Branch Committee Members 2013/2014
Sue Towner, North Surrey Branch Chairman, led a group of members to meet Sutton & Cheam MP, Paul Burstow, on Friday 29th November 2013 at the Sutton Civic Offices.
The issues covered, included apprenticeships, small business procurement with local authorities, business rate levels and Small Business Saturday (7th December). The meeting was part of the Branch's programme of meeting MPs in the Branch area.
L - R, Michael Miodonski, FSB member in Sutton & Cheam; Sue Towner, North Surrey FSB Branch Chairman; Paul Burstow, MP for Sutton & Cheam and local members David Wales and Alex Rocha.
Photo by John Walker, Branch Secretary who also attended.
As part of the FSB's nationally supported charity, Young
Enterprise, Chris Burchill, Chairman of the Kingston & Richmond Young
Enterprise brought two students to talk about their projects on the 22nd
October at Horton Park Golf & Country Club, West Ewell following the
conclusion of the Branch AGM. Some
members expressed interest in becoming mentors for the local Young Enterprise.
In the photo are, L- R, Sophie Anderson,
student; Sue Towner, Branch Chairman;
Chris Burchill, Chairman Kingston & Richmond, Young Enterprise and Emma
The committee for 2013/14 are:
Front Row, L-R, Stuart Shorttle, Hon
Carteret, Committee member; Sue Towner,
Branch Chairman; Deepa Veneik, Vice Chairman.
Back Row, L-R, Malcolm Tullett,
Committee member and John Walker, Hon Secretary. Elected at the Branch AGM on the 22nd October
2013 held at the Horton Park Golf & County Club, West Ewell.
Internetworking Event at Imber Court on 1st October
Sue Towner, Chairman and John Walker, Hon Secretary, North Surrey Branch met Adam Worley (pictured with Adam) the recently appointed Business Development Manager in Epsom. Parking charges, traffic flows in the town and the ambiance of the town were amongst the issues discussed. After the meeting, they walked through the town centre.
Exit Strategies, Tuesday 25th June 2013
Exit Strategies for Your Business was the topic of the day at the North Surrey Branch members' meeting at Horton Park Golf Club, West Ewell.
|L- R, David Cane, Sundial Tax & Finance Ltd; Sue Towner, North Surrey FSB Branch Chairman and Ian Parker, The Infinite Group|
David Cane listens to questions
|Individual question time|
This subject brought around 40 members and guests to hear Ian Parker of the The Infinite Group and David Cane, Sundial Tax & Finance Ltd.
Amongst the issues covered included preparing for the business sale and valuing private limited company shares.
The launch of the Epsom & Ewell Business Excellence awards with Chris Grayling MP and Sean Mooney from 143 The Canopy restaurant - a former winner and a current year sponsor
|The launch with the sponsors and judges|
Small Business representatives from Mole Valley met MP, Sir Paul Beresford, on the 10th May at the Leatherhead Leisure Centre. Amongst the topics discussed were the EU, business rates and the general state of the economy.
L-R: Cllr Jehangir Haque, Fetcham West and FSB member; Sir Paul Beresford MP; Sue Towner, Chairman North Surrey FSB and Tony Taylor, Vice Chairman, Surrey Hills FSB
The Young Enterprise Awards
Company-Team Spinnaker of St Paul's School was the winning team for the Best Product Award at the Young Enterprise Richmond & Kingston Area Finals, held at Richard Challoners School New Malden on 2 May 2013.
The award was presented on behalf of the FSB by Deepa Veneik, Vice Chairman of the North Surrey Branch. The winning team also won the Best Overall Company Award out of a total of 21 entrants, which enabled them to go through to the South London Area Finals.
North Surrey Branch Event on 23rd April
Irving Levy, Business Soapbox, facilitates the members speed networking event held at the Cobham Curve, Cobham, Surrey on Tuesday, 23rd April 2013.
Speed Networking evening sponsors, Workplace Live. L-R Deepa Veneik,
Vice Chairman, North Surrey Branch; Terry Shepherd, Sales Manager, Workplace Live and Richard Butcher, Marketing Manager, Workplace Live.
North Surrey Branch Members enjoy a breakfast meeting in the showroom of Dagenham Motors, Cobham Retail on 27th FebruaryView album