claire vincent business consultant

What we do
I deliver real and measurable improvements in organisational performance by:

_ Providing business leaders with specialist, insightful, evidence based advice.

_ Developing an action plan and then implementing the changes required.

_ Generating solutions for particular problems. In our experience, having external qualified input when you are creating options for change and taking decisions can be extremely valuable.

My philosophy is simple, to work with management in an unobtrusive way to deliver real and measureable results to the bottom line of your business.



About Me

There are few people in the industry as experienced and as qualified as Claire Vincent. For over a decade she has been working in partnership with businesses to achieve extraordinary growth throughout the UK and overseas.

She started in 1998 as a Registered Associate Inspector for the Training Standards Council and transferred into the Adult Learning Inspectorate (ALI). As part of the ALI she became a Joint registered associate inspector in Ofsted advisor for work based learning providers/colleges in colleges and an Edexcel external verifier. ESTYN (Welsh inspection agency)

This background has given Claire a powerful and unique insight into many of the training and skill shortage issues which face the modern business and has given Claire an unparalleled position in knowing and understanding many of the complex pieces of legislations that can affect a business - from the DDA to equal opportunity and & diversity training, her advice in these areas is business critical.

Claire has been a Business Link advisor for the past four years. This role, combined with her training assessor background, has perhaps uniquely positioned Claire with in an insight into how SME's can navigate through the many organisational complexities and business growth barriers.

She currently has an impressive portfolio of over 150 clients across dozens of sectors advising on strategic and operational business development across a diverse range of SME businesses across the region.

Claire's success in achieving real results comes from the ability to blend board room level engagement with the specific understanding of the issues that affect regional SME's; from Identifying skills gaps, one-to one business advice, from business planning to exit strategies. If you are looking for a North West Business Performance Coach, look no further.

Quality and Assessments
Claire has extensive qualifications throughout the entire business development portfolio. Some of her key qualifications are listed below.
_ 2014 - City & Guilds Award in Quality Assurance Principles, Practices, Assessments & Work Allocation View
_ 2014 - City & Guilds Level 4 in leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice View
_ 2014 - Future Quals Award in Quality Assurance External Processes and Practices (QCF) View
_ 2011 - City & Guilds Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Sector View
_ 2011 - NOCN: Developing and Using Research Skills Award View
_ 2011 - SFEDI (Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative) Business Support Award Level 5 View
_ 2011 - Liverpool Hope University Professional Business Development Training View
_ 2009 - 2010 SFEDI (Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative) Diploma L5 completed September 2010
_ 2008 - SFEDI (Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative) Business Adviser Award Level 4 View
_ ILM Business Adviser Award Level 4 View
_ 2008 - Business Planning Enterprise Certificate Level 3 View
_ ISO9001Internal Audit View
_ Project Management Course at Liverpool Hope University October 2010 View
_ 2010 - Level 1 Spanish Language Skills View
_ 2007 - Safeguarding Children Awareness Programme View
_ 2006 (1996 Health & Safety Certificate updated to Level 2 award in 2004) View
_ 2006 - Diagnostic in Basic and Key Skills View
_ 2006 - Self Assessment and Quality Improvement View
_ 2004 - Equal Opportunities Update View
_ 2004 - V2 external verifier award View
_ BTEC External Quality Assurance View
_ 2002 Update to A1 Award (1997) View
_ D32, D33, Vocational Assessor) View
_ 2001 - Test Administration Certificate (Psytech International Limited) View
_ N.V.Q. Administration Level 3 View
_ 2000 - Key Skills Assessor Award Level 3 View
_ 1991-92 Level 1 & 2 German Proficiency View
_ Enhanced CRB Checked for Ofsted and Estyn

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