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Build your own
consultancy business
with The Alternative Board

Are you a confident leader with a proven track record in business?

As a TAB franchisee, you will:

  • Chair regular peer advisory boards
  • Deliver 1-2-1 business coaching
  • Run consultancy projects
  • Run SLT development programmes
Paul Winterbottom and Julian Smith

Use your experience and follow a proven model to really
help local business owners thrive

Focus on people,
not paperwork
Inspire & impact
SME owners
Build a regular,
recurring income
Enjoy a healthy work/life balance
Stay solo or scale up
& build an asset
Be part of an incredible community
Challenge & grow
Feel valued and appreciated
Jo and David Business franchise

Start your TAB journey

Explore the potential of TAB by downloading our prospectus.

Interested? Schedule a call with Ed to find out more and get to know each other better.

Join us at our Discovery Day in Leeds to see if we're the right fit for each other.

Start a rewarding journey of TAB business ownership, with our support.


of TAB franchisees agree that leadership has a clear vision


of TAB franchisees agree they have the support of fellow franchisees


of TAB franchisees are satisfied with our training and support

I thoroughly enjoy my business development role with TAB. Each day I speak with and develop relationships with growing and ambitious businesses. It's wonderful to be playing a small part in helping them achieve their personal and business goals.

Andrew Smith, TAB Facilitator, Aberdeen-shire East

TAB gives me real independence, and the opportunity to collaborate with great people, and I’m in control of my own destiny.  At first, I thought it would simply be focused on improving performance and business change. But, I now realise it is just as much about helping people to achieve their personal vision and improving their lives – a key driver for me.

Dave McCartney, TAB Franchisee, Leeds Centre

I was a business owner before I came into TAB and the biggest difference is, now I’m with TAB, I’m running a business alongside a bunch of other people. I like what TAB does and the services we deliver, but the most important thing for me is the community.

David Abbott, TAB Franchisee, Thames Valley West

The business I have started helps me to achieve a lot of my personal goals. I won’t say it’s always been easy, but I have taken back control over my life and the rewards are certainly worth it. It’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.

Elliot Rich, TAB Franchisee, York

It was the people that drew me to TAB. Having joined, they have not disappointed me, I have seen how proactive the TAB team and my fellow franchisees are.

Helen Mill, TAB Franchisee, Aberdeen-shire East

Buying a TAB franchise was one of my best-ever decisions. I absolutely love helping local business owners, and the model and support I have received from TAB central has been exceptional. Now I get well paid doing something that is truly enjoyable and rewarding.

James Ross, TAB Franchisee, North Chilterns

I decided that a franchise was worth the investment rather than starting by myself. I wouldn’t change my decision, I have absolutely no regrets. Every day is a learning curve; we learn from each other and from the business owners we support.

Jo Croft, TAB Franchisee, Thames Valley East

What I love about TAB is the balance between professionalism, informality, and respect. I’m encouraged to express myself and play to my strengths, knowing that the integrity of the franchise will support my activities and help me succeed. Having aspired to run my own business, working with SMEs and coaching leaders, TAB has been and continues to be, a perfect match for me.

Liam Kane, TAB Franchisee, Northumberland

What I value most about TAB is that I have my independence, but I am not alone. I can focus on my strengths, and the things I most enjoy, while TAB provides the core processes, collateral, and a highly supportive community.

Martin Oakley, TAB Franchisee, Cambridge

Being part of TAB has helped me drive my own destiny. I report to myself so that it allows me to focus on the matters that I care about most and find clients I enjoy working with whom I can make a real tangible difference with.

Rob Tauscher, TAB Franchisee, South West London

TAB has helped me to extend my working career after  20+ years as a partner in a Big 4 accountancy firm. It offers interesting and rewarding work that leverages my core skills, but every day is different, and I am constantly learning and problem-solving

Martin Munro, TAB Franchisee, West Herts

My favourite part of my role with TAB is that I get to help a variety of leaders achieve their ambitions and big dreams, whether it's in fitness, health, career, or personal development, becoming a better leader or even a better Parent or Partner. I get my members to reach their ultimate potential and beyond through TAB’s mindset training, setting plans and structure that reflects demonstrable success.

Ishaun Sahni, TAB Franchisee, West London

We have opportunities across the UK
Get started by downloading our prospectus