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Trisha Page, Avant Garde Gifts & Promotional Items

As suppliers of innovative and traditional promotional merchandise, Avant Garde's products are ideal for new product launches, exhibition/conference give-aways, staff award schemes and loyalty incentives.  They go the extra mile to give clients exactly what they want, when they want it!  Avant Garde offers a comprehensive service to discerning companies looking for high quality, yet cost-effective ideas. They personalise products to suit client requirements, providing an optional design service if required.  Their promotional gifts will ensure that your corporate identity maintains a high profile, by constantly promoting your products or service.

Patrice Daelman, Bansberia

We help small to medium sized businesses obtain an ISO 9001 certified Quality Management System. Our not exhaustive list of businesses includes engineering, fabrication, recruitment, scientific, technological, building, construction, electronic, architects etc. 

The ISO 9001:2015 promotes the development of quality through continual improvement, customer satisfaction and traceability. The benefits of being ISO registered are enormous, not only status within your industry, but key criteria in convincing potential clients to utilise your products and services. Achieving certification is quick,efficient and cost effective. 

Kevin Davis, Conquest Wildman IT Support

Conquest Wildman is the friendly IT company.  They believe that just because they are dedicated and professional, that shouldn't mean that they can’t be approachable and friendly.  

They provide a broad range of IT services, from hardware solutions and support, through to maintenance, protection, and enhancements for your IT systems.


Matthew Pinto-Chilcott, Consensus HR

Consensus HR & Business understands the importance of effective Human Resources and business management, and how they can make a valuable difference financially, legally and operationally in the business environment.

Matthew understands that many companies do not have the luxury of employing a full time HR or business management professional but at some point all business owners will come across employee & business problems.

Matthew works with small and medium sized businesses across a wide range of specialities.

Andrew Lake, EFM Network

We help companies create and execute growth plans based on professional experience, and manage funding and financial performance to maximise the value of business investments.

We support many clients around the UK and overseas and work closely with partners to deliver sound financial controls and effective business advice.

Martin Dronfield, Foundation Mortgages

Foundation Mortgages is a small successful Mortgage Brokerage that has built a reputation for client service and attention to detail.  Foundation Mortgages specialise in all types of mortgages from Residential,  Buy to Let, to Commercial, and have access to the whole of the market place to ensure clients get the right product to meet their requirements. Another big important part of Foundation Mortgages is protection,  Personal Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Buildings & Contents, Landlord Insurance and Tax Efficient Relevant Life Assurance for Businesses covering all of a companys workforce. Foundation Mortgages aims to build lasting relationships with clients by providing a personal service tailored to match individual needs.

Michael Grange, Keens Shay Keens Chartered Accountants

Michael is a senior manager at Keens Shay Keens Chartered Accountants in Bedford.

They offer everything from the traditional accountancy services such as auditing, book-keeping and payroll, through to business and financial advice, strategic planning and marketing services. 

Michelle Payne-Gale, A Black & White Affair

Michelle offers professional black & white headshot sand portrait essions, shot exclusively in natural light, and fine art photography as digital artwork and prints.

She specialises in providing images for personal branding projects, online marketing materials, web page content, blog posts, articles, and news releases, and artwork for offices and homes.


Paul Coombes, Paul's Fitness Training

Paul is a mobile personal trainer operating in the Bedford area.  He brings the gym to your house or you train outdoors. 

Whether it's losing weight for a special occasion, being fitter to do the garden, swimming in a mountain lake or running in a marathon, Paul will be able to guide you to your goal by creating a unique, stimulating and exciting training and lifestyle coaching experience for you. 

Paul loves helping people reach their goals and am sure if you contact him, he will be able to help.

Tim Atkinson, Printhouse & Design

Print House & Design cater for virtually all areas of print you can think of and perhaps some you can’t!

Print House & Design has been created on a set of founding principles. To offer print services in all its forms, at a cost effective rate and a professional and friendly one contact service, greater than you could expect from going to a printers directly. At Print House & Design we will source you the best price, good quality and delivery on time and on budget, whatever the project.
Print House & Design aims to alleviate all the hassle and stress of searching for a supplier, and prides itself on the ability to print that unusual design that other companies have told you could not be done.

Jim Allen, Save Energy Now

SaveEnergy-Now provides you with a one stop shop for all of your building facilities needs, as well as providing the facts and figures you need to determine your best options for becoming more energy efficient.

They provide a full service from initial consultation to the provision of services and supply and installation of energy efficient and renewable technologies.

Stephen Cox, SRC Architecture

Stephen is a Chartered Architect with over 38 years experience in a wide range of buildings types including shops, supermarkets, warehouses, factories, offices, schools, halls, new private and social housing, house extensions and refurbishments providing innovative solutions and quality design.

Stephen is a problem solver whether it be to provide more space in a building, a planning issue or a construction problem and takes the stress, worry and hassle out of the planning and building process.

Stephen also has professional property investment training with Rich Dad, Tigrent, Fielding Property Family and Property Investors Network and by combining with his architectural knowledge and experience provides a unique architectural and property service for property Investors and developers.

Stephen Black, The Happy Brewer

The Happy Brewer was established in August 1985 and has been trading at the same premises in Union Street, Bedford since then, we are one of East Anglia's leading suppliers of home brew, wine making and spirit supplies. Owners Stephen and Dawn Black have been home brewing and wine making in excess of 30 years and have an extensive knowledge of beer kits, wine kits, brewing products, availability, suppliers and solutions to all brewing and wine making problems plus they have a broad, wide-ranging and worldwide buying knowledge which enables The Happy Brewer to offer exceptional and superior home brew products to our customers at very competitive prices.

Bridget Cox, Utility Warehouse Discount Club

With Utility Warehouse, customers enjoy a single bill for all their utilities, award-winning customer service, unbeatable value and an easy switching process.

Utility Warehouse provide over 300,000 homes and small businesses throughout the UK with home phone, mobile phones, broadband, gas and electricity.

The more services a customer takes, the more money they save, including being able to make unlimited free Global calls. And there are many other benefits of being a member.