Industry testimonials

What they say...


CEO and co-founder of The Pathway Group

"I have known Steve for over 10 years and started working with him because of his track record of success. There are many providers and support organisations out there but SCLO has helped us with company growth and supported us with the challenges and complexities we have dealt with over the years. He has also helped us with change management too.


"Steve is very consultative and supportive. He has got a very flexible approach and good manner. Crucially, he is a nice guy too.


"He is very switched on and SCLO really understand the value and necessity for ROI. Steve is commercially astute and understand the obstacles we face as a business and an industry.


"SCLO understands value and are creative and innovative thinkers. Steve has had a lasting impact not only on our business but on me personally too."


Programme Director, NCFE

“Steve has supported us on a high priority bid and played a crucial role within our bid team.  He was enthusiastic and dedicated from the start, got on really well with all our teams, and made a significant contribution to the development and submission of our proposal. 

"I would recommend Steve to anyone looking for support with tender management and writing.”


Head of Business Development, Seetec

"We engaged Steve to support us on a large and high priority bid and Steve made an excellent contribution and was great to have as a member of the team. I would recommend Steve to anyone looking for business development expertise."


MD, Digital Marketing Mentor

"Like many training providers, we existed with a fragmented process for tendering and completing bids for a range of frameworks and training opportunities. SCLO Consulting undertook an initial assessment of our gaps and requirements. They then served to put together a plan which gave us a structure and approach which enabled us to operate efficiently and in a timely manner to capitalise on opportunities. 

"We were also made aware of significant opportunities which we had missed plus given advice and guidance as to the forthcoming changes within the sector.

"It is easy to assess the huge value that Steve and his team have brought to our organisation as magnificent. Our expectations have been exceeded. I must conclude that it is the professionalism with which the process was undertaken that I found refreshing. We see SCLO Consulting as an extension of our business and will continue to utilise them to stay on the pulse in an ever-changing education industry."

Workshop and webinar feedback

What they say...


College of Animal Welfare

"Loads of information provided. Very helpful, much better insight on how and what to include in tender items/questions."


Progress to Excellence

"Some great people in the room and good level of involvement from all. Very beneficial."



"Informative and easy to understand. Group sessions good and good introductions."


Juniper Training

"Steve delivered a very informative and comprehensive session. Even though we are aware of devolved AEB requirements, the session has provided structure, background and a thorough understanding of bid content.

"My aim for the session was to have a better understanding of the role we play in the GMCA & WMCA devolved agendas. I'm confident I now have a clear direction of travel and what is required
to get there! Thank you."


Fleetmaster Training


Central Training Academy


Health Education England


Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Momentic Limited

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"Really informative session and well delivered. I now have a much better understanding on bid tenders and processes."

"Steve delivered a great event, his knowledge is vast in terms of tendering."

"Very informative event. Interesting to see how Steve modified delivery to meet HEI needs."

"Very useful. Thank you. Lots to take away and prepare in advance of our (RoATP) application."

"I have worked with Steve on business development opportunities a number of times over the years.

"He is a leading professional business development consultant and his ability to manage a tender process from end to end, bringing all the parts and people together, through his energetic, enthusiastic and infectious approach is not only highly successful, but enjoyable. Yes, business development can be enjoyable!"