BMC blog: Thought leadership – four potential benefits

Don’t look back in anger. Great song, eh? But it’s also a stark warning if ever there was one. Too many people look back in anger and envy because they missed out. Correction, because they often fail to create opportunities others had the ingenuity to seize. And so it is with thought leadership. Thought leadership is all about influencing and inspiring – and sometimes shaking up the status quo. But…

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Business Media Club reaches five year milestone

The Mayor of Worcester Jabba Riaz was among those joining the celebrations at the Business Media Club’s fifth anniversary meeting. Current and past members shared experiences with visitors of how the club had shaped their approach to marketing and Worcestershire’s poet laureate emeritus and club member Maggie Doyle recited a specially written poem.    The club’s continued success is due to blending listening with learning and our ‘all egos are left…

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Voices of Remembrance ring out to mark WWI Armistice

Worcester Cathedral is the setting for a charity fundraising concert blending Worcestershire Symphony Orchestra, the Worcester Cathedral Choir and the voices of 70 schoolchildren from across the county. Voices of Remembrance, which is being held on Saturday, November 10 at 7.30pm, is the culmination of a special project that has been central to Worcestershire’s commemoration of the World War One Armistice. The first half of the concert is made up…

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Two become one as accountancy firms merge

Worcester-based CB Chartered Accountants has merged with Haines Watts as part of the national accountancy firm’s ongoing expansion plans. The deal will see Haines Watts welcome a new partner, CB Chartered Accountants founder and Managing Partner John Painter, and his team of ten. Chris Hobbs, CB’s former Tax Partner, will take on the role of Tax Consultant. CB’s offices in Worcester and Tewkesbury will be rebranded with the office in…

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The BMC & me: Tim Clarke

“The club encourages a culture of sharing best practice and good ideas that anyone can benefit from.” Tim Clarke, Consumer Council for Water  The CGM Business Media Club is five and to mark our anniversary we’ve been talking to members about how the club has helped to improve their marketing and communications skills.  Be part of our celebrations at CGM Media Centre on Friday, September 28 by booking via Eventbrite….

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The BMC & me: Doug Marshall

“I gained a lot of confidence from the BMC – I like the vibe and feel of the club and its informative nature.” Doug Marshall, Ormerod Rutter   With the fifth anniversary of the CGM Business Media Club fast approaching, we’ve been talking to members about how the club has helped them develop their marketing and communications skills.  ****************************************************************** I joined the Business Media Club when Ormerod Rutter opened an…

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The BMC & me: Dave Morris

“The Business Media Club is different to most forms of networking. It is focused on learning and sharing and really useful for micro business owners and consultants for bouncing ideas around.” Dave Morris, Zentano Group   The CGM Business Media Club is five in 2018 and to mark our anniversary we’ve been talking to members about how the club has helped to improve their marketing and communications skills.  Be part…

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The BMC & me: Cathy Parvin

“I like the golden nuggets of information, the diversity of people who attend and the friendly, informal atmosphere.” Cathy Parvin, Dyspraxia Education With the fifth anniversary of the CGM Business Media Club fast approaching, we’ve been talking to members about how the club has helped them develop their marketing and communications skills.  Book your seat for our special meeting at CGM Media Centre on Friday, September 28 by visiting Eventbrite….

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The BMC & me: David Carter

“The Business Media Club has helped me define what we are as a business by understanding our true purpose and reshaping our image and reputation.” David Carter, Independent Financial Adviser, Arden Associates The CGM Business Media Club is five and to mark our anniversary we’ve been talking to members about how the club has helped to improve their marketing and communications skills.  Be part of our celebrations at CGM Media…

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