Members’ News

5% off Management Today course

Learn more about delegation, management styles, giving feedback and other essential management skills with help from the experts at Rowan Consultancy. The highly-regarded Fair City-based training company is running a one-and-a-half day Management Today training course on Tuesday, November 28 (9.30am – 4.30pm) and Tuesday, December 12 (9.30am – 12.30pm). Training will take place at Rowan’s offices in the centre of Perth. Cost is £375 + VAT with a 5% discount for PBN members (just quote ‘PBN’ when you book).

URGENT: Events’ planner wanted

Are you enthusiastic, creative and unflappable? If the answer is: “hells yes”, then PBN’s Events’ Team needs you! We are looking for an extra pair of hands to help develop and deliver our high-profile events – including our “Striving For Excellence” programme, Business Breakfasts and Wine Downs. It’s also a great opportunity to learn the “dark arts” of PR, marketing and events planning from one of the best in the business – Volpa’s Tricia Fox. For more info email Alison

Still a few tickets left for PKAVS Broadway Ball

PKAVS Broadway Ball – in association with Thorntons Law – will see 150 guests from corporate, political, and community backgrounds come together to support PKAVS, Perth & Kinross’ local charity on Friday, September 1. After being received in spectacular style, guests will enjoy a sparkling drinks reception sponsored by Perth & Kinross Council, before taking their seats at showstopper themed tables surrounded by the sights and sounds of Broadway. A deliciously Scottish three-course dinner, featuring a wealth of locally sourced

Cappuccino and networking at Business Breakfast

Perthshire Businesswomen’s Network is holding its next Business Breakfast at Blend Coffee Lounge in Perth on Monday, July 31 from 7.45-9.30am. The drop-in event is a great opportunity to enjoy a cappuccino while chatting to fellow entrepreneurs and businesswomen in an informal and friendly setting. Jane Rennie, PBN Chairwoman, said: “All businesswomen in Perthshire are very welcome to come along to our Business Breakfast events. It’s a great opportunity to connect with likeminded people and expand your network of contacts.

Small City and Clyde launch new property section

PBN corporate member, Small City, Big Personality, and Clyde Property, have recently joined forces to launch a new property section on the popular online magazine, bringing a new and exciting marketing channel to clients buying, selling and renting homes in the area. The platform is one of the Perthshire area’s most engaging and well-used sites, with regular features including stop press stories, sports, interiors, events and recipes. Boasting an impressive 65,000+ page views each month, it is enjoyed by over

Two-day Mediation Skills course – September 25 and 26

Do you spend a lot of time sorting things out when colleagues fall out? Would you like to improve your conflict resolution skills? PBN member Rowan Consultancy is running a two-day Mediation Skills course for HR professionals and managers on September 25 and 26. This course, which is an ILM Development programme and approved by the Institute of Leadership and Management, will be run in a central Perth location. The cost is £470 + VAT, and PBN members who sign

Glendoick Summer Fete Weekend – Saturday 10th June

The whole family are invitied to join the team at Glendoick for a very special weekend as they welcome in summer!  There’s lots to do throughout the Garden Centre including celebrating the official opening of our wonderful new playpark by Scotland’s deputy first minister, John Swinney MSP on Saturday at 11am. With tasters for the grown-ups, the return of the famous Glendoick Beach, a fun BBQ, ice-cream van, dress-up characters and so much more there’s plenty of fun for all ages. Here’s

Listening and communication skills are essential tools for successful business growth, explains PBN member Rachel Weiss

Improve your listening and communication skills with help from the experts at Rowan Consultancy. The highly-regarded Fair City-based training company is running Module 1 of the COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate in Perth starting this August and again in October. The course involves practical and enjoyable exercises and is delivered by qualified, practising counsellors, who are also COSCA accredited trainers. Rowan is validated by COSCA to deliver all four modules of the certificate which is credit rated by Edinburgh Napier University.

FASHION, FACIALS & FIZZ – Tuesday 30th May

  Our members Adele & Marlene are hosting a fundraising Fashion Show in Stirling next Tuesday 30th at The Riverhouse 7 for 7.30pm. They promise a night of fun & frolics to raise money for Crohns Disease & Colitis UK. Tickets are a minimum donation of £5, with all proceeds from ticket sales and raffle, as well as a donation of sales on the night going to this charity. There will be a Fashion Show of French Chic Clothing in sizes 6-22,

SWIB Innovators Award WINNERS!

We are absolutely thrilled that one of our members (and Committee Member) Olivia Robertson and her sister Clare Cooper (The Home Straight) WON the prestigious SWIB Innovators Award at last night’s Awards Ceremony in Glasgow. This year, SWIB celebrates its 25th birthday, recognising women who have made their mark and demonstrated the values of swib. Awards were presented which recognise those women who are outstanding exampes of swib‘s core values: communicate, connect, collaborate: Innovator: Olivia Robertson and Clare Cooper (The Home Straight &

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