Our network of business associates has been instrumental to our growth and success providing support and expert advice in all areas of the business.

 

Jane Duncan

Our account manager. A senior garment technologist experienced in multi-product womenswear, childrenswear and accessories with over 20 years retail and supplier experience working for major brands.

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Jane Duncan

  • A Senior Garment Technologist experienced in multi-product Womenswear, Childrenswear and Accessories with over 20 years retail and supplier experience for major brands including Tesco, Monsoon, Boden and Gap.
  • A childrenswear specialist at all stages of the Quality Assurance function including up to date knowledge and understanding of current Europe and Worldwide legislation relating to Design Safety.
  • Vendor accreditation - Supplier auditing to ISO 9000 (both UK and overseas) and subsequent guidance to improve QA processes and procedures.
  • A real interest in product testing to the right level to ensure optimum fitness for purpose. Worked with test houses to create tailored product performance standards across wide range of products categories.
  • Instrumental in transformation of quality function of niche childrenswear brand through block development and standardisation of the technical process.
  • A pragmatic and proactive professional committed to continuous improvement of quality standards and process through strong communication with in-house teams and external suppliers.
 
 

Fiona Harris

Our administration assistant. A qualified bookkeeper and accounts assistant with strong managerial and organisational skills. Experienced in team leadership, client and consultant support and contract management.

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Fiona Harris

  • A qualified bookkeeper and accounts assistant with strong managerial and organisational skills. Experienced in accounts software
  • Fluent in French. A qualified translator with 8 years’ experience working for a large multinational corporation
  • A qualified PA having worked for a recruitment agency for the European Parliament
  • An experienced manager. Managing a translation agency for 3 years organising translations from and into English from over 30 different languages covering many diverse subject fields
  • Experienced in team leadership, client and consultant support and contract management
  • Worked in IT recruitment over a 3 year period. Well versed in all aspects of contract management, data protection and database management
 

Martha Parker

A social media, PR, marketing and brand consultant with over 20 years experience in the media industry. Martha is a qualified journalist, with a background in public relations. She set up her own consultancy in 2005, and works with a broad roster of clients on strategic development through integrated PR, marketing and advertising. 

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Martha Parker

  • A social media, PR, marketing and brand consultant with over 20 years experience in the media industry. 
  • A qualified journalist - MA Journalism, Goldsmiths, University of London and writer for Guardian.co.uk.
  • Website Editor and Press Office team, HRH The Prince of Wales, Clarence House, London.
  • Agency and in-house Fashion PR: Hobbs London, Kiki McDonough Fine Jewellery, Trussardi Jeans, Daniel Galvin, Tabitha Webb.
  • Over 10 years freelance experience working with clients to maximise potential through strategic development and integrated PR, social media management, creative content, copywriting, marketing and advertising. 
  • Areas of expertise: Fashion, beauty, children’s activities, equestrian, sport, leisure, celebrity and consumer.
 

Liz Alcock

An inspirational business strategist. Challenging ideas and develop a business plan which is dynamic, achievable and totally owned by the business itself. Liz has an extraordinary intuitive approach and her professional manner sets her apart from others. Her contribution to QHQ has been key to our success.

 Liz Alcock Consultancy

 

TRUE

Based in London, TRUE are brand designers whose analytical rigor and creative flair deliver solutions that are visually compelling, unique and effective. They have worked with us from our beginnings, creating QHQ’s core brand and continuing with the design and development of our website, and other communications.

truedesign.co.uk

 

Wells Associates

Management accountants, providing full support in all areas of accountancy and taxation. Affiliates of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Chartered Institute of Taxation and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

wellsassociates.com

 

Net business

Internet for business, responsive web design and hosting. Bespoke database design, application programme interface, integrations and digital marketing. Supporting QHQ with back end internet solutions and database management.

netbusiness.co.uk