This month's business meeting of ABC Business Network will take place on Thursday 30th May in Banbridge Enterprise Centre, Scarva Road Industrial Estate, Banbridge, BT32 3QD from 07:30 - 09:00am.
The conference room will be available for post-event networking from 09:00 - 10:00am for those who wish to stay longer. We encourage members to organise one-to-one meetings during this time to discuss partnership and referral opportunities. Visitors will be made very welcome at our meeting and post-event networking.
Guest Speaker: Brendan Murphy, Ghost Consultancy
Brendan Murphy is the owner of Ghost Consultancy.
With 20 years sales experience including 10 years as a Corporate/Public Sector account manager for a Fortune 500 company, Brendan started Ghost Consultancy to help companies achieve their sales targets.
He works with many companies, and self-employed sole-traders helping them drive their businesses forward by teaching them to be more accountable to themselves and their business.
Brendan also writes and presents Sales Training modules and give talks at business events on topics like networking, sales strategy, and business growth.
For more information visit: www.ghostconsultancy.com
Member Speaker: David McKeown, Federation of Small Business (FSB)
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) was established in 1974 to act for small businesses across the United Kingdom and has become the largest business organisation lobbying government at central and local levels for the benefit of all businesses.
David McKeown is the FSB Northern Ireland representative for the Armagh, Down and Antrim areas and can advise business owners on the many benefits of FSB membership, including
1. Legal advice 24 hours a day 7 days a week
2. Employment dispute defence and advice
3. Criminal prosecution defence (exclusions apply)
4. Compensation for losses incurred attending Jury Service (up to £1000)
5. Tax Protection for full and aspect tax inquiries by HMRC
6. Property disputes pursuits
7. Data protection defence
8. Personal Injury pursuit
9. Statutory license defence
10.Over 300 legal documents and on-line legal advice
Along with these benefits, the FSB have built up a list of service providers who offer everything from Free Banking and discounted merchant services to obtaining business finance, office solutions and a whole host of other benefits.
For more information visit: https://www.fsb.org.uk/standing-up-for-you/national-offices/northern-ireland