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Axent Management Training & Solutions

Since 1989, Axent has been providing award winning business training, coaching and consulting services nationally and internationally for the Private, Social Enterprise, Charity and the Public sectors. Axent training sessions are very highly regarded; they cover a wide variety of topics. Each session’s learning methods are designed to be very engaging, enabling, interactive, inspiring and motivating to participants and immensely productive for their organisations.

Axent delivers 3 levels of Business Coaching Services for individuals in different stages of their professional development. Coaching is offered as a one-to-one support, advice, guidance and signposting service for individuals to realize their true potentials and encourage them to achieve the results they are aspiring to; both personally and professionally.

The main method of support in Axent’s training and coaching involves providing relevant information and techniques so that it enables the delegates and clients to assess options and implement solutions for themselves. Axent has worked with senior managers, directors and staff at all levels.

Axent’s Consultancy Services cover organisational development, strategic, operational and development planning, feasibility studies, marketing research, financial analysis, strategic marketing, promotional campaigns, customer service design, management systems, structures, policies and procedures.

Axent provides a package of products and services under the 7tips4success brand these include books, CDs, DVDs, pamphlets, public speaking, training, coaching and consulting.

Abdullah Ali-Ahmadi


Kevin has gained a wealth of experience during a long and successful career in sales, marketing and sales management with organisations such as ICL, Digital Equipment Corporation and Sun Microsystems. Kevin has used that knowledge to inform his work in sales development and consultancy, bringing his passion for effective planning and quality delivery to bear on the sales development he provides for clients. Kevin has significant experience in IT, media and telecommunications. Clients include; Cisco, BBC, ITN, RedBee, F5 and EMC. Kevin has also worked with many smaller and early-stage businesses, accelerating their sales capabilities. His areas of expertise include: definition and introduction of effective and efficient sales processes; sales skills development and development of compelling “value propositions”.

Kevin Wood

Spring Business Management

Steve is a highly experienced General Manager with wide, director level managerial, operational, business sales and marketing exposure. With over 20 years in a major multi-national corporation in the performance textile industry and subsequently in the private and public sectors working with SMEs, he has a strong grounding in manufacturing processes and plant management, as well as people, change and business management.

Steve has worked globally, particularly in the Far East and USA, and has experience of international marketing and sales; strategic planning; organisation, people and product design as well as change and innovation at a corporate level.

Steve is a qualified coach and combines his extensive business and leadership experience with a strong drive to help business owners and leaders increase their own and their businesses performance

Steve Lobley

Amy Morse

Blogger and Content Coach

Content Coach, Blogger and Author, Amy Morse has 20 years’ experience as a skills trainer and coach. For the past 6 years she has worked with businesses; from pre-start, through to start up and growth stages.  Amy published her first novel in 2013, while working a day job as a Business Coach, and in 2015 she set up her ‘Write Your Way to Success’ business; bringing her experience as a creative writer and a trainer together to empower others with the tools and confidence to write well for their business. She has built her business on a foundation of digital marketing, through blogging, and is passionate about supporting others to tell the story of their business well in their own words.

Amy Morse

The Local Marketing Business

After 12 years in commercial radio, in roles ranging from Account Manager to Managing Director, Paul set up The Local Marketing Business in April 2009 to provide a marketing support service to local SME’s.

Paul’s specialist areas of expertise are; Marketing Strategy, Websites and Online Marketing, Email Marketing and Social Media.

There’s no denying that the marketing landscape has changed dramatically over the past ten to fifteen years – Paul’s skill lies in being able to simplify the thought process, explain and educate how to use the tools available and implement a simple, effective and manageable marketing strategy for any business.

Paul Kurnyta

Beverley Youdan

Bay Coaching & Development

Beverley is an experienced coach and facilitator.  She coaches teams, professionals and executives. Beverley enables individuals in the workplace to build self-awareness, understand their impact on their teams and create shifts in their performance.  

Beverley is a Chartered Member of the CIPD (MCIPD) and a former senior HR Practitioner in a multinational blue chip organisation.  She qualified in Professional Coaching Skills from Coaching Development, a company accredited by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and is an Associate Member of the Association for Coaching (AMAC).