to larger projects like restaurants and shopping mall refurbishments we aim to design a space that makes you stand out in a crowd We have 20 years worth of retail expertise to ensure your design investment delivers a return and also give a great experience for your customers Our team of interior and graphic retail designers collaborate to understand your business analyse your market and create a response that sets you apart Every design we create is unique but they all follow 4 simple steps define create detail and implement CLIENTS intu Transport for London NHS M G investments Delanacey Love Koffee Stephen Roberts Director 07958 945 865 stephen studytravel network www studytravel network OVERVIEW StudyTravel specialises in reaching agents in print online and in person StudyTravel incorporates ST Magazine the monthly b2b For the benefit and privacy of Members the Directory and its contents remain the property of The Harpenden Collective and is for the use of Members only No unauthorised distribution is permitted Should you wish to pass on details of a Member outside of The Harpenden Collective please contact the Member directly first 14
CLIENTS  My clients include top German industry players including BMW, Faber Castell and Thyssen Krupp  English and German...
TheoCooks Theo Michaels MD theo theocooks com www theocooks com OVERVIEW Private Chef Popup Restaurateur Author Specialities Cooking Interesting Fact My full name has 1 more letter than the alphabet Trove Research Ltd Zespri International UK Ltd Jayne Chamberlain UK Ireland Market Manager 07398 112834 jayne chamberlain zespri com www zespri com OVERVIEW With sales revenues of 1 6 billion in 2014 15 Zespri is one of the world s most successful horticulture marketing companies and the Zespri brand is recognised as the world leader in premium quality kiwifruit Based in Mount Maunganui New Zealand we are 100 percent owned by current or past kiwifruit growers and employ approximately 350 people in New Zealand Asia Europe and the Americas On behalf of our 2 500 growers in New Zealand and 1 200 growers based elsewhere Zespri manages kiwifruit innovation and supply management distribution management and marketing of Zespri Green and Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit We market to over 50 countries worldwide Guy Turner Founder 07801 140696 guy turner trove research com www trove research com OVERVIEW Trove Research Ltd is a start up designed to enhance the value companies and financial institutions obtain from investments in the transition to the low carbon economy Work areas currently include analysing investor returns and risk profiles across multiple asset classes in low carbon assets technology market assessments market entry strategies and policy analysis Zumiya Consulting Hillary Taylor Director 07939 478 466 hillary zumiya co uk www zumiya co uk OVERVIEW We help people understand their business or other goals and work with them to develop or implement forward plans Specialities New business development and strategy manufacturing and systems integration operational development risk mitigation and change from small to large organisations CLIENTS Technical and non technical Interesting Fact I m a Chartered Engineer with a background in software manufacturing and business development I speak Japanese and French and am a published technical writer In addition I also volunteer in a number of equalities related projects in the engineering arena for example Women in STEM I also run Studio29 Art www hillarytaylor co uk For the benefit and privacy of Members the Directory and its contents remain the property of The Harpenden Collective and is for the use of Members only No unauthorised distribution is permitted Should you wish to pass on details of a Member outside of The Harpenden Collective please contact the Member directly first 15
TheoCooks Theo Michaels         MD theo theocooks.com www.theocooks.com OVERVIEW Private Chef, Popup Restaurateur, Author ...