About Us

Our Story

At Ahead Business Support, we’re on a mission to redefine how small businesses achieve success. We firmly believe that there’s a cost-conscious way to gain the benefits of experienced people management. We offer tailored HR support that perfectly fits your unique needs, providing you with the tools to realize your vision while reducing stress and building unwavering confidence in your journey.

We understand the challenges you face as a small business owner. The ever-changing landscape of entrepreneurship can be daunting, filled with unexpected twists and turns. That’s why we’re here to offer our expertise, helping you navigate this complex terrain with ease.

Our Approach is Simple but Powerful

We leverage best HR practices that have been proven to work time and again. We tailor these practices to your specific situation, ensuring they align perfectly with your goals and budget.

Our goal is to empower you. We want to see you succeed and thrive in the competitive business world. We want you to confidently pursue your vision while we take care of the human resource intricacies that can often bog you down. Our support is more than just a service; it’s a partnership, a collaborative effort to help you achieve the success you’ve always dreamed of.

So, are you ready for change? Are you ready to embark on a transformative journey towards business success? Let’s start with a Discovery Chat. It’s your first step towards unlocking your full potential, and we’ll be right by your side, every step of the way. 

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Unlock Success at Every Stage

Our Mission: Empower Your Business Journey

At Ahead Business Support, our mission is clear: empower small business owners like you. We’re here to free you from the burden of cumbersome HR practices and boost your people management confidence.

Our Goals: Streamline and Support Your Growth

We streamline people operations, allowing you to focus on your mission and growth. Our tailored strategies provide simple and effective support for your business development.

Why Choose Us? Your Trusted Business Partner

We’re your seasoned one-stop-shop for all your HR support needs. We take the time to understand your vision and create a personalized approach to align with your unique goals. Ready to embark on this journey? Let’s chat and start unlocking your business’s full potential.

Meet Andrew Cook

Your Business Partner

Andrew Cook, a seasoned business partner and owner, brings a unique blend of back-office expertise and a rich professional history. With 20 years of service in the US Navy and a career spanning HR and Operations since 2007, he boasts a diverse background across non-profit, for-profit, and government sectors. His true passion lies in empowering businesses to thrive.

The statistics are sobering: 20% of small businesses close within the first year, and 45% don’t make it past year two. Insufficient capital and lack of management experience are the common culprits.

Andrew believes there’s a smarter way for small business owners to access invaluable experience without enduring the school of hard knocks. 

You didn’t embark on your entrepreneurial journey to manage payroll, navigate HR complexities, or streamline operations. A trusted business partner can handle these, leaving you free to focus on your vision.

Enter Ahead Business Support—a testament to Andrew’s dedication. His mission? To empower passionate small business owners to plan ahead, stay ahead, and achieve lasting success.

Empowering Small Business Owners for Success

Ahead Business Support offers a diverse range of project assistance, encompassing everything from payroll and strategic planning to streamlined processes that enhance cost-efficiency. 

Andrew understands the unique challenges faced by small business owners, whether in the heart of a bustling metropolis or a serene small town, managing a modest crew or multiple teams. His unwavering commitment is to empower small business proprietors, delivering comprehensive support that transcends routine tasks.

The ABS team, comprised of seasoned professionals, recognizes the paramount importance of reliable support as your business flourishes. From tackling back-office intricacies to providing personalized executive mentoring, they stand as trusted advisors and allies at every juncture of your journey.

With the right support in place, small business owners can confidently pursue their goals and make a lasting impact on their communities.