BUSINESS NEWS

PROUD TO SUPPORT THE BMF

10th February 2020

Sue has been appointed to the position of an Ambassador for the BMF.  In her role Sue will visit schools and colleges to promote the BMF as well as giving media interviews to local and regional press. She will also be speaking at recruitment events and attend exhibition events such as the National Apprenticeship Week. Sue said "Experience of working with one of the top UK builders merchants and training BMF members, enables me to promote what a great industry this is to work in."

WE'RE NOMINATED! PLEASE VOTE

9th February 2020

Sue has been nominated in the 2020 BMJ Industry Awards for the Industry Personality of the year award. A person - merchant, manufacturer or distributor - who has worked tirelessly to raise the profile of the industry and improve the the supply chain to boost their company and the work they do with their customers and suppliers.

MAKING A STAND AT THE TTF CONFERENCE

21st January 2020

Sue will be present at this year's TTF UK Softwood Conference, where she will be on hand to discuss the range of programmes and Pick & Mix approach of Reed Consultants courses. Please make sure if you are going to the event you pop along to say hi.

SELLING THE BENEFITS OF TREATED WOOD

18th January 2020

Sue will talk at the Wood Protection Association's 2020 conference about her work with the Timber Trade Federation; developing training programmes for employees of timber merchants and distributors to better sell the benefits of wood. As sustainability and circular economy strategies increasingly influence materials buying policies, how a consistent approach to the environmental benefits of wood and treated wood is vital to success.

TAILORED TO PERFECTION

28th December 2019

Recently Reed Consultants were pleased to provide a tailored management and leadership programme to Crossling, ensuring their delegates were actively engaged!

Richard Ellithorne, BMF Membership Services Manager describes the process, the impact it made and how it was viewed by Andrew Bell, Crossling’s Distribution Manager.

PART OF THE TRAINER TALK FAMILY

18th December 2019

We're really pleased to be part of the Trainer Talk family of expert providers. Really looking forward to 2020 and working closely with Sharon Gaskin and her team.

https://trainer-talk.co.uk/

BMF MANAGERS FORUM IS A ROARING SUCCESS

31st October 2019

Sue hosted the BMF Managers Forum in Coventry this week - a huge success with great feedback from all delegates

BESMA FINALIST

22nd October 2019

We've made it through to the finals of this years BESMA Awards.  Listen to what Sue had to say during her recent interview

HOWARTH TIMBER ARE HAVING A FAB TIME

21st October 2019

The Howarth Timber sales graduates created this fabulous sales tactic F.A.B poster to provide candid feedback about the recent ISM programme they attended.

GETTING STREETWISE

1st October 2019

We are delighted to have been selected as a Service Delivery Partner to work alongside Streetwise Subbies.

Streetwise Subbies are the UK's only business resource exclusively designed for Specialist Subcontractors.

WE'RE SHORTLISTED!!

31st August 2019

We are delighted to have been shortlisted as a finalist in this years BESMA awards, for the category of 'Sales Development Programme of the year'. 

 

The event takes place at Wembley on 15th November 

PICK & MIX

10th July 2019

We are pleased to officially announce a unique service provided by Reed Consultants. With the Pick & Mix approach clients create their own personal programmes to be completed within an agreed timeframe. Any modules from the Reed portfolio can be combined with the resulting programme having its own bespoke branding and content, exclusive to your company.

ISM ENDORSED

20th June 2019

Reed Consultants Ltd successfully accredited to deliver ISM endorsed courses in Sales and Sales Management.

TTF INAUGURAL MEETING A GREAT SUCCESS

6th May 2019

This April saw the launch day for the inaugural TTF Essential Foundations of Sales Management programme at the Holiday Inn in Coventry. The day was launched with a video briefing from Dave Hopkins which helped fire up all the delegates, for a busy and productive day ahead. Read more about the whole day by clicking on the link below

STRESS IN SALES REPORT GOES LIVE

2nd May 2019

In 2018 The Institute of Sales Management (ISM) commissioned their first Stress in Sales survey which gave insight into how ISM members experience stress within their organisations. 

Working with their mental health partners they have now collated the results to form a report which you can download and read here.

A SUCCESSFUL SIX MONTH MILESTONE

15th April 2019

Howarth Timber delegates were delighted to receive their 6 month certification following successful completion of a number of workshops. You can read more about it by clicking on this link...

SECRETS OF SUCCESSFUL SALES

11th April 2019

We've been delivering another Essential Foundations of Sales Management programme to delegates at Howarth Timber. We were joined by our training partner, Alison Edgar. You can see her video here.

BMF LAUNCHES ISM ACCREDITED  TRAINING

6th March 2019

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has introduced a new sales talent development programme, delivered by Reed Consultants and accredited by the Institute of Sales Management (ISM), to support individuals looking to successfully develop and manage a portfolio of customers.

ESSENTIAL MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

27th February 2019

Reed Consultants have been working with Kent Blaxill and six of their employees who have now successfully completed their management Essentials programme. The six delegates are pictured here being presented with their certificates by Simon Blaxill.

DEVELOPING TALENT IN THE REAL WORLD

5th February 2019

Reed Consultants have been working closely with Realworld Consulting Ltd (www.rworld.co.uk), to develop a sales tool kit questionnaire and talent development plan for Sales Graduates attending the Essential Sales Foundation Programme.  The questionnaire and development plan allows graduates to review their current sales skills within the eight sales competency framework. 

ESSENTIAL FOUNDATIONS RECEIVES ISM ACCREDITATION

27th January 2019

The Essential Foundations of Sales Management programme designed and delivered by Reed Consultants, has achieved accreditation status, from the Institute of Sales Management (ISM).

BUILDING SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIPS

21st January 2019

Reed Consultants have been invited by the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) to be one of their training partners.

CONSORTIUM PARTNERS AT THEIR BEST

21st January 2019

Reed Consultants and Streetwisesubbies have come together, creating a consortium to design and deliver a bespoke Back to Basics Project Management Programme

BUILDING FIRM FOUNDATIONS

21st October 2018

The Essential Foundations in Sales Management programme, has been rolled out within Howarth Timber. The first group of graduates from the business, successfully presented their Project 1 results to senior managers consisting of four area managers, the Commercial Director, the marketing team and the National Sales Administrator.  The judges were highly impressed with both the results and their return on investment.

GOOD TIMES AT GOODWOOD

9th September 2018

Sue and Rod recently entertained selected clients at Goodwood Revival. The event is a magical step back in time with visitors embracing the experience by dressing for the occasion.  It really is a most exceptional experience with incredible views of the cars hurtling down the track.  A quintessentially British day out!

50 NOT OUT!

29th September 2018

As an ISM mentor, Sue was once again invited to judge at the annual BESMA awards - this year presiding over the ‘under 50 team members’ category.  Along with Astrid Ennis, one of Sue’s long term consortium partners, they listened closely to how the final six shortlisted groups had succeeded in their sales endeavours, before reaching their final decision.

ISM TRAINING PARTNER STATUS

27th September 2018

Reed Consultants have been recognised as an ISM Endorsed Training Partner. 

The ISM is the UK’s only Professional Sales Awarding Body that is recognised by Government Office of Qualifications (Ofqual). 

FUTURE LEADERS AT KENT BLAXILL

26th August 2018

Reed Consultants recently delivered the ’Uncover the Leader in You’ programme and were delighted when five managers met all of the requirements set by their HR Director, Institute of Builders Merchants and the course administrators. Each manager was successful in being awarded IoBM Certificates. 
 

JUDGE FOR YOURSELF

21st August 2018

Sue was recently selected to judge at the 2018 BESMA awards for the Institute of Sales Management 

HOWARTH TIMBER MAKE THE GRADE

20th July 2018

One of Britain’s leading merchants, Howarth Timber, recently conducted a transformation of their National Sales function. As a result they required a sustainable development programme for their annual Graduate Sales intake as well as their External Sales teams. It was essential that the programme was bespoke and designed with specific industry knowledge.

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