Contact GET READY 4 BUSINESS if you are thinking of starting your own business or if your existing business is not progressing in the way you hoped then just contact us by phone or E Mail

Services include:

  • Delivering business workshops featuring market research, financial planning, sales and marketing

  • Diagnostics on existing businesses


  • Developing  marketing strategies

  • Help with access to grants and loans

  • Help with Business plans

  • Business mentoring

GET READY 4 BUSINESS is run personally by John Townsend who has over 40 years experience in sales and marketing and who ran a successful print services company based in South Ribble. John sold the business after  25 years, allowing him time to fulfil an amibition to assist start-up businesses. He also helps SMEs who have started their businesses but are unable to grow due to working IN the business and not working ON the business. 

Over the past 10 years, John has assisted start-up businesses on the Fylde coast/Central Lancashire in all aspects of setting up a successful and sustainable business. He has run workshops covering Finance, Market Research, Sales and Marketing and the use of PR, Social Media and Networking. John also provides  introduction to self employment seminars and one to one advice sessions to ensure that clients have the necessary skills to become self employed and produce a viable business plan. He also works with newly established companies in helping them to move their businesses forward to achieve agreed targets in sales and profitability and if required assist them in seeking additional funding for expansion.


Tel: +44 (0)1772 285161

Mob: +44 (0)7740 278831