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7 Questions with Linden Kemkaran

PR & Marketing Manager, Stag Community Arts Centre

 

Tell us about your typical Monday morning?

 

Monday is the busiest day of my week and I hit the ground running.  I quickly catch up on emails and social media, and answer questions from artists looking to promote their shows.  I then take a brisk walk around the building to replace any out of date posters or flyers and generally make sure everything is looking fresh.  The following week’s cinema listings arrive in my inbox around 11am so my next job is to get them to the Chronicle ahead of the print deadline, then design and print the large poster that you see outside.  The afternoon is taken up with […]

By |September 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Back To Business – First Wednesday Networking

After a long summer break the Chamber will resume first Wednesday networking on 7th September at the Stag Community Arts Centre, Sevenoaks.  Join us in the newly refurbished café on the first floor which has been restored to its original art deco splendour.  No need to book, just come along between 10.30-12.00.  Free for members and non members  are very welcome but a £10 entrance fee applies.

By |August 31st, 2016|News|0 Comments

7 Questions with David Stallard, General Manager of Sunrise Senior Living

DAVID STALLARD, GENERAL MANAGER, SUNRISE SENIOR LIVING, SEVENOAKS

Tell us about your typical Monday morning?  

I always start the day with a brief meeting of my management team to set the framework of our calendar for the week and review of the weekend as we truly are a 24/7 business.  Liaison with residents, families, staff and our head office are an important part of my day.

2. Can you explain about Sunrise Senior Living and what you do? 

As General Manager of Sunrise in Sevenoaks my role is to oversee the care and nursing of our residents, who number 100 when we are full, its support operations and business performance.

3. Tell us something interesting about you or your organisation.  

Sunrise originated in the United […]

By |July 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments

7 Questions with Tim Mills from Mills Pension Services

TIM MILLS FROM MILLS PENSION SERVICES

1.Tell us about your typical Monday morning?Running my own business has its benefits and I like t

Running my own business has its benefits and I like to start the week with an early morning bike ride to gather my thoughts before I start work…..

2.Can you explain about Mills Pension Services and what you do?

 

 

MPS provides a consulting and communication service to employers for their staff pension and employee benefit plans. We ensure a suitable scheme is established to meet each employers’ individual requirements, whilst making sure that the scheme is a valued component part of the employees’ benefits package by communicating (in straightforward language) what many people see as a complex subject.

3. What relevance has […]

By |June 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

7 Questions with Mike Giles from Everynet Solutions

MIKE GILES FROM EVERYNET SOLUTIONS

Tell us about your typical Monday morning?

The good thing about being self-employed is that each week can be different, when I’m not working on my current contract, having a coffee in one of the many Sevenoaks coffee shops whilst catching up with emails looking for a new contract and applying for suitable positions. Checking linked in. Studying for another qualification (currently working towards an Ethical Hacking certification)

2. Can you explain about Everynet and what you do?

I formed EveryNET Solutions last year to enable me to move into contract employment and establish a business in Telecoms & IT Security.
Broadly to help companies protect their information assets, the particular services EveryNET solutions can offer are:
Assistance with the Risk […]

By |June 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

7 days with Mike Clyne fom FeMan Consulting

Mike Clyne is our April sponsor for our First Wednesday Meeting.  We talked to Mike about his typical week.

Tell us about your typical Monday morning.

As I work from home I do the school drop off and then often nip into Knole Park for a run.  This is without doubt one of the greatest benefits of working for yourself!  Once at my desk, I am catching up not only with emails that have come in over the weekend and checking social media, LinkedIn etc but also reading the papers.  Working on my own I feel this is vital to stop myself becoming too isolated.

2. Can you explain about FeMan Consulting and what you do? It is very simple – to […]

By |April 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments

7 Days with ‘G’ from the Raj Bari

7 questions with ‘G’ from the Raj Bari  
    
With the launch of the Chamber Curry Club now in its second month we talked to ‘G’ a familiar face at the Raj Bari about their winning ingredient!

1. Tell us about your typical Monday morning?

Typical Monday morning would be waking up and having breakfast with the kids and discussing their week ahead.  After seeing them off to school start preparing to leave for the Restaurant.  Around 10-10.30 I would phone the Manager and pick up any goods needed for the restaurant from our supplier’s branch.

2. Can you explain about the Raj Bari and what you offer?

Raj Bari is a family owned business and also run by family.  It has been in our […]

By |April 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments

EU Debate – 28th April 7.00pm – 10.00pm – Sevenoaks School

EU DEBATE – 28TH APRIL 7.00PM-10.00PM, SEVENOAKS SCHOOL

Announcing New Panellist Hugo Dixon

Join us for an evening of Debate on 28th April from 7.00pm-10.00pm with Daniel Hannan MEP for South East England and Cllr Peter Fleming OBE, Hugo Dixon, Author of The In/Out Question: Why Britain Should Stay in the EU and Fight to Make it Better, also journalist and entrepreneur.   Our chair for the evening is Paul Andrews, from radio Business Bunker and CEO of Jobs in Kent.  Our main speakers will be joined by other business panellists to discuss the impact of the up-coming referendum on local business.

Tickets must be booked in advance from boxoffice@sevenoaksschool.org

Further Information HERE

By |April 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

7 Questions with Ten2Two

 

7 questions with Ten2Two

1.What has changed at Ten2Two over the last 12 months?

We have taken the next big steps to grow our business further. We’ve moved into our new offices at St Johns Hill, Sevenoaks and we’ve employed our first member of staff since we started out nearly 5 years ago. Lorraine Heath has joined the team (obviously working flexibly) to help with the operations, allowing us to continue to grow our business across Kent. In 2015 we saw a record number of our members being placed in flexible and agile roles with a variety of local companies reflecting the change in the way that employers are looking to grow their teams.

2.What are your plans for the next 12 months?

Continue […]

By |March 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments

7 Questions with David Dennis from Sevenoaks Plans

DAVID DENNIS FROM SEVENOAKS PLANS

Tell us about your typical Monday morning?

Dropping my son off to School is the perfect start to the week!  Once I am in the office, I touch base with my staff to check the progress of each project they are working on. I answer any enquiries I have received over the weekend and contact potential clients to arrange a meeting. I will then call the local planning office and speak to the relevant planning officer to check on the progress of my planning applications and of course ask them the million dollar question ‘when do you anticipate a decision to be made on the planning application?’ If I have any news I will give my current […]

By |February 12th, 2016|News|0 Comments