What my clients think....

 To hear in more detail how I've worked with some of these clients, take a look at my Case Studies page.

If you would like to speak to one of my clients for a more direct opinion, please don't hesitate to ask.  You can also find more recommendations on my Facebook page.

"I was terrified at the idea of starting up on my own but Cressida has been there for me at every step. I couldn't have asked for a more understanding and patient business coach."Sylvia Johnson, Spanigol (July 2021)
"Cressida has been invaluable in helping me set up my business from scratch and is always there if I have any questions. She also designed my logo and website, which are both perfect and exactly as I wanted them. I would 100% recommend her services."Georgina Richmond, Richmond Paraplanning (April 2021)
"We were very lucky to find Cressida in the early days of starting our new domiciliary care company. Cressida has been amazing at giving us tasks and goals in order to get ourselves up and running. She has always been just a message or call away if ever we have been stuck. We have really appreciated the wealth of knowledge and experience she has been able to share with us. We look forward to continuing to work with her as our business grows!"Lisa Scott, Severn Valley Home Care (February 2021)
"I had a free video consultation with Cressida, and she was so helpful. I don't begin working with her until 5 weeks away and she's already helping me with my business, picking up my messages, helping me with my advertising, giving advice and ideas. I cannot fault the service. 🙂"Katie Ollier, Katie Mo Wellbeing (November 2021)
"Cressida helped me take the business idea I had started and helped me transform it into a more profitable and professional set up. She is ALWAYS at the end of the phone and doesn't mind the silly questions even after 6 months. Can't thank her enough I'm now working from home and around my children!"Laura Crampton, The Barking Lounge (September 2020)
"We contacted Sandcress last year about an idea we had for our business and in the course of 6 months Cressida has helped us to create a fully operational, successful company. From the early days of not knowing where to start, keeping us motivated when things got hard and to still being on the other end of the phone for us today. We have been supported at every step and can't thank Sandcress enough!"Malcolm and Sophia, Spectrum (April 2020)
"I had an idea for a new product, but I knew nothing about running a business & had absolutely no idea where to start. That all changed when I came across Sandcress Small Business Support's website. I was incredibly nervous about making that 1st call but I have never looked back. Cressida has been there to support and advise me every step of the way, from designing my business logo, creating my website, social media marketing (& listening to my occasional meltdowns!), Cressida has given me the full support needed to bring my vision to reality. Cressida has been there every step of the way with me. She really listens to you and gives honest advice and I highly recommend Sandcress to anyone who has an idea - go for it!"Terri Blood, Berri (March 2020)
"Cressida was very helpful in advice on my business venture and give me a lot of ideas and things i need to do. I would recommend her services to any Business large or small."Ian Dykes (February 2020)
"After an extensive free business consultation today I actually feel as though my business can move forward and grow. All of the wonderful advice I received will act only for me to help the longevity of my home organising business. thank you"Sarah Dowling (November 2019)
“Cressida has been absolutely fantastic, her work is the best helping with my new website. My website has been going for just under a year and with all the Brexit saga my business is still growing. I had a website done by another company, all l did was pay them more and more money then l came across Cressida then my business has been growing ever since. All my customers say how nice my website is so Thankyou Cressida. If your looking for a very Good website and business support look no further Cressida is your women.”"Lynda Robertson - Paws Pet Travel - www.pawspettravel.com (November 2019)
"Highly recommend! I came to Sandcress 12months ago with a plan to open my own cake shop, I had no premises, just a dream. 12 months down the line I now run a successful cake shop and have my own website! I Couldn’t have done it with out the help and advice from Sandcress small business support. I would recommend this service not only to my friends but to every entrepreneur wanting to start up their own business. Not only do Sandcress help you start but they continue to help advising you on how to keep your business running successfully! Choosing Sandcress was the Best decision I ever made."Jessica Yates, Jessica Yates Cakes - www.jessicayatescakes.co.uk (October 2019)
"Cressida has been an absolute rock to me in supporting me throughout the initial ideas right through to launching my business. She's motivated me when I've been doubtful about things whilst keeping me on the straight and narrow. I totally recommend her services for anyone who is thinking of setting up in business or wanting to rebrand."Tracy Cleaver, The Sweetheart Party Company - www.sweetheartparties.co.uk (September 2019)
“Cressida is a fantastic Business adviser and mentor. I found Sandcress at a time when I really needed help. I was literally like a headless chicken, not knowing what direction to take my business and more importantly how! Sleep was impossible as, the only way I can describe, my head was like a bag of scrabble letters. If you are unsure how to take the next step forward, or what you need to do to be a success, I strongly advise you go for the fully tailored option and talk to Cressida. Thank you for your amazing and continued support.”Suzanne Corgan, Pawsome Transport - 2018
“Cressida gave me an hour of her time to listen to the issues I have in my business and offered me the objective advice I needed to move forward. Don’t hesitate to take up the offer of a free consult – it really is no strings attached! A great help, thanks Cressida.”Denis France, Handmade Cider - 2018
“I’d always wanted to start my own company but was never quite brave enough until I spoke to Cressida from Sandcress. She gave me the boost of confidence I needed to take the leap and I’ve never looked back. Her continuous support has been invaluable….and when it comes to business stuff…she really knows what she’s doing! Thank you for helping me realise a dream!”Kelly Jane Smith, The Cutting Edge - 2018
“I was opening my new salon and I needed some leaflets so I contacted Sandcress. I didn’t have any idea what I wanted but Cressida talked to me to find out what I liked and then sent me some ideas. She also offered me some great advice about starting my business. She has also set up all of my social media for me and is looking after all that too. Thanks a lot my darling you are the best. I wish you all the best ”Nevi Xibraku, Nevi Unisex Hair & Beauty Salon - 2017
“Cressida is professional, adaptable and very helpful. She is extremely knowledgeable and has helped me establish my business my network locally.”Malcolm Maskell - 2017
“Sandcress designed my business cards for me and formatted my leaflets, also made up a high resolution logo so that it could be printed. The goods are top notch and I’m really happy with them. I’m comparing them to my current business cards and there’s no comparison. So give her a go!”Adam Spooner, AC Electrics, Cambridge - 2016
“We first contacted Sandcress in 2015 to ask them to quote for some printing. We were extremely pleased with their service and consequently looked into the other marketing services they offered. We haven’t looked back. Sandcress have been invaluable in supporting the growth of our business both by improving our marketing skills and helping us overcome various obstacles we’ve encountered along the way. We’re busier now than we’ve ever been.”Ghislaine Smith, Finance Manager, NTSS Ltd (2015 to current)
“The Hemingfords’ Directory is an established, high quality monthly magazine delivered to approximately 2000 homes and businesses in the Hemingfords and St Ives area of Cambridgeshire, including retailers, waiting rooms, St Ives library and other key outlets. We have been using the services of Sandcress Design & Print for over 4 years now and it has been a pleasure to work with Cressida, who has put together the directory and professional and creative adverts for our business directory. Cressida has also transformed much of the material used to inform potential clients about the business and worked with us when re-branding the directory. The advice offered by Cressida regarding design and management of the directory is invaluable and always gratefully received. Communication is excellent and Cressida works very hard to meet deadlines, her friendly nature makes her an asset to our team. We highly recommend accessing the services of Sandcress.”Carly McDonald, The Hemingfords Directory (2013)