Business Start-up Case Studies

Since 2012, John Hall has been mentoring and guiding start-up businesses – not just in horticulture or agriculture, but in a range of industries, including the following:

John Hall Consulting business management consultancy



Crafted Coffee is an exciting small, specialist coffee roasting and blending company, based near Chichester.

Freshly roasted coffee

John Hall has worked with business owner Lorraine Dunk for the last 3 years, mentoring her in the development of her quality coffee business.

John guided Crafted Coffee on its start-up strategy, business plan and how to get things into place for launch.  He advised on how to start up the business, provided marketing suggestions on how to get the company into the marketplace and helped Lorraine with her initial Business Plan.

As well as being a fun company to work with, the coffee is excellent!!

John Hall Consulting Management business consultancy



Family-run business The Stove House launched four years ago and operates from its base in Midhurst, selling and installing wood burning stoves for customers throughout West Sussex.

John worked with Andrew and Lara Matthews on their Business Plan for starting up the Company, guided them with their sales and marketing plan and how to launch into the market.  If the heart of your home needs warming up, pay a visit…