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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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Recruitment in the wake of the global pandemic

5th May 2020. Sherrington is an executive search firm recruiting senior management and board level positions for clients across the North West and North Wales.  There are generally speaking three main reasons that organisations recruit; Expansion, Restructuring or Replacement. In the crash of 2008, I was running the commercial arm of a leading UK sales…
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Covid-19: Government launches Bounce Back Loan scheme for small firms

5th May 2020. Covid-19: Government launches Bounce Back Loan scheme for small firms Following intense lobbying over fears millions of businesses would never recover from the coronavirus lockdown, the Chancellor yesterday announced to the House of Commons the launch of a new loan scheme for Britain’s smallest firms. The new Bounce Back Loans offer a…
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Preparing for the end of lockdown

5th May 2020. Preparing for the end of lockdown  5 things businesses need to think about whilst emerging from the covid-19 lockdown. Cash flow  Staff  Premises  Pipeline  ????  Cash Flow  The life blood of any business, cash is king!  Preserving cash is the number one priority of all businesses right now.  However, the real issues…
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How to look good on video calls

5th May 2020. Ian Southerin (Location Photography) gives some more valuable advice, this time on how to look your best on video conference calls.

Cheshire Police Bulletin

29th April 2020. Welcome to a special edition of the stakeholder bulletin to provide you with an update on the role of Cheshire Constabulary and the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner in helping with the ongoing national emergency of the coronavirus pandemic. As we move into the sixth week of restrictions in a…
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A handy tip from Ian for your Zoom meeting

29th April 2020. Watch Ian Southerin’s video with a handy tip on how to look good when you’re video conferencing. What about using your mobile phone? It’s quite difficult to keep your phone steady, especially when there’s more than one of you wanting to be in the shot.   You can view Ian’s website by…
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Is your business in receipt of Small Business or Rural Rates Relief?

29th April 2020. Time is running out for eligible businesses that are the main rate payer of business rates to provide their bank details to be able to access vital financial support. Applications received after April may not be processed. A grant of £10,000 is available to businesses, with a property, that as of March…
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The Interiors Shop has a special offer for members

29th April 2020. Hello fellow Chester Business Club members! I do hope that you and your loved ones are safe and well, and that you are lucky enough to have some outdoor space to enjoy this lovely weather we’re having. I’ve been spending lots of time updating my website so that I can try to…
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Business Club support for Chester Women’s Aid

22nd April 2020. Business Club support for Chester Women’s Aid. Chester Business Club’s final event before the Covid-19 lockdown was the annual Ladies Charity Lunch.  Held at the Abode Hotel Chester on March 6th this year’s event, organised by Club chairman Julie Swinnerton, was in support of Chester Women’s Aid.  Sponsored by Jolliffes Solicitors, the…
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