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Visit us at the CIPD Learning and Development show, stand 745, 10-11 May 2017, Olympia London

23/03/17

We will be exhibiting our cutting edge training programs Road To Transformation - change management  and Procurement Into the Future at the Learning and Development Show, 10-11 May 2017, Olympia London on stand 745. Please come and visit Andy Skowronski and Catherine Woods on stand 745, who…Continue Reading >


A great win for A&C Associates in the Export Category of the North East Business Awards 2017, Durham, Sunderland and South Tyneside.

21/03/17

  We are immensely proud of our achievement to be announced winners of the North East Exporters Awards 2017, Durham, Sunderland and South Tynside region. We were nominated and recognised by the NECC for our  increase in the  Export of our consultancy services and training courses to…Continue Reading >


Winner of the UPGC Chairman's Coach Award for 2017

24/02/17

Andy was very surprised and delighted to be recipient of this years Coach Awards from one of our biggest clients the UPGC in Toronto.  Andy has been working with and coaching members of the team since August 2016. Andy commented "It was very kind and generous of you to recognise the efforts…Continue Reading >


Gulfood 2017 visit

13/01/17

Andy Skowronski our Managing Director and Catherine Woods, Director will be visiting the Gulfood Show, 26th February - 2nd March in Dubai. We hope to meet up with many old acquaintances and make some new ones whilst soaking up the atmosphere at the Gulf Food Show, the world's largest food…Continue Reading >


Once again Finalist for the North East Exporters Awards 2016

13/09/16

We are immensely proud of our achievement to once again be a Finalist for the North East Exporters Awards 2016. We were nominated and recognised by the NECC for our  increase in the  Export of services and training course to businesses in numerous countries around the globe during…Continue Reading >


North East Exporters' Awards 2016

28/08/16

Congratulations to all companies who have been shortlisted as finalists for the North East Exporters' Awards 2016.  We are proud to say that A & C Associates Ltd have been shortlisted for two major catagories:  SME Exporters' Awards and also for Conquering New Markets.    …Continue Reading >


Andy Skowronski one of the speakers during - Exploring the Franchise Sector in the Philippines Webinar on 29th July

21/07/16

Road To Transformation at the British Chamber of Commerce for Thailand

25/04/16

A&C Associates were pleased to be able to talk about Change Management to a group of business executives at the British Chamber of Commerce in Thailand's office.  Andy gave a seminar about Change and how that effects modern businesses in the current economic climate.   Leadership coach…Continue Reading >


Reception at British High Commission Singapore for the FHA 2016 British Delegation

23/04/16

A & C Associates were invited to a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Singapore, His Excellency Mr Scott Wightman, to meet the British delegations from FHA2016 at a reception yesterday evening. The delegations included the UK, Scottish Development International (SDI) and the…Continue Reading >


North East Business Awards 2016 - Sunderland, South Tyneside and Durham Export Award

17/03/16

We are immensely proud of our achievement to be a Finalist for the North East Business Awards 2016 - Sunderland, South Tyneside and Durham Export Award. We were nominated and recognised by the UKTI for our 300% increase in the Export of services and training course to businesses in numerous…Continue Reading >


The Franchise Show, Excel 19th and 20th February - A Great Success

22/02/16

Our thanks to everyone who came to see us at the Franchise Show, ExCel on 19th and 20th February. There was a lot of interest in A&C Associates stand and we were happy to help so many of you with your Franchising queries. Andy Skowronski spoke both days about 'Why Franchising is a Good…Continue Reading >


Gulfood Show, Dubai, February 2016

07/02/16

Andy Skowronski our Managing Director and Catherine Woods, Director will be visiting the Gulfood Show, 21st - 24th February in Dubai. We hope to meet up with many old acquaintances and make some new ones whilst soaking up the atmosphere at the Gulf Food Show, the world's largest food…Continue Reading >


Franchise Show 19th & 20th February 2016 - Excel, London

05/02/16

We are really excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Franchise Show - Excel, London 19th - 20th February. We will be there in our capacity of Franchise Specialists and Andy Skowronski will be speaking on both days on what to watch out for whilst carrying out your due…Continue Reading >


Great Success For The BCCP Change Management Breakfast Briefing

21/01/16

21st January, Manila, BCCP Breakfast Briefing on Change Management BCCP HOLDS CHANGE MANAGEMENT TALK 21 January - BCCP Members as well as non-members got a first hand taste of The Road to Transformation leadership and Change Master Class by Andy Skowronski in this 2-hour seminar held at the…Continue Reading >


BCCP Change Management Breakfast Briefing, Manila 21st January, 2016

03/01/16

Come and join Andy Skowronski at our Change Management Breakfast Briefing to be held in the BCCP offices Manila. …Continue Reading >


A&C Associates attend the 'Business is Great Trade Conference' in the Philippines

16/11/15

Catherine Woods, Director attended the 'Business is Great Trade Conference' in Manila 16th and 17th November. It was a business-filled week as BCCP hosted a very successful Trade Mission with eight (8) new-to-market companies coming from the UK and Asia. Highlights of the trade mission…Continue Reading >


Life Science Investment Conference, Krakow - Poland 22 - 23 October 2015

24/10/15

Andy was privileged to be asked to be a Key Note speaker at this years Life Science Investment Conference in the beautiful city of Krakow in Poland. Andy spoke on Change Management and how it affects the industry which was very warmly received by the participants. We would like to thank…Continue Reading >


Anuga Visit 10th - 14th October, 2015

07/10/15

Andy Skowronski our Managing Director and Catherine Woods, Director will be visiting the ANUGA October in Cologne. We hope to meet up with many old acquaintances and make some new ones whilst soaking up the atmosphere in ANUGA, the world's largest food innovation marketplace. If you would…Continue Reading >


Chicago, USA - Procurement Into The Future - September, 2015

07/09/15

A resounding success for our course in Chicago Our Procurement Into The Future Course in Chicago, USA was a resounding success. Please see our latest pictures from the course our Training Programs - Past Course Pictures page. As you will see it was a great event and learning experience for…Continue Reading >


Road To Transformation - Bangkok, Thailand December, 2014

12/12/14

Road To Transformation - a resounding success! Our Road To Transformation program Bangkok, Thailand, in December 2014 was a resounding success. We started "The Road to Transformation" by banishing "incrementalism" and accepting that "Average is Awful". The fast paced program took the…Continue Reading >


Bangkok, December 2014 - Procurement Into The Future

05/12/14

Another successful Procurement Into The Future Course in Bangkok, Thailand! Another successful Procurement Into The Future Course in Bangkok, Thailand! Please see our latest pictures from the course our Training Programs -Picture Library. As you will see it was a great event and learning…Continue Reading >


North East Expo And Manufex 2014, Wednesday 19th November

19/11/14

Come, chat and have a coffee with us at the North East Expo and Manufex 2014 Wednesday 19th November at Newcastle Falcons, Kingston Park, Brunton Road Newcastle upon Tyne. Find us at stand B38 Gold Suite South (Blue Zone). We're looking forward to seeing you at our stand to chat about how we…Continue Reading >


Warsaw, Poland - Procurement Into The Future - November 2014

07/11/14

A resounding success for our course in Warsaw Our Procurement Into The Future Course in Warsaw, Poland was a resounding success. We also revisited some fond memories of our time in Warsaw during the 1990's. Although most of the participants were Polish, our client wanted the course run in…Continue Reading >


North East Expo - 19th November, 2014

05/11/14

Joint us at the North East Expo Join us at #NEexpo and meet 1200 likeminded businesses in one day. Book your ticket for the North East's dedicated small & mid-sized business event at Newcastle Falcons, Kingston Park on Wednesday 19th November...there's lots happening: Over 1200+ delegates…Continue Reading >


Procurement Into The Future - IOSCM Accreditation

16/10/14

We are extremely happy to announce the Procurement Into The Future has been awarded accreditation from the Institute of Supply Chain Management A & C Associates are extremely happy to announce our 'Procurement Into The Future' training program has been awarded accreditation by the Institute…Continue Reading >


New Costa rica Course Pictures October 2014

07/10/14

Our Procurement Into The Future Course in San Jose, Costa Rica was a resounding success and we have had some wonder full feedback comments from them. As most of the participants were non-English speakers we were pleased to have a team of amazing translators who helped the course to run…Continue Reading >


19th - 23rd October, Sial Paris

07/10/14

A&C Associates will be visiting SIAL Andy Skowronski our Managing Director and Catherine Woods, Director will be visiting the SIAL 19th - 23rd October in Paris. We hope to meet up with many old acquaintances and make some new ones whilst soaking up the atmosphere in SIAL, the world's largest…Continue Reading >


August 2014 - Watch this space for the worldwide launch of 'Road To Transformation'

07/08/14

Watch this space for the worldwide launch of our new flagship program 'Road to Transformation'. A new and innovative course which packs a punch by focusing on transformational thinking and results. It is fast-paced, highly engaging and easily digestible, designed to work with the leadership…Continue Reading >


July 2014 - Andy Off To The Philippines

07/07/14

Andy is off again on his way to the Philippines to work with a major client for two weeks.  If you need him to help with any consultancy or training needs please contact him on his mobile phone.  We wish him well for a successful trip.…Continue Reading >


15th - 20th May 2014 - NRA 2014 Chicago

10/05/14

Andy will be at the NRA In Chicago - 15th - 20th May 2014 Andy Skowronski our Managing Director will be visiting the NRA in Chicago this May. He hopes to meet up with many old acquaintances and make some new ones. If you would like to speak with Andy please contact him on his mobile :…Continue Reading >


May 2014 - The Road To Transformation Thailand Program

09/05/14

'The Road To Transformation program' - Picture of Thailand team really excited and working towards their goal! They created their 'Critical Few' strategy plan and now know the way forward! Contact us if we can help you. See our 'Training page' for further information on all our programs. …Continue Reading >


May 2014 - Official Launch of the Road to Transformation Master Class in the Philippines and Thailand

04/05/14

'The Road To Transformation' Master Class in the Philippines and Thailand We are extremely happy to announce that the official launch of our latest Master Class 'The Road To Transformation' will be May 5th - 6th in the Philippines and a second Master Class in Bangkok May 8th - 9th. Please see…Continue Reading >


Client Feedback Analysis

05/04/14

Check out our new Client Feeback Analysis page in our Training Programs section We are excited to launch our new Client Feedback Analysis page in our Training Program section. Please check it out to see our latest results.…Continue Reading >


April - May 2014 Travel In Asia

01/04/14

I will be off on my travels again visiting clients in Dubai on 27th - 28th April, Manila 29th April - 7th May then Bangkok 7th - 11th May.  If you would like to contact me to discuss any business issues, please call me on:+44 7590485060 to arrange a meeting.…Continue Reading >


8 - 9th April - Visiting FHA Singapore

25/03/14

Hi I'm visiting the FHA in Sinagpore 8th - 9th April.  If you want to meet up please give me a call on +44 7590485060.  I look forward to seeing you in Singapore.…Continue Reading >


March 2014 - Procurement Into The Future One Company Course - Dubai

21/03/14

Procurement Into The Future - Dubai, March 2014 We have just completed a very successful Procurement Into The Future training course for one of the GCC's largest F&B and Manufacturing companies. The one company course had attendees from the whole of the Middle East region. The venue was the…Continue Reading >


March 2014 - The Exhibition Masterclass

07/03/14

The Exhibition Masterclass Catherine has just attended the Exhibition Masterclass which was held by the UKTI in Sunderland. This masterclass was very informative and gave great insites into the complexitity, culture and etiquette involved in exhibiting at large National and International Trade…Continue Reading >


April 2014 - Meeting Up With Old Colleagues And Friends After FHA In Singapore

03/03/14

We had a great visit to the FHA in Singapore and managed to meet up with many old colleagues and made some good new contacts. Great to meet up with Andy's incredible team (minus 1) from Yum Brands days. None of you have change a bit!…Continue Reading >


Past Course Pictures

02/02/14

Check out our new 'Past course pictures' section on our Training Programs page.  These pictures were taken from four courses over the last 6 months.…Continue Reading >


Welcome To A & C Associates Ltd

07/06/13

Welcome to the new A. & C. Associates website Welcome to the new A. & C. Associates website. I do hope that you find the new site easy to navigate and informative. We are also on Linked, Facebook and Twitter.…Continue Reading >


June 2013 - Procurement Into The Future And UKTI Trade Mission To Thailand

01/06/13

Bangkok June 2013 We were recently in Bangkok, attending the UKTI Trade Mission to Thailand as well as running a Procurement training seminar hosted by the British Chamber of Commerce (BCCT). The Trade Mission was excellent for the networking, especially getting at insight as to how much the…Continue Reading >

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