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.
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.