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Strategy - Improvement - Impact - Solutions

Education Business Consultancy

Delivering Quality, Results & High Value



Celebrating 5
Years of Success


Years FE Sector Experience


Years of Commercial


Projects Delivered


Rule 5 Solutions is a consultancy service celebrating its fifth year of operation. Established by Mark Hill, former Executive Director for the East Kent Colleges' Partnership and Director of Business Development at Canterbury College, the consultancy has successfully undertaken over 30 projects of various sizes and complexities since 2017.


Over twenty-five years of success and achievement in the further education sector, three years in political strategy and seventeen years in the commercial retail sector enables an unrivalled understanding of strategy, innovation, impact and solutions in a modern real world business context and environment.


Expertise and services include strategic and operational planning, apprenticeship improvement, marketing & comms, PR, mergers, options reviews, business development and growth delivery, employer and stakeholder engagement, governance, risk, efficiency and budget control, policy and report writing, presentations, event co-ordination, data analysis and website conceptualisation and design.

The servicesspecialisms and projects pages provide an overview of the expertise and experience Rule 5 Solutions can bring to help deliver your business needs effectively. With tight resources and more challenges and competition than ever, you can be confident that you'll get great service, value and a real return on your investment with Rule 5 Solutions.

Mark A Hill

Executive Consultant

Founder of Rule 5 Solutions

Organisations worked with can be seen by clicking here.

Organisations & Clients


Below are some of the organisations successfully worked with in former college roles but mainly since establishing Rule 5 Solutions. This is not intended as a list of referees. References can be obtained via the contact page.

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Rule 5 Solutions is contactable by a variety of means. You can even make contact via LinkedIn



             07795 244216



Rule 5 Solutions: Canterbury, Kent CT2

Enquiries, quotes or feedback
Collaboration & Associations

For any enquiries, questions, quotations or recommendations, please call 07795 244216 or fill out the following form:

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If you are another consultancy, organisation or an individual looking to collaborate or become an associate on joint ventures, please get in touch via:

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