Welcome to The Declutter hub 

Let's spend some time working ON your business so you can prosper IN it

Are you a Professional Organiser ready to take your business forwards?

Does this sound like you?

  • Are you fairly new to business but sometimes feeling out of your depth with clients?
  • Do you love the organising but hate the admin? 
  • Are you wondering why all your best marketing activities are just not converting to clients? 
  • Is your business progressing well but you are wondering how to take those next steps?


We're Ingrid and Lesley, founders of The Declutter Hub, and we are excited you're here.

We live, eat and breathe decluttering. In our eyes, the less clutter there is in people's homes, the better. And around the world that's facilitated by people like us and you!

We love the Professional Organising community and have been fully immersed in it for over 14 years.

We both have our one-to-one businesses, The Clutter Fairy in North West England and Organise your House in South East London. And we now have our fantastic teams helping us serve our clients on a day-to day basis.

Ingrid was the President of the Association of Professional Declutterers and Organisers (APDO) for 4 years and Lesley worked alongside her on the Board as Head of Mentoring and Head of Website Development.

We co-wrote the APDO Starting a Professional Organising Business Course and delivered it for over 3 years to hundreds of organisers. We are so proud that it's still going strong today. 

APDO is where we developed our friendship and a complementary approach to decluttering and organising. We enjoyed working and training together so much that we developed and launched The Declutter Hub to bring our emotions led approach to decluttering into the online world.

Fast forward 4 years and our online business goes from strength to strength. We host the Declutter Hub Podcast and have almost two million downloads. Our membership has seen thousands of people through its doors and we have a highly engaged, inspirational facebook group with over 40,000 members.

Over the years we've learnt, made mistakes and grown. Then we've learnt, made mistakes and grown again. We have always maintained that a successful PO spends 50% of their time in the business and 50% on the business. And often the balance is skewed.

We feel so privileged to be in this wonderful industry of people who want nothing more than the people they work with to live life happier and less stressed with a clutter free organised home. We're all in this together - one bin bag at a time!

So if you're looking for a helping hand to make your PO Business prosper, then you're in the right place.

Ingrid and Lesley x

The Prosper programme 

will help you

Master your website

Have a website that represents you and your offer perfectly.

Craft your message

Find your authentic voice and start to use it consistently.

Fine tune your processes

Be confident to tackle any client or business project that comes your way.

Mould your masterplan

Think about what comes next and have a clear growth strategy.

Create repeat business

Ensure your customers keep coming back for more.

Enjoy your success

Find the right balance between working on the business and in it.

Sheena Taylor

This week I had the privilege of joining a Q&A call for the new Prosper programme run by Ingrid and Lesley. I cannot thank these ladies enough for the advice and support that they shared. Even for someone that has been running a business for a while now, they had so many ideas to help me grow. After only one session I feel like this has been one of the best things I have done for my business by far! Thank you so much, ladies!

What's included in the PO Prosper Programme?

Access to all our courses - If you are a new organiser trying to find your feet in the industry it can be a baptism of fire going into clients' homes for the first time. Sometimes you just need a tried and tested method of how to tackle every area of your client's home and we have just that. We have an extensive library of courses for every room in a home that you can use as a learning or reference tool.

Monthly Q&As - we all love to organise, declutter and help our clients but running a business is another ballgame. We suddenly have to be a master at marketing, pricing, web design, PR and so much more. If we are stuck or struggling, getting the right information in a niche industry like ours can be tricky. That's where our monthly group Q&As come in. You can ask us anything about running a PO business and we'll do our best to answer!

Sarah Bickers, Free Your Space and Founder of ADHD For Organisers 

Lesley & Ingrid each have over a decade of experience as professional organisers. They both run successful businesses, initially as individual Organisers, and now managing teams and supervising those Organisers to grow and develop. They also co-host the Declutter Hub which supports people online all over the world to tackle their clutter and become more organised. 

Having worked with such a wide breadth of clients there is nothing that fazes them. Whether working with someone who is re-designing their home or someone with signs of hoarding disorder or ADHD, they know how to adapt their approach to support their client to achieve their goals. 

On the first APDO training team with them, for several years we ran APDO’s training day for hundreds of new and would-be organisers: 'Starting A Professional Organising Business’. I can vouch that they make training fun and accessible, with a straightforward 'can do’ approach which encourages Organisers to address procrastination and get on with the business of running their Professional Organising business. 

They know their stuff and they help Organisers at the point they’re at. Personally, they have helped me recognise where I was ‘stuck’ and to recognise my own unique skills and perspective. They’ve encouraged me to stretch myself and to grow my own business - and I still benefit from their gentle but firm challenges!

Lesley & Ingrid have a wealth of experience and perspective to offer. Whether you’re just thinking about becoming a Professional Organiser, have just started running your business, or want to stretch yourself and your business further, they have a wealth of knowledge and experience to support you.

What's in our Course Library?

Thought by Thought

Our signature Decluttering 101 course - The Basics has everything you need for a successful decluttering process that you can utilise with your clients during each session.

Room by Room

Almost 100 courses and Quick Wins for every room including paperwork and sentimental items cover planning, emotions, decluttering, organising, storage and donation options.

Day by Day

Our 11 day by day courses delve into what routines are needed daily, weekly and seasonally.  We also cover laundry, appliance maintenance and Christmas organising. 

What kind of questions are covered in the Q&As?

  • Writing website copy that tells the client exactly what they want to know 
  • Creating a social media strategy that sells and doesn't haemorrhage time 
  • How to turn a lead into a client and keep those leads coming 
  • How to decide on a price that creates a sustainable business model
  • Expanding your team at the right time with the right people
  • Outsourcing what you don't want to do so you can do more of what you do
  • When to invest in your business to build on your strong foundations
  • When it's time to add more strings to your Professional Organising bow 
  • And so many more.... the floor is yours and there's no such thing as a stupid question

Francesca Harrison

Thank you for a great Q&A earlier this week! It was really helpful and gave me a great boost. I’ve been working today on my SEO, sent links to clients asking (very nicely of course) for Google reviews, and am looking into opening a business bank account. All in all, today I’ve felt like I’m on fire and I think that’s largely thanks to our session this week!


Look at your business with a fresh pair of eyes

Take a Sneak Peak Behind the Scenes

Take a proper look Behind the Scenes

Watch our Behind the Scenes video where you can see all the courses we have on offer.

DON't let excuses stand in your Way

Let go of those BUTs!

BUT I want to do client work not business stuff 

It's not uncommon to feel as if you are the only PO that struggles with the business side of things. But if you want to follow your vocation and do more client work, you have to make a profit and to make a profit you need to discover what is going to turn the dial on your business. 


Isn't that the dream? And it can be a reality but don't you want to nurture and build the business you are so passionate about? If you build your team around you, you can do less work but still reap the rewards long term. But it takes planning, thinking and action to get to a point where you are ready to hand over your 'baby' to someone else.


Outsource the things you loathe and focus on those things in the business that need you. You can ask someone to write your website and social media copy but it needs to be you and your voice that sits behind the messaging. The tough bit is working out the message and creating that authentic voice.


It's tough to balance working as many hours as you can to bring in an income. But seeking help and advice from people who have a proven track record of success is a sensible way to grow and flourish. You need to make sure you have a business and not just a job. To facilitate that you will need help. Investing at the right time in the right place can be game changing. 

Juliet Landau-Pope, JLP Coach and Founder of Academy of Virtual Organising

Ingrid and Lesley are gifted organisers, coaches and teachers. Always honest and empathetic, they cut to the core of exactly what you need to know to succeed. Highly recommended!


So, what are you waiting for?

A System that Works

We have crafted a decluttering process and six figure businesses that continue to grow from strength to strength. Find out how we did it.

Take Action on Day 1

We are all about taking action. Everything we talk about in the Q&A sessions will be actions you can take to move your business forwards. 

Stop Feeling Alone

Community works! Going through the same journey with like-minded people is empowering, enriching and comforting.

It's nice to talk to a human

We know that investing in PROSPER might seem like a big leap so let us put your mind at rest on a Discovery Call with us. A free 15 minute no obligation chat with one of us where we explain how it will all fit together and determine which tier will work best for you.

Not sure whether PROSPER is for you?

We want you to feel completely at home and supported on your quest for a successful business so it's really important we are the right people to help you.

Prosper is perfect if you ...

  • Know you are a fantastic organiser but just need more clients 
  • Want advice and expertise in a supportive environment  
  • Want to invest time and energy into improving your business
  • Have lots of questions but no idea where to ask them
  • Keep procrastinating about developing your business

You may struggle with Prosper if you... 

  • Don't want to invest time into your business
  • Are not ready to try new angles
  • Are not committed to change 
  • Don't take advantage of the tools and resources available to move your business forward

Are you a details person?

Take a proper look Behind the Scenes

If you love poring over the detail and want to know what's on offer, here is a comprehensive list of the Thought by Thought, Room by Room and Day by Day courses in our Library.



We are two of the UK's leading decluttering experts. With 28 years experience and 1000s of projects under our belts in both the face-to-face and online world, we LOVE what we do and want to share it.


Realism is our thing. We will cut to the chase and be honest with what works and what doesn't. We are known for being straight talking and intuitive.


It will be FUN. Running a business makes you laugh, cry and everything in between but our goal is for everyone to have a positive experience in a supportive environment.


You'll be amongst friends - we all need a boost when things get tough and we will be there to support you every step of the way.

get instant access to the prosper programme

If you're ready to take your business to the next level by enrolling in the Prosper programme, simply choose from the options below and click the button to join us...


£199/3 months

  • 29 Step by Step Courses
  • 79 Quick Wins
  • Checklists and Guides
  • Monthly Live Q&As
  • Q&A Replay Access
  • Cancel any time


  • 29 Step by Step Courses
  • 79 Quick Wins
  • Checklists and Guides
  • Monthly Live Q&As
  • Q&A Replay Access
  • Cancel any time

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I get one-to-one help and support?

What's in your course library?

You mention checklists - what's included?

What kind of Quick Wins do you have?

How do the live Q&As work?

I need to get more done in my business before I start to develop it.

I struggle to get motivated to work on my business. How will this change?

I have kids so would struggle to watch the Q and As at specific times.

I'm not a member of APDO, can I still join?

Should I opt for quarterly or annual?

I see your prices are in pounds but I'm not in UK. How does that work?

Do you cover hoarding in the programme?

Can I upgrade from quarterly to annual?

What if I need to cancel part way through the year?

Is it worth me paying annually?

Can I join at any point in the year?

How long will it take for me to see results?

I'm not in the UK. Is that going to be a problem?

What if I have questions or need support?

Leslie Josel, Order Out Of Chaos and Recipient of the 2018 NAPO Founder's Award 

I met Ingrid and Lesley at a Professional Organisers conference in London when I came from the United States to present. I was immediately drawn to their professionalism, knowledge of the industry and ability to teach others. their warmth, generosity and energy is endless and contagious. You couldn't be in better hands. 

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