Growing your business through coaching

A range of business coaching masterclasses for every step of your entrepreneurial journey

Growing your business with ActionCOACH

Join the thousands of business owners that use ActionCOACH successfully to increase their profits, improve their business, and reach their professional and personal goals. Their expert business coaching will get you started on the right journey to building a successful business.

With more than 250 coaches in the UK and over 1,000 worldwide, ActionCOACH delivers its proven business development systems to thousands of business owners every week. Owners often turn to coaching to get the freedom and lifestyle they sought when they first went into business.  

What you can expect from an ActionCOACH

  • You’ll gain clarity and focus on what’s important.
  • You’ll be very clear on your goals, and be driven in the right direction.
  • You’ll be held accountable to your commitments.
  • Your leadership skills and abilities will develop.
  • You’ll be stretched to outline a clear roadmap for your business.
What ActionCOACH support is available?

We’ve teamed up with ActionCOACH to run a series of business masterclasses. These are fully funded by Santander, and designed to help you grow your business, however many sessions you choose to join.

Money management – how to manage your cash flow effectively

Managing cash flow has never been more important to the survival and success of SMEs. We’ll explore the main steps you can take to make sure you’re in control of your cash flow including:

  • Prioritising the cash coming into your business, for example by sending invoices on time and collecting payments promptly.
  • Delaying money going out of the business, for example by renegotiating credit terms.
  • Having a contingency in place for unexpected expenses or emergencies.
  • Using your cash flow to help you make informed financial decisions.
  • Limiting the risk of running into cash flow problems in the future.
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Sales – how to generate more leads and gain more customers

Generating leads and gaining customers is crucial for the growth and success of any business. We’ll look at the strategies you could implement, including:

  • Creating a strong online presence through various marketing channels such as social media, email marketing, and search engine optimisation.
  • Providing valuable content and engaging with your audience to build trust and credibility.
  • What you can do to drive increased customer loyalty and referrals.

Mindset – change your mindset, change your life and business

Your mindset plays a crucial role in both your personal and professional life. It can determine whether you succeed or fail in achieving your goals. We’ll explore how:

  • A growth mindset can help you adapt to challenges and seize opportunities.
  • A fixed mindset can limit your potential and hinder your progress.
  • Changing your mindset involves challenging your beliefs, embracing new perspectives, and developing a positive attitude towards learning and growth.
  • Shifting your mindset can transform your life and your business, unlock your full potential, and achieve greater success and fulfilment.
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Finance – gain control of your finances and maximise your cash flow

Managing finances is a key part of running any business, but not everyone is comfortable doing so. By gaining control of your finances and maximising your cash flow, you can ensure your business remains financially stable and successful. In this session we’ll:

  • Take you through how to create a budget and stick to it.
  • Work out how to track your cash flow to help you and use it as a management tool.
  • Look at ways to increase revenue and reduce expenses for example by sales, negotiating better supplier prices, or reducing unnecessary costs. Attend this masterclass and you will learn the ways to take your finances to the next level and maximise your cash flow.
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Build to sell – how to build a business that works without you

Building a business that can operate without your constant involvement requires careful planning and strategic execution. By following these steps, you build a business that can function independently, freeing up your time to focus on higher-level tasks and allowing you to eventually step back from the day-to-day operations. We’ll share how you can:

  • Ensure tasks are completed consistently and to a high standard, regardless of who is performing them.
  • Identify the right people with the necessary skills and values to make sure you hire a strong team.
  • Provide training and mentorship to let you confidently delegate responsibilities appropriately.
  • Implement technology solutions and automate repetitive tasks to streamline operations and reduce the need for manual intervention.
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Managing your teams – instantly manage your team more effectively

Managing a team effectively is essential for achieving success in any organisation. It can help to foster a culture of accountability and high performance, ultimately leading to better results for your business. We’ll show you how to manage your team by:

  • Establishing clear expectations, setting specific goals and objectives, outlining each team member's role and responsibilities, and providing regular feedback and support.
  • Communicating effectively, whether through team meetings, one-to-one check-ins, or regular performance evaluations.
  • Fostering a positive work environment that encourages collaboration, creativity, and open communication that will help to build trust and morale within the team.


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Planning for success – plan for your future and beyond by increasing productivity

Boosting the productivity of UK SMEs could add billions to our economy. For your own business, increasing productivity could make a huge difference to its current resilience and future success. We’ll look at how to increase productivity by:

  • Prioritising tasks and eliminating distractions that might otherwise derail your progress.
  • Establishing routines and schedules to make sure you’re working towards your business goals.
  • Showing you how business processes can make the most complex tasks easier to complete.


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What can I expect from working with ActionCOACH?

ActionCOACH pride themselves on the success of their clients. If, following any Santander-funded workshops, you want to continue working with them you’ll need to make a financial and time commitment. ActionCOACH is confident you’ll see tangible growth in your business as a result, and if you don’t, they’ll refund your investment. As long as you make the good-faith effort, do all the required work assigned to you and agreed by you, attend coaching sessions, events and workshops, and complete your committed decisions and assignments by the agreed-upon dates – you will see your business improve.

ActionCOACH also offers a money-back guarantee, so if the investment you make in coaching doesn't result in an equal or greater increase in turnover, they'll refund the cost of the programme. Please see ActionCOACH's 6-month guarantee for more details.

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