What do Clients Think of Abucon's Services? And What do they Value about Abucon?
A Selection of Feedback and Comments Received
- “.. most professional, a pleasure to recommend…” Vauxhall Motors
- “…conscientious and professional...” Stannah Lifts
- “Abucon listens and comes up with solutions.” CTP Plasro
- “Thank you for your heroic efforts.” Ergolab
- “…very professional…” Grant Thornton
- “I was delighted to be part of the launch.” Chris Tarrant
The Stannah Lifts Group of Companies
"I depend upon and appreciate the ability to pass to you a wide range of matters which crop up in the knowledge that these will be effectively handled. The adjectives which most closely describe your personal involvement in the service that your firm provides are 'conscientious' and 'professional'."
Brian Stannah, Chairman, The Stannah Group of Companies
"Thank you for your report which was well laid out with clear conclusions, supported by sound statistical evidence. The work was undertaken in a most professional manner, the original brief met in every detail and I was delighted in the way your team adhered to the agreed timetable and kept me informed at every stage. It is a pleasure to recommend your organisation to anyone seeking a subject area investigated and reported on in a very short time period."
Brian Lindop, Manager Educational Affairs, Vauxhall Motors Limited
Powell Magrath Spencer
"Without your assistance it is unlikely that we would have been in a position to even identify, let alone analyse, our internal organisation and communication problems. You have confirmed the value of professional advice from an area outside our own competence.”
Chris Magrath, Senior Partner, Powell Magrath & Spencer (solicitors)
Holloway White Allom
“Liza quickly saw the media opportunities and capitalised on these on our behalf, achieving far more media coverage than we had originally thought possible, especially given the considerable constraints under which she was working.
"As a result of Liza’s press campaign for the Admiralty Arch project, we have seen in excess of £60 millions’
worth of enquiries for our team to explore.”
Derek Ednie, Director, Holloway White Allom (specialist construction)
"Abucon were factual and honest, coming in just under budget, with no hidden extras; value for money, and you can't say that for many companies these days. Liza herself inspired trust. I was impressed by her sense of humour and professionalism."
Brian Thomas, Sales and Marketing Director, Halfen-Unistrut (construction components)
Business Link East
“Liza is a very passionate lady and will be of huge benefit to any business looking to improve profit or improve their marketing skills and spend money correctly on marketing budgets.”
Cheryl Wood, Senior Events Executive-Core Programme, Business Link
Liza has achieved a 97 per cent positive feedback from delegates attending the series of Dynamic Marketing workshops she has been running for Business Link East, helping companies to better understand how they can use marketing cost effectively to achieve their corporate goals and enhance profits.
“Abucon were eager and adaptable to structure the project to fit our purposes, very professional and yet friendly. Team members were most helpful and thorough. Their implementation of the research was excellent and we now have a deeper understanding of the local scrap market-place. They met the agreed time-table and kept to the budget, with no hidden extras.”
Jessica Baker, Financial Director, Chase Plastics (plastic recycling)
Salmon Speed Architects
"You have successfully conducted a variety of activities from management advice through creative ideas to the implementation of many projects. One particular highlight was your professional planning and organisation of the launch of the Abbeyfield Extra Care Guide by the Chief Medical Officer, and I should like to thank you and your team for all your hard efforts."
Geoffrey Salmon, Senior Partner, Salmon Speed Architects
"Your help in assisting us was highlighted this week when I granted share options to all in the management team. We have also implemented your recommendation to have everyone psychometrically tested. I value highly the whole exercise and very much appreciated the help you and Pam gave, and the sensitive manner in which you gave it."
Lady Tate, Managing Director, Tate Appointments (secretarial recruitment)
Pica Design and Print
"Abucon certainly came highly recommended from the Institute of Marketing and we also had a glowing report on your activities from one of your clients in a similar field to ours. Your report represents a fantastic springboard for our future success and I have no hesitation in recommending your company and your services."
Dennis McCarthy, Managing Director, Pica Design and Print
"Liza Jones at Abucon has a wide knowledge of the media which enabled her to target our story particularly well. She also has a clear understanding of the voluntary sector, an all too rare commodity in the public relations world.”
Jean Gaffin, Chief Executive, Arthritis Care (charity)
“We have so far received over 200 sales leads as a result of these features, and we are absolutely delighted with this response. The features have not only helped to raise awareness of Actspeed, but also of the growing market for the installation of fire sprinklers in domestic locations.”
Des Potten, General Manager, Actspeed (fire sprinklers)
Carclo Technical Plastics
"We appointed specialists to free up internal resources. Abucon listens to what we want and comes up with solutions. I would like to record my appreciation for the efforts of all Liza's team when designing and installing the Carclo stands. Carclo is very well promoted by the concept and quality of the stand. The quality and quantity of the visitors more than met my expectations. The latest Medical Devices trade show was an improvement over previous years and your organisation of our stand appeared flawless."
Martin Day, Sales Director, Carclo Technical Plastics (medical disposables)
Falcon Insurance Brokers
"Very well done ! Our article, which appeared in the latest issue of The Lawyer, is just the tonic we need because now we can use it in our promotions. Thank you."
Kerry Falcon, Managing Director, Anthony K Falcon Insurance Brokers
"Being experienced in our industry, Abucon quickly understood our individual needs and was able to offer some very relevant advice and a detailed marketing plan.
"The recommendations made were well matched to our resources both in terms of finance and time available for implementation.”
Amanda Russell, Partner, Peach Personnel (recruitment agency)
Darrington Whynne Publishing
"Liza gave us a very wide range of ideas, advice and information, much of it unexpected and well beyond the project brief. We are very grateful to her, particularly since the material supplied has proved very useful and her ideas challenging. Overall we received value for money and we would definitely consider using her for future projects.”
Rupert Darrington, Director, Darrington Whynne Publishing.
All Saints Nursing Homes
"From our first meeting we felt we had a particularly good rapport with Mrs Jones and that she understood our marketing aims and objectives. Abucon took a constructive approach to our needs and a positive attitude when defining areas of weakness. Throughout, they
were entirely professional."
David Jordan, Nursing Director, All Saints (nursing homes)
Unico Components Limited
"We found this project to be good value for money. It was conducted within budget. The report was well laid out and readable - going straight to the core of the issue. Everything was put together to make life easier for us and I would certainly recommend them. The whole thing was just no agrro - it went swimmingly.”
Alec Maitland, Managing Director (construction components)
St James' Plates
"A great deal of effort was made by your company. The advice given was very sound and usable, sensitive to the realities of our situation, and contained many details of particular value when introducing a change in attitude, which is now of fundamental importance to our
Michael Chandler, MD, St James Plates (print reprographics)
Lander and Company
"Abucon are professional, dedicated and yet down to earth. They kept us fully informed at each stage, doing more than we expected and keeping to the agreed timeframe. They also kept to budget, with no extras."
Finola McManus, Partner, Lander & Company (accountants)
"Abucon produced a valuable report, many of whose recommendations will be implemented. The detailed guidelines and action plan have proved both practical and relevant."
Chris Anderson, Managing Director, Alphaprint (print farmers)
Our client portfolio includes some prestigious names and we go to considerable lengths to preserve their anonymity to prevent casual solicitation. However, the above feedback has been taken from open references that a selection of Abucon clients have supplied. Clients cite the key benefits of our services as our professional approach, our attention to detail and our effective project management.