Who we are
As part of the small business ecosystem here in the East Midlands BRIC supports SMEs take their business, project and team to the next level.

We pride ourselves in caring for all our customers as if we were dealing with our own business, we are approachable and what we do is affordable for all sizes of businesses.

Not only do we have the theoretical knowledge of running a business in its component parts, but having an 'on the high street' business as a sister company we have the practical knowledge of customers, the way they shop and how they flow through the city, along with how to price products and displaying them to maximise sales.

Who is the behind BRIC?
Ben Rawson, owner of BRIC Consultancy, until 2011 worked for a FTSE250 financial services company as a business and geographical analyst, part of the role was to advise the senior management of the best places throughout the UK to expand into and where to contract from, looking at the demographics and other local and national influences to make the right choices.

Ben uses this same knowledge to help small business owners start their journey, giving them the information they need to help them make decisions.

He also works with more established SMEs to review their business plan and core values to create a long term vision for them to work towards.
Ben is Nottingham through and through, he grew up here and with his passion for photography, his work in now readily recognised and appreciated by locals and international clients alike.
He has won various photography competitions and had his photography accepted into local, national and international exhibitions.

Ben's city scapes can be seen in various offices and apartment blocks across Nottingham and is available to purchase online or through various retail spaces including the Nottingham Tourism Centre

Part of the promotion of your business is good, clear photographs of both yourself and your products, Ben also owns Rawson Photography where he is a commercial photography, working with SMEs to upgrade their product photography which has a proven effect on an increase in sales.

Ben is co-owner and Commercial Director of 'Made in Nottingham' a Design Concept Store that brought together over 40 local designer makers that have all been inspired by the city.
This gave them an affordable place on the high street to sell their hand crafted products.
Made in Nottingham is an award winning design store, having won 4 awards in less than two years, from the SCEPTRE Short term retailer of the year for 2015 (HC) and 2016 to recently being awarded The High Street Hero by The Small Awards and being given the accolade of Smallbiz100 by Small Business Saturday.