Hampshire Business Mentoring – Director Michael Rickard

Michael is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants (FCA) in England and Wales, starting in public practice and then moving on into commerce and industry for Foster Wheeler, Wilkinson Sword and Fisher Price Toys.

His career then took a different path and he spent over 20 years in interim management in senior financial roles for companies ranging from large (Business Post, Johnson & Johnson, various Babcock companies, De La Rue, The AA and Thames Water) to smaller scale companies. Along the way he has successfully project managed various financial system implementations.

As an FCA and project manager, I have worked in the Thames Valley and Hampshire for the last twenty years as an interim manager for organizations both large and small, I have a breadth and depth of experience which I bring to bear as a business mentor.

Business Coaching – Growth and Work Life Specialist

Michael present regularly on a variety of subjects with the aim of helping business owners and their staff grow their business, their profits and achieve a work/life balance for the owner and make the business less owner reliant.

Many of these things need to be in place, if, as an owner, you want to maximize the sale value of your business when you come sell it. The subjects include Business Planning, Leadership, People Management, Employee Engagement, Sales & Marketing, Financial and many more.

With UK Business Mentoring achieving a 90% plus satisfaction score, there is a high demand for places and events.

Reading Basingstoke Winchester and Farnborough Business Mentor

Michael supports business organizations from a variety of sectors in Reading, Basingstoke, Winchester and Farnborough, utilizing my experience and skills from over thirty years, in areas such as; Strategy, People, Sales, Financial, Operational and Process improvements disciplines.

Favourite film: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Favourite book: The Bandy Papers by Canadian author Donald Jack. Obscure but very funny

Guilty pleasure: Liverpool FC

Favourite Quote: “If you think you can or think you can’t, you are probably right” Henry Ford


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