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UK's top 50 business advisers revealed: Your chance to vote for the top 10

After hundreds of entries in Enterprise Nation's Top 50 Advisers competition with Experian, we are delighted to reveal Britain's best business advisers.

The top five advisers, coaches and mentors in 10 categories have been selected and the top adviser in each will be decided by public vote.

The winners will be unveiled at a free event in London on 12 March and we'd love to see you there. 

The top 50 advisers are:

Branding and design: 

  • Chris Lee, The Prince’s Trust
  • Denise O’Leary, Purpol Marketing Limited
  • Lesley Bambridge, We Mean Business
  • Patricia Van den Akker, The Design Trust
  • James Hammond, The Brand Doctor

- Vote for your favourite business adviser in the branding and design category -

Export:

  • Nicola Thomas, A La Carte Consulting Ltd
  • Stephen Houston, Houston Acquisitions
  • Martin Norbury, Advocate Business Services Ltd
  • Tom Elliott, Medilink
  • Jane Gordon, FMCGenie

- Vote for your favourite business adviser in the export category -

Finance and funding:

  • Dawn Crossingham, D52 Ltd
  • Dean Williams, Exclusive Visions
  • Nick Howe, Natwest
  • Simon Bulteel, Cooden Consulting Limited
  • Kylie Fieldhouse, KFH Accounting Ltd

- Vote for your favourite business adviser in the finance and funding category -

Human resources:

  • Andrew Guy, PGC Ltd
  • Michael Hayes, Business Growth Hub
  • Richard Tidswell, Business Doctors
  • Wendy Sneddon, The Lodestone Lounge
  • Peter Lawrence, Human Capital Department

- Vote for your favourite business adviser in the human resources category -

IT & web:

  • Aaron Crew, Novi.Digital Ltd
  • Delia Porter, Business Clan Ltd
  • Louise Brogan, Social Bee NI
  • Marco Strillozzi, Strillobyte
  • David Glenwright, JC Social Media

- Vote for your favourite business adviser in the IT and web category -

Leadership and management:

  • Alison Bradford, Alison Bradford Coaching
  • Andy Sorsby, Sheffield City Region Growth Hub
  • Daniel Priestley, Dent
  • Karen Green, Food Mentor Ltd
  • Melanie Bryan, WhyNotChange Limited

- Vote for your favourite business adviser in the leadership and management category -

Legal:

  • Jayne Shields, Black Country Chamber of Commerce
  • John Berrisford, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service – Business Support
  • Sapphire Grey, SG Business Consultancy
  • Steve Aicheler, Cardiff Met University
  • Ollie Collard, Business West

- Vote for your favourite business adviser in the legal category -

Public relations:

  • Amanda Ruiz, AmandaRuiz.co.uk
  • Charlotte Moore, Smoothie PR
  • Lis Anderson, Ambitious PR
  • James Taylor, Roaring Mouse
  • Ali Shadrack, Adia PR

- Vote for your favourite business adviser in the public relations category -

Sales and marketing:

  • Alison Edgar, The Entrepreneur's Godmother
  • Alison Battisby, Avocado Social
  • Paula Hutchings, Marketing Vision
  • Lucy Green, Larato
  • Jo Sealy, To Market 

- Vote for your favourite business adviser in the sales and marketing category -

Strategy:

  • Aaron Henriques, Handlr
  • Azfar Haider, Creative Media Systems Ltd
  • Ian Hills, Purple Pilchard Ltd
  • Charles Cracknell, John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank
  • Zulfiqar Ellahi Deo, stairsandshares.com 

- Vote for your favourite business adviser in the strategy category -

Behind every successful small business is a network of specialists who know how to maximise an SME’s chances of thriving. As their companies grow, the founders and senior staff at SMEs often take on a range of responsibilities which are outside of their usual field of expertise. These awards will highlight those who provide professional guidance to the engine of our economy.

As their companies grow, the founders and senior staff at SMEs often take on a range of responsibilities which are outside of their usual field of expertise. awards will highlight those who provide professional guidance to the engine of our economy.

Experian is powering the Top 50 Advisers competition as it will highlight those who provide professional guidance to the engine of our economy.