Hampshire is the perfect blend of city, coast and country, blessed with the natural beauty of two National Parks and thriving culture, with history and heritage at its heart.
There are 72,500 businesses in Hampshire, of which 85% are micro-businesses employing fewer than 10 employees. There are 607,000 people employed by businesses in Hampshire. Of those in employment, 70.2% work for businesses which is above the average for England (64.6%); 10% are self-employed which is in-line
with the average for England (10.9).
Tourism provides 89,000 jobs (including Southampton and Portsmouth). The rural economy is worth an estimated £8.3 billion, or 17% of the overall Hampshire economy, with the agricultural industry worth £0.3 billion.
SIVA is one of Europe’s leading producers of polyethylene films and packaging. Operating from our two plants in the UK, we are proud to deliver our products with a global reach as far as North America, Latin America and Asia.to be completed
Graham has been working with and supporting business owners and directors for over 30 years. Having worked with thousands of businesses across a host of sectors he is well placed to support you.
I spent 20 years in the corporate world primarily supporting businesses with various types of finance. Through this came a passion for the two things that dominated my career, helping people and enabling business growth.
“I've been working with Chris for about a year and am very happy with the service. Good advice with clear and helpful goals set and most importantly achieved.”
"I had the pleasure of working with Anne, she was amazing and really helped me. Anne was so inciteful and gave me helpful advise about my website and business and also new ideas. The sessions were so good and I do feel I made alot of progress getting things sorted. She also stopped me from future mistakes which I would have made without knowing. Anne is so funny and friendly and really easy to talk to and ask questions without ever making me feel stupid to ask. Such a great service, so gratefull for all the advice."
From time to time, we may refer you to a mentor in one of Hampshire's neighbouring counties such as Dorset, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey, or West Sussex. This normally only happens if your local business mentors are at full capacity or if we feel an alternative mentor would provide a stronger match for your specific needs, or if it works better for you logistically. You can learn more about each of the local business mentors for those regions by selecting the relevant county below:
We become their ‘unreasonable friend’, which means we will ask the question or maybe say the thing that business owners may not want to hear but know that it’s done for their benefit. To learn more, download our client brochure by clicking the link down below.