Grow your business with an advisory board...

The feeling of isolation is a problem for many ambitious small business owners looking to grow. This is especially true for those without the senior staff to share ideas with or consult with for expert guidance when issues arise. Your Advisory Board solves the problem.

Imagine working with an independent team of experienced business leaders who have a genuine interest in your business and a desire to see it grow profitably. Your advisory board will meet with you regularly and serve as a source of ideas and expertise and give you honest advice. Most importantly, your advisory board will be on your side. With no axe to grind; we will listen to you and advise you. Above all, we want to contribute to the success of your business.

Your advisory board will focus on strategy and advice and we will guide support and challenge you and act as your confidential sounding board.

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Your Advisory Board

Your Advisory Board

The e-mk Advisory Board Programme is for ambitious owners of established SMEs, or start-ups with the potential for high-growth.

Although you want your business to grow, it’s possible that you may lack the resources and experience to achieve this. This is where e-mk can help.

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Business Advice

Business Advice

Who do you turn to for professional business advice?

Every business has different needs, so, whether you want an independent business review, affordable fixed price access to business advice, or need one-off help and advice with a specific business issue, we have an advice service to help you.

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Funding for Growth

Funding for Growth

Are you considering a private equity based solution to fund your growing business?

The e-mk funding for growth service may be the ideal solution for you. E-mk can provide you with guidance on private investor funding as well as other sources of funding such as debt finance and grants.

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Business Angel Support

Business Angel Support

Do you own equity in an unquoted SME or high growth start up, but are not directly involved in your investee’s management?

We may be able to help you. We can create opportunities for improved return on investment for both investors and investees.

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News from our blog

Government has made significant progress in promoting business mentoring in the last year

by Jim Murrin on 24/07/2012 with 0 Comments

Business and Enterprise Minister Mark Prisk said: “A year ago, we pledged to encourage more people to use a business mentor and to increase the supply of volunteer mentors recruited from the business community, which we have achieved. “The government remains committed to working with partners to develop the network of business mentors, who contribute so much to the growth of the small business...

Nothing new under the sun!

by Joe Tooman on 15/09/2011 with 0 Comments


Joe is a real pragmatic strategist with a high degree of business acumen. He has successfully developed organisations in many sectors. As a Consultant he is unique in that he has delivered what he advises and coaches to others.

~ David Eccles, Managing Consultant, EcclesBain

I found our meetings useful and through Jim's guidance, we have taken advantage of support from UKTI, SEEDA, Innovation and growth, Sustainable Routes and the Training Solutions Deal, with some real benefits.

~ Rob Watson, Director, Harland Simon PLC.

Jim was part of our Milton Keynes delivery team for a number of years, during which time he consistently and effectively brought his business knowledge and expertise to bear in supporting our clients...

~ Robert Stubbings, Adviser Manager, Business Link SE

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