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If you are interested in improving your business performance and would like to discuss this in more detail, then I can offer a free initial consultation with no obligation.   Just complete the contact details below.

Any improvement project should be considered as an added-value investment in longer-term business benefits that result in increased profits that far exceed any initial costs.  If required, possible funding options can also be considered from the following business support organisations:


The Manufacturing Growth Programme provides funded support to help Small and Medium Manufacturers to grow by identifying, understanding and removing barriers to growth and enabling sustainable business improvement.  Manufacturing improvement projects may be eligible for up to 35% funding support, subject to eligibility.

Find out more by visiting:  http://www.manufacturinggrowthprogramme.co.uk



B5 Direction Limited is registered to deliver training for the LEP skills service. This new service from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) helps businesses to identify their skills needs based on their business growth objectives and then find the right training solution.

Small and medium-sized business based in the Leeds City Region that have a budget to put towards training could be eligible for funding of between £500 and £50,000.

To find out more about the LEP skills service and apply, visit: www.the-lep.com/skillsservice

Brian is accredited to use the 5 Forces of Change, www.5forcesofchange.com, a blueprint for Leading Successful Change naturally along with offering a suite of consultancy services from Employee Engagement to Leadership Development.

The 5 Forces of Change is a company of successful change practitioners dedicated to taking the pain out of change, enabling organisations to innovate and adapt successfully.

View Brian’s profile on the 5 Forces of Change website by clicking here



Brian is an approved coach for the Winning Pitch Strategic Business Growth Programme that has been specifically designed to support small and medium sized businesses.

The Programme provides expert advice to small and medium sized businesses to help them realise their growth potential.  This programme can provide impartial one-to-one coaching on all aspects of business growth, including financial management, sales, marketing and planning. It also delivers workshops on ‘hot topics’ and businesses will have the chance to benefit and learn from one another through the peer-to-peer element of this programme.  Access to grant funding if companies are making capital investments in their businesses is also available at: http://www.winning-pitch.co.uk/strategic-business-growth-programme/

Brian is an associate with T4C Business Growth Consultancy who specialise in working with businesses to develop growth opportunities across a variety of areas such as access to finance, capital allowances, funding, CITB levy, tax relief, training and marketing

Most companies do not realise what funding opportunities are available to them.  T4C can help a wide range of businesses to achieve substantial growth. For more information visit:   http://www.t4cuk.com


Brian has had a long association with PDA Manufacturing UK & BG and provides regular support on many of their international engineering projects. He frequently visits the PDA operations located in the UK and Eastern Europe and has helped in project managing several large and technically involved engineering activities for clients such as Renold plc and Corus plc (ex British Steel).  These have involved full supply and coordination between producing factories located in Bulgaria and UK customers to ensure on time delivery and to the required quality requirements. For more information visit: www.pdamanufacturing.com

I am also registered and associated with the following bodies:

I am a member of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) and subscribe to the EMCC code of ethics ( see www.emccouncil.org ). The EMCC exists to promote good practice and the expectation of good practice in mentoring and coaching across Europe.

Brian is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors

I am a trained auditor under the Organisation for Responsible Businesses (ORB). See Brian’s listing by clicking here.

Engage with Brian

call: 07764 365 291
email: brian.sainsbury@b5direction.co.uk

If you would like to discuss your business with me please use the details above, or fill in the form below and I will contact you.