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"“Since joining ESN as the new Agency Manager Ruth as given me brilliant advice and support. As an organisation Building Business is professional and knowledgeable supporting both ESN and our clients with development for a long-term sustainable future. Ruth has been successful in writing and winning funding to continue the WISE programme and is supporting me in strategy and planning. She is a breath of fresh air and keeps me on my toes! I look forward to continuing our working relationship with Building Business in the future” "
Mike Tillier, Agency Manager ( Enterprise Solutions Northamptonshire )
"“Ruth delivers some of our four day Explore Enterprise courses for young people aged 18-30 from disadvantaged backgrounds who want to consider setting up their own business across the East Midlands and encompasses all of the values that we would aspire to have from one of our trainers. Ruth is calm, approachable and very personable. She is highly capable of adapting her delivery style to cater to a really mixed group of participants with different learning needs. She is professional in her approach and highly engaging with her audience. The feedback we receive from young people on courses Ruth has delivered is always rated very high with many thanking her specifically for helping them progress with what they want to do next. I would be pleased to recommend Ruth for your organisation as she clearly has a passion for developing people.” Clare Francis, Programme Manager – Enterprise and Awards, The Prince’s Trust "
Clare Francis, Programme Manager - Enterprise & Awards ( The Prince's Trust )
""Ruth's breadth and depth of knowledge matched with her personable approach to engaging people makes working with her great fun and impactful. Her attention to detail coupled with an open approach to people from a wide range of backgrounds delivers great results and builds a strong reputation for excellent work". "
Wray Irwin ( The University of Northampton)
""Initially, Ruth worked with me some years ago delivering support and training to women entrepreneurs. When business support was needed for my current project of Enterprise Coaching over in Corby, Ruth was able to provide this for me too. Although specializing in marketing, Ruth has a wealth of experience in coaching, business and social enterprise support and is on the University of Northampton's preferred suppliers list. I have no hesitation in recommending Ruth to you as not only does she have the knowledge, but adapts really easily to any situation"."
Janice Watkins, Project Manager ( The University of Northampton)
"Ruth is very very capable and more than able to work on her own inititive to run projects and to achieve agreed objectives. She has opened and enabled us to run ( with her advice ) an Ebay shop and is currently managing preparations for a major exhibition for us and the expansion of our web site. I run and own a manufacturing & engineering business and have always struggled to make any progress in these areas. We are now making good progress on these projects with Ruth's support."
Shayne Major, Owner ( Major Diamond Supplies)
"Studio One have worked in partnership with Ruth at Building Business since she set up the business in 2006. Her professional, friendly approach gives us the confidence to refer our clients to Building Business with the knowledge that our high quality and standard of delivery is continued. We look forward to continue to work with Ruth in the future."
Jan Roan, Creative Director & Owner ( Studio One Media Centre Ltd)
"‘Building Businesses has enabled the staff at Kingsthorpe Children’s Centre to have a greater awareness of the makeup of our communities. This has enhanced the way in which we engage with our families in a more purposeful way ensuring that we recognise individual needs’"
Jane Serbyn ( Children's Centre Lead )

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