Consultancy & Business Mentoring
Whether you own a single property or are growing an agency we can provide as much support as works for your business.
You may just need someone experienced to bounce some ideas and thoughts on a project or strategy or would like ongoing regular mentoring. Whatever the requirement we’re here to help you improve your business.
Les has worked in the holiday home (now short term let) business for over 15 years as a holiday home owner, booking & marketing agency owner and property manager.
Since starting Gael Holiday Homes in 2008 Les grew the business from managing a handful of properties to over 130 delivering over 4,000 bookings per year with gross booking value for short term let owners of £3M.
In 2023 Gael Holiday Homes was acquired by Awaze Vacation Rentals with all properties moving over to the Cottages.com and Hoseasons brands.
With 10 years experience as a member of the board of the Association of Scotland’s Self-caters (ASSC), 2 years as Finance Director, Les is an accomplished Business Consultant and Business Advisor, helping owners and managers establish and grow businesses, through to acquisitions and disposals of property businesses.
A strategic leader with a collaborative approach through developing and implementing robust strategies to increase profitability and optimise processes. With in-depth knowledge of property, hospitality, retail and corporate sectors, as well as financial and commercial operations, Les’ years of experience can help you grow your business or make improvements to your current business model.
With the introduction of Licensing in Scotland, through work with the ASSC and Gael Holiday Homes, Les has in depth knowledge of the requirements to meet Scottish government and local authority licensing, steering owners through the processes to gain a licence.
Get in touch
Whatever your requirements why not get in touch for an informal, no-commitment, chat?