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Our community of experts across the Liverpool City Region can provide advice to help your business grow.

Graham Bond

Baker Tilly


Auditor, Corporate Finance, Corporate Tax



Partner in a national firm of chartered accountants and business advisers, RSM, specialising in the audit of smaller quoted companies and fast growing entrepreneurial businesses. I have particular experience of assisting spin out businesses in life sciences, manufacturing and cleantech sectors.


• Preparing companies for IPO and disposal and enabling them to realise shareholder value.

• Provision of audit, assurance and financial reporting services to AIM listed companies.

• Champion of the RSM’s Tailored Advisory Programme with considerable experience in grooming entrepreneurial businesses to realise their full potential, whether by sale or flotation.

Strong inter-personal skills and sound commercial acumen, has a particular interest and expertise in supporting shareholders and management teams in their development and execution of successful strategies for growth.

John Shaw

Shaw Integrated Management Systems


Auditor, Business Plans & Organisation Development, ISO


St Helens

Over 30 years experience of implementing and managing management systems compliant to ISO standards. Client portfolio include:
Bank card personalisation and provisioning
Public transport
Hygiene product manufacture and supply
Data storage and archiving
Gas monitoring equipment and service
Call centres
Professional office services
Construction materials suply
Machine Installation
Facilities Management
Delivering a professional, common sense yet, robust, service to our clients.

Malcolm Seaton

Hawkstone Consulting Ltd


Auditor, Health & Safety, ISO



Malcolm is a management consultant with 9 years engineering and 29 years’ consultancy and audit experience. Malcolm has an honours degree in mechanical engineering.

Malcolm is a practising, registered lead auditor for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 with the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA registration number 01180024). Malcolm is also a lead auditor for ISO 27001 information security, EN 1090 structural steelwork and ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety. Malcolm has been satisfactorily witnessed by UKAS carrying out eight lead audits across a range of industry sectors and Standards. Previously, Malcolm has previously been a registered Investors in People specialist.

As well as carrying out third party audits, Malcolm has assisted organisations to implement and maintain their own ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 20000, ISO 28001, ISO 13485, EN 1090 and ISO 27001 management systems. Malcolm has previously qualified through the “Audit Commission” to conduct “Best Value” and “CPA” inspections of local government in England and Wales. Malcolm has also been a “Charter Mark”, “Customer First” and “Carbon Action” assessor as well as a “Specialist Quality Mark” auditor for legal aid franchised solicitors’ firms.

Peter Alcock

Wilson Henry LLP


Auditor, Budgeting & Cashflow, Business Mentoring & Advice, Business Plans & Organisation Development, Corporate Finance, Family Businesses, Financial Appraisal, Fundraising / Refinance, Manufacturing, Marketing, MBO / MBI / Acquisitions, Non Exec Director, Personal Tax, PR & Branding, R&D Tax Credits, Strategic Planning, Turnaround / Restructuring



Chartered Accountant and Corporate Finance Adviser with 30+ years experience helping owner managed businesses develop, grow and pass on. Key specialisms include business valuations, finance raising, merger and acquisitions – buy and sell side advisor

Richard Fielding

Promoveo Systems Ltd


Auditor, ISO



Previously of Mitre SME Development Centre, Promoveo Systems Ltd has continued to provide effective and simple systems and support to companies requiring ISO systems. New installs, updates, auditing and ongoing maintenance are support services Promoveo provides focusing on the core standards of ISO9001, 14001, 45001 and 27001.