Leading US Business Peer Business Counsel Network Expands Into United Kingdom

The Alternative Board Expands to the United Kingdom In Response To Tough Economic Times.

Online PR News – 17-June-2009 – – Denver, CO -- Recent reports from the International Monetary Fund project the United Kingdom, which recently entered recession, will see its economy diminish by 2.8% next year, the worst contraction among advanced nations.

In an effort to expand the benefits of its counsel to business owners hit hard by the economy, The Alternative Board, the world's largest franchisor of peer advisory board services and business
Coaching based in the US, recently announced the expansion of their services to the United Kingdom.

"By launching this expansion, we're building upon the success The Alternative Board has experienced in other countries," said Martin Allison, the former head of international banking services for The Royal Bank of Scotland PLC, and currently the Chairman of The Alternative Board UK. "In this challenging economic climate, business owners are facing unprecedented times. To have the counsel of a peer network is invaluable, and bringing The Alternative Board to the UK will help strengthen our economy."

The positive impact The Alternative Board has created has benefited business owners in the US, Canada and South America, and they are excited to bring the UK into fold. TAB organizes monthly group of owners, CEOs and presidents of non-competing, privately owned companies on peer advisory boards. Members can present challenges and opportunities to one another for seasoned, practical advice from other owners who understand one another's perspective and contribute meaningful solutions.

President and CEO, Jason Zickerman elaborates on the recent expansion. “In a recession that is impacting a global economy, this is no time for business owners to be alone. They face unique challenges, and opportunities that The Alternative Board uniquely helps them address and capitalize upon. Our expansion into the United Kingdom comes at a time when the country has been hit particularly hard, and we're committed to helping businesses thrive in spite of the storm.

The Alternative Board is currently recruiting members and franchisees worldwide. Interested parties should visit www.TheAlternativeBoard.com for more information or email mallison@thealternativeboard.co.uk in the UK.

About The Alternative Board®
The Alternative Board® (TAB) is an international provider of peer advisory and business Coaching solutions to leaders of privately held businesses. TAB members meet monthly in over 1,000 cities across the United States, Canada and South America. Headquartered in Denver, CO, TAB was founded by Allen Fishman, author of 7 Secrets of Great Entrepreneurial Masters and the Wall Street Journal bestseller 9 Elements of Family Business Success, in 1990. For more information about how TAB helps businesses in your area, please contact your local TAB-Certified Facilitator or visit http://www.thealternativeboard.com.

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