Strategic Professionals

As qualified trainers Strategic Professionals understand that people gain skills in different ways. A college course isn’t for everyone. Sometimes people need to discuss things in the contextof their own work in order to gain a greater understanding.

 Sharon Southcott BA (Hons), MSc, Cert Ed, ISMM Dip, CMI Dip, is a qualified marketer and management trainer. A former Product Manager and National Account Manager in the kitchen, bathroom and bedroom (kbb) sector she went on to become a Marketing and Management Lecturer and Assessor before combining her skills and returning to the sector as a Trainer and Mentor working with many blue chip companies.Sharon has worked with names such as Aqualux , B&Q, Bernsteins Kitchens, Imperial Bathrooms, Jacuzzi UK, Lecico plc, Utopia and Neoperl to name but a few. Sharon understands the specific needs of the kbb sector and as such is able to deliver tailored practical solutions.

Builders Merchants Federation

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) is the only organisation that represents and protects the interests of builders merchants, plumbing, heating, roofing, decorative and timber merchants and their suppliers. Total membership stands at 640 merchant and supplier companies (February 2018) who together have combined sales of £28bn and employ over 123,000 people in the building materials industry. BMF’s 340 merchant members operate in over 5,000 branches across the UK

Barbour ABI

A leading construction data specialist, supplying UK wide project information to companies within the construction industry. This data tracks and reports on 100% of all new build and other planned refurbishment projects, whilst also supplying key contact information. This data is then made available through the online database, Evolution, making it easy for you to track upcoming and current work opportunities in your area and target decision makers at the right time, whilst saving you time and resources.