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5 Star Customer Service Event – Photo Gallery

Posted by Dickie Wilkinson

Thank you to WBG member, Simon Merrett of AMZ, for taking the photographs on the day.

Are You Delivering 5 Star Customer Service?

Posted by Dickie Wilkinson

Customer Service should be at the heart of any business. Yet while many businesses know this, delivering it can sometimes prove more difficult, and we all let our standards slip from time to time!

That’s why Wimbledon Business Group are hosting a panel discussion on delivering: ‘5 Star Customer Service!’

So, how can your business benefit by attending?

We have a fantastic panel lined up. Each chosen for their experience and expertise in providing great customer service. These include; Wow! Awards, CEO, Derek Williams. Metro Bank, Wimbledon Director, Julie Baker and award-winning, independent estate agent, Angela Allright of Tennsion Property.

Tickets are on sale now via Eventbrite with proceeds to Merton Mencap

About the panellists:

Wow! Awards CEO, Derek Williams.

The Wow Awards is an independent awards body helping businesses to engage employees in consistently delivering good customer service. Wow! Awards clients include: Balfour Beatty, Local Councils and NHS Foundations and Which? Ltd.

Metro Bank, Wimbledon Director, Julie Baker.

Since opening it’s first branch in 2010, Metro Bank have already won a slew of awards. Their high street branches are open 7 days a week and from 8am-8pm on weekdays. Their no-nonsense, customer focused approach has proved to be a winning formula in 2016 they won 5 Moneywise Customer Service Awards.

Tennison Property Director, Angela Allright.

Tennison Property is an award-winning, independent estate agent in Wimbledon Chase. Having previously won awards for going the ‘extra mile’, Tennison’s Director, Angela Allright, understands how important it is for small businesses to deliver fantastic customer service. At this event Angela will be sharing her hints and tips that any size of business can put into practice.

Book your ticket now

Meet-the-Editors Event, Photo Gallery

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Editors Share their Top Tips at Networking Event

Posted by Dickie Wilkinson

Editors from Wimbledon publications at Wimbledon Business GroupLast Thursday, Editors from Merton based publications shared their knowledge, tips and bugbears with local business owners in a panel discussion hosted by Wimbledon Business Group.

‘Meet-the-Editors’ was an opportunity for freelancers and business owners to learn how to get free publicity. It gave attendees the chance to develop relationships with local journalists, understand what makes a great news story and how to generate positive PR.  (more…)

Networking Extra! Meet-The-Editor’s Event

Posted by Dickie Wilkinson

Wimbledon Business Group Presents: ‘Meet The Editors’

Are you a business owner? Marketing or PR manager? Charity, School or Community organisation?

Ever wondered how some companies and organisations always seem to be in the newspapers doing great things and getting great publicity?

On Thursday 6th Oct Wimbledon Business Group (WBG) is hosting a special, meet the editors panel discussion, book your ticket online today and join us and the panellists to learn:

and lots more.

Confirmed Panellists include:

Wimbledon Guardian | Time & Leisure | Darling Magazine | Lady Wimbledon






There will then be further opportunity to network with editors, advertisers and like-minded businesses over a buffet lunch and drinks.

Proceeds from the event will be going to WBG’s affiliate charity, Merton Mencap

Places are limited. So book today and get to know more about seeing your business in the news for the right reasons!

When: Thursday 6th October 2016 | 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Venue: The Holistic Fitness Studios SW19 1RG

(Just a moments walk from Wimbledon Station)

Contact: Book online here or Further details via: Contact Page or

Call Dickie Wilkinson on: 07905 103 686



Wimbledon Business Group invite you to: ‘Relationology’

Posted by Dickie Wilkinson

WBG are excited to announce Matt Bird, author of Relationology, will be the headline speaker at our exclusive Wimbledon bookfest event on Wednesday 8th October.

Matt is a well established speaker and writer advising a number of blue chip companies how to improve their relationships with consumers and business colleagues.

In his book, Relationology, Matt reveals his 101 secrets to business success. Helping you to generate more business through improving the level of your relationships with people. Making you the go to guru of your industry!

So come and join Matt Bird and the members of Wimbledon Business Group for an informative and friendly morning of breakfast, learning and networking.

Tickets are limited so book today.

The Big Bookfest Networking Breakfast, sponsored by the Wimbledon Business Group

Posted by Nick Rink

Bookfest networking Breakfast wimbledon

Business Networking Breakfast at Bookfest, Wimbledon
Enjoy a business networking breakfast hosted by the Wimbledon Business Group at the Bookfest Festival site. Councillor Peter Walker will talk about the Future of Business in Merton and our guest speaker Matt Bird will give the essential tips to building the relationships needed for your business to grow.
Starts: Wednesday 8th October, 8:00AM
Ends: Wednesday 8th October 9:30AM
William Morris Tent, Wimbledon Common

London, SW19 5AZ


The Wimbledon Business Group is delighted to be sponsoring this great event to be held at Bookfest this year. As a group we are focused on connecting Wimbledon businesses and this networking breakfast will be helping us all to do just that.

Tickets are just £10 which includes a continental breakfast kindly supplied by Angela Allright of Tennison Property. Below is a full schedule for the event:

8.00am: Registration begins
8.10am: Introduction to the event, which will include a brief description of the Wimbledon Business Group and help for visitors to identify members. A period of open networking will follow.
8.30am: Councillor Peter Walker – the future of business in Merton
8.45am: Matt Bird – essential tips for building better business relationships
9.05am: Networking connections
9.20am: Open Networking
9.30am: Event close

To book your ticket for this business networking event please just click here.

Recipe For Success – March Networking Event

Posted by Nick Rink

Recipe For Success – Networking in Wimbledon Village

You are invited to an evening of networking in the Village, hosted by the Wimbledon Business Group.
Starts: Thursday 27th March 6:00PM
Ends: Thursday 27th March 8:00PM


Konig Kitchens
19 High Street
SW19 7NA

We are looking forward to welcoming lots of local Wimbledon businesses to our March evening networking event – “Recipe For Success“. Tickets cost just £10 and are available from our event page on Eventbrite. Please just click here to book. All evening drinks and nibbles are kindly provided by Tennison Property.

Get Fit for Business – October Networking Event

Posted by Nick Rink

Get Fit for Business
You are invited to a networking lunch hosted by Wimbledon Business Group for great networking, great conversation and great food.
Starts: Thursday 17th October 12:30PM

Ends: Thursday 17th October 2:00PM

Holistic Fitness Studios
SW19 1RG


We are looking forward to welcoming lots of local Wimbledon businesses to our October networking event – “Get Fit for Business“. Advanced tickets cost £17.50 so please visit our event page on Eventbrite by clicking here to book. £10 of every ticket will be donated to React Charity, which is a is a dynamic charity working to improve the quality of life for children with life-limiting illnesses living in financially disadvantaged households throughout the UK. We also have lunchtime drinks and nibbles kindly provided by Tennison Property, along with a host of raffle prizes to be won.

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