Why Choose Us?

Every business owner should have an exit or growth startegy in place. Kent Business Consultants have our own investment fund ready to help out viable businesses now. In addition, we are also able to raise significant private investment and take advantage of any available government financial schemes. Our team of consultants are business experts who offer you a fresh set of eyes to analyse every aspect of your business to:

• Quickly identify problem areas in your company
• Use our funds to restore stability
• Generate potential for regrowth

We want you to be confident in our abilities which is why we are happy to be paid based solely on results. So with potentially even more challenging times ahead do not wait until its too late, contact us today for a free consultation on +44 (0) 1622 813836.

Expert Team

We are a group of specialist individuals who have pooled our collective skills and resources with the sole aim of helping Kent businesses navigate the current challenging trading conditions and ensure stability and growth in their future. Each consultant is not only technically qualified but also runs their own company, so has practical knowledge and experience that can help you achieve your business objectives.

Roy W Ricks MIET

Senior Consultant

Roy originally trained as an Electrical Design Engineer and started his first company in 1968. From a small office he built up his company's turnover to over half a million in just 2 years. He has repeated this success with more than 30 other companies through the years, including floating one of his companies on the stock market which was capitalised at close to £50 million. Having worked overseas with offices in the Middle East and Asia, his contacts and knowledge of importing and exporting is extensive. Roy has most recently been involved in the high tech industry working with private companies and UK universities in developing leading edge technology.

Rajiv Malhotra BA(Hons) FCA

Financial Consultant

Rajiv is a qualified chartered accountant with over 30 years of experience. He currently runs his own chartered practice with over 200 clients and 10 staff. He specialises in providing tax advice for both personal and corporate entities. Their clients vary in size from sole traders to corporate clients with turnovers in the tens of millions. His role is varied and includes regular contact with a whole range of people in the business community.

Darren Ricks BA(Hons)

Marketing Consultant

Darren's marketing carreer began in 2001 at a leading direct marketing agency on the south coast. After several years helping grow this agencys' B2B clients he was head hunted by a London based agency, then at the forefront of digital marketing. Managing marketing budgets of all sizes for clients ranging from SMEs to household brands, he planned strategies encompassing the full range of digital advertising, its execution and subsequent analysis. In late 2009, he launched his own marketing consultancy where he continues to work with a portfolio of diverse brands.


Financial Accounting

No company can survive in today's financial climate without an efficient accounting system. If you intend to raise money investors will insist on strict financial controls.

• Corporate & Personal Tax Planning
• Company Formations
• Book keeping & VAT work
• Companies Act Statutory Accounts Preparation
• Payroll Services
• Asset Management
• Recovery & Insolvency Services

Fund Raising

We are a company that believes actions speak louder than words! So as well as providing access to any government schemes and our network of private investors, we are prepared to invest our own money and considerable time into a limited number of small companies with priority given to tech startups.

We have a great deal of expertise and contacts in tech based companies in the UK and overseas, that could help you build a successful tech business of your own. Our charges would be customised to suit the financial circumstances of the company based on a combination of fees and equity.

Marketing & PR

All businesses in today's markets needs a strong online presence. Our marketing consultancy works with the client to identify the most appropriate sales, marketing and PR strategies to enable them to strengthen and grow their business.

• Market Strategy
• Branding
• PR
• Lead Generation
• Data Analysis
• Digital Marketing
• Website Creation