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  • Half a million in three months?!...

    As of the 21st March 2017, we have passed over £500,000 worth of business since 1st Jan 2017. This is phenomenal progress and great work... [read more]

    Tuesday 21st of March 2017 12:42:26
  • New record for TYFTB

    This week at our BNI meeting we recorded in he Thank You For The Business box ?172,000 of invoiced business generated through member... [read more]

    Thursday 09th of May 2013 21:36:43
  • Podcast -employment law changes...

    Alan Lewis of Brabners Chaffe Street LLP presents this month's report on employment law developments.Click here to listen to or download the... [read more]

    Thursday 09th of May 2013 21:33:06
  • Unsure of how to get the very...

    Please take a look at this superb 4 -minute video by Anson Corporate Media for a fun way to learn how to make your 121s more than just a cup... [read more]

    Sunday 14th of April 2013 21:10:52
  • Keep up to date with employment...

    Alan Lewis of Brabners Chaffe Street solicitors publishes an April 2013 employment law update.Click here for the podcast [read more]

    Tuesday 09th of April 2013 21:24:22
  • NW lawyer helps to promote new...

    Press Release by Brabners Chaffe Street LLP Date: 28 March 2013 NW lawyer helps to promote new series of networking events in... [read more]

    Thursday 28th of March 2013 16:17:06
  • Listen to our podcast about...

    Here is a link to our latest podcast on inviting visitors - it lasts for less than 10 minutes and you can listen to it or download it for... [read more]

    Sunday 17th of March 2013 20:52:24
  • £2m mark smashed after 50 weeks...

    We have reached a new milestone in our chapter. On 8 January 2013 we passed £150,000 of thank you for the business. That took us past the... [read more]

    Sunday 13th of January 2013 18:12:09
  • What an amazing year for our...

    We have finished our meetings for this year and the stats are stunning.  More than 2,500 referrals passed.  More... [read more]

    Friday 21st of December 2012 22:14:48
  • What this IFA knows about power...

    Here is an interview with our entrepreneurial IFA member,  Phil O'Connor: What do you enjoy most about what you do? I... [read more]

    Thursday 15th of November 2012 13:26:56
  • Even more members

    Welcome to Chris Byrne of Aspiration Blinds and Clare Thomas of The Unique Kitchen Company, our latest additions to chapter membership. [read more]

    Tuesday 30th of October 2012 15:19:33
  • Two New Black and Gold Badge...

    Well done to Mark Brocklehurst and Mark Alder.  They are awarded these badges for having invited 6 guests who became members of... [read more]

    Monday 29th of October 2012 22:34:08
  • Liz makes another new member...

    Welcome to Liz Harris of Monton Marketing [read more]

    Monday 29th of October 2012 22:31:55
  • Welcome to two more new members...

    A huge welcome to Carly Warrington (mortgage adviser) and  Mariusz Ticzynski (lawn care specialist) who joined... [read more]

    Saturday 20th of October 2012 20:08:57
  • A quick creative checklist for...

      This checklist was developed from some work by Drayton Bird, well known direct marketing guru, when he suggested how to make more... [read more]

    Monday 15th of October 2012 08:08:58
  • This expert has performed spinal...

    Interview with Karen Willcock of Bolton Therapy Centre1. What do you enjoy most about what you do?KAREN: I really enjoy being able to make... [read more]

    Monday 08th of October 2012 20:44:46
  • A view from a health & safety...

    Here is an interview with Paul barlow of HSQMA What do you enjoy most about what you do? I enjoy the fact that you are helping employers... [read more]

    Monday 08th of October 2012 15:33:30
  • Find out what impact being featured...

    An interview with our chapter member, Jon Cherrie of JDC Communications: 1. What do you enjoy most about what you do? Learning, with the... [read more]

    Monday 08th of October 2012 11:29:10
  • What old piece of kit has this...

    An Interview with mark Welsby of PMD Leasing:   1.    What do you enjoy most about what you do? Knowing that... [read more]

    Monday 08th of October 2012 08:56:41
  • Business insights from a prolific...

    Here is an interview with Mark Alder of MA Construction. Mark is one of the most prolific givers we have come across in BNI, passing lots... [read more]

    Monday 08th of October 2012 08:38:35
  • The plumber whose Dad got more...

    An interview with Alan Dean, plumber extraordinaire:1. What do you enjoy most about what you do? ALAN:I like the variety of the work that... [read more]

    Saturday 06th of October 2012 20:02:44
  • The photographer hustled into...

    Interview with Daniel Parker - photographer to the stars:1. What do you enjoy most about what you do? DANIEL:  There's... [read more]

    Saturday 06th of October 2012 19:53:04
  • Interview with a vehicle broker...

    Here is an interview with Tom Barton of GT Concierge.  Fascinating to see this entrepreneur's answers to our questions:1. What do you... [read more]

    Saturday 06th of October 2012 19:37:08
  • Former chapter member wins investment...

    Harrison Woods, one of our former members, has had great success on BBC's Dragons Den this week.  Read here for full story. [read more]

    Tuesday 02nd of October 2012 19:38:34
  • The Axeman publishes new book...

    For a few years our member, Alan Lewis, Partner with Brabners Chaffe Street LLP, has used the nickname, The Axeman.  His name badge... [read more]

    Monday 17th of September 2012 22:57:27
  • Get a networking boost at this...

    The Best of Bury Networking Event and Exhibition - 200 delegates and 49 exhibitors, A must attend event. [read more]

    Thursday 13th of September 2012 21:56:22
  • Another new member today

    We are pleased to welcome to our chapter Samantha Wilkins of North Star Capital Consultancy Ltd. [read more]

    Tuesday 28th of August 2012 21:47:40
  • Using Olympic psychology to...

    Take a look at this interesting article by David Wimblett [read more]

    Sunday 19th of August 2012 20:13:49
  • Top professionals join our chapter...

    We are proud to have inducted to membership today well known local professionals, Dr Michael Cahill (dental care services)  and... [read more]

    Tuesday 31st of July 2012 22:02:01
  • Chapter hits more than ?1m of...

    At this morning's meeting the Thank You for the Business total for the last week was ?42,000.  This means that the chapter has passed... [read more]

    Tuesday 31st of July 2012 15:46:22
  • Congratulations to The Purple...

    A big congratulations to Matt and Sally of The Purple Property Shop, as their business won New Busines of the Year... [read more]

    Friday 22nd of June 2012 08:30:02
  • Interview with a print pioneer...

    This interview is with Peter Hulme, MD of Easiprint Design & Print Ltd.1. What do you enjoy most about what you do?Peter: Working... [read more]

    Friday 08th of June 2012 21:54:50
  • £800,000 topped in 26 weeks...

    In the 26 weekly meetings to 27th march 2012, members of our chapter passed 1,558 referrals which has led to invoiced business worth ?824,813.The... [read more]

    Wednesday 28th of March 2012 05:42:52
  • How to deal with requests for...

    Have you ever been asked for referrals by someone who is, if you are brutally honest, a stranger to you?  You do not know them... [read more]

    Sunday 11th of March 2012 00:03:35
  • Welcome to new members

    We are pleased to welcome Paul Julien and Ralph D'Attorre as members of the chapter.Paul is from Pro Sports Supplements Ltd and... [read more]

    Saturday 10th of March 2012 10:49:43
  • 5 Things You Should Know Before...

    Want to know some great tips for when you go to open networking events?  Here is a blog post I wrote today as the sun came out in Silverdale... [read more]

    Saturday 18th of February 2012 23:07:28
  • Cup of tea? Or the way to do...

    Take a look at this funny and poignant video by Lawrence Conyers. Cup of tea?  Or the way to do a BNI 1-2-1 meeting effectively? After... [read more]

    Friday 13th of January 2012 23:59:24
  • £1million of new business passed...

    10 January 2012 will be a big milestone for our chapter.  We only need ?31,000 to be added to the "Thank you for the business"... [read more]

    Saturday 24th of December 2011 10:35:10
  • International Networking Week...

    Watch this video - 9 minutes: International Networking Week [read more]

    Thursday 08th of December 2011 10:01:03
  • These numbers tell a story

    14....... number of visitors last month (October 2011)43.......number of members of our chapter247.......number of referrals passed... [read more]

    Thursday 03rd of November 2011 23:12:05
  • £800,000 up and counting

    The members of our chapter have passed referrals amongst themselves which have generated more than £800,000 in the 12 months since 19 October... [read more]

    Friday 21st of October 2011 16:20:31
  • How To help Members of Other...

    Here is a great story from the Professionals Chapter in Sheffield.  It illustrates the true power of Giver Gain. [read more]

    Sunday 09th of October 2011 18:45:24
  • 5 Tips For Using LinkedIn

    In this BNI Podcast Episode 225, Dr Ivan Misner, the founder and chairman of BNI, gives his tips to getting the most out... [read more]

    Sunday 09th of October 2011 18:41:22
  • New leadership team sets out...

    Our new leadership team took charge of its first chapter meeting yesterday and set out the goals for the chapter:  - grow to 50... [read more]

    Wednesday 05th of October 2011 08:55:35
  • How to make a dramatic difference...

    Well done to our current leadership team of Ray Holding (Chapter Director), Roy Cunningham (Membership Co-ordinator)... [read more]

    Saturday 24th of September 2011 13:01:56
  • How to ALWAYS get the results...

    Pure genius from Andy Bounds.  Simple, yet powerful. You and your business will benefit massively if you listen to this webinar.... [read more]

    Thursday 15th of September 2011 20:45:50
  • Initial target reached - 45...

    When we set out with the current leadership team in April 2011, our realistic goal was to grow from 22 to 35 members by the end... [read more]

    Monday 12th of September 2011 21:50:38
  • Great meeting on 23 August 2011...

    Here are some of the points arisig form our meeting today: 1. EDUCATION SLOT - we gave the DVD request example, which turned out to be for... [read more]

    Tuesday 23rd of August 2011 10:42:30
  • Three Things Clients and Customers...

    This blog publishsed today by Seth Godin can help all of us in business. [read more]

    Tuesday 16th of August 2011 12:00:00
  • Your Behavioural Style is Affecting...

    Watch this video with Dr Ivan Misner and Dawn Lyons to get an insight into how the way you behave in a networking situation... [read more]

    Tuesday 16th of August 2011 00:31:19
  • 28 October 2011 - Join Michael...

    To join the author of the E-Myth, a book that has been read by millions of people and transformed the way they run their businesses, find... [read more]

    Tuesday 16th of August 2011 00:23:05
  • Great numbers 9 August 2011

    At our meeting this morning we passed 68 referrals and there was more than ?22,000 of Thank You for The Business.  That's more... [read more]

    Tuesday 09th of August 2011 22:37:24
  • Follow our members on Twitter...

    Many of our members are on Twitter. Follow them all:@jdccomms@LLDesignNews@tutticornet@danielparker67@elecsuppliesbol@MattProperty@KevanGregory@boltonkitchens@flexsys_uk@MemeMedia ... [read more]

    Saturday 23rd of July 2011 11:25:02
  • Bolton Central Tops the Traffic...

    We are proud to announce that out of the 11 chapters in our region, we have topped the rankings for June with 85 points out of a possible... [read more]

    Tuesday 12th of July 2011 15:52:09
  • The 8-step referral process

    Listen to PODCAST 212 by Dr Ivan Misner [read more]

    Thursday 07th of July 2011 20:08:07
  • News about BNI from around the...

    Here are a few updates on what is happening in BNI on the international scene:Malta launched its first chapter on 3 May... [read more]

    Saturday 11th of June 2011 11:09:37
  • Download SuuccesNet -Spring...

    Have a look at the Spring 2011 Edition of SuccessNet [read more]

    Monday 09th of May 2011 12:52:13
  • A new way to win a TON of business...

    One of the greatest business advisers around today lives in the North West and has been heavily involved in BNI.  He is Andy Bounds.Andy's... [read more]

    Thursday 05th of May 2011 21:16:28
  • Networking in 5 minutes or less...

    Find out more about how BNI can help you by watching this video of an interview with Dr Ivan Misner. [read more]

    Monday 02nd of May 2011 18:12:35
  • BNI's value is more than referrals...

    See this video featuring a Miami BNI Chapter and watch out for the clip of the pharmacist, Eddy Blanco who talks about what BNI means to... [read more]

    Monday 02nd of May 2011 18:03:27
  • Create more than £150,000 in...

    A congratulations to members for making our Visitors' Day on 19 April 2011 so successful.  Out of the 16 companies that attended,... [read more]

    Friday 22nd of April 2011 16:20:37
  • What does BNI mean to you?

    Have a look at this video to find out what BNI can do for your business? [read more]

    Tuesday 12th of April 2011 20:34:18
  • How to grow to 45 members

    The leadership team of the Bolton Central Chapter plus seven other members attended a wonderful training session yesterday evening... [read more]

    Wednesday 06th of April 2011 17:40:23
  • 10 Ways to Strengthen Referral...

    To be an effective networker, you should constantly be strengthening your relationships with referral sources. The best way to go about [read more]

    Sunday 27th of March 2011 19:22:12
  • What Sir Richard Branson Can...

    This is an excellent podcast by Dr Ivan Misner.   After learning this you will think about how you can improve your networking skills... [read more]

    Saturday 19th of February 2011 19:05:36
  • Promoting other members' businesses...

    Let?s have a look at how we can all help each other to find more referrals! Think about how many ways there are that you could promote... [read more]

    Thursday 17th of February 2011 22:55:18
  • SuccesNet - downloads

    Download these back copies of SuccessNet:Winter 2010Summer 2010Spring 2010 [read more]

    Thursday 17th of February 2011 22:29:32
  • How to blast to £144,000 for...

    Congratulations to all our members on making our Visitors' Day on 15th February a success.  We had 23 visitors from... [read more]

    Thursday 17th of February 2011 22:14:12
  • Ray is the TOPS

    A hearty congratulations goes to our member Ray Holding who was today voted the best member in the whole of the Manchester chapters.... [read more]

    Friday 11th of February 2011 21:13:06
  • Great Books to Help Your Networking...

    It helps to read great material to make your networking even more successful.  Here are a few books that will motivate you and increase... [read more]

    Monday 31st of January 2011 17:14:15
  • Real Life Success Stories

    ......"The Royal Bank of Scotland has supported BNI over the past 3 years and found it to be a lucrative source of new referral business for... [read more]

    Monday 31st of January 2011 17:02:48
  • Compare the Value - Word of...


    Monday 31st of January 2011 17:01:21
  • The Ten Commandments of Business...

    To find out what BNI founder, Dr Ivan Misner recommends as the top ten tips for business networking, click here. [read more]

    Wednesday 17th of March 2010 22:44:04
  • Referrals are just one benefit...

    The primary motive of BNI membership is to win more business.  Referrals are the obvious and direct source of new business.  There... [read more]

    Monday 15th of February 2010 22:27:04
  • Download SuccessNet

    Take a look at SuccessNet by clicking here [read more]

    Saturday 13th of February 2010 20:12:10
  • Referral Mining

    A chauffeur told Dr. Misner a story about a mine owner ....  Listen to more at BNI Podcast [read more]

    Saturday 13th of February 2010 20:05:16

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