• The strategy session with The Business Allotment was probably the best decision I could have made while I was in the start up phase.
    Angela Thompson, Funky Fingerprints
  • Brilliant course, highly recommended. (Brand It, Tell It, Sell It)
    Elaine Diveney, 001 Ltd
  • The Get Growing programme made me think about our business from a different angle.
  • Brand It, Tell it, Sell it was fun and informative, and got me motivated again.
    Catherine Smith, Foxholes Farm
  • Your down-to-earth, no-nonsense approach left me with plenty to think about.
    Gaynor Armitage, Giess Wallis Crisp

The Plotting Shed Modules

Our original strategy modules are designed to help your business grow

The Plotting Shed is where all the essential work on your business strategy happens. It is about putting the key foundation stones in place to create a solid platform from which your business can grow. Whether it is defining your business values, creating a compelling brand story or devising a marketing plan, the Plotting Shed is where any business needs to start.

Killer tip for...Marketing with muscle

Don’t have time to hang out on ten social media sites to promote your business? Find out where key target customers are and focus on 1 to 2 key platforms.

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The Get Growing Programme

This programme comprises three 2 hour workshops packed full of original, creative tools and content designed to help your business grow. The workshops cover brand, customer and plan - essential foundations for SME growth. We run the programme as open training, meaning that you also get peer support and review from a range of other business owners around the table.

The Business Growth Package

This two-day workshop brings together for the first time all of The Allotment's most effective business planning and growth tools in one place, so that you can create the framework and plans you need to achieve the business growth that you want.

Action Planning your Business

Action Planning your Business is the missing link between your business today and the vision and goals you have for your future business, giving you a step-by-step map to success.

Creating a Bold Business Vision

Creating a bold business vision is essential as part of your planning to give your business momentum for growth

Marketing with Muscle

Marketing with muscle is not about big budgets: it is simply about understanding how to talk to each of your customer types with the right message in the right way.

Brand and Deliver

Your brand is a powerful asset, if you spend time understanding just what it stands for and how it makes you unique.

Creating a Brilliant Business Story

Creating a brilliant business story is an essential tool for your business tool kit and is one of the most effective ways of engaging potential customers with your business.

Creating business values that count

Setting the organisation's values can be one of the most valuable things you can do to provide a strong foundation, a coherent culture and shared direction.