Highland Escape

Our next escape is coming
Spring 2021

An escape to the Scottish Highlands. 

A chance to press pause away from the 9-to-5.

Reflect on your successes.

Identify your next steps.




It can sometimes be a lonely journey running your business, surround yourself with others who understand and can support you to achieve more.


Take the opportunity to connect with nature, clear your head and switch off from the 9-to-5  



Our coaches will facilitate your journey enabling you to set inspiring goals for a better future for your business and for you.

The Journey

Day 1 & 2

Thursday Eve


Connect with Others


Reflecting back

Identifying Motivations

Celebrate achievements 

Day 3


Identify obstacles

How to overcome challenges

Connect with nature


What is success?

Day 4
The Future


What does the future look like?

Goal Setting 

Taking Action 



The Coaches
Caroline Banks 
Caroline is an experienced coach who has worked as a learning and development specialist with over 20 years experience within the corporate world, working across the spectrum of company development activities. She brings fun and a sense of curiosity to all that she does and has a strong belief in the potential of people she works with.
Alex South 
Alex has worked in corporate fundraising, people management and more recently as a facilitator. He has a wealth of experience in the not for profit sector. When Alex isn’t busy coaching he is most likely to be found in a tent or up a mountain.
Rachel Batten
Rachel branched out into freelancing in 2014, she specialises in training, coaching, and organisational consultancy bringing her knowledge of working with challenging behaviour and conflict resolution skills to the masses!. She is a keen hockey player and loves a work social.
Leigh Fairbrother
With experience leading teams from a few, to several hundred. Leigh demonstrates particular expertise in mentoring and development. Leigh's passion for cooking has led him to regularly cater for groups. If he's not in the kitchen, he'll be sampling the local craft beers!
Amazing home-cooked food, Comfortable accommodation in a stunning location, facilitated workshops and expert  coaching are included in the cost
Tickets from £525 p/p
Organised By
Not9to5 works with Individuals and Organisations across the UK and Internationally who aspire to be less 9-to-5. 
Offering facilitation, coaching and consultancy. 
Helen Denny
Helen is the founder of Not9to5, with a wealth of experience as a facilitator, working with individuals and organisations to become even more effective at what they do. When she isn't busy working she can be found aboard her narrowboat or up a mountain. 

What others have said

"When you are a freelancer you sometimes miss the sense of community and support that full time work brings. For me, Not9to5 helps to fill this gap, as well as offering the opportunity to learn from your peers and continue your professional development. What makes it work is the quality of people that attend, their approach to life and their willingness to help each other. Put simply, I wanted to be part of it"

Andrew Moore

Leadership Consultant 

"Working with Not9to5 was an absolute pleasure. They made sure attendees all felt welcome and comfortable, the workshops were well paced and full of juicy learning with plenty of opportunities to get up and apply your new skills"

Cleo Goodman

The Melting Pot

"Coaching provided a safe space for me to think through all of the various options I had, in a supportive environment. My coach helped build my confidence and recognise all the things I had achieved; it can be easy to focus on what you’re not good at or on the things that you’ve not managed to do. My coach was very supportive and kind but also challenged me when needed. It was a really positive experience"

Katie Barton

The Samaritans


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