Mike Osborne

Co-Founder and Director  -  The Fabulous Group

Mike has over 25 years’ business, financial, owner operator and corporate experience across a wide range of blue chip & SME companies including Whitbread, Lex Retail, Scholl Consumer, Granada and Cash Converters. Mike is a member of CIMA and other bodies and has a wealth of experience across many business disciplines including finance, retail operations, purchasing, property management, customer service, IT, HR, legal compliance & H&S. Mike has also been an owner operator of a multi-site late night leisure company taking the business from a single site to a thirty strong chain.

Mike has supported over 90 SME franchise businesses, guiding them through all aspects of their operations, funding, compliance and strategy, including growth and exit.

He is passionate about business and seeing them grow, develop and succeed with a firm held belief that businesses need to be allowed to be creative and flourish while being built on solid foundations.

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