The Raunds Business Forum meeting was held on 10th November 2015 ay Saxon Hall with fourteen Raunds businesses present.
Chaired by Lee Wilkes, there were “3 minute” presentations from:
· Ian Nicholls of CI Consultancy who spoke about Workplace Pensions and how companies can prepare for the new regulations.
· Marion Hind of Nene Valley Healers. As a Reiki Master and Energist, Marion talked about various therapies including ones to combat stress.
· Oliver Bates of To-Who.com have a presentation on social media. Oliver also kindly agreed to run a free social media training session for local businesses in the near future.
The guest presenter was Lance Jones from Working Strategy Ltd who gave a presentation on how businesses of all sizes can use social media to attract new customers, the different social media platforms and the “key rules” to making social media marketing a success.
The Town Mayor Cllr Helen Howell and Town Clerk Kate Houlihan updated the attendees on the latest developments at Raunds Town Council.
There will be no meeting in December, instead ALL businesses from Raunds are invited by Mayor Cllr Helen Howell and the Raunds Business Forum to a Christmas Drinks Reception at Raunds Town Hall on 21st December 2015 at 6:00pm.
The next scheduled meeting is Tuesday 5th January 2016 at 7:45am.
(article by Lee Wilkes of WTY Group www.weteachyou.co.uk)