A warm welcome to our guests, subs and visitors this week, including Caroline Evans from Mercury Protection Services, Dawn Hilliard from Travel Counsellors, Janet Raeburn from Janet Raeburn Management Services , Justin Culver from JMC Business Consultancy, Kim Nield from TB Electrics , Negin Karimi from Mosaic Digital Media , Paul Critchley from Home Financial , Tim Smith from Business Doctors and Carol Hickson from Crescent Therapy.
A warm welcome to our guests, visitors and subs this week including Adam Green from PTT UK Telecommunications, Andrew Dickinson from Reality Kitchens, Angela Highton from Home Cooked Dining , Carol Hickson from Crescent Therapy Health & Wellbeing, Caroline Evans from Mercury Protection Services, David Webb from Mid Cheshire Clinical Hypnotherapy Health & Wellbeing, (Mrs) Jamie Forster from Akeso Counselling Health & Wellbeing, Janet Raeburn, Judith Todd from Homestyle4u Interior Designer, Karl Donovan from Kutchenhaus, Keith Hadaway from Utility Warehouse, Martin Webb from Elliot James Properties, Paul Critchley from Home Financial, Pierre Simmons from STS UK and Wendy Telfer from Tropic Skincare.
Welcome to our subs, visitors and guests including Janet Raeburn, Angela Highton from Home Cooked Dining, Rachel O’Hare from Strawberry Tree Studio, Simeon Guntrip from Vision Arrive, Kim Neild from TB Electrics and Lindsey Fernley from Home Financial.
A warm welcome to our subs, guests and visitors this week including Connor Clarke from Mosaic Digital media and Simeon Guntrip from Vision Arrive.
Tracey Carr delivered our Ed Slot today which was all about subs.
Tracey spoke about how we cannot predict when you will be ill or an important meeting will comes up. So who do you know who can help you out?
A warm welcome went out to our guests and visitors including: Angela Highton from Home Cooked Dining, Dave Skeels from BNI East Cheshire / Complete Eco, Stuart Mulqueeney from Panther Shred, Kim Nield from TB Electrics, Simeon Guntrip from Vision Arrive, Derrick Brown from Mercury Protection Services and Janet Raeburn.
This week the education slot was delivered by Dave Skeels and was all about inviting visitors. He requested that we do not invite people to visit because we want them to join, invite them to come along and see the opportunity and meet your business contacts.
A warm welcome to our guests, visitors and subs today including Aidan Harding from Mosaic Digital Media, Carrie Ann Jones from Capstone Financial Management, Janet Raeburn, Paul Critchley from Home Financial and Simeon Guntrip from Vision Arrive.
Welcome to our visitors, guests and subs including Derrick Brown from Mercury Protection Services, John Warren from Nutshell, Justin Culver from JMC Business Consultancy and Simeon Guntrip from SG Learning & Development.
A warm welcome to our subs, visitors and guests including Alison Leah from Leamina, Derrick Brown from Mercury Protection Services and Mike Stevenson from Utility Warehouse.
A warm welcome to our subs, guests and visitors including Dan Oliver from Logosew, Kevin Read from Read Property Associates, Simeon Guntrip from SG Learning and Development, Terry Bennett from TB Electrics, Iain Mclead from Regus, Carrie Phillips from The Altrincham McTimoney Chiropractic Clinic and Aiden from Mosaic Digital Media.
A warm welcome to our guests, visitors and subs including Angela Highton from Home Cooked Dining, David Walker from ABS Restoration, Janet Raeburn, Justin Culver from JMC Business Consultancy Business, Jon Waldron from WFH Design, Terry Bennett from TB Electrics and Tom Dobson from iAgent Homes Estate Agent.
A warm welcome to our guests, visitors and subs this week including David Bethell from Project Development Workshop, David Lafferty from Park Holland Mechanical Services, Henry Aborele from Ideal Facilities Management, Janet Raeburn and Terry Bennett from TB Electrics Electrical Contractors.
Member of the year
At the BNI East Cheshire Gala Dinner held on 4th October, Ian Griffiths from Alvis Printing was named as our member of the year. Ian does a lot of work behind the scenes for the chapter and we a re delighted to see this recognised. Congratulations Ian.
The Education slot was delivered by Julie Antonelli this week and was all about the top 10 things to get out of your membership.
- Support and advice from other professionals
- Public speaking practice
- Knowledge of other types of business
- Access to trusted suppliers and services
- Other networking opportunities
- A focus group
- Joint ventures
- Business development for your staff
- Business referrals
This month our Notable networker goes to Jill Shields from Blain Boland for her attendance, TYFTB and referrals. Well done Jill!
The Carl Telfer Cup
The winner of the cup this week was Mark Whylie from Copperleaf Group. Congratulations Mark!
10 minute speaker:
Sharon Charteress from Mood Design
This week Sharon spoke to us about her career to date, she wanted to illustrate that even though she runs a small business, she has extensive experience of working in the marketing and publishing sectors.
She told us about her time in London working for a family run chain of 7 hotels, of working as a publications officer at a children’s charity and of her time working for a financial publishing house.
Sharon then went on to discuss her move to the Midlands and working for one of the largest manufacturing companies in their marketing department, before going on to become a non executive director of a city centre design agency.
Sharon finally relocated to the North West and set up Mood Design, using her extensive experience to offer a range of cost effective marketing, social media and design services to small and medium sized businesses.
Invoiced business: 4k
1-2-1 meeting: 9
Many thanks to our guests, subs and visitors this week including Emma Stanton from Personal Development People, Janet Raeburn, Negin Karimi from Mosaic Digital Media, Gordon Spotten from TSB, Sam McWilliams from genesis Advisory Services and Tom Dobson from iAgent Homes and Gavin Bundy from Bundy Electrical.
A warm welcome to Paul O’Brien from Think About IT, David Mooney from The Liverpool Cheese Company, Steve Evans from Genesis, Paul Critchley from Home Financial, Jo Hawkins from Telecom Solutions, Angela Highton from Home Cooked Dining and Derrick Brown from Mercury Protection Ltd.
Full-service digital agency Mosaic Digital Media, who has offices in Northwich and Warrington, has secured a position as 2019 finalists of the Digital Entrepreneur Awards (https://www.digital-entrepreneur.co.uk/) for the category ‘Digital Team of the Year.’
A warm welcome to our visitors, guest and subs including Steve Evans from Genesis Advisory, Derrick Brown from Mercury Protection Services, Janet Raeburn, Louise Bennett from TB Electrics, Terry Bennett from TB Electrics and Angela Highton from Home Cooked Dining.
The Education slot was delivered by Ross Jones of Home Financial. Ross talked about maximising your membership. He used BNI U to get the information for this ed slot but he also talked about what a great resource it is for members. Ross distributed a sheet containing 18 ways in which you can evaluate the value of your membership. If anyone wants another copy of the information sheet, please speak to Ross.
The Notable Networker award for August goes to James Wilkinson due to his contribution, visitors, TYFTB and referrals generated.
This week we welcomed a new member, Stacey Whitney from MosaIc Digital Media. Stacey was invited to attend the group by Sharon Charteress who can be seen welcoming Stacey to the chapter alongside our President Russ Brown.
The Carl Telfer Cup
The winner of the Carl Telfer Cup this week was Russ Brown from X-press Legal Services.
10 minutes: Mike Snape from Bennett Brooks
The 10 minutes this week was delivered by Mike Snape of Bennett Brooks Accountants, Mike heads up the small business team. Mike has been practicing for 29 years, starting his training in 1990.
Bennett Brooks are a general practice accountants but they specialise in the charity and voluntary sector, solicitors, contractors, start-up businesses, locum practitioners and dentists.
They work to build long-term relationships with their clients and fully understand their requirements.
Small business team services include:
- Annual accounts preparation for sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and charities
- Preparation of personal tax returns, partnership tax returns and corporation tax computations
- VAT returns
- Making Tax Digital advice, cloud accounting implementation and bookkeeping
- Company secretarial
- Mortgage certificates and other references
- Business planning
- General advice
Invoiced business in the last 7 days: £5833
Referrals given to members: 16
1-2-1 business meetings: 2
Visitors to meeting: 3
Testimonials to members: 2
A warm welcome to guests, visitors and subs including Amanda Partington from Coaching Hub Sports, Bob Gordon from Acorn Computer Recycling, Dan Asprey from CineRobota Video Production, Karen Barratt from Heath Insurance, Mark Lancaster from Cycle Retreats, Mark Whylie from Copperleaf Group, Paul Williams from Acorn Electrical Electrical, Stacey Whitney from Mosaic Digital Media, Richard Wilding from ITglu and Steve Woodrow from Mustang Digital.
A warm welcome to our subs, guests and visitors including Joyce Pemberton from Tender Writing Services,
Rachel Lamb from Suddenstrike Pest Control, Jon Waldron from WFH Design Partnership Interior Design, Joyce Pemberton from Tender Writing Services, Paul Williams from Acorn Electrical and Lauren Gratton from Bennett Brooks.
A warm welcome to our subs, guests and visitors including Angela Highton from Home Cooked Dining, Frank Keeffe from The Gasworks Cheshire, Jamie Barr from Seven52 Web Design, Joyce Pemberton from Tender Writing Services, Lauren Gratton from Bennett Brooks, Louise Bennett from TB Electrics Ltd and Paul Williams from Acorn Electrical Supplies.
A warm welcome to all of our subs, visitors and guests this week: Charlotte Yates from Capstone Financial, Jill Shields from Blain Boland & Co. Solicitors, Sam McWilliams from Genesis Advisory Service, Liam Seaton from the Happy Cleaning Company and Sue Richards from Forever Living.
A warm welcome to our subs, visitors and guest this week Matt Rhodes from Capstone Financial Management, Shak Anwar from Ecomm Garage, Pamela Cunliffe from Your Sub Contractors Ltd and Joyce Pemberton from Tender Writing Services.
The Education slot
Education Slot this week was by Simon Raeburn and was all about networking is more than shaking hands and passing around business cards. It’s about building your social capital. It’s a bout cultivating relationships with other business professionals.
A master networker does:
10. Works their network