Frequently Asked Questions

 

When we meet clients for the first time they often ask searching questions to check us out. Here is a sample of the questions we are asked:


Why should I choose Stonehouse Consultants?
Stonehouse Consultants are business people with proven track records in running a diverse range of companies. Each of us has had a substantial career in industry and have then gone on to use our skill, knowledge and experience in helping clients make the most of their opportunities. In all we have over 100 years of collective consultancy experience. Stonehouse operates to the high professional standards required as a practice registered with the Institute of Management Consultancy and is accredited to ISO 9000:2000 by URS.

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Are you our typical client?
Our clients are:

  • manufacturers or service industries

  • private or public sector

  • highly innovative or solid and reliable

  • one-man-bands or multi-national concerns

  • successfully growing or slowly struggling

Or somewhere in between! In fact possibly a lot like your company. No surprise really because we have experience of a vast range of businesses.

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Are your problems typical?
The problems we have helped with will be familiar to many a business:

  • business strategy

  • marketing

  • management systems

  • people development

  • finance

  • quality systems

  • buying and selling of businesses

and many others.

For more details see under Services.

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What should you expect from a Stonehouse Consultant?
Because of the depth of experience of our consultants, someone who has the knowledge and skills to make a practical, positive contribution to the success of your business.

Detached enough to take an objective view of the business, but with the drive and instinct to act as one of your team as and when you need them.
But best of all - someone you can judge by their track record as you will see from the case studies in this website.

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Does Stonehouse have a track record of success?
Hundreds of clients have benefited from working with Stonehouse Consultants over the years. We are always happy to offer references when discussing projects. For a taste of the diversity of our activities take a look at our Case Studies.

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What special skills do Stonehouse Consultants have?
Many of our consultants have senior management experience with plc's and have the skills to match. Specialist backgrounds range from marketing to manufacturing, finance to international selling.

A brief rundown on each of our consultants is included on the Consultants page.

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