Charities, Challenges and Fascinating Facts

The Lively Business Club’s September meeting was enlightening, learning about the backgrounds and experiences of several of our members. We heard the story of an amazing feat by Hugh Strickland and his 15 year-old son, John, who had completed the Welsh 3000s Challenge in aid of Action on Hearing Loss (alias RNID). Travelling from the […]

Lively Business Club – Action on Hearing Loss

Lively Business Club Action on Hearing Loss The RNID is now known as ‘Action on Hearing Loss’ and, apart from providing information and promoting deaf awareness campaigns, the organisation raises money to find cures for deafness. Some deafness is age related – higher frequencies become harder to hear as you get older, some is caused […]

Learning Technologies for Learning you Remember

Learning Technologies for Learning you remember. At the August meeting of the Lively Business Club, we were extremely fortunate to have a talk by Phil Chambers, World Mind Mapping Champion and director of Learning Technologies. He is based in Shropshire but has travelled all over the world attending tournaments and competitions associated with memory techniques […]

Lively Business Club What do Entrepreneurs Love Doing?

Lively Business Club What do Entrepreneurs Love Doing? The August meeting was a time for everyone to talk about the things they love doing. When you run your own business, that’s most of the time and, hopefully, you can delegate the things you are not so fond of – like book-keeping and marketing, and IT […]

Pimms & Strawberries at the June Lively Business Club meeting

Pimms & Strawberries at the June Lively Business Club meeting Delighted to announce that The Rt. Hon. Owen Paterson will be joining us for breakfast again to tell us about what’s going on in Parliament, discuss current issues and answer questions from local businesses. This is a great opportunity to highlight local issues and ask […]

Ashanti Development supporting villages in Ghana

Ashanti Development supporting villages in Ghana Paul Kalinauckas set up BCRS in 2002. It’s a co-operative providing loans from £10,000 – £150,000 to businesses who are unable to get access to finance from High Street banks. Last year BCRS provided loans totalling over £4.5 million to 163 different businesses and have secured and created over […]

Tern Hill Hall’s Orangery in May

Tern Hill Hall’s Orangery in May What a fantastic location for a meeting! Tern Hill Hall’s Orangery was bathed in evening sunlight and a slight breeze filtered through the open patio windows. The birds were singing and rabbits were hopping over the grass outside. However, we were not there to watch the wildlife – that […]

BCRS offers Loans to Businesses in the West Midlands

BCRS offers Loans to Businesses in the West Midlands BCRS are Lively Business Club members and, at the last meeting, Wesley Lovett gave a very interesting talk about the services they provide to businesses in the West Midlands. BCRS acts as a lender and manager of funds to provide access to finance for businesses, providing […]