We’re proud of what we do and the difference we make to the organisations and people we work with. This is a selection of the feedback we have received over the last few years.

Amanda always has a good 'feel' for trading and justifies proposed strategies well to allow decisions to be made quickly and with relevant supporting information. As demonstrated by the trading numbers, she is also clearly able to deliver strong results in clearance situations.

Tony Barrell advisory director at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Bearing in mind that Amanda was working in the Netherlands and that she spoke no Dutch, it says a lot that she quickly got people on side and to accept her.

Her technical knowledge in retail and bubbly, positive approach proved extremely effective. Her complete commitment drives commitment from others and her exceptional interpersonal skills are her towering strength.

Stefaan Vansteenkiste managing director of Alvarez & Marsal, Benelux (and former interim CEO at Intertoys, Netherlands)

Amanda did an excellent job in winning over hearts and minds. This was evidenced by the retail team’s response to her at the Jones Retail Conference, alongside the impact of her actions.

Jane Hughes former investment director at Alteri

Amanda understands the retail industry inside out. Her ability to truly listen, not to assume she knows best or that there’s one solution that fits all is a real asset.

Fiona Wilkins former retail director of Austin Reed Group

The company went from a failing, unhappy and panic-run business to a stable, happy business, with engaged teams producing positive sales within the three months Amanda was there, contributing to the business being sold before being forced into administration.

Jane Ellis lead consultant at Alteri Investors

Amanda’s approach brings a breath of fresh air and direction to businesses in difficulty. In a situation where it is very hard to plan in advance, where the personalities are an unknown quantity and we are going in as agents of the administrators, we have a legal and financial responsibility to get the best out of the situation. Amanda’s empathic style, her openness and her message that we’re there to help, builds relationships and trust. The fact that we still get Christmas cards from some of the teams we have supported is testament to the value she brings.

Andrew Hayzelden senior retail operations consultant

Amanda and her team supported Moorfields Advisory through the administration of Basler UK. She was able to engage the Basler employees very quickly with her open and empathetic style even in very difficult circumstances.

Her communication was excellent keeping the Moorfields Advisory team up-to-date with key issues, as well as concessions hosts and of course store teams.

She is very commercial and clearly understands how to maximise the sell through of stock at the maximum value. She looked for opportunities to drive sales and cash into the business by liaising with concession hosts and opening additional concessions as well as a warehouse sale. Her retail knowledge is very diverse.

I would have no hesitation in highly recommending Amanda and her team.

Arron Kendall partner at Moorfields Advisory

Amanda’s retail experience really helped to get the quality and product right – making people want to buy the products. She is quite demanding and was not afraid to challenge the buying teams and marketing teams where necessary.

David Riddiford ex-chairman of Jones Bootmaker & Brantano

Amanda takes a very commercial approach to her tasks and she really knows how to run a retail business. She takes care to get the little things right – team huddles, clear communication helps to motivate and maintain focus. Her common sense, open approach helps to steady the ship and keep people calm through stressful times.

Christine Dunn head of HR at Jones Bootmaker & Brantano

Amanda has great communication and people skills, and an empathic approach which manifests itself through much needed moral support for people finding themselves in difficult circumstances. She is very quick in disseminating post meeting information/minutes.

Thriving on challenges and driven by results, Amanda has an inner steel which informs her decision making. She is also capable of bringing everyone onboard, using her personality to achieve the best outcome.

Tandy Arlidge owner of ACA-Apex Ltd

Amanda’s support made me go the extra mile, to come out of my comfort zone and I grew in confidence and believed in myself.

Franca Mills temporary regional manager of Jones Bootmaker

Amanda has a wonderful way of working – collaborative and in partnership – which makes life very easy in sometimes challenging circumstances.

Ash White general manager of Replica Solutions (POS design and print management company)