“Tony showed a deep grasp of the retail sector and was able to swiftly identify key issues that needed addressing. He also was able to design a suitable process for implementation that would result in nearly £500k of losses being reconciled. Working with him was a pleasure as he is a charming person and he engaged with the client excellently.”

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Great Results ,
Expert ,
High Integrity

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About Gilcrest Services and Tony Heywood

about gilcrest services Gilcrest Services Ltd

has been trading since 1993. The company had the rights to sell the Ashby's Tea and Coffee brands within the London Area and began developing on line sales. Ashbys was sold in 1998 to concentrate on developing the online presence.

Meanwhile, calling upon the previous experience in the fashion industry has acted as interim managers/directors during the liquidation of the menswear chain Review PLC and the admistration of the 40 Zoo ladies fashion shops.

Combining retail and beverage expertise assisted in the operation of The Natural Cafe Retail Ltd in administration whilst our leisure experience helped restructure a chain of 106 AGCs (Adult gaming Centres - Arcades) prior to being sold for £35m.

about Tony HeywoodTony Heywood - Managing Director

Tony Heywood is an entrepreneurial retail and wholesale CEO with 35 years experience of start ups, ecommerce, administrations, business turnaround and recovery, for Banks, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Insolvency Practitioners and SMEs in the Fashion, FMCG and Leisure sectors.

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Royal Bank of Scotland Panel,
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London Business Link Authorised Suppliers
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Interim Management Association
Turnaround Management Association