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5 07, 2019

BforB is Ramona’s ‘big opportunity’ to give something back to her local community, and make a difference

By |July 5th, 2019|Appointments, Blog, Business, Networking|0 Comments

The desire for an opportunity to ‘do something completely different’ with her professional life prompted Ramona Leach to investigate the idea of buying a franchise. Within months of first dipping her toe into the proverbial waters, Ramona is now ‘extremely excited’ to have signed up to be the Regional Director for BforB in Leicester, and [...]

25 06, 2019

Lee’s ‘Victor’ moment inspired his enthusiasm to buy in to BforB!

By |June 25th, 2019|Blog, Networking|0 Comments

It was the American entrepreneur Victor Kiam who famously said, about a product he was selling in a TV advert: “I liked the shaver so much, I bought the company” That quote has almost become a cliché now, but it was what Lee Vincent was thinking as he shook hands with BforB MD Mel Fisher, [...]

19 06, 2019

Sent to Coventry for another successful BforB launch!

By |June 19th, 2019|Blog, Business, Group news, Networking|0 Comments

Another BforB group has been launched, this time an evening meeting in Coventry. It is the second BforB group in the city, with the fortnightly Friday morning meet gathering pace. The new evening group will meet every other Tuesday from 6.30pm to 8pm, and it’s launch, at the Citrus Hotel, on the outskirts of Coventry, [...]

10 06, 2019

“Know, Like, Trust” – tried, tested, and the results speak for themselves!

By |June 10th, 2019|Blog, Business, Group news|0 Comments

By Nicky Thomas In networking circles, we frequently bound around the ‘Know - Like - Trust’ formula as the tried and tested route to delivering sustainable referrals for our business. But how often do we take a step back and consider how it really works in action? It sounds simple. Have a coffee; get to know and [...]

3 06, 2019

Our Czech mates celebrate a decade of great networking

By |June 3rd, 2019|Blog, Networking|0 Comments

BforB is proud that our network – and networking – spreads far and wide, throughout the UK, and around the world. And to that extent, many congratulations to BforB in the Czech Republic, which has been celebrating its 10th anniversary. There, BforB operates, and supports, local entrepreneurs in 20 cities throughout the country, with 55 [...]

16 05, 2019

Definite similarities between starting and running a business, and raising a child!

By |May 16th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

By Mel Fisher, MD, BforB My son recently turned 18. We had a lovely celebration with family and friends, and he’s turning into a thoroughly nice young man, which is very rewarding. Indeed, as I thought about this, and looked back at the 18 years that have passed since he was born, it gave me [...]

8 05, 2019

No greater incentive is there for Mel than raising awareness of dementia in her father’s memory

By |May 8th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Mel Fisher, the managing director of BforB, is renown for her busy schedule, and covering hundreds of miles every week in her car. But she has recently swapped four wheels for two feet, and is currently pounding the streets in preparation for the annual Greater Manchester 10K run, which she is taking part in on [...]