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, [...]

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 [...]

22 04, 2019

Quality goes much further than quantity!

By |April 22nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

By Mark Edmunds, BforB Regional Director, Coventry, Kenilworth, Birmingham Everyone attends business networking events these days. It's the norm to try to grow your business and build quality relationships. But ask yourself a question: out of those relationships you try to build, how many are empty promises? In my time I have found you sometimes [...]

15 04, 2019

Prevention is better than cure – health screening is the passport to a longer, healthier life.

By |April 15th, 2019|Business, Group news, Networking, News, Referral|0 Comments

BforB is privileged to have members representing a multitude of trades, industries and professions. Among them is healthcare, and we’re delighted to give a platform to Pat Fegan, who runs Solihull Health Check Clinic with his wife Eileen. Pat and Eileen gave the Spotlight feature at our Birmingham meeting on April 16th, and fascinating it [...]

5 04, 2019

The pull of Hull, as another BforB network group prepares for take-off!

By |April 5th, 2019|Appointments, Group news, Networking, new, News, Referral|0 Comments

The continued growth of BforB continues, with the launch of another new group later this month, this time in Hull.

1 04, 2019

Experience and consistency will be the keys that open the door to flourishing networking

By |April 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Successful networking takes time. Becoming great at what you do takes time. The same is true with winning business, or building trust at your BforB meeting. So let us look at this scenario: having attended your first BforB meeting you were really impressed, and decide that networking does work. So you applied for membership, and [...]

27 03, 2019

Following-up on potential: how building relationships lead to more opportunities!

By |March 27th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Let’s not beat about the bush: we all go networking because we want to sell our business and services, and in doing so, gain new customers/clients. That is the main reason we do it.   That said, in doing so, we make connections with fellow business people, make friends, learn from other people, gain the [...]