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Staying ahead in the digital age – Nothing happens until somebody sells something 1 Day workshop – Cardiff 28th June

The digital world is changing at an alarming pace and to succeed and stay ahead, it’s important to refocus and sharpen our skills. Sales and marketing is at the forefront of this digital revolution. Following on from the recent seminars in Swansea & Warrington I’m now running a full day workshop in Cardiff on Thursday 28th June. Great people, processes […]

Free Marketing Seminars

I mentioned a few weeks ago that I’d be running some FREE Seminars during 2018.   I’m delighted to say that the first one will be held at The Village Hotel, Swansea on Wednesday 30th May – 10.30am registration for 11am start and a 12.30pm finish.   The first seminar is all about Sales & Sales Management and covers the […]

Managing Business Transformation

You may be very happy with your marketing and business development strategy at present and if so that’s fine. However, could you be doing more and could you be doing better is always the question to ask? How could you perform better in a very crowded market place? As mentioned previously I’ll be running a series of workshops very soon […]

Free Sales and Marketing Seminars

I’m going to be running some sales and marketing seminars throughout 2018. These taster workshops will include the following subjects and are going to be FREE. If you are interested in attending, follow the link at the foot of this post and register your details including your preferred choice of location – Cardiff, Bristol, Swansea, Birmingham, London. 1) Building and […]

Leading accountancy practice urges businesses to take control of their cash flow and their futures ahead of Britain’s 2019 EU withdrawal

Photo Caption: Alison Vickers, Managing Partner With recent news of the faster than expected expansion of the UK economy, many businesses are taking Brexit with a pinch of salt. However, despite GDP beating the forecast and growing by 0.4% during the third quarter of 2017, after seven years of economic growth a downturn is possible, particularly with uncertainty over our […]

LCV dealership wins ‘BESMA Senior Leadership Team of the Year’ award – their second major national accolade of 2017

Photo Caption: L-R ISM / BESMA Representative, David Spear – Director, James Spear – Marketing Manager, Laurence Winmill – CEO, Sarah Spear Director, Geraint Yeo – General Manager, Jimmy Carr – Host & Comedian Leading commercial vehicle dealer David Spear has been awarded the Senior Leadership Team of the Year accolade at this year’s British Excellence in Sales Management Awards […]

National LCV registrations may be declining but closer to home David Spear reports impressive sales growth of 26% after “best month yet”

Photo Caption: Director David Spear September’s LCV registration findings left many commercial vehicle dealers disappointed, and it appears the theme is set to continue in light of the latest statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT). The demand for new vans has declined further, falling by 7.4% during October. 24,968 units were registered last month, resulting in […]

Award winning LCV dealership secures £750K contract with leading UK logistics & warehousing firm Owens Group

Photo Caption: L-R David Spear Director at David Spear & Jamie Howells – Service Delivery Manager Owens Leading commercial vehicle dealer David Spear has secured a £750,000 contract to supply a fleet of brand new vans to one of the UK’s leading transport and warehousing company. The contract has already seen the delivery of 50 brand new Renault Trafic Panel […]

Take Responsibility

On a recent Saturday morning I was out running along the foreshore overlooking the bay, when suddenly a Staffordshire bull terrier decided to join me. She quickly accelerated past and headed onto the beach to join in with some other dogs who were running along the wide expanse of sand where beach meets the sea. Ten minutes later I eventually […]

Managing people and change even at a leading fast food restaurant chain

Today I had an interesting conversation with a front of house member of staff from a newly refurbished fast food restaurant. Whilst drinking my coffee she approached and asked me if I liked the new layout, what I thought about the automation and did I prefer it to the old restaurant? Before I could reply, she began to give me […]

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