We would like to wish you a very Happy Christmas and a comfortable and prosperous 2024.

As part of our aim to lessen our impact on the planet, we won’t be sending Christmas cards this time.

Instead, we are donating the money we would have spent on cards, envelopes and postage to support the great work of Manchester City of Trees.

It is a charity committed to tackling climate change by planting…

The end of the calendar year and run up to the festive holiday often marks a frenetic time for professionals.  Along with meeting work deadlines before the holiday, it’s a popular time to meet up with valued contacts and clients to thank them for their business and support.  On top of this, there is usually an increase in the number of festive gatherings and networking events to attend.

Despite all this ‘busyness’,…

Newly revamped for Autumn 2023, our popular Winning Business Digests give practical tips and insights for busy professionals.

These 4-page digital digests share easy-to-apply tips and the latest advice for over 45 business development, client management, financial management, networking, pitching, self-development and team management topics.

Over 45 digests to choose from

Available in a pdf format for desk-based and on-the-go viewing, the digests come in handy in various ways.

For example:
  • Add…

With a New Year upon us, it’s a good time to decide on the outcomes you want to achieve in the months ahead.

Having clarity of purpose and ambition is an essential starting point, and will form the basis of any personal plan you establish.

In supporting many professionals over the years to achieve their business development goals, we are all too aware of the pitfalls that can derail the most solid of…

BD planning tips

For many of us the summer holiday period provides a valuable opportunity to take ‘time out’, step back and review areas such as BD performance.

Business development summer planning

This is indeed time well spent as it helps professionals take stock of the BD activities they’ve undertaken and the results they have achieved. It can prevent continuing on paths which bring only limited new work opportunities, or…

Business Development Coaching White PaperThe Results Consultancy team is delighted to announce our publication of a new white paper. It examines the effectiveness of business development coaching programmes and what are the secrets of success.

Achieving powerful results from BD coaching programmes draws on our research and many years’ experience coaching professionals in how to win and retain high value work.


Market uncertainty fuelling coaching’s popularity

It was prompted by the team experiencing increased interest from…

500671 9 Must do’s for effective WBD Issue 1_Page_1_Image_0001With the summer now truly upon us, social calendars are filling up to make the most of the long days and better weather. At this time of year, we’re often asked by professionals how to convert the social conversations they have into business ones. Here are 5 tips we have put together to help:



  1. Consider what’s in it for your friend – Before…

LMS Module example

We are delighted to announce the launch of a series of SCORM-compliant business development e-learning modules, which can be dropped straight into a firm’s Learning Management System (LMS).

The modules deliver practical advice and guidance in the four key aspects of business development:


  • Networking
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  • Winning New Business
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  • Pitching for Work
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  • Developing Profitable Relationships.

For more detailed information on how the LMS Modules work and what they cover, download this overview; alternatively you can…

Beyond The Trusted AdviserWe are delighted to announce the publication of a new piece of research by The Results Consultancy.

Beyond The Trusted Adviser – the five faces of the new model professional looks at the new attributes of a Trusted Adviser now expected by clients.

The findings are based on research with a large number of professional services firms’ clients, as well as recognised Partner exponents of the ‘five faces’ within…

Blue jigsaw pieceOur latest e-newsletter is now out and features a highly engaging and insightful article on what clients want from their advisers.

Guest authored by Ian White, Remember Me I’m The Client, relays Ian’s experience of legal advisers throughout his career as a Chief Legal Officer with major UK businesses.

Ian’s article gives immensely practical insight on what clients want from their advisers and he also shares tips on how professionals can…