8 10, 2018

BforB Annual AWARDS – Friday 9th November 2018

By |October 8th, 2018|News|0 Comments

At BforB, we always look forward to our annual awards evening. A chance to be able to recognise members who have achieved various milestones in their careers and as members of our network throughout the past year. It’s an evening of recognition for a special group of professionals who have made extraordinary and long-lasting contributions [...]

27 07, 2018

Seize your Summer Networking Opportunities

By |July 27th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Do you know what I've decided after this long hot summer so far ……… The sun is very distracting!  Would you agree? Maybe it's because it is a very rare occurrence here in the UK, but this can be challenging from a work perspective. The sun is out and the temperatures are rising: It’s summer [...]

5 07, 2018

Empowering Women in Franchising

By |July 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Women’s empowerment and Franchising – A winning combination There are no doubts that women have come a long way globally to gain equal rights to their male counterparts in different facets of society. Women have had to struggle a lot more to break glass ceilings and to push society as a whole out of their [...]

15 06, 2018


By |June 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Having staff on call 24/7/365 to answer telephones can be a real issue for businesses, not only in terms of the cost, but also operationally too. Why? Firstly, you need to have a rota to decide who and when you are on call. You will also need someone to manage the rota on a daily [...]

25 04, 2018

Opportunities to increase referrals with new look Business Net

By |April 25th, 2018|Business, News, Referral|0 Comments

Print media is no longer the poor relation of the digital age. Evidence shows that it still delivers impressive results in certain B2B environments - including referral marketing. BforB is delighted to be working with, Cheshire based, Craig Rooney, to drive the re-launch  of our successful in-meeting publication - Business Net. With over 10 years experience, [...]

26 02, 2018

GDPR Seven Steps to Start Your Preparations

By |February 26th, 2018|Group news, Legal Compliances, News|0 Comments

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is just around the corner, and by May 2018 your business will have had to make changes to the way you acquire, manage, share and delete data. It replaces the 1995 Data Protection directive and the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) will be responsible for enforcing the legislation. […]

21 12, 2017

Marketing trends to look out for in 2018

By |December 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

The New Year is fast approaching, and as 2017 draws to a close we are considering which trends will shape the marketing landscape in 2018. Here’s 5 trends to consider in your 2018 marketing plan. Content Marketing Delivering quality content on a regular basis rather than solely sales messages highlights your brand as an authority [...]

18 12, 2017


By |December 18th, 2017|News|0 Comments

"Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection"  ~ Winston Churchill. The team at BforB UK would like to wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year. Whatever your plans are for the festive period, we trust you will have an memorable time and be ready [...]

15 12, 2017

£51,000 raised for Charity by BforB Member

By |December 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

When one BforB member went all out for Charity!   Raising over £51,000 for Bury Hospice – WOW …. Christine Thorpe of Digital Airtime is a member of our ladies BforB Group held at The Ainscow Hotel in Salford.  Not only is Christine one of the most active members, passing thousands of pounds of business this [...]

8 09, 2017

Interview with Barrie Whitwood ~ Member

By |September 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Barrie Whitwood is one of our members at the Manchester Ainscow Group, which is held at 7.30 a.m. on alternate Wednesday’s. CBA Associates hold the Accountancy seat, working with clients primarily in Greater Manchester and East Lancashire. CBA pride themselves on making their services available to all, from a sole trader requiring an hour a [...]