Month: June 2020

Chester Business Club held first of its planned series of virtual meetings

Chester Business Club held the first of its planned series of virtual meetings last night (Tuesday 9th June) in the wake of the enforced postponement of Club events following the nationwide lockdown. Jamie Christon, Chief Operating Officer of Chester Zoo was guest speaker and he spoke, with real passion and concern, about the bleak future…
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Grasping the nettle: reorganising (aka metamorphosising) your business

The interruption to what we used to call ‘normality’ has given us the head-space, opportunity, or possibly forced us, to tackle things we had knew we should, but the daily grind got in the way. Whether it be from finally facing up to that ‘guilty drawer’ full of paperwork at home, to taking the bold…
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Chester Business Club to host first Virtual Club Meeting

With the Club’s usual programme of Speaker Dinners curtailed because of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are very pleased to announce a series of virtual Speaker Events to be delivered via Zoom. The first of these will be on Tuesday 9th June 2020 at 7:00pm with guest speaker: With many of the world’s Zoos facing the prospect of…
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Save Our Zoo: Chester Zoo to remain closed ‘Indefinitely’

Chester Zoo, the UK’s biggest zoo, has revealed the coronavirus pandemic has already cost the wildlife charity a staggering £5m – and its gates could remain closed ‘indefinitely’. The zoo revealed its financial situation after the government’s latest announcement on the easing of the lockdown failed to include a green light for large, outdoor attractions…
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