An Interesting meeting

the regular meeting took place on Wednesday the 3rd October.  Steve Leverton gave a presentation about business plans – he has already prepared an almost finished draft for his 2019 business plan.  Steve frames each years plan and keeps it by his desk for regular check up and review –...

Another informative meeting

Our ‘select’ and friendly group sat down for another fine breakfast at ‘The Dukes’ this morning. The ten minute business presentation was given by Andy Hooper who shared how he was taking his business forward and it led to a good discussion about pricing strategies. Steve Leverton is sharing details...

Andrew Selous

We are proud to announce that the Leighton Buzzard Business Club will have the Conservative MP for South West Bedfordshire as our guest speaker at our meeting of September the 26th. If you would like to attend the meeting as a visitor, please contact Stephen Baker on 01296 641868 or...

Weekly Meeting 1/8/18

We had an apology from Steve Leverton who was unable to attend todays meeting due to the vagaries of the dreaded M25 messing up his preparation schedule. We were happy to welcome Toni Forestiero who was subbing for the Absent Keith Rawlings who was sunning himself in Welsh Wales. After...

Presentations covering B2L Portfolio finance and ‘Likes’

The usual lively and friendly breakfast meeting at ‘The Dukes’. This morning, in addition to our personal and business ‘up-dates’ we had two more formal presentations: Steve Leverton (Cornmill Associates) spoke about the challenges facing ‘Professional Landlords’ now that the mortgage regulations have changed. Key is their ability to present...

Another informative meeting

A lively LBBC breakfast meeting on the back of England’s win last night – but was that the real reason for Andy Hooper’s illness? Steve Leverton stepped into the breach to give a ten minute presentation on Private Banks, what they do and how they operate. He also covered a case study...

Regular weekly meeting

The regular weekly meeting at the Dukes in Heath & Reach kicked off in the time-honoured fashion of a splendid full English Breakfast with coffee/tea, juice/water. The meeting then started with an apology from Stewart Webb who had tried valiantly to appoint a substitute but without success. We then had...

Partnership and Fire Strategy

At our regular meeting last Wednesday we had a ten minute presentation by Mike Holmes about the importance of working in a partnership, citing examples of successful partnerships in the past. It explains how an accountant ended up owning a welding supplies company. After the one minute presentations by the...

History of Air conditioning

ok it sounds like a dull title – but the alternative I considered speaking about is the new data protection rules – which is comparatively speaking watching paint dry. so Aircon was invented on a scale able and usable basis to help print in colour in new York in 1902.  then to...