The Custard & Bear Approach

What We’ve Done, & How We Did It

Custard and Bear runs on tea, cake and our lovely wonderful clients. It’s more than just a job for us – we genuinely get a buzz out of helping them to grow their business.

Here are some of the jobs we’ve loved doing and please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you’d like to see if we can help you:


The Brief

Genesis Primary Academy is a proposed new school for Consett. Before the team behind the school could submit their application to the Department for Education they had to gain the support of local parents. Our brief was to help them achieve, and surpass, the numbers needed

read more about how we helped Genesis Primary Academy



The Brief

Ian Hindmarch is a Consett based joiner who wanted a new website to showcase his work and a Facebook page to interact with local clients and potential clients.

read more about how we built up Hindmarsh Joinery



The Brief

Train new Lingotot franchisees on how to promote their business by giving them a solid grounding in sales and marketing, bearing in mind that they have never been self employed and will all come from a diverse range of career backgrounds.

read more about how we helped LingoTot



The Brief

Get us some PR! Simple as that. BLS is a family run business; handed down from father to son, and was celebrating its 40th birthday. This seemed like an ideal time to get the business some PR, until a much better story literally marched into the picture…

read more about how walked BLS Electronics towards a higher profile



The Brief

Rebrand ‘Colin Wilson IFA;’ start with creating a new name and then look at everything from the brand and website to business cards, printed newsletters, paperwork and client folders.

read more about how we helped Lifelong Financial Planning mature