If you are looking for a safe pair of hands to provide ad hoc, professional support to help you through the challenges we are facing due to the impact of COVID-19, then please do get in touch. We are doing everything we possibly can to respond quickly and practically to help local sole traders and small businesses survive during these unparalleled times. 


business support

Partnering mental health practitioners and education professionals to help shoulder the load.

"Emma has been working with me for the past eighteen months. In that time my business has seen a complete turnaround in productivity and sales. I now have a carefully managed marketing list, a detailed customer management database, a website offering rich content that is regularly updated, and a real presence on social media. What I specifically love is her ability to take on masses of information and make sense of it all without getting at all stressed or panicky. She really gets my business."

Mandy Parry – Director, Mandy Parry Training (Child Protection & Safeguarding)

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Welcome to Spillane Consulting, a Bristol-based company run by me, Emma Spillane, and supported when required by a team of Associate Virtual Assistants.

Our mission is to be that safe pair of hands for independent professionals and small business owners working in education and/or children's mental health - to support you with the day-to-day back office 'stuff' that needs to be done but can often be something that just continues to pile up and cause undue stress. We can also be a great second pair of eyes and ears for your business planning and review.

  • Feeling overwhelmed? Exhausted & know you need support but don't know where to start?

  • Want to give more to your clients but feel constrained by the continual juggling involved with being self-employed?

  • Excited about the future but you just can't seem to find the time to focus on moving your business forward?

Spillane Consulting can help you with all of the above and more!

While we can provide support to a very wide range of businesses (see who we've supported here), we have specialist expertise that we bring to working with children's mental health experts and professionals working in education.


We recognise that you may need a degree of flexibility, so you can engage us on either an ongoing (retainer) basis, for a specific time-limited project, or for ad hoc work.


Above two images: Kirsty Northover Photography.


Spillane Consulting 

t: 07917 355 955

e: info@spillaneconsulting.co.uk

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