Member offers

"Great Bear are National Warehouse and Distribution Company with 30 locations across the UK, 4.5m sq. ft space, and over 200 commercial vehicles specialising in many sectors eg.FMCG International Food and Drink, Pharmaceutical, Sportswear, Clothing, Automotive, Wines and Spirits Beers and Cider markets, Industrial and Retail sectors.Michael Pepper would be pleased to hear from interested parties requiring Logistical solutions, be they warehousing, transport added value co packing, short term projects to longer term. To discuss individual projects please contact Michael on either HQ. Office Chester 01829 772200 or mobile 07739 610201 e mail michaelpepper@great-bear.co.uk also see www.greatbear.co.uk"

Michael Pepper, Great Bear Distribution Ltd

"2 Weeks free trial of our Telephone Answering Service for Members (usually 1 week)"

Peter Belton, Call Miss Jones Ltd

"Love it or loathe it, auto enrolment is just around the corner for many of us and will clearly have an impact on business. To help you understand your obligations and help you prepare for your “staging date” Phil Illingworth of PWM Wealth Management is offering members a free auto enrolment audit."

Phil Illingworth, Illingworth Seddon Chartered Financial Planners

"We are offering all members a FREE 'Digital Marketing Healthcheck'If generating new business is important to you in 2018, then having a fresh pair of eyes to review your digital strategy and make recommendations to help you achieve your objectives will add real value to your business."

Claire Treloar, Ultimate Creative Communications

"The Difference is JustSeed for all your seed requirements: special introductory offer to our new e-shop www.justseed.com.10% off your first order enter the code FTO116"

Susan Black, Just Seed Limited

"Clarity Virtual would like to offer members of The business Network the opportunity to try our virtual services:-Clarity Virtual PA – Receive 50% off your first 5 hours of PA assistance which includes anything from general administration to marketing support."

Ceridwen Hughes, Clarity PA

"a free audit of Gas and Electricity. All I need is sight of a bill.Also, with Water being de-regulated as of 1st April, a Water audit will be completed if you send me a Water bill."

David Cramp, Power Solutions UK Limited

"GDPR will be here in less than 4 months. Are you ready for it?Whether youâre big or small, public or private sector, charity or social enterprise, if you process personal data about individuals such as customers, employees, prospects, donors, members, suppliers etc then GDPR will apply to you.Working on GDPR in my own business and for others, Iâve developed a practical approach to getting ready. So, if youâve not yet started or you arenât sure what to focus on my GDPR preparation kit will help you:âQuickly understand what GDPR means for you and the 6 key areas you need to focus on.âKnow where youâre starting from and what you already have in place that can meet GDPR.âUnderstand the gaps and give you a plan to fill these in a practical, no-nonsense way.âSave time with pre-written processes, templates and checklists Iâve created to address the specifics of GDPR.The GDPR preparation kit is a mix of video guides on what you need to know and do to prepare, and pre-written processes, templates and checklists to help you get ready quickly.Until the 31st March 2018, Business Network members can access the GDPR preparation kit for just Â350."

Ceri George, By George Marketing

"If you are a land or property owner, a developer or a large or small business –and want to maximise the value of your land and buildings, or obtain planning permission for your development proposals, we are offering a FREE initial discussion about your proposals and aspirations and how to achieve them. Call us on 07718 277925 or 0161 442 8391"

Chrissie Gibson, Connectivity Associates

"Summer Holiday ReadsTH Publications is offering a choice of 4 autobiographies to Chester Business Network members with an exclusive 25% discount on RRP and P&P included. One football, one rugby league, one crime and one boxing, including a limited supply of signed copies of Herol ‘Bomber’ Graham’s book. Visit www.thmedia.co.uk for reviews and contact stuart@thmedia.co.uk to order."

Stuart Wilkin, TH Media

"Quality, fresh and regular content is key to online success. One free blog/news piece* written in and around your industry, to publish on your site from Engage Web’s writing team and journalist-trained editors. Ask for Lianne and quote CHESTERBIZ (*written according to pre-agreed editorial brief tbc)August & September Only. Get 2 years’ web hosting for the price of 1 when you move your site to Engage Web. Ask for Lianne and quote CHESTERBIZ"

Lianne Wilkinson, Engage Web

"10% Discount on all rates to all Business Network members. loyalty card scheme and road mile club coming soon!"

Malcolm Horn, Cheshire Chauffeur

"Our standard recruitment fee for permanent positions is 12% of the annual salary, we offer a reduced fee of 10% to all members"

Louise Wilson, Brighter Choices Ltd

"Looking for a mini break this February  Term Our  term package includes;Two night break in our award winning luxury, self-catering cottages Tickets for Chester Zoo Play pass for Cheshire ice cream farm worth Â15.00Prices start from Â360.00 for 2 adults and 2 childrenBooking Incentives for the Cottage Accommodation and North WingBook one of our luxury self-catering cottages before the end of February to take place throughout 2018 and you will receive a complimentary continental breakfast hamper*.Book to stay in our award winning North Wing throughout 2018, before the end of March and you will receive a complimentary bottle of house champagne on ice, in your bedroom ready for your arrival*.*T&Cs Subject to availabilityOn direct bookings, or via Combermere Abbey website only Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or package Payment in full required at the time of bookingApplies to new bookings only"

Sarah Callander Beckett, Combermere Abbey Estate

"Remember,"Feel Great Friday!"...Book in for a personal development session with Olivia for the last Friday in the month, and she'll waive her fees - and instead, she'll simply ask you to make a donation to the charity of her choice, The Moebius Trust.Olivia is happy to offer coaching sessions over the phone or Skype also."

Olivia Stefanino, Be your own Guru Ltd

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Tony Mills, Signs Express

"10% discount (to all Business Network members nationally) on the Ofqual qualification Level 3 Certificate in investigative interviewing , available in either the 25hr blended on line/classroom at academy.intersolglobal.com aimed at individuals /companies (£95 off the £995 price ) or 4 day in house course aimed at groups of 8 (£125 off the £1250 price)contact: info@intersolglobal.com and quotes BNPROMO "

Mick Confrey, Intersol Global

"Video is now one of the fastest growing marketing formats.If you would like to showcase your business, products or service with a professionally produced video then do call us.Any filming or video editing requirement booked by members will receive a 10% discount."

Richard Knew, Knew Productions Ltd

"We’ll pay your mobile phone bill for 2 months!’If you have 5 or more handsets and move your Business Mobile Phones to Check Comms, we’ll pay the bill for the first two months of your new contract.Open to all Business Network Customers nationwide. Offer available on selected business tariffs. We’ll pay your standard line rental, excluding any overspend or additional bolt-ons. Other Terms and Conditions may apply."

Rob Wellings, Check Group Ltd

"Two hour free consultation for members (normal offer one hour).Services offered include: providing strategic and practical advice on development issues, preparing and submitting planning applications, handling appeals and promoting sites for allocation in local planning documents.Showing people how best to use the planning system to achieve their aspirations."

Adrian Thompson, Lightwater TPC

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OUR NEXT EVENT

Thursday 22nd March

The Chester Grosvenor 12 Noon - 2.00pm

What members and guests say

"The Business Network lunches attract high quality attendees and the organisers put a great deal of effort into understanding the kind of contacts that each member is looking to make. The result is that more often than not you find yourself sitting with other members with whom there is genuine scope for you to do business with, making the experience both enjoyable and very worthwhile."

Nick Clarke
Aaron & Partners Llp

"I have been a member of The Business Network Chester from the start and always come away from the seminars and lunches with great new connections, leads and a feeling that I am getting to know the business community in Chester more and more with every visit. At Clatterbridge Cancer Research our approach is very much long term and that suits the ethos of BNC, it’s not about hard sell and more about long term relationships and building up connections. This year Tracy has gone above and beyond and took part in our major fundraising event Come Dancing, as you would expect she gave it 110% and is our reigning champion! Huge thank you to Tracy and Hayley for really making us welcome every month and bringing a real benefit to the team at CCR"

Laura Irving
Clatterbridge Cancer Research