Lloyd Sewell

23 Elmbridge Road, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8NH, UK

Tel:01483 267098 – Mobi: 07866 607197







Lloyd Sewell started in business as an importer of golfing equipment (1988), while living in South Holland, He has both UK and European business experience, expertise in developing and providing training and advice to individuals and businesses, counselling for new business start-up, providing training on bookkeeping and accounting systems, developing business plans and developing and delivering business training courses. 


The areas of business services provided include; management consultancy to small firms, business diagnostic, business training, business strategy, e-business solutions and marketing for small firms.


He has extensive (IT) experience which began in (1970), he has successfully set up (IT) training centres in the UK, Holland and Germany and Denmark, other (IT) projects include the development and presentation of several training projects, including Business (IT) for start-up companies for the University of Greenwich.


His most recent project, the "Tendering for Contracts Training Programme" which he has developed into a SCORM complaint e-learning programme, was originally delivered in the form of a series of one-day workshops to firms and is now available On-line at: http://www.easehost.net/TfCT/gateway.cfm?course_id=318 and on CDROM. on application


The core content includes marketing products and services to contract providers, implementing quality management systems, managing contract projects and tender document preparation.


The critical success factors of his service provision are based on supplying client’s needs, with innovative solutions that deliver business benefits.


His other past activities include, treasurer of Thames Valley Small Business Club, member of a local authority action group, member of a government sponsored executive action program, and member of the Prince’s Youth Business Trust, He has been instrumental in the planning and successful delivery of the first Black Lawyers Conference in London in year 2000.


Having lived and worked throughout Europe for over 40 years, he has well developed interpersonal skills.




·         Business Consulting for Golf Courses and Driving Ranges, (1987-93), Fund raising for a charitable organisation, writing sponsorship proposals,


·         Volunteered to provide management assistance to Government sponsored Job Clubs through Executive Action Program 1994


·         Developed and conducted a series of successful workshop on “Tendering for Contracts’’ for

      small firms, workshop conducted with support from a local authority and government business support



·      Developed web site devoted to providing business information and development advice for small firms.

·      His training programme “Tendering for Contracts Training” has been endorsed by SFEDI, a government business and training accreditation agency





·         Business Consulting - Golf Course and Driving Range Management

·         Business Consulting and Training - Use of Computers in Business

·         Writing Proposals for Business Projects - Golf Course and Driving Range Projects range between (£30,000 to £1m)

·         European Business Experience includes - Contacts with Banks, Hotels & Motels, Accountants, Financial Advisors, Chamber of Commerce, Commercial and Residential Agents.

·         Prepared and submitted Business Proposal – for an Administration Centre to a local authority action group in relation to Ethnic Minority Businesses.

·         Providing Business Start-up - Counselling sessions for a government business support agency

·         Prepared and Submitted - Tender Documents for various government projects.

·         Prepared and conducted - “Tendering for Contracts” workshops

·         TreasurerThames Valley Small Business Club (1994 - 1996)



·         Provided Business Diagnostic Consultancy,

·         Provided Business Start Up Planning,

·         Developed Business Training Programs,

·         Preparation of Business and Marketing Plans

·         Provided Business Computing Consultancy and Training

·         Developed SME Customer Relationship Management Training,

·         Developed Tendering for Contact training project workshop for SME’s

·         Completed various Tendering for Contract Documentation,

·         Developed Training  Program Development – SME Management Skills,

·         Web Site Development, eAsset Management, Seminar Development,



·         Tendering for Contracts Workshop – accredited by SFEDI, a government body

·         Business IT Training for new start-up firms at the University of Greenwich - sponsored by SFEDI

·         Provided One to One Bookkeeping Training course

·         Developed Sales and Sales Management Training Programme for garment manufacturer

·         Developed web site to provide support training and information for small to medium enterprise



·         Marketing for EU funding workshops

·         Business Plan Development – Courier Service

·         Business Plan development for start-up company

·         Business Diagnostic for small manufacturing company

·         Business Plan for national launch of a business training programme

·         Web Site Analysis and Evaluation – Quality Assurance

·         Marketing B2B Projects – International Web Based Marketing 

·         Business Diagnostic – Furniture Manufacturing Company

·         Strategic Business Re-Structuring & Development Plan – Garment Manufacturing Company




  • Programme endorsed by SFEDI
    (Small Firms
    Enterprise Initiative)

is Externally Verified and Assessed by

  • ASET



Course Content                        Organised by                                                            Course Duration

Golf Club Management

Golf Management Services – (1988 – 1989)

  • (6 months distance

      learning course)

Small Business Skills Workshops

Brunel University  - (1995 – 1996)

  • (12 days @ one day per month)

ISO 9000 Implementation

Business Link Thames Valley - (1996)

  • (one day/month

      * 6 months)

Project Management Software

The Projects Group – plc - (1996)

  • (one week workshop)

Entrepreneurs Workshop


West London TEC - (1996)


  • (one week workshop)

ISO 9000 using Software

Business Link Thames Valley  - (1997)

  • (one week workshop)

Marketing NVQ

TDLB - (1997)

  • (two day workshop)


Year 2000 (IT) Contingency Planning

National Computing Centre (1997-98)

  • (three day workshop)

SME e-Commerce Consultancy

The institute of Business Advisors  - (2000)

  • (one week workshop)

Customer Relationship Management

RightNow Technologies Software - (2000)

  • (one day workshop)

Process Benchmarking

The institute of Business Advisors  - (2000)

  • (one day workshop)


E-Business Metrics


Customer Relationship Management - (2000)

  • (one day workshop)

NVQ Assessor

Business Link Berks & West

  • three day workshop


Spend Management


  • (one day workshop)





Qualifications and/or examinations



Grade Achieved

  • Information Technology



Post Grad Diploma


Post Grad Dip


  • MBA in Small to Medium Enterprise Management

(2000 – 2003)




(course cancelled due to lack of numbers attending)


  • NVQ Assessor – (IT & Customer Care)

( 2003)

Level 3

Level 3




·         Reg. SME Consultant – SBS, (Small Business Service – Business Link National Consultants Register)

·         Member: Federation of Small Business (FSB)

·         Mentor-Adviser ~ Prince’s Youth Business Trust  -  (2004) (resigned)

·         Registered Lecturer: Protocol Professional Services

·         Assoc Member The Institute of Business Consultants

·         Reg. Consultant – Association of British Credit Unions Ltd (ABCUL)

·         Licensed Training Centre - ASET http://www.aset.ac.uk/

·         Member ~ Surrey Chamber of Commerce





Business Software Training, Support and Consultancy: -

·         Intuit ~ Financial Management, Bookkeeping, Accounting & Payroll Software,

·         Pegasus ~ Accounts Management Software,

·         Paradigm ~ ISO 9000 Software Implementation,

·         Quest Software ~ Web Site Quality Analysis

·         Mindjet Software ~ Project Pre-planning Software

·         Thomas International ~ Psychometric Personal Profiling Analysis

·         ASET - Licensed Training Centre (*) - completed in December 2006




Professional Indemnity Insurance :


£1,000 000


Business Link Competence Index


(37 out of 50)

Project Management:


(*) Trained (not accredited)


ISO9000 :


(*) Trained (not accredited)


Daily Fee Min:

 Neg. £ (500)

Hourly Fee Min: 

£ (Neg.)

Daily Fee Max:

£ (750)

Hourly Fee Max:

£ (Neg.)

Project Contract Rate:

£ (Neg)


Date: 12/10/2007