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About PHMC

PHMC has experience and expertise in leading and managing growth in small businesses.  Paul Hesp has many yeas practical, hands-on experience in coaching, training and advising owner-managers, MDs and senior management teams. His specialisms are leadership & management skills and growth coaching.

Underpinned by a successful management career in companies ranging from 10 staff up to a small PLC, in manufacturing, business support and training sectors, Paul has direct hands-on experience in operational and strategic management, business planning, quality, recruitment & selection, performance management, business turnaround, marketing and sales.

PHMC provides coaching, consultancy, advice and training support for businesses in all sectors. In addition, Paul Hesp is an accredited Assessor for the matrix Quality Standard for Information, Advice and Guidance, and for Merlin, the Supply Chain Standard.


PHMC is highly flexible and adaptive to suit a wide range of needs, and is proud of developing long-term and productive partnerships with funders and consortia so that customers can benefit from subsidies.


Quality Assurance

PHMC is a reputable, quality assured service underpinned by £1,000,000 Professional Indemnity Insurance and Public Liability Insurance (Certificates available on request). Paul Hesp gained a 5-star quality rating on the East Midlands Approved Supplier Register and has been a registered and approved provider with MAS (Manufacturing Advisory Service) and GrowthAccelerator. He is also a Registered matrix and Merlin Standard Assessor and L&M Standard Assessor. PHMC operates a quality management system and client data is securely and confidentially maintained for the exclusive purpose of account management. No client data is shared with third parties unless with explicit permission. PHMC complies with all data protection, equal opportunity and employment legislation and applies good practice throughout. Professional standards are maintained and developed through an annual CPD programme using appropriate professional standards. Paul Hesp is a Member of the Institute of Leadership & Management (MInstLM), Fellow of the Institute of Enterprise & Entrepreneurs (FIoEE) and a SFEDI Approved and Registered Mentor.

PHMC is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 (Reg No Z260784X) in order to assure the confidentiality of information received and created during the course of client assignments. PHMC recognises that personal as well as commercial information is necessarily used in providing services and in maintaining contact with customers, and takes its responsibilities seriously in guaranteeting that none of this data is abused. Download the PHMC Data Protection Policy.

Who is Paul Hesp?

PHMC (Paul Hesp Management Consultancy) is the trading name of Paul Hesp. Based in Derbyshire, PHMC is a freelance consultancy supplying two markets- Small Businesses and the Training & Education Sector.


Services are delivered personally by Paul, or through a small network of trusted partners who offer complementary skills and experience.


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