Chris Spires

Chris Spires

Business: Utilities 4 less

Telephone: 01202 800200

Email: info@u4luk.com

Website: www.u4luk.com


Over 1000 small, medium and large businesses across all sectors trust U4L to manage their utilities. With 15 years of experience, we are trusted partners of energy companies direct, including all the UK's 'big 6'. We manage over 1TWh of power every year on behalf of our customers. That's enough to power a large town. This provides us with buying power, which we use to help our customers find better deals, and save money. Around 100 new customers join us every month, benefiting from substantial savings incrementally. Within our portfolio, we manage energy accounts for hotel groups, restaurant chains, nursing homes, as well as independently-owned small businesses. U4L negotiate deals that best suit your requirements. Our director, Nicholas, says it best: "It's part of everyday human nature to source the best deals. Our average customer saves 20-25% for a 5-minute chat “ seems like a no-brainer."

Jonathon Stead

Hooper Services

Jonathon Stead

Business: Hooper Services Limited

Telephone: 02392 630276

Email: sales@hooperservices.co.uk

Website: www.hooperservices.co.uk


Hooper Services are specialists in industrial floor cleaning equipment, portable appliance testing and domestic appliances. With industry knowledge spanning over 27 years and the ability to recommend machinery from a vast range of manufacturers, they can specifically tailor products and services to meet the individual requirements of each customer. They also supply a wide array of cleaning chemicals, paper products, dispensers and consumables and are committed to saving customers money without compromising on service.

Contact Hooper Services via Telephone on: 02392 630 276, Email: sales@hooperservices.co.uk or visit their website: www.hooperservices.co.uk, where one of their Customer Support Team is ready to help!

Chris Spires

Raj Kumar

Business: ACC

Telephone: 07534 033392

Email: msuk@acctv.co

Website: www.acctv.co/uk/


A Skills for Care 'Centre of Excellence' education, learning and training provider. ACC's innovative approach to learning in the care industry, alongside our high quality courses has earned us the Skills for Care endorsement as a Centre of Excellence for L&D. ACC is national education, learning and training provider for residential and homecare adult social care providers. The ACC approach is focused on sharing best practice throughout our learning community via the power of storytelling and visual learning. ACC enables this by producing courses that engage the learner, informs them of best practice and inspires the delivery of high quality care. All courses are based around high definition television programmes created in true partnership with our member care organisations and care industry experts from the NHS, Stirling University, NAPA, Diabetes UK and many more.

Craig Stevens

Craig Stevens

Business: Alive!

Telephone: 0117 377 4756

Email: craig@aliveactivities.org

Website: www.aliveactivities.org


Our services support care settings to put mental health and wellbeing at the heart of care.
Training - Choose from a wide range of training options to embed creative approaches and person-centred care. Our In House Training, Bespoke Training and Coaching Programmes embed best practice long term and helping ensure that residents engage in activity that benefits wellbeing and happiness.
Activity sessions - Unique, engaging activity sessions for older people. Including; music, song, Alive is the UK’s leading charity enriching the lives of older people in care and training their carers.
Engaging older people creatively through meaningful activity sessions
Training staff to deliver outstanding care at every opportunity
Connecting older people to their local communities

poetry and dance, exploring people’s life stories using iPads, sharing memories with objects from the past, art and film-making with local school children, multi-sensory work for people living with advanced dementia - giving older people purpose and meaning, as well as the chance to have some fun.
“I recommend Alive to all of the care groups I work with. They are leading the way in person-centred activity.” Martin Green, Chief Executive Care England

Louise Newman

Louise Newman

Business: Critiquie

Telephone: 07870 279664

Email: info@critiquie.com

Website: www.critiquie.com


We have over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and our solution has been developed to assist with improvements within the care industry, by listening to clients and residents.
Our solution is superior to other feedback solutions on the market, as unlike traditional feedback surveys we do not ask any questions, we simply provide a platform for clients & residents to express their opinions easily and quickly.
We receive an excellent response rate due to our unique approach. The business is able to review the analysed data easily via their business portal. CRITIQUIE gives great insight into how the business is perceived, whether this is regarding premises, staff, services, or other areas. The business can see at a glance what’s working well and where it could improve.
Within our portfolio, we manage feedback for hotels, cinemas, nursing homes, events and much more. The CRITIQUIE solution is ‘white-labelled’ and can be set-up to best suit every business requirement.
One of our users said "I have severe dyslexia so often struggle to fill out surveys, with the CRITIQUIE solution I found it really easy and could quickly give feedback. It’s brilliant."

Chandler & Co.

Chandler & Co

Business: Chandler & Co

Telephone: 01622 817484

Email: finance@chandlerandco.co.uk

Website: www.chandlerandco.co.uk


Chandler & Co. have been specialists in the Care sector since 1995. With an enviable list of contacts, our experienced team can provide you with a bespoke package – not just assisting with the financial aspects but offering expert help and guidance every step of the way.
Our philosophy is simple, our time and money is as precious as yours, so you can be sure that we will only take on the task if we are confident in securing competitive funding for you and your business.
Whether you require funding for the acquisition of your first care home or professional practice, the refinance or expansion of your existing business or group acquisitions and financial restructuring, our experienced team will provide expert assistance with the entire process.

Sheila Bailey

Sheila Bailey

Business: Willow Private Finance

Telephone: 01903 890529

Email: sheila@willowprivatefinance.com

Website: www.willowprivatefinance.com


We are a local mortgage and protection company. We provide advice on residential mortgages of all types including purchases, lifetime mortgages and buy-to-lets. We also advise on all types of insurance policies including life insurance, whole of life plans and convertible plans.

Simon Prior

Simon Prior

Business: Cliniclear

Telephone: 08450 210300 / 07890 326217

Email: simonprior@cliniclear.co.uk

Website: www.cliniclear.co.uk


We specialise in the removal of offensive waste, general waste and hazardous waste. Trading for over 7 years we have built up a large regular client base across the south east, by offering an excellent service at a competitive price.
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Judith Manners


Judith Manners

Business:    Opus Pharmacy

Telephone: 0333 939 0053

Website:      www.opuspharmserve.com


Opus Pharmacy Services are the experts in accredited medicines training for the care sector and schools. With our team of experienced qualified pharmacist trainers, Opus has trained over 92,000 staff across the UK providing staff with the confidence and knowledge to administer medicines safely and competently.

With cost-effective and accredited e-learning programmes, online competency assessments, distance learning and face to face training developed and presented by pharmacist trainers, Opus is able to meet the training needs of all care settings including residential, domiciliary, extra care, supported living, learning disabilities, children’s services, personal assistants, shared lives carers, foster care and schools.

Opus offers all its customers an ongoing pharmacist support and advice service to answer all medication questions and queries. Opus e-learning also includes a unique “Ask the Pharmacist” feature

Opus also provides medication audits and an innovative approach to medication policy and procedure writing allowing staff to clearly understand the ways of working in their care organisation.