Greater Manchester

Your Local Stocktakers in Manchester

Adam ColebatchAdam Colebatch Stocktaker Staffordshire & Derbyshire

A young and enthusiastic business consultant that prides himself on helping businesses achieve profitability through tight controls and accurate reporting.  Over 17 years experience in the on trade ranging from multiple GM roles within SFI Group and has overseen multiple sites with a North West Independent.  Alongside his busy schedule he also operates his own mobile bar service.  He started stocktaking at 19 years old with SFI Group and has been working alongside John with LTA for the last two and a half years.

Martin Wilks

Martin Wilkes - Merseyside Stocktaker

Martin is an experienced Hospitality Industry Consultant with over 30 years management experience of running Hotels, Restaurants, Pubs up to General and Area Management level and acting as a Management Consultant up to a 4/5 Star Hotel and 3 Rosette Dining Standard.
He has also owned his own restaurant business for 13 years and worked extensively in the Tourism and Leisure Industry from being a Regional Tourism Award Inspector, setting up Food and Drink Business Associations to undertaking numerous mystery guest visits.

Martin has an extensive network of contacts and has worked with several Chambers of Commerce and Trade up to Vice President Level. Within Purple Sage Consultancy Martin has provided in addition to an extensive range of Hospitality Management services; business rescue services, feasibility studies on new projects, Start up Business Advice, Business diversification opportunities. Martin now offers two distinct ranges of services with Licensed Trade Auditors and Purple Sage Consultancy.


Andy Morris

Andy Morris Manchester Stocktaker

Based in Cheshire,  Andy has worked his way up from glass collector to Head Chef of Brunning and Price, with a wealth of previous experience in industrial catering/Regent Inns/Hydes Brewery/JW Lees and as Catering manager of event sites. Andy is fully trained in P&L sheets/rota planning/budget planning, stock management, so can bring a wide range of experience to you the client.

Manchester Area Stocktaker Coverage Map

Manchester Stocktakers

Manchester is one of the most dynamic cities in Europe. There has been an enormous amount of investment over the past 10 years which has led to a complete change in the City skyline. With over It is also very much a student-focused city with one of the largest student populations in the UK, (over 100,000 students)


Greater Manchester includes the following areas:

Manchester, Oldham, Salford, Trafford, Tameside, Stockport, Rochdale, Bury, Bolton, Wigan


Food from all round the world

With over 300 restaurants in the city,there is a huge range of high-quality, traditional and international cuisine available. Manchester’s Chinatown is the second largest in Britain and has a number of Asian restaurants . There are also many restaurants and shops in Rusholme’s famous ‘Curry Mile’ which offers Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi cuisine.


Pubs Clubs and Ale Houses

Greater Manchester is home to a large amount of Breweries – Major craft and Micro Breweries Including Hydes, John Willie Lees, Robinsons and Holts to name but a few.



Although Manchester is one of the largest cities in the UK, it has one of the best transport systems in the country.The city centre is easily accessible from all parts of greater Manchester and beyond.


Why you need a Stocktaker

For any business within the licensed or catering trades – Stocktaking is one of the most important parts of controlling your cash flow and products and is critical to managing your costs and thereby maximising your profits.

Stocktaking also has the added benefits of giving peace of mind that your staff are not only serving your customers correctly, but that they are looking after the business bottom line too by committing to minimise loss.

Why Choose Us?

Our licensed trade stocktakers have many years experience in providing accurate and easy to understand stock reports based on state of the art stock taking methods

 We are passionate aout helping your business succeed and will always be willing to provide friendly advice and innovative ways to ensure that you are always in control of your costs.

Our Services

A full range of stocktaker services available to clients across the UK including:

  • Hospitality, Tourism and Retail Stock Management
  • Period End and Annual Stock Auditing
  • Valuations
  • Business transfers
  • Food and Liquor Cost Control
  • Purchasing Management

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