On Tuesday 12th January Theo hosted the #SBSevent2019, the annual event, just for the winners of his #SBS Small Business Sunday competition. 800 small businesses headed to the Birmingham ICC for a day of networking, guest speakers and business advice. New winners could collect their certificates and have a photo with Theo to help their publicity and marketing efforts. New for this year, Google’s Head of SME Marketing, Raja Saggi, took to the stage to present on Digital Best Practice, covering the importance of website speed which many winners could then test themselves. Also joining Theo on stage were Webroot, ..
On the evening of the 31st January Theo, and many of his colleagues, attended the annual RetailTRUST event to celebrate the excellent work the Charity does for those in need in the retail industry. Theo has been part of the charity for many years, supporting the incredible work it does. To help celebrate the work of the RetailTRUST, some well known faces took to the stage. The event was hosted by Rory Bremner, had a live auction by Charles Ross and included moving stories from individuals who had been helped by the Charity. There was also an artist who created ..
Theo visited the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital to see the hard work that goes on day in, day out by the team and to see how the money raised from the Many Hands Campaign has been used to make a huge difference to the children who are treated at the hospital. Theo visited Ward 78 which is the Spinal, Orthopaedic and Neurosciences ward where children suffering road traffic accidents, nervous injury and diseases are treated. Lisa Stephens, the Ward Manager, introduced Theo to the hard working team and got to speak to the children about their injuries and their care ..
On Thursday 17th January Theo headed up to a very sunny Manchester to meet the winners of the 2018 Many Hands finals, We are Gntlmen. Back in October We are Gentlemen were crowned the winners of the 2018 Many Hands Campaign. The initiative sees businesses compete to raise a minimum of £1000 for the charity in 6 months. Over the years Theo has been witness to all sorts of wonderful ideas and this year the competition was as fierce as ever. For the campaign, We are Gntlmen created an exclusive shirt called the ‘Humphrey’ shirt. It was a white Oxford ..