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25 March 2021

**Press release**

Trades Coach crowned as UK’s best business woman


The Trades’ Coach, Alison Warner, has been named as UK’s Best Business Woman for her pioneering work transforming trade and construction businesses.

Alison was recognised for changing the fortunes of businesses across the UK, coaching owners to come off the tools and dramatically increase their turnover.  Alison is also founder of the UK’s first online business academy for the industry – Build and Grow – launching to popular acclaim in January 2021.

Alison was one of just 2 business coaches to make it to the finals of the UK’s Best Business Women –- beating thousands of entries from across the UK.  The awards, judged by a panel of business experts are considered one of the UK’s most prestigious awards for business women and entrepreneurs nationwide.

Alison Warner said:
“I am overwhelmed to have won this award and to be recognised as a female entrepreneur in a male dominated environment. I am proud to work within the trades and construction industry and have the privilege of coaching business owners where, not only can I make a real difference to someone’s business, but also to their quality of life.
“I would like would like to thank my clients for all their support and for the judges for selecting me for this prestigious award!”

A former troubleshooter for global brands such as Starbucks, Alison founded Evolve and Grow coaching company in 2010, and has since become the UK’s leading expert in trades and construction business coaching.  Her Bestselling book Build and Grow: How to go from Tradesperson to Managing Director in the Construction and Trade Industries has become a seminal text for the sector winning 5-star reviews across the board.

The UK’s Best Business Women Awards is a prestigious competition which seeks to find the very best female business talent from the across the UK and covers a wide variety of industries and business talent. Businesswomen are judged and selected for their business acumen, determination, creativity and tenacity.

John Newland-Jenner from JNJ Building Solutions said:
“Alison has unlocked potential in me that I didn’t know I was capable of and combining that with her commitment and knowledge, we have almost doubled our monthly turnover.
I have completely come off the tools, attained office space, employed two more office staff, doubled the amount of projects that we run at one time and implemented systems that set us apart all within 9 months. Alison is an asset to my business, and we plan to evolve and grow to new heights!”