Business and Employment Support and Training

"Achieving the best through partnership"

best was established by Shirley David BA Hons, Dip HE, MILM, Assoc CIPD in 1998.

best aims to enableindividuals and organisations to achieve their full potential by providing outstanding training and consultancy services.

best offers training specifically tailored to the needs of trustees, volunteers and staff working within the voluntary sector.

Services include:

  • Standardised courses
  • Workshop facilitation
  • Tailor-made courses
  • Consultancy services
  • QuickBooks professional advice
  • Mentoring and one-to-one support
  • British Sign Language communication support

Take a look at the current courses or contact Shirley David to discuss your specific needs for one to one or in-house provision.


Shirley David has a Signature NVQ Level 6 Certificate in British Sign Language and offers training and support to Deaf clients using BSL.

Mentoring and support can be provided via Skype or FaceTime.


best can carry out reviews of policies, systems and practices within organisations to provide a comprehensive report with specific recommendations to improve performance and compliance with legislation.


Shirley David is also a Professional Advisor for QuickBooks (both desktop and online versions)


Quick Book packages can be provided at competitive prices and a further discount is offered when installation support and/or training is purchased.

You can also purchase a copy of Shirley's book Now you're the Treasurer

Training and development

best provides:

Governance courses, Financial training, and Personnel courses

best has also worked on a number of tailor-made courses such as supervision and appraisal training for NACAB and customer care training for the British Deaf Association, and can provide bespoke professional training and mentoring to meet your requirements.