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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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VE DAY celebrated in style

13th May, 2020. VE DAY celebrated in style Club chairman Julie Swinnerton, Club Vice-Chairman Bob Ellis and CBC Member Tim Kenney entered into the spirit of last week’s celebrations to mark Victory in Europe. Scroll through their impressive photographs below. A nice buffet outside in the sun Enjoying socialising with the neighbours over a safe…
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Case Study: Embracing Change for Success

13th May 2020. Case Study: Embracing Change for Success. By Amanda Wynne Evans of Wynne Marketing.  It was shortly after I joined Chester Business Club in September 2017 that I attended my first ever ‘Speaker Dinner’ event. Patrick ‘Paddy’ Gill was Chairman back then and I remember watching him introduce Sir Malcolm Walker, Founder of…
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Why human nature can lead to hasty investment choices especially in a crisis

13th May 2020. Why human nature can lead to hasty investment choices especially in a crisis  Despite unwelcome stock market shocks, keeping sight of your long-term objectives is key.  Stock market volatility during the current coronavirus outbreak has been worrying, particularly for individuals who are working to build their savings and retirement pots. It is…
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Business during the Coronavirus Crisis at TALL Security Print

13th May 2020. Business during the Coronavirus Crisis at TALL Security Print. Business was going really well at the start of the year with sales above budget and export orders achieved after hosting three separate delegations from overseas visitors.  Then, Bang! In mid-March, the Government announced a lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic and everything…
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Dancing & singing in the streets to celebrate VE Day

5th May 2020. Music impresario and old friend of the Club Matt Baker has produced an evocative, on-the-street performance to mark VE Day. ‘This is Your Victory. God Bless You all’ – Prime Minister Winston Churchill Club colleague Tim Kenney reminds us that ‘YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU’ to celebrate/commemorate VE Day (Friday 8th May).  Do let us have your…
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An opportunity for Chester Business Club members to support the NHS

5th May 2020. Club colleague Sarah Samuels invites Club Members to support the NHS at this difficult time. As well as giving large discounts (sometimes as much as 20%) she will give an additional 5% exclusively to Club Members during her lock-down sale. Sarah will also gift £100 to NHS charities, through Club colleague, Kathy Kenney, for each painting…
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Making Choices

5th May 2020. May is one of my favourite months, where everything changes, the weather, the growth in nature and indeed the world is changing and our perspective on life may be challenged at the moment. I saw a lovely quote the other day which resonated with me at this time “If we take care…
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