Expert Business Advice


At The Granville, The South Kilburn Trust offer a FREE Enterprise Advice service aimed at local residents but available to anyone who needs it.

Chris Rayner and Julian Hall are our resident business advisors with a wealth of experience and expertise that can help you if you’re starting up or running an already established business. 

To get in touch and book your FREE business advice session

Call us on

020 7328 1199

Chris Rayner

Chris Rayner is an experienced business adviser, from a business background. He started a company from scratch in a spare room in 1987.  The company grew to achieve a turnover of over 3 million pounds with over 50 staff within 15 years. It operated profitably and was sold in 2000 to a Japanese company.

Chris became a business adviser in 2004, following a period mentoring for the Prince’s Trust. He specialises in the fashion industry and in Social enterprise as well as being an experienced general business advisor. 

Chris can assist any business with achieving their aims; whether a start up or an established business or a social enterprise. He can act as a sounding board and give guidance on funding, structure, development, sales, legal issues, basic accounting, self-employment and various other issues that arise as part of building a business.

All advice is confidential, impartial and measured.

Julian Hall

Featured on Forbes.com, Julian ‘The Ultrapreneur’ Hall is a multi-award winning entrepreneur with over 20 years of business experience.

He has started and run business in tech and social media and has consulted for companies across the board including fashion, charities, social enterprises, media, animation and education.  Julian recently mentored the National Mentee of the Year for 2019

The best selling author of 3 business books, Julian is passionate about entrepreneurship and how it can positively impact the lives of people, regardless of their background or where they live.