6 Group Right“Our research and sales groups recently participated in James’ sales training program. It was really fantastic, comprehensive and personally beneficial for my goals in sales around building long-term client relationships – I can’t wait to start applying what I learned! James speaks with authority on his topics and runs a tight ship as he presents. He kept our rowdy group in order and we all had nothing but great things to say about his recommendations.
Could not have enjoyed it more!”

Kathryn Taylor, Executive Search – 6 Group


“James is engaging and insightful, delivering with great passion
and enthusiasm, whilst sharing his broad experience in a
entertaining, commercial and practical way. His recent series mklogo
of workshops for our consultants
were pitched at the right
level for an audience with varying degrees of experience,
helping all who attended to apply new techniques and learnings
immediately in their working life. We will definitely be using
James again.”

Nikki Blackhurst, Partner – Mackenzie Jones


“IPS have used James several times over the last couple of years. James                     is a natural communicator and great speaker.IPS Logo He is engaging, and although he can adopt a light hearted approach, his message and advice is thought provoking, providing a real world action plan to make a difference immediately. In our industry it’s good to hear from someone who has been there and done it.”

Jayne Lambis, Associate Director – IPS Group (incorporating Anakin Seal)


redfox-logo“James has provided fantastic guidance in helping to rejuvenate and streamline our company’s pitching and sales processes, resulting in us winning more profitable business more often. A highly personable, commercially astute and passionate professional. I cannot recommend James highly enough.”

Max MacGillivray, MD – Redfox Executive Recruitment



“James is one of the most accomplished recruiters I have come across. He delivers and you’ll enjoy the experience too.”

Gary Watson, CEO – Investigo


“I recommend James on so many levels, insightful, intelligent,
hclentertaining and relevant. His training seemed to fly by because
it was so enjoyable and really relevant to the tasks that I am doing.

Katie Davies, Consultant – HCL Workforce Solutions


peach-recruitment-Logo“James provided us with in-house training for all our staff on resourcing. He is an excellent trainer, great motivator and we have learned lots! Highly recommended!”

Sarah Mayo-Evans, MD – Peach Recruitment


dillistone“James provided some business development training for us recently. He’s a good speaker, and his sessions generated some valuable insights as well as being enjoyable. He’s also a good guy!”

Jason Star, MD – Dillistone Systems


kerr“James was very personable, professional and had a wealth of knowledge and information to share. The style of training was highly interactive which kept everyone engaged throughout the day.”

Sian Kelly, Senior Account Manager – Kerr Recruitment


hcl“James is an personable & innovative trainer. I enjoyed working with him & refer to his notes regularly when preparing for my own training sessions.”

Stella Redgrave-Nevison, Learning and Development Manager – HCL Plc


“James has committed a great deal of time and thought to
understanding the operation and needs of my company and
unstintingly applies his wide cogence experience and commercial acumen
to assist us in improving the skills of the individuals within the company and the service we are able to deliver to our clients. James is now a trusted confidant of the business and will remain so.
I have no hesitation in recommending him.”

Mark Husband, Managing Director – Cogence Search 


Jepson Holt Consulting logo“We recently used James as part of a training programme for new Consultants. We found him to be very professional, knowledgeable and his enthusiasm and passion for his work was evident at all times. The course was well structured and relevant and the individual feedback and advice given was
very useful. We will definitely work with James again.”

Dawn Richard, Operations Director – Jepson Holt


“James makes his training exciting and fun, displaying great
passion and empathy. He is a great ideas mplman and is intuitive and committed to delivering 1st class support and results. He is very comfortable in the what if world, and together with his intuitive and empathy skills and great ideas make him an ideal
mentor/coach. I highly recommend his work to any organisation.”

James Newman, Managing Director, Michael Page International


“I recently attended James’ training and was impressed with
how he very clearly and creatively got the information across.
It was pitched at a very clarksaccessible level and I would highly recommend his services to any organisation wishing to give their employees confidence and usable skills. I really enjoyed
the course and was able to put a few of my new found skills
into practice that very evening!”

Gemma Wallace, Marketing Assistant – Clarkslegal LLP


“James helped me understand and focus on the strategic needs of my particular sector and create and implement a practical and realistic business plan in order to maximise commercial opportunities and results. His style is inclusive, encouraging and supportive and he helped me focus on the key aspects of my job and operate in a logical and confident way. I would highly recommend James and continue to implement and pass on the business skills I learned from him.”

Tomos Hughes, Manager – Laurence Simons International