About Us

Who are we?

Our team works hard to improve yours.

Yorkshire-based Manar Associates is run by founder and director Shahida Iqbal who works with like-minded professionals as passionate as she is about improving performance, developing staff and increasing confidence.

At the heart of what we offer is relationship; we take time to get to know you and to understand the culture of your business to ensure our training material meets your needs.

Staff training and development is not a tick box exercise and it’s only through working together that we can provide a truly sustainable solution for your business.


When you work with Manar Associates you’ll receive a professional, ethical and made-to-measure service which:


  • is creative, fun, innovative and interactive
  • works with you to achieve your goals
  • is high quality and adds value
  • sees us act with integrity at all times
  • ensures complete client satisfaction
  • delivers value for money
  • is positive and supportive.


Shahida’s background is a mix of executive coaching and training and development with a proven track record in designing and delivering innovative training programmes, strategic business development, performance improvement, and executive level leadership.

Working with individuals and ensuring that they are constantly developing, progressing and reaching their goals is really important for Shahida. Her approach when working with organisations/individuals is very much about understanding the work and culture of the group, thereby enabling and empowering both staff and management to fully engage in development for the future.

So, if you want to invest in your employees, put effective processes in place or tap into the benefits of coaching, contact us on

 07817649883 or info@manarassociates.co.uk and discover how Manar Associates can make a difference to the performance of your business.