NBV & East Midlands Chamber do Lunch!

NBV are pleased to announce that it has partnered up with the East Midlands Chamber to offer you the opportunity to gain contacts in a wider network. We have teamed up to offer members of both organisations an open format networking session that is available free of...

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Biz Ex Networking Event – Leicester

Guest Speaker: Stuart Hartley L-R: Stuart Hartley, Nermina Webster and Marcus Kilvington NBV Biz Ex Members and guests were welcomed to Phoenix in Leicester for the latest Biz Ex Event.  Our Guest Speaker, Stuart Hartley – Incrementa Business Support, an award winning...

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What Do You Think…?

It’s been almost 2 years since we launched Biz Ex (I know, time flies when you’re having fun!) and we are currently undertaking a review of the service to make sure it is still delivering fantastic value for money. To help us shape the service moving forward we’d love...

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Ready… Steady… Promote!

#BizExMemberBenefit #3 Do you ever find yourself asking…. What’s the best way to promote my business? How can I advertise my business and get my name in front of potential prospects when money is tight or I’m just starting up? How can we get the word out about our...

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Is late payment the biggest threat to freelancers?

According to new research from credit reference agency, Ormsby Street, almost half (48%) of freelancers have considered quitting because of worries over continued late payments.  The survey of 1,000 freelancers and sole traders found that At any one time, a freelancer...

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Biz Ex Lincoln: Marketing on a Shoestring!

Guest Speaker, Beryl Pettitt, Ridgeway Marketing Guest host, Des Coleman Biz Pitcher, Chris Lakin NBV hosted another fantastic Biz Ex networking event last week in Lincoln at the BG Futures venue. Beryl Pettitt from Ridgeway Marketing shared 25 years of marketing...

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Biz Ex Networking Events in Lincoln & Nottingham

Guest Speaker: Susan Marot Biz Pitcher: Robert Spendlow We welcomed guests old and new to our two latest events in Lincoln and Nottingham. Our first Biz Ex event in May kicked off at the BG Futures venue in Lincoln. The wonderful Susan Marot of Succeed at...

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Aisha makes the right impression to secure new role

Aisha Xavia joined NBV back in October of 2015 as a temporary contractor on our Enquiry Hub. She made a fantastic impression and in early 2016 she was employed on a permanent basis. When the role of Relationship Manager became available Ash’s experience in customer...

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Biz Ex Networking Events in Leicester and Derby

Guest Speaker Paul Lockton Guest Host Des Coleman chatting and taking pictures with Biz Ex Delegates Derby’s Guest Speaker Wendy Walker, Ovy Design We welcomed guests old and new to our two latest events in Leicester and Derby. Paul Lockton, of Marketing...

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Keep Track of Your Tax by Text – It’s that Simple!

Ash’s Biz Ex Member Benefit #1 Keeping track of business tax has never been easier for NBV Biz Ex Members! Knowing that most people struggle with the numbers, NBV have partnered with MONZIA to make starting up in business a little bit easier. Tax-tracker software can...

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You Shall Go To The Ball!

NBV have recently become the 25th local business to sign up as a Community Partner for the Notts County Football in The Community Trust. We are proud to offer our support to this fantastic organisation that does some tremendous work in the local community. As part of...

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Nottingham NBV Biz Ex: Making the Media work for you!

Guest speaker Julie Wilson Lucky winner of the event’s Biz Pitch – Tasneem Daquri Valentines Competition winner – Mandy Turner receiving her prize from Des! NBV Biz Ex Members and guests were welcomed to NBV’s Mercury House for the latest Biz Ex Event. Guest Speaker...

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FREE Tax-Tracker Software for NBV Biz Ex Members

Self Employed? Keeping track of your business tax has never been easier! Tax-tracker software can help you save money, relieve stress and make time for the fun things in life. Keeping track of your business and tax has never been easier. Sign up to receive: FREE...

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Cyber Crime – is your business protected?

A recent survey by Aviva* of 1,500 SME’s showed that there were mixed views held by small business owners regarding the potential threat of cyber crime to their businesses. The survey reported that 2 out of 5 businesses saw no risk from cyber crime and more than a...

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Lincoln NBV Biz Ex: Essential Marketing

L-R: Dave Fenton, John Morley, Des Coleman Guest Speaker Dave Fenton engaging delegates Des Coleman finding out about more delegates’ businesses NBV Biz Ex visited Lincoln last week where we welcomed guest speaker Dave Fenton who delivered an engaging and...

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Derby Biz Ex: Generating leads to increase sales

Derby Biz Ex, with Guest Host Des Coleman Mike Howsley Pam Edwards and Des Coleman Our first Biz Ex event of 2016 took place yesterday at the Quad in Derby. Situated in the heart of Derby on the Market Place, this contemporary venue has become a firm favourite amongst...

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For special offers visit the Member to Member Market Place!

Did you know that you can access special offers from fellow members on the NBV Biz Ex Member to Member Market Place? Whether you’re looking to save money on accountancy fees , entertainment services or security services, it’s worth checking out what’s on offer from...

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NBV Biz Ex Members’ Festive Event

Festive treats! Our lucky hamper winner- Pam Edwards! NBV Biz Ex 100th Member – Pete Storer Thank you to everyone that joined us on 15th December for our members’ festive event. The evening provided us with the chance to get together with members for informal...

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Leicester Biz Ex: No Budget PR!

Guest Speaker, Michelle Dhillon – Howl PR & Digital NBV Biz Ex Member Seymour Lavine – Just Anim8 delivers the Biz Pitch L-R: Des Coleman, Mel Elliott, Michelle Dhillon, Seymour Lavine This week NBV Biz Ex arrived at the Phoenix in Leicester – a fantastic...

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NBV Biz Ex Lincoln Launch

Left to Right, Julie Snell – Boho Belle, Will King – Epix Media, Des Coleman – Guest Host, Lynsey Blackburn – NBV Guest host, Des Coleman Biz Pitcher, Julie Snell, Boho Belle At our launch event in Lincoln on Tuesday 25th November, delegates were treated to a...

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NBV Biz Ex Welcomes its 100th Member!

NBV Enterprise Solutions Ltd is pleased to welcome Peter Storer from Green Giant Consulting as its 100th Biz Ex Member. NBV Biz Ex membership provides business support, promotional opportunities and membership benefits to small businesses across the East Midlands.  In...

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Important! Changes to NBV’s Media Services – Online Ads

As part of NBV’s continued service development, we are pleased to announce that the NBV newsletter will benefit from a new and improved design format from January 2016. The NBV newsletter is distributed to over 15,000 subscribers across the East Midlands and it is...

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Nottingham Biz Ex: Beat Stress, Build Resilience

Guest Speakers Dr Jo Burrell and Dr Felicity Baker NBV Biz Ex Member Ivan Lafayette delivers the Biz Pitch Guest Host, Des Coleman We were in Nottingham on Tuesday night for NBV Biz Ex networking at the NBV Enterprise Centre in Nottingham. We were delighted to welcome...

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Keep motoring this winter! Exclusive Biz Ex Member Offer

The Breakdown Recovery Club gives full cover, at a low cost, for home-starts, roadside-assistance and recovery following an accident or breakdown and has no joining or membership fee, as with some breakdown organisations. HMCA has arranged The Breakdown Recovery Club...

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Deadly Sin No.1 – Legal Entity Unknown

Member Benefit Provider Ken Brown will be providing some great tips to help you avoid common pitfalls when it comes to getting paid for your services. Ken’s tips are delivered in the format of the 7 Deadly Sins of Credit Management – Here’s the first tip in the series...

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Derby Biz Ex: Video Marketing on a Shoestring

Guest Speaker: David Prescod, Digital Marketing Mentor Des Coleman, Guest Host Last week we held our regular Biz Ex networking event at the QUAD in Derby. Back by popular demand was Guest Speaker David Prescod – Digital Marketing Mentor who delivered a fantastic...

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