Ardent Advisors


Business Advice, Made Simple.

Areas of Expertise


Business planning

Start up, is one of the most important stages of your business life cycle as this is the time you build the foundations that your business will rely on throughout its life. You only get one first impression and you want to get it right. with the guidance of an expert you can learn from other peoples mistakes and not only save money but scale and grow quicker. A good plan is the road map which will guide your business through its infancy and onto the growth phase. At ardent we tailor our business planning sessions to suit your needs from simple business plans to planning workshops, we have a solution to meet your needs.

Accountability & monitoring

Through regular meetings and monitoring sessions you can set your business up for success. Studies have shown, businesses with an accountability partner, are 65% more likely to compete a task while increasing your chance of success by up to 95%. At Ardent advisors we act as an accountability partner to monitor your business and track your success. We aren’t afraid to ask the tough question to help you get closer to your goals. We motivate you to push harder than you would on your own and monitor key performance indicators and milestones.


Jonathon is a young, energetic and motivating speaker who has spent his career in public practise and has many interesting stories to tell. With vast experience across a number of industries and an exciting approach to management, business planning and entrepreneurship, Jonathon loves to share his knowledge and see others succeed.If you’re looking for someone to run a training session with your team or present at you next event look no further.

business growth

This is one of the most exciting stages of you businesses life cycle and one of the most difficult. During the growth cycle there are many challenges that are faced, such as cash flow management, information and system development and adjustment, competition and changing market reviews, team and culture development and knowing when to grow, when to stop, change or refocus, just to name a few. At ardent we can guide you through this tricky stage of your business, help you jump the hurdles, face the challenges head on and continue to proposer and grow into the future.

succession planning

It’s never to early to start planning your succession.The earlier you start thinking about how your going to exit the better prepared you can be. A good succession plan maps out and considers every aspect of your business in order to achieve your desired exit outcome. Succession planning involves making decisions about who will lead your business, and who will take ownership of it. By taking charge of this decision-making process, you will be able to attract a higher sell price for your business and prepare the business to continue into the future.

tax and accounting

When we’re not providing business advice we are working with businesses to ensure all of their compliance needs are met. Our sister company Leddy’s and Associates exists to ensure that your business stays up to date with the daily compliance issues to leave you more time to work on your business. Leddy’s & Associates provides tailor made solutions to take care of your tax and compliance needs, from annual, taxation, financial statement preparation, payroll tax and much more.

strategic planning

It is extremely important to continue to review your businesses direction and ensure the goals you’ve set are meeting the needs of you and your business. Strategic planning is crucial in reviewing the past and planning for the future. It is a great opportunity to set new goals and priorities while developing a deeper understanding of where to focus the energy and resources of the business. It also allows you to review and respond to the ever changing modern business environment. At ardent we can help build a strategic plan help you plan your next project or refocus your business and your team.

non for profit ADVISORY

There are many challenges faced by non for profit organisations from understanding the regulatory framework, the complex environment and the allocation and use of resources. Having a non for profit advisor to guide you through the stages of the organisation from start up to wind down can give you peace of mind. Our advice includes structuring, governance, day to day operations and board establishment to ensure your organisation continues to meet your objectives and support your members and the community, now and in the future.