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By their nature, entrepreneurial businesses are fluid and supple. Excited by opportunity and agile enough to react. That approach to business brings ups and downs, twists and turns.

Episodes of overwhelming complexity. Changing shapes and structures. Rapid growth spurts. Potentially devastating downturns. Even the occasional crisis.

F-works helps businesses all along that journey. ‘Been there; done that’ commercial know-how and coveted financial management skill.

Commercial nous

Valuable insight, fearlessly expressed.
Ideas that energise. Know-how that explains and expands.

Experience, objectivity and balance in decision-making. Helping you tackle head on what can be achieved with the funds, time and headspace available.

Financial skills

Ensuring your finance function is fit for purpose, providing you with essential understanding and control.

A well-organized and led team with the skills, processes and systems needed to provide appropriate financial interpretation.

About us

We work with people who, like us:
are working hard to build a sustainable business;
want to make a difference and leave a legacy;
and, are motivated by achievement, not status.

These are the values that we live and breathe, congruent at work and at home.

In everything we do, we strive to be:

  • Purposeful
  • Challenging
  • Creative
  • Helpful
  • Open
  • Successful
  • Brave

Our clients

It’s been a privilege to be a part of many businesses’ journey. Here are a select few.

Top-quality financial direction. Superb, calm, impartial counsel. I recommend F-works without hesitation.

Brian Mansfield, Managing Director, Taxi Studio

The team

Steve brought a calm, authoritative approach to tackling some knotty issues - he managed to ably straddle the analytical and commercial, the tactical and the strategic.

Toby Sawday, Managing Director, Sawday’s

Diligent, determined, driven and daring. Perfectly suited to the task at hand.

The F-workers are finance experts who draw on valuable experience from every type of commercial venture. We’ve created, grown and sold businesses ourselves so we understand where you’re coming from, where you’re at now and where you might be headed.

Meet the F-workers


Recent thought

The mechanics of building a valuable service business

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A wealth of knowledge at your fingertips.

Get valuable insight and commentary on issues that could affect your business.

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The inner workings

This paper clearly communicates the mechanics of building a valuable service business.

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Finance demystified

Finance on a Beermat. This book, co-written by our MD Steve, shows you how to turn finance into a clear, powerful and pro-active tool for building your business.

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Contact us

To get the ball rolling, we’re happy to spend some time getting to know what you’re all about and where you’re at.

Then we’ll prepare a proposal that sets out how we can help you and how much we would charge for doing so. There’s no charge for preparing the proposal, or the initial chat, though we happily accept coffee and cake.