Holy Brook Associates started with a simple mission to help organisations to do things better in order to do better things. We work with charities, social enterprises, small busiensses, membership organisations and the public sector.
Our founder, Rachel Eden, recent winner of the Thames Valley Venus Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 award, is a trainer and accountant and she started Holy Brook Associates as a training provider – she believed that by building the capacity of individuals and organisations to do things themselves we can make a big difference.
Increasingly we find that the organisations we work with also want ongoing support – whether implementing change, developing innovative solutions to problems or a finance team on call, so we also offer strategic and operational support.
All of our team want to support our clients to do better things. We know that integrity, competence and innovation are important to our clients – we have chosen to work together because we share those values too.
Each year we are proud to offer support to our Charity of the Year
Our dedicated team share expertise and provide training across a wide range of specialisms. Find out more about us here or get in touch to see if we can help your social enterprise, charity or business.
Here at Holy Brook we are committed to protecting the security of your personal information and will take all reasonable precautions to protect it from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
What information we collect
We offer a variety of services at Holy Brook Associates. Some of these services involves storing data about a company or individual. This may include “personal information” which may be information that can identify and individual such as name, email address or home address, telephone number, and bank account details.
You may also provide us with a service that will require us to hold your personal information.
We also collect information from third parties such as government agencies, credit reporting agencies, an information or service provider or from a publicly available record.
By accepting our terms and conditions upon engaging in our service, or providing us with a service you agree to us holding this information. If you chose not to provide this information then we are unable to provide you with a service.
How we use this information
We use your information to:
- provide you with a service
- To enable you to provide us with a service
- To contact you to keep you up to date with our newsletter and to ensure the information we hold is both accurate and update in accordance with gdpr.
This information is kept and stored by us and is not shared with anybody unless you have given us written permission or we are required by law to disclose any personal information.
However, the Internet is not in itself a secure environment and we cannot give an absolute assurance that Your information will be secure at all times. Transmission of personal information over the Internet is at Your own risk and You should only enter, or instruct the entering of, personal information to the Service within a secure environment.
We will advise You at the first reasonable opportunity upon discovering or being advised of a security breach where Your personal information is lost, stolen, accessed, used, disclosed, copied, modified, or disposed of by any unauthorised persons or in any unauthorised manner.
In the event of a breach that is likely to result in a high risk of adversely affecting your rights and freedoms as an individual we will inform you without delay, keep a record of the breach and inform the ICO within 72 hours of becoming aware of the breach
You have the right of access to the personal information we hold. Upon request we will provide this to you at no cost.
If the information we hold is incorrect you have the right to rectification. We will respond to a written or verbal request within one month.
You have the right to have any personal information to be erased. We will respond to a written or verbal request within one month, after which we will no longer be able to provide you with a service.
You have the right to object. You have the right to object to us using your data for marketing purposes. We will respond to written or verbal request within one month.
We would like to try and resolve any issues you may have regarding your personal information. Please contact either co-ordinating director:
Or our co-ordinator:
In the even we are unable to resolve your query you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at:
Telephone: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 545 745
Rachel is a trainer, speaker and facilitator and coordinating director of Holy Brook Associates. She has a wide range of expertise including business and economic awareness, leadership and management, sales and marketing, financial management and communication and media skills as well as chairing and speaking on public policy issues. Rachel is a qualified accountant and … Continue reading Rachel Eden
Mark is an experienced and highly skilled facilitator of interactive workshops, meetings and training. He has an unbridled passion for innovation and believes in the collective power of teamwork and collaboration. Mark aims to create opportunities that empower individuals and companies of all sizes to unlock their creative potential An award-winning designer, Mark was a former … Continue reading Mark Mason
Sarah is a strategic communications specialist, writer, trainer and facilitator, with 15 years’ experience in communications roles for private sector, not-for-profit and Higher Education organisations. She has worked with people at all levels in large national organisations, including CEOs, frontline staff and line managers, as well as supporting smaller local organisations to communicate more effectively. … Continue reading Sarah Browning
Sabina is Holy Brook’s Coordinator. Before joining Holy Brook she had over 7 years experience working as an accounts assistant working for various companies including working with various clients for an accountant producing VAT returns, month end accounts and payroll processing for an average of 15-20 employees. She has also studied with AAT Having taken … Continue reading Sabina Reed
Tom is a content marketing, digital marketing and social media expert. He is passionate about working with forward-thinking companies, apps and individuals who want to connect with people in social and interesting way and is particularly inspired by working with founders and new businesses to help them grow. Tom is also a director of Ten … Continue reading Tom Chant
Lyndsay is an interim finance director specialising in SMEs with over 13 years’ experience in finance and advisory roles. Lyndsay qualified as a chartered accountant in 2006 with KPMG where she worked with a diverse range of clients across the information, communication and entertainment sectors. In 2009, she joined TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC shortly before … Continue reading Lyndsay Henderson
Claire is Holybrook’s Assistant Co-ordinator Claire is passionate about both personal and organisational development through the use of training, coaching and other strategic initiatives. Claire qualified as an Occupational Therapist which provides her with an ability to ensure a client-centred and analytical approach to problem-solving, developing practical solutions and presenting opportunities to enable individuals to … Continue reading Claire Brown
Richard has more than 20 years in business, including 12 working as the director of a successful IT Consultancy then a Renewable Energy company. Richard is ITIL and PRINCE 2 qualified and brings a wealth of business expertise to training courses including experience working with FTSE 100 companies. Richard is also an elected Councillor and former … Continue reading Richard Davies
Nicky Gentle is an experienced bookkeeper and has been self employed for nearly ten years. Nicky is an AAT Qualified Bookkeeper and works with a range of limited companies, looking after their accounting needs. She covers all areas, from day to day bookkeeping, VAT, and payroll, to producing high quality year end accounts. She works … Continue reading Nicky Gentle