Archive for May 18th, 2009

Free Marketing and Presentation Techniques Workshop

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May 18th, 2009

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Liverpool Chamber will be hosting a free half day course with lunch provided on marketing and presentation techniques.

The Stepclever event will help SMEs sell effectively and communicate creatively the positive attributes of their business and products. Designed to act as a practical refresher or as a first time session, a number of topics including; utilising marketing tools and how to apply best practices, will be demonstrated to raise attendees ability to grab attention and increase market share.

The workshop is aimed at anyone who wants to win more business in both the public and private sectors and will be held at No 1 Old Hall Street, L3 9HG.

Stepclever workshops are free for anyone that lives, or runs a business in the wards of Anfield, Everton, County, Kirkdale, Linacre and Derby

To book contact June Davies on 0151 224 1891 or email

Sixty Really Useful Minutes

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May 18th, 2009

clock_face… in conjunction with LDP Business Club

How about revving up on a Friday instead of winding down? End your week on a high with 60 really useful minutes hosted by Liverpool Chamber.

Each week, a member company will be presenting a practical workshop - against the clock - for business owners and managers who will take away six practical tips which can be implemented immediately,  to improve their business.

We’re not serving breakfast or canapés, just invaluable business advice in 60 really useful minutes!  Starting promptly at 9.00am every Friday morning, we promise to get you out by 10am, ready to tackle your day.

It’s free for members so hurry, spaces are limited book your place now.  Just email your company name address and contact details together with the names of your delegates to

19th June 2009
Sixty Really Useful Minutes To Beat Business Stress

Elaine Hanzak author and inspirational speaker will present this weeks 60 Really useful Minutes.  With all the doom and gloom around us in the current economic climate do you need a boost to your outlook? Are you feeling like a hamster in a wheel that daren’t or can’t get out of it?

1 in 4 of us are likely to suffer a mental health problem which requires treatment at some point in our adult life. Look around at your friends and colleagues – if they appear okay then could it be you?! Do you know what to look out for and what to do to help yourself or others?

Elaine will share some really useful tips to identify the dangers of ignoring symptoms of stress and give members a tool-kit to encourage positive mental health and well-being.

Happy and healthy businesses will be the ones to go from strength to strength, so come along and spend 60 Really Useful Minutes to increase your chances of being one!

Full details of Elaine Hanzak can be found at

26 June 2009
Join Mark Shipley from Shipleys Solicitors for a round table discussion.

Shipley Solicitors, niche North West IP firm, will be holding a round table discussion  with you going through four vital steps relating to IP; Identify, protect, exploit, and defend.

Please come with your own real experiences and questions surrounding IP; Shipleys will be talking with you, not at you, so that you can leave with knowledge which will be both valuable and beneficial to your business.

3rd July 2009
60 Useful minutes on “How to Close more deals and Open more doors!”  by James Pope The Training Expert

The 60 minutes will give you an understanding on

  • How to create the opportunities
  • Identify your Clients needs
  • Defining your USP ….and I mean Unique!!
  • Overcoming Objections
  • CLOSING!! And the follow up!

James has a wealth of experience in sales from delivering training for some of the largest companies with brands that we all know and use such as Gillette, Wrigley’s Chewing Gum and Coca Cola to name but a few

10th July 2009
Topical Tax Tips In 60 Useful Minutes

Topical Tax tips and best practice in the current economic and ever changing HMRC climate from BTG Tax specialists Mike Marsden and Andrew McKenna.

Mike and Andrew will highlight some opportunities and best practice tips
to help you get the best out of your business in terms of the better management of your VAT, business and employment taxes.

17th July 2009
Mace & Jones - more details to follow

To book just email your company name address and contact details together with the names of your delegates to

Help Fight Cancer At The Butterfly Ball

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May 18th, 2009

NWCRF_ballNorth West Cancer Research Fund invites you to join in with their biggest fundraiser of the year.

Can you help to make a difference to the future of cancer research? Join us at our second sparkling black-tie ball on the evening of Saturday 12th September 2009 at the Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel, Parkgate Road, Ledsham, near Chester.

Support this wonderful cause and enjoy a shimmering evening hosted by Radio Merseyside’s Willie Miller and entertainment from Dr Jazz and the Cheshire Cats - back by popular demand.

Tickets for this extra special event are £60 and include a drinks reception, a 3 course meal and half a bottle of wine per person (available individually or as a table of 10 for £550). The evening will commence with a drinks reception at 7pm.

Simply call 0151 709 2919 to book or email

EU Policy - UK Business

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May 18th, 2009

eu-flagWith the European elections less than three weeks away Liverpool Chamber of Commerce is urging business leaders to consider the implications of EU legislation on UK business and the UK economy.

Liverpool Chamber’s Head of Policy, Maresa Molloy stated: “Business leaders need to be aware of the following key changes to UK legislation implemented by the European Parliament.”

  1. Agency Workers and the Working Time Directive
  2. Pregnant Workers
  3. Small Business Act. & 3a. European Company Statute
  4. Regulatory Reform
  5. Late Payment Directive
  6. Services Directive.
  7. EU Recovery Plan.

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