Duncan Collins


Certified Management Consultant (CMC)

Basic information
Hawick Group Ltd & runagood.com ltd
020 8960 7194
Founder of 20 businesses involving Mazda Cars UK, Snap-On Tools, Automotive Distributors, Hambleden Group and MCL Group. I specialise in inventing business solutions that skill-up owners, directors, managers to be self sufficient in growing their businesses and building wealth from their enterprises.
I'm currently engaged in creating two new business consulting and management training firms:
1. runagood.com ltd is the first online business performance support service for micro businesses at affordable prices.
2. Hawick Group Ltd is the only specialist at helping non-profit organisations to develop commercial income sources, skills & knowledge
Both are gaining new clients every month and the plan is to keep growing with the help of experienced business people to join as working investors
Life Hands-on 22/07/1963 - 17/06/2014

runagood.com ltd Owner 02/04/2012 - present
Hawick Group Ltd Owner 15/06/2010 - present
Hambleden Group Owner 04/09/1988 - 15/06/2010
MCL Group Business Ventures Director 08/04/1985 - 04/09/1988
Mazda Cars UK After Sales Director 20/11/1972 - 08/04/1985
Volkswagen GB Depot manager 14/09/1970 - 17/11/1972
Snap-On Tools Franchisee 15/09/1969 - 14/09/1970
Moores Cambridge Ltd Motor Parts Manager 05/09/1966 - 15/09/1969
Godfrey Holmes Ltd Management trainee 22/07/1963 - 05/09/1966

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Duncan's projects
  • Age UK
    Increasing commercial income
  • Central Government
    Developing and piloting employer skills development programmes
  • MCL Group
    Developing and executing a strategy to create and acquire 6 new profit centres.
Duncan's articles
  • Business Valuation: Management Buyout
    So, you’re either an owner selling your business, or an employed manager buying in/out. Whatever the situation, it all starts with a valuation of the business. Both sides need to do this to see if there are any differences in view.
  • Business Valuation to Resolve a Conflict
    We were recently asked to express a written opinion on the current and potential value of a Chinese restaurant in an English town. Mr Wong had sold it to Mr Ho, who was unhappy about its subsequent performance and felt misled...
  • The Top 10 Product Fails
    New Product Development (NPD)... it can make or break a company. Sometimes even the best-planned product launches fail to gain traction, leaving marketers and industry professionals perplexed. Other times… it’s pretty obvious what went wrong.