About us

We are absolutely serious about helping organisations, teams and individuals develop…and we’re friendly too!

Track Record and Values

Established in 2004, we have experienced an exceptionally loyal customer-base. Those that work us, have a very high tendency to work with us again in the future. We keep things simple, and base our working approach on our core values:

Integrity:  We seek to engage in open and honest conversations. This enables our work to have high impact.

Relationship: We are completely committed to those we work with. We work very closely with our customers to ensure we provide interventions which are effective and supportive.

Quality: Our development programmes are focused, well thought through and powerful. Our reputation reflects the fact that we offer solutions that have a lasting effect.

Respect: We operate our business in a responsible fashion. We are honest about what we can and can’t do. We are completely committed to our customers.

Chosen Charity

Our chosen charity last year was Barnardos. This year, we are supporting the Midlands Air Ambulance.

Miles Huckle

Managing Director

Miles is a multi-accredited leadership and management trainer, facilitator and coach with a wealth of experience and expertise working in the UK and overseas. His experience includes working in the public, private and voluntary sectors in the UK, including Barclays, Rolls Royce, Olympus, local and central government, Barnardos and the NHS. Miles has delivered development programmes in leadership, people development, project and change management. Miles loves the challenge of change within organisations and particularly enjoys experiential learning programmes.

Mandy Green


Mandy is a passionate advocate for developing talents and skills to generate lasting change for individuals and organisations. Mandy has delivered leadership, management and personal effectiveness training worldwide for large global corporates and in the UK for private and public-sector organisations, SMEs and individuals. Mandy has a degree in Psychology, is a member of the British Psychological Society and is an accredited coach. Mandy is also accredited to utilise a range of psychometric tools and approaches.

Shirley Wakelin


Shirley is a leadership and team coach with a particular interest in company culture and employee engagement and how the workplace can evolve to create a better future for us all. She believes that organisations are firmly positioned to shepherd positive change for our wider society. Company culture and employee engagement are intertwined with performance and she believes that so-called ‘soft’ skills are the new ‘hard skills’. Her background of 20 years in industry in a variety of national and international leadership roles has given her a sound understanding of the complexities of organisational systems, and the challenges that leaders face.

Dave Cartwright


Dave is an experienced and accredited coach, lean practitioner, trainer and change consultant. Dave brings a bottom-line, person-centric, collaborative style to clients, delivering improvement ‘with people’ not ‘to people’. He develops and delivers bespoke packages of work, using a range of methodologies including 1-2-1 coaching, classroom training, facilitated workshops, team coaching and lean academies.

Andy White


Andy is an expert project management training consultant. He is accredited in leading methodologies, such as APM, PRINCE2® and agile approaches. Andy has delivered training events both accredited and non-accredited to a wide range of audiences across many sectors. Andy is fun to be with and he is able to disseminate complex material in an exceptionally clear way.