Seminar Information

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  • Birmingham
  • July: Thursday 18th, Novotel Birmingham Centre, 12.00 noon - 2.00pm

    Time - Registration 11.00am for a prompt 11.15am start

    Presenter - Lyz Hawkes & Mark Lister from Pohwer

    Topic - Voices Heard, Lives Empowered

    Synopsis:


    Empowerment - What's in it for me?  What's in it for my Business?  Everybody can be effected by mental ill health and/or have a caring responsibility so how can I be better equipped?  Businesses are always evolving to find better ways to support their staff, corporate clients and customers. Our seminar looks at how advocacy plays an important role in supporting people to develop new skills, increase their confidence and become more self-reliant.


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    What's in it for me?


    Advocacy plays an important role in supporting people to develop new skills, increase their confidence and become more self-reliant. As an organisation POhWER promotes independence and resilience through:


    • Working within an empowerment model
    • Supporting people to identify the issues they wish to address - ensure a holistic approach and by signposting to another service
    • Ensuring all options are explored
    • Self, peer, group and citizen advocacy - we support people to feel more confident, speak up, share their knowledge and experience with others who are in similar situations.

    What's in it for my Business?


    Supporting people living with mental ill health, dementia or disability to get the respect and care they need is a major challenge our whole society faces.


    More and more customer will be experiencing these conditions either directly or as a carer so it will be important for your staff to have an understanding of their needs and circumstances


    You can gain


    • Visibility as a company that cares about mental health, dementia or disability
    • Brand association on social media, trade press & the web
    • Team building to unlock new talents  

    What's in it for POhWER? - POhWER is a national charity supporting people living with disability, mental health and other issues to have a stronger voice so they can uphold their rights and access the care and services they need. We provide specialist advocacy and advice services from experts in the complexities of the law, human rights and the care system so our clients can make a positive difference in their own lives. People like:


    • A grandmother with dementia who was denied a move to a care home nearer to her grandchildren. Now she is closer and reunited with them.
    • A father whose autistic son did not need to be in 24/7 care.  His son is now back at home with him.

    About The Presenter:


    Chief Executive Mark Lister joined POhWER in 2016. He is passionate about people having their rights and being able to empower themselves especially those who are pushed to the margins of our society and whose voices are ignored.


    Director Of Operations Lyz Hawkes has worked for POhWER since 2007. The Purpose of her role is to lead and ensure the delivery of high quality information, advice and advocacy support services services to the individuals and communities that we work to support.  Her previous experience has been gained within the NHS initially as a nurse and then as a senior manager.

  • August: Thursday 15th, Novotel Birmingham Centre, 12.00 noon - 2.00pm

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  • October: Thursday 17th, Novotel Birmingham Centre, 12.00 noon - 2.00pm

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  • November: Thursday 21st, Novotel Birmingham Centre, 12.00 noon - 2.00pm

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  • Brighton
  • July: Wednesday 17th, Hotel du Vin. Lunch 12.00 Noon - 14.00

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  • Central and East Lancashire
  • July: Thursday 11th, Stanley House 12 Noon - 2.15 pm

    Time - 1030 - 1145

    Presenter - Sarah Collier, KBL Solicitors

    Topic - What is (Workplace) Sexual Harassment? #WorkToo



    Following the allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein and the uprising of the #MeToo movement, the focus on sexual harassment has spread not only to encompass individuals but also companies to which these individuals are employed. Sexual Harassment is a serious workplace issue but often staff and employees do not know what is or is not sexual harassment. Our session will examine the issues surrounding sexual harassment in the workplace including answering the question ?what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace??   

    We will include group work / anecdotal examples to explore the issues of sexual harassment in the workplace and ask what constitutes sexual harassment? We will then look at the legal definition of sexual harassment and revisit the feedback from the earlier group work to establish whether they were right!


    We will also look at dealing with allegations raised by employees in the workplace and how businesses can protect against this and deal with it in a manner that will minimise the risk of Employment Tribunal claims.

    Sarah Collier ? Sarah has practised exclusively in employment law since qualifying as a solicitor in 2009. Sarah advises businesses on a multitude of HR/employment law issues and has particular expertise advising on discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Sarah also delivers training to clients at external events and also in-house training to the wider workforce on a range of employment topics including sexual harassment.  


    Sarah Collier 01204 527777 scollier@kbl.co.uk
    KBL Solicitors ? Blackburn and Bolton
    https://www.kbl.co.uk/contact-...

  • August: Thursday 8th, Stanley House 12 Noon - 2.15 pm

    Time - 1030 - 1145

    Presenter - Bernadette Willems, Business Peacemaker

    Topic - Finding your Inner Genius for Ultimate Business Success

    Could happiness and success really be as simple as doing tasks that we love and are good at?


    Join us and enjoy:


    ? Understanding the Art of Communication enables you to resolve internal and external conflicts in both your business and personal life. Many disputes or problems between individuals, in both personal or workplace relationships, or within teams are compounded or aggravated because clients do not understand each other or each other?s way of thinking.


    ? Understanding your Inner Genius enhances the levels of trust which quickly improve behaviour (leading to Revenues) and increasing the flow of natural energy which impacts bottom line results (leading to Profit)


    ? When applying these principles, sustainable improvements and results occur very quickly between individuals, entire teams, your clients and stakeholders, bringing ultimate business success, enabling them to identify ways of building or maintaining Trust, and what keeps people in flow doing what they naturally love to do.


    ? The resources Bernadette uses are both life and personal development tools, which are there for the clients to use to help them achieve a satisfactory and healthy work/life balance.


    About the presenter


    Bernadette is a Business Peacemaker and helps business owners enhance the dynamics of the natural talent which already exists in a business. With more than 20 years? experience as a Solicitor, Mediator and Coach, Bernadette is committed to helping clients identify the best within themselves in order to give the best of themselves. Be this in a mediation seeking to resolve Commercial, Family, and Workplace disputes, or in helping businesses identify the natural talent of their employees to develop greater trust within a team or organisation to ensure they can provide value consistently and sustainably.


    With her legal background, she is regularly asked to develop training courses for mediators and lawyers, and her training work has expanded into the business environment where she is an accredited Trainer in Talent & Wealth Dynamics and a Trainer?s trainer in DiSC.


    Her drive is to help people lead a better life and live a brighter future free from debilitating disputes, anxiety, fear, procrastination and feeling overwhelmed, thereby helping to create a better world for all of us. Bernadette is passionate about being able to make a difference in how people choose to think and communicate with each other ensuring that vulnerable and emotionally fragile clients feel heard and empowered. She is very driven to help people function at their best and find and utilise their natural skills for the benefit of the people around them and in their team.


    Contact details:


    E: Bmw@bernadettewillems.com


    M: 07740 438341


    W: www.GreaterManchesterMediation...

  • September: Thursday 12th, Barton Grange Hotel

    Time - 1030 - 1145

    Presenter - Tara Maynard, Laura Bolton and Neil Welsh

    Topic - Programming the SatNav to #AchieveMore From Your Money

    Everyone knows that they need to save for those long term goals, but does every know how they should be saving? Or even when and if those goals will still be achievable?


    PM+M Wealth Management?s interactive session will take you through the life stages of a client and show you the method in investment to help keep those goals on the right path ? programming that SatNav to get you to your destination.


    Laura Bolton, Tara Maynard and Neil Welsh are all Financial Advisers and spend their days supporting clients in the planning leading up to retirement and beyond.


    www.pmm.co.uk


    laura.bolton@pmm.co.uk


    tara.maynard@pmm.co.uk


    neil.welsh@pmm.co.uk

  • October: Thursday 17th, Stanley House 12 noon - 2.15 pm

    Time - 1030 - 1145

    Presenter - Steve Edge, Optmsm

    Topic - Deliberate Performance; Improve on Purpose

    There is an academically proven way to improve and yet we are all taught a different way.


    With a few tweaks you can radically improve performance levels in those who interact with customers.  We will cover:


    ? How we are taught today


    ? Debunking the myths behind high performance


    ? Core elements needed to transform performance


    ? 5 Easy steps to creating a high performance culture


    Steve Edge is ?The Habits Coach, based on a long and successful career as an imperfect sales professional. As a youngster Steve graduated from selling sweets at schools to buying and selling horses including one to the Royal Family.


    Years in the technology sector enabled Steve to work in Automotive, Aerospace, Petrochemicals and Robotics for both small start-ups and global players. Frustration trying to effectively develop sales talent started a journey of self-learning focused on the study of expert performance and habitual behaviour.


    Steve Edge, OPTSM


    www.OPTSM.co.uk


    07880735 774


    se@optsm.co.uk

  • November: Thursday 14th, Barton Grange Hotel 12 noon - 2.15 pm

    Time - 1030 - 1145

    Presenter - Harrison Drury

    Topic - A Mental Health and Wellbeing Toolkit

    This seminar will provide a practical guide to help attendees to manage mental health in the workplace. It aims to assist an employer in determining what they can, can?t, should and shouldn?t be doing in different types of circumstances involving sensitive, challenging and varied mental health issues with employees.

    Managing mental health in the workplace can often be difficult and intimidating. In particular, there tend to be two kinds of situations that employers have to deal with:

    1) Known conditions
    2) Conditions which are not known to the employer or which take them by surprise

    In this seminar, we will look at the approaches available to employers when an employee makes a condition known to them.

    We will also look at how an employer should deal with conditions that are not made known / pro-actively declared / formally diagnosed as these can be particularly difficult to deal with if, perhaps, an employee?s behaviour changes.

    The next section of the seminar will cover preventative measures that an employer can look at ? one primary example of this is flexible working. 


    Presenters


    Helen Darbyshire
    Helen is an HR Advisor who works within the Employment & Regulatory team at Harrison Drury to provide support to employers both for discrete activities / individual cases and routine matters under the HR Compass retainer service.  In her role, Helen is able to provide clients with practical advice, guidance and coaching covering everyday HR issues which all employers encounter at some point. Using her extensive experience in operational HR roles, she supplements the service provided by the legal professionals within the Employment Team by coaching managers how to best translate legal advice into practice in sometimes difficult circumstances.

    Sarah Astley
    Sarah is an Associate Solicitor at Harrison Drury. Sarah deals with HR issues for businesses. She primarily advises on the employment aspects of business sales and acquisitions, drafting employment documentation and dealing with day to day queries regarding employees.

    Roger Spence
    Roger is a Solicitor and Director at Harrison Drury, he is also head of the Employment & Regulatory Department at the firm. Roger advises businesses on the full range of day to day HR issues and provides Employment Tribunal representation. He also advises on the employment aspects of business sales and acquisitions. Roger is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association

    Emily Leeming

    Emily is a Solicitor at Harrison Drury. Having enjoyed her seats within Employment during her Training Contract, Emily qualified into the Employment Law team in October 2018. Since then Emily has worked with Roger, Sarah and Helen to deal with a wide variety of activities across the employment legal and HR spectrum. She has focussed particularly on aspects on business sales and acquisitions, contentious tribunal matters and advises businesses on a wide range of day to day HR issues and technical legal queries.


    Helen.Darbyshire@harrison-drury.com

    Sarah.Astley@harrison-drury.com

    Roger.Spence@harrison-drury.com

    Emily.Leeming@harrison-drury.com


  • December: Thursday 12th, Stanley House 12 noon to 2.15 pm

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  • Chester
  • July: Thursday 4th, The DoubleTree By Hilton

    Time - 10am registration for a 10.30am start

    Presenter - Adrian Thompson of Lightwater TPC

    Topic - How To Ensure Your 'Grand Design' Survives The Town Planning Process

     Brief Synopsis


    This seminar will appeal to those with plans to undertake a building project, to those who aspire to one day doing so and to those just curious about what it may involve. Three topics will be covered: domestic extensions and buildings, small scale commercial building works and building your own home.


    About the Presenter


    Adrian Thompson is the Director of Lightwater TPC and is an independent chartered town planning consultant. With a career in town planning spanning more than twenty five years, Adrian has worked in both the public and the private sector, covering both development management and planning policy, and working both on the front line and at a management level. With a skill set that encompasses both the creative and the legal aspects of town planning, no-one is better qualified to help steer your project toward success through the maze of the town planning system.


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    In this seminar Adrian will tell you about


    • Great projects that don?t need full planning permission ? what you can do, what are the limitations and where can you go for more information.
    • Applying for planning permission ? what you need to consider and vital homework.
    • All that glitters is not gold ? whether an existing planning permission will serve you well.
    • Self and custom build housing ? what is the ?right to build?, how the town planning system can help (and hinder!) and where you can go for more information on how to pursue your dream of building your own home.
    • So come and join us and take a step closer to your dream abode!

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  • Exeter
  • July: Wednesday 3rd, Sandy Park 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

    Time - 10.00 am Registration and Refreshments for a 10.30 am Start

    Presenter - Gavin Ball - APS Legal and Associates

    Topic - Am I My Brother's Keeper?

    This month's seminar is being presented by Gavin Ball,


    In the presentation ?Am I my brother?s keeper? Gavin will look at the attorney and what role an attorney plays in a Lasting Powers of Attorney.


    The presentation will answer:


    • I have been appointed as an attorney in a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), what am I expected to do?
    • Who would make an ideal attorney?
    • What financial and health and welfare decisions can attorney make under an LPA?
    • When can he or she act?
    • What are best interest decisions?

    Gavin Ball is a legal practitioner who provides estate planning services, in the form of Will preparation, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Administration of Estates. Gavin works in association with APS Legal and Associates, who are members of the Institute of Professional Will-writers, who follow a Trading Standards approved Code of Practice. Gavin is also an associate member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioner.

  • August: Wednesday 14th, Sandy Park 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

    Time - 10.00 am Registration and Refreshments for a 10.30 am Start

    Presenter - Ruth Goymer - Automotive Trainer

    Topic - Understanding The Current Company Car Rules

    This month's seminar is being presented by Ruth Goymer and will offer:


    • An overview of the company car rules, tax treatment and costs for employer and employee and a review of costs and issues of typical cash alternatives.

    • A review the current status of diesel cars in the fleet market and the costs and green credentials of the latest models.

    Ruth Goymer has worked in the Automotive Industry for over 15 years, beginning her career as a Manufacturer Dealer Account Manager before moving into training and development. Having worked with Mercedes-Benz for several years supporting them across a broad spectrum of training, she has a wealth of industry and brand knowledge.

  • September: Wednesday 4th, Sandy Park 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

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  • London Central
  • July: Thursday 11th, Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross 12.00 - 2.00 pm

    Time - 10.00 am Registration and Refreshments for a 10.30 am Start

    Presenter - Ingrid Bahri - Managing Director - Funded (UK)

    Topic - How Do I Create Innovation In My Business To Open Up Funding Opportunities

    This month's seminar is being presented by Ingrid Bahri, Managing Director at Funded (UK). In it Ingrid will provide answers to the questions:

    • What is innovation?
    • What are the benefits?
    • How do I apply innovation to my business?

    Ingrid will be touching on funding opportunities such as State Aid, Grants and Tax Relief created through innovation.

    Ingrid Bahri has over 38 years intense business experience. She is a highly effective, strategic and competent professional with key focus on lead generation and top level business development and support through innovation funding.

  • August: Thursday 15th, Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross 12.00 - 2.00 pm

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  • Manchester
  • June: Thursday 27th, The Lowry Hotel 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

    Time - 10.00 am Registration and Refreshments for a 10.30 am Start

    Presenter - Tinashe Dangarembizi - ASthetics Physio

    Topic - Your Health is your Wealth - Health MOT

    This month's seminar is being presented by Tinashe Dangarembizi. The aim of the seminar is to highlight the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle by identifying areas of improvement in your health while running a business.


    This seminar will explain the benefits of correct posture, balanced diet, risk factors of musculo-skeletal disorders, benefits of exercises and physiotherapy treatments in order to stay fit and well while running your business. Come along and receive a free health MOT, healthy living tips and learn how your health is your wealth.


    Tinashe is a qualified Chartered Physiotherapist and three years ago he founded ASthetics Physio clinic based in Failsworth, Manchester. He is a Musculo-skeletal Specialist with extensive medical knowledge gained from working in the private sector, the NHS, rugby, football and in gyms treating the young, old, athletes and the general population.

  • July: Wednesday 17th, The Mere Golf Resort and Spa 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

    Time - 10.00 am Registration and Refreshments for a 10.30 am Start

    Presenter - Ann Davies from Bizwizuk and Ian Nicklin from In Business Ninjas

    Topic - How To Get A Great Profile And Business From LinkedIn

    This month's presentation is a collaboration between Ann Davies from Bizwizuk and Ian Nicklin from In Business Ninjas. They will be providing hints tips on how to present yourself on LinkedIn and turn the platform into a constant source of high-quality leads.

  • August: Thursday 29th, The Lowry Hotel 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

    Time - 10.00 am Registration and Refreshments for a 10.30 am Start

    Presenter - Nadine Stanton - Professional Training UK Ltd

    Topic - How To Deal With Difficult People

    This month's seminar is being presented by Nadine Stanton, Founder and Director of Professional Training UK Ltd. Nadine states, "With the right skills, you can manage even the most challenging of people. This short workshop will include an interactive case study and a thought-provoking exercise. We will look at clients and colleagues alike that can be rude, arrogant, criticise ability, engage in inappropriate banter the list goes on?."


    This workshop will cover the following:



    • Manage conflict situations effectively

    • Learn to recognise and handle manipulative behaviour

    • Learn to be more assertive

    • Understand why people behave in the way that they do

    • Learn why your own reaction to difficult people may need addressing

    • Maintain credibility with your colleagues

    • Create a happier more productive work environment

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  • Peterborough
  • June: Thursday 27th, Orton Hall Hotel & Spa, 12 noon - 2.00pm

    Time - Registration 11.00am for a prompt 11.15am start

    Presenter - Marc Briggs from DSM Group

    Topic - Could Your Personality Put You At Risk From Cybercrime?

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    Cybercrime is growing rapidly and costs the UK economy £27 billion a year. In our seminar this month you will find out how and what you can do to protect you and your business from future attacks.


    Content:


    • The state and frequency of Cyber Attacks
    • Who are the targets and why
    • How Cyber criminals target you
    • Have you already been hacked? - How to find out
    • How to minimise your risk in the future

    About The Presenter:


    Marc is a Cyber Security advisor within the DSM Group, he specialises in educating organisations on the preventative measures they can take to minimise their risk from ever evolving Cyber threats. Marc has been involved in IT Solutions since 1998 and has helped several SME?s with their various tech needs.

  • July: Thursday 25th, Park Inn By Radisson Hotel, 12.00 noon - 2.00pm

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  • South Herts
  • July: Wednesday 10th, Beales Hotel, Hatfield

    Time - 10.00 am Registration and Refreshments for a 10.30 am Start

    Presenter - Suzanne Marshall - Protech Solutions + Jackie Giblin - VSL

    Topic - It's all about the string ....

    Technology has transformed our working lives and with their background in key aspects of technology including networking, CCTV, telephone systems and audio visual, Jackie and Suzanne will be presenting a light-hearted but informative view of the history and direction of digital signage, internet connectivity, CCTV and telephone systems. 


    In this seminar they will


    • cut through some of the many acronyms within the technology landscape to provide a better understanding of what is available
    • navigate you through the changes in technology
    • provide an understanding of the exciting developments offered today
    • explain what these changes will mean for businesses in today's modern world and how you can make the most of them for your organisation.

    

  • August: Wednesday 14th, De Vere Theobalds Estate, Cheshunt

    Time - 10.00 am Registration and Refreshments for a 10.30 am Start

    Presenter - Amit Wason - CBiz

    Topic - Marketing is a marathon not a sprint

    Marketing is often seen as a "thing to do"  when we have time and are not busy - as something that can be done later or outsourced. Often, we expect to be able to turn it on and see leads increase. While this may work for some types of businesses, for many - especially more complex and service type ones - that just isn't the case.


    In this seminar Amit will cover how over the years he has seen the need for marketing grow and the way to market change dramatically. Having tried several different approaches to marketing - and seeing what worked and (more often) what did not - he has seen that content marketing is a powerful way to get your business known and to get leads in. However, content marketing is more of a marathon than a sprint and you need to be in it for the long haul.


    The objectives of the seminar are to:


    • Understand why content is king
    • Realise the ownership & drive needed
    • Formulate an idea of who can do the marketing
    • How to get started
    • Putting time in your diaries for this
    • Making it part of your working week (every week)

  • September: Wednesday 25th, Holiday Inn, London Elstree

    Time - 10.00 am Registration and Refreshments for a 10.30 am Start

    Presenter - Dexter Moscow - Audience Dynamics

    Topic - The 9 Steps to Sales P.O.T.E.N.T.I.A.L

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    The 9 Steps to sales P.O.T.E.N.T.I.A.L. is a step by step process that enables you to achieve success in your business meetings and ensure that you have a formal, effective sales process, otherwise you will be subject to your prospects process. Which is:      


    • How can you help me?  
    • What are your ideas to solve my problems?
    • How much is it going to cost?
    • Send me your proposal.

    What happens next? You send them your proposal and they do one of three things:


    • Send it to their existing supplier,
    • Decide to do it themselves.
    • Or even worse, use your proposal as a template to send to your competition.

    The 9 Steps to sales POTENTIAL will help you keep on track, know where you are in the conversation and allows you to keep control, it give all parties a clear understanding of what happens next and either do the deal, arrange a further meeting, or be prepared to walk away. 


    This structured approach will enable you to create a positive, engaging and professional impression from the moment you enter the room to when you leave it.


    The session will include active participation from the delegates and in so doing they will leave with a formal business winning sales process. 


    ABOUT THE PRESENTER


    Dexter started his career in advertising working for a Mafia-connected advertising agency, today he is a Keynote Speaker, Influencing Skills Coach and TV Presenter.

    A passion for people and a desire for results led Dexter to the role of senior trainer at QVC, where he coached business owners on how to successfully sell their products to an invisible audience.

    Roles ranging from Sales Director to Equity Partner; Head of Training to Business Owner taught Dexter many valuable lessons. Leading him to understand his client?s problems enabling Dexter to help them deliver business-winning pitches, presentations and control their prospecting conversations.

    This and myriad training methodologies that have been put to the test over decades inform Dexter's unique approach to coaching helping others to gain the most when communicating with colleagues, teams, clients and customers.

    Dexter is married with twin sons, and 4 grandchildren, and lives in Hendon.

    Built on five decades of sales experience, His book Stand Up & Sell will show you how to: * Move away from using the PowerPoint crutch;  * stop ?selling? by truly understanding the other person?s needs; * no longer hide but take centre stage; * stop losing out to the competition; * no longer waste time and money at networking events; * become a better storyteller (not a better liar!); * master the art of face to face conversations.

  • October: Wednesday 30th, Aldwickbury Park Golf Club

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  • July: Wednesday 10th, Ashbourne Hotel, Immingham

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  • August: Wednesday 7th, San Pietro, Scunthorpe - Main Event 11:45 - 2:00

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    Presenter - Mentioned to Nick Hornsby - Going ahead?

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  • September: Wednesday 11th, San Pietro, Scunthorpe - Main Event 11:45 - 2:00

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  • July: Thursday 4th, Pinewood on Wilmslow, 12 noon - 2.00pm

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    Presenter - Sharon Taylor of Paragon Printing

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    How often do you touch your clients?


    We all like to be cared for and appreciated by our loved ones. Excellent relationships with our clients comes from those same feelings.


    Sharon's seminar offers an insight into how to touch your clients in the right way. Ensuring longevity of your client relationships. It could be the thing that sets you apart from your competition in the eyes of your clients!


    Sharon Taylor has been in the commercial printing industry for over 25 years and had been in customer focussed roles for over 35 years. Understanding what a client needs had been integral to her various levels of success throughout her career. Now she is managing director of her own print and marketing company.


     


     

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  • September: Thursday 5th, Pinewood on Wilmslow, 12 noon - 2.00pm

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  • November: Thursday 7th, Manchester Airport Marriott, 12.00 noon - 2.00pm

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Next Events

Birmingham Business Network

Thursday 18th July

Novotel Birmingham Centre, 12.00 noon - 2.00pm

Brighton Business Network

Wednesday 17th July

Hotel du Vin. Lunch 12.00 Noon - 14.00

Chester Business Network

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The DoubleTree By Hilton

Exeter Business Network

Wednesday 3rd July

Sandy Park 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

London Central Business Network

Thursday 11th July

Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross 12.00 - 2.00 pm

Manchester Business Network

Thursday 27th June

The Lowry Hotel 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

Peterborough Business Network

Thursday 27th June

Orton Hall Hotel & Spa, 12 noon - 2.00pm

Central and East Lancashire Business Network

Thursday 11th July

Stanley House 12 Noon - 2.15 pm

South Herts Business Network

Wednesday 10th July

Beales Hotel, Hatfield

South Manchester Business Network

Thursday 4th July

Pinewood on Wilmslow, 12 noon - 2.00pm

South Humberside Business Network

Wednesday 10th July

Ashbourne Hotel, Immingham