BNI Woking goes international

Networking with an international note for BNI Woking put a silver lining into the challenges of COVID-19 this week. As the group membership of Surrey based businesses continues to increase, we were delighted to be joined at our weekly Zoom meetings by a wedding photographer of Notblank, Richard Canendo González from Tomiño, in Galicia, Spain. … Read more

Clearing weeds in Lockdown

Andy Beckett, was the only member of the BNI Woking Chapter to attend its weekly meeting with a prop, a plasterer’s scraper for cleaning floors that he had adapted to meticulously clear the weeds that were growing between bricks on his driveway. “I keep looking for jobs to do so I came up with this … Read more

Helpful advice for SMEs impacted by the Coronavirus

Helpful advice for SME impacted by the #coronavirus at this week’s meeting from Stuart Wright a Partner at the accountancy firm Barnbrook Sinclair In response to questions over coronavirus employment plan, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has clarified the situation regarding directors or business office holders They can be *furloughed but the same rules already … Read more

The power of social media

Meetings at @BNIWoking are often peppered with the odd joke, remark or round of applause, something zoom meetings can never completely replicate, despite optics on participants and Emoji options. So it was noticeable that, despite this, members were keen to show their support for the work of Lucy Dean of @CanaryJamMedia on behalf of one … Read more

James’ Garden Gym

Business professionals are used to thinking outside the box, especially James Parker of My-Lock Locksmiths, who has used his usual puzzle-solving, locksmith skills to meet the challenges of being in #coronavirus #lockdown. Deprived of the opportunity to go to his regular gym, James has built one in his backyard.At the BNI Woking meeting, now weekly … Read more