Nicholas Business Advisors

Business-Advisors-01About Nicholas Business Advisors

Derek Webb founded Nicholas Business Advisors when, after researching the Motor Vehicle industry, he discovered a need for independent management expertise to assist companies in many areas of their business. Nicholas Business Advisors bring in the necessary people with skills to suit your requirements. Derek’s contacts and understanding of the Industry has created many great partnerships, introductions and collaborations.

  • Expertise which you or your Management Team do not currently possess
  • Business know how to tackle problems, challenges or Change Management that your company faces
  • An outsiders view and analysis of your business
  • Introduction to New Partners, Alliances or Buyers
  • Assistance with Takeover, Merger or Acquisition
  • Training and Motivation of Staff and management through mentoring or tailored training courses
  • Organisational Succession planning and identifying weaknesses in staff structure and arranging selective recruitment.

About Derek Webb 

Derek Webb has worked in the motor vehicle industry for the last 40 years having started as an apprentice motor mechanic in 1965. He progressed through the ranks very quickly from Service Engineer to showroom Salesman then on to Dealership manager and for the last 20 years in executive positions with several blue chip Contract Hire and Vehicle retail companies. Derek has been involved in several Company takeovers, Mergers and Acquisitions both from the inside and out. He is very well known, trusted and respected throughout the industry from Finance Houses to Contract Hire to Vehicle Manufacturers. His vast experience of the car industry together with his warm, approachable manner make him a pleasure to work with.

Please contact Derek Webb on 01889 591554 for an introductory chat, or fill in the online contact form


Nicholas Recruitment Ltd is registered in England and Wales – Company No: 05484938. Registered address: St Helens House, King Street, Derby. DE1 3EE