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Business consultancy Be Astute welcomes new team member

Be Astute is delighted to announce the arrival of Mark Tanner (pictured) to the team, an expert business coach in his own right.

Be Astute is a business consultancy, based in Somerset, founded by a husband-and-wife team, who combine their individual talents to create a business support company with a difference.

Julia and Bill Stock are business focused IT specialists, but their selling point is not the technology, or selling their clients gimmicks, but rather a practical plan of action.

Mark said his aim was to “help start-ups and small business owners successfully achieve their life and business desires”.

With bountiful experience, Mark works on creating incisive marketing and business strategy planning, as well as providing expert coaching and tips for business development.

A company spokesman said Mark was the perfect addition to the Be Astute team, describing him as “another immensely credible fountain of knowledge, one that can really help to push Be Astute in the right direction”.

With over 22 years’ experience in business and being qualified as both a Life Coach and a Business Coach in 2011. He has a focus on getting the mindset right first and then the marketing strategies to follow, supporting them with creating strong, resilient and sustainable growth.

Julia Stock has 20 years’ experience running a vocational training business. She is also a qualified Management and Leadership trainer. Bill Stock has 30 years’ experience as a database expert and has a natural ability to see what a business’s IT and data needs are.

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