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Birmingham, England – January 2018
The Midlands Retail Forum (MRF), an independent body setup to support the Retail, Leisure and Hospitality sectors in the Midlands ran their Hospitality Mindset seminar at Aston Business School, Aston University today. The event attracted a number of business owners and professionals who had the benefit of listening to a number of expert speakers and panelists on the evening.
Keynote speakers Tony Elvin (Hotel du Vin) and Anita Champaneri (Delicious PR) spoke openly about the things that helped to create memorable Customer Experiences. They were later joined on the panel by local business owners Faheem Bhadura (Indico Street Food) and Asia Baig (Centenary Lounge) who all took open questions from the audience on various topics

Chairlady Saira Nisa said “Our mandate is to provide a networking and development platform for business owners and business professionals in the region. We aim to seek out the best speakers and experts from the region for our delegates.”

The MRF have a number of other events lined up for the rest of this year but are keen to ensure that each event is of the highest quality and value to the delegates. Vice Chair Naeem Arif confirmed “Our next event is going to look at technology and how it is being used by local businesses, here in the Midlands.”

For more information about attending or getting involved with the Midlands Retail Forum, visit their website
Birmingham, England – November 2017
NA Consulting Ltd (NAC), a niche Management Consultancy based in Birmingham are shortlisted in prestigious Birmingham Chambers of Commerce awards
CEO Naeem Arif said ``It is a great feeling to be acknowledged with this shortlisting and we feel honoured to be in the top 3``. The nomination will give NAC a platform from which to further increase their reputation and presence in the region in front of some of the Birmingham business community.
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Birmingham, England – 20th Feb 2017
NA Consulting Ltd (NAC), a niche Management Consultancy based in Birmingham announced public launch of their Business Basics First ® program (BBF). The tools were originally developed for specific businesses and industry sectors but have been proven to work in other areas as well. CEO Naeem Arif said “as more people became aware of the value of BBF, we are receiving requests from a wider group of businesses and entrepreneurs and so have decided to open it up the wider business community”.
The launch event was held at the iconic Park Regis hotel and was attended by a number of guests, including Natwest Bank; NA Consulting have been invited to speak at an upcoming event for the Bank “Strategic Planning for SME’s” (part of Business Basics First) on the 27th April 2017.
Business Basics First ® brings the lessons and experience from the global brands such as British Airways, The BBC, that Naeem has consulted for in the past and delivers a powerful tool that the SME market can use to grow their own businesses. It has 5 key elements, Strategic Planning, Business Diagnostics, Customer First, Growth Accelerators and Personal Development.
“A key driver for us is to help the SME market in the Midlands flourish. It’s a market that is close to our hearts and will be where we focus our attention. The more businesses that grow here, the more opportunities we can create for the region as a whole and each other.”

You can find information about NA Consulting and Business Basics First program here:

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