Helping Business
owners find
The Edge
to success

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We help Business owners find The Edge to success

The Edge Business Services are a multi-faceted experienced group of business professionals offering a range of bespoke services to help small and medium scale enterprises succeed.

We specialise in arranging funding for businesses on the growth path, help them build resilience and flexibility by providing customised and personalised business advisory, consulting, and mentoring services.

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Work with experienced advisers Work with experienced advisers
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How We Can Help Your Business

Governance, Advisory, Mentoring, Consulting

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Readying for Growth, Investment, Sale or Succession

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health check

If you are a registered business and would like a free consultation and business health check or just have a few questions you'd like answered, contact us and one of the Principals will be in touch.

What we bring to your business

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Empathy

We understand that no one business is the same. We build our services around strong relationships, making sure we understand what is most important to you before we help you with a plan to reach your goals.

As business owners ourselves, we understand the importance of managing your business, family and personal circumstances and aspirations  simultaneously. We apply our experience of all stages of business growth to help you navigate business ownership successfully.

Experience

Principals Stuart Ayres, Chris Jackson and Wayne Mills bring considerable expertise working in senior positions consulting to, or advising many types of businesses from start-ups, established SME's, corporates, NGO's and government agencies.

Industries in which we have worked include insurance, marketing, banking and financial services, energy, international marketing, health care, freight, tourism, export, importing and distribution, manufacturing, civil construction, building, commercial and residential property development and investment,  government relations and dispute resolution.

Expertise

We provide particular expertise in strategic planning, organisational structuring, mergers and acquisitions, funding, capital raisings, financial and risk analysis, project management, business continuity planning, policy submissions, project management, corporate governance and dispute resolution.

Networks

Our careers have enabled us to build an impressive network of contacts, high wealth investors, and other important links to the broad landscape of New Zealand business. 

Collegial

Using a collegial approach to problem-solving and networking, we bring extensive knowledge and practical skills from the cutting edge in our own and advising businesses.

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Behind The Edge

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We leave a good impression

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Greg Ball - review

“Stuart Ayres, our founding CEO… has overseen the commercialisation of our business. His tenacity and sheer hard work ensured that all these challenges were addressed with beneficial outcomes. Stuart is a man of impeccable character with considerable management skills and qualities.”

Greg Ball

Chair

Omeo Technology Limited

Paul Plummer & Chris Wikaira - review

“Wayne is a skilled writer and communicator with an ability to reach out to all stakeholders.... We have a lot of respect for his ability to deal quickly and efficiently with issues and challenges that often demand a rapid turnaround that is an operational feature of public affairs firms like ours. He brings clear, analytical thinking to complex issues”

Paul Plummer & Chris Wikaira

Managing Director & Director

BRG

Ready To Grow Your Business?

Get a free business
health check

If you are a registered business and would like a free consultation and business health check or just have a few questions you'd like answered, contact us and one of the Principals will be in touch.

Financial Assistance Available For Our Services

Our services to you may be able to be subsidised by government funds if you are registered with the Regional Business Partner Network.

  • Management Capability Development Voucher Fund
  • Covid-19 Business Advisory Fund

Ready to take the next step, or still have questions?

Get in touch, and we can talk about your business’s specific needs. Or see our FAQ’s page.