A Warm Welcome to Chard Business Voice
Chard Business Voice (CBV) is a warm and friendly networking group that provides networking opportunities and business support for businesses in and around Chard, Somerset and further afield.
As Ambassadors for the Chard Business Community our aim is to guide, support, encourage and help local businesses to succeed by encouraging collaboration, and providing resources and educational opportunities for all.
Whether you’re an experienced networker or just starting up in business we’d be glad to welcome you along to any of our meetings or events.
A big thanks to Lentells whose help is invaluable in putting on the community, promotional and networking events.
Recently we met with Debbie of The Project in Axminster set up to increase young people’s self awareness and confidence, as well as building their emotional resilience. The Project also aims to promote a wider understanding and awareness of mental illness, to...read more
Customer Loyalty – You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Till it’s Gone Some commentators such as Royal Mail have said that it costs up to 10 times as much, some have suggested even 20 times, to find a new customer than it does to retain an existing...read more
Collaborative Influence Organisations live or die on relationships. Your ability to create successful collaborative relationships can make or break your business and career. Effective executives have one skill in common — collaborative influence — the ability to get...read more
The Capacity Model The Capacity Model demonstrates the importance of identifying and fulfilling current capacity in all areas before investing in new, larger capacity. This applies to plant, machinery, equipment, premises, people and all other resources. Whilst most...read more
Are you a boss or a leader? The boss drives group members; the leader coaches them. The boss depends upon authority; the leader on good will. The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm. The boss says “I”; the leader says “we”. The boss assigns the task;...read more