March 31

Thomas’s Take – January 2023

Dear All, Upon reflecting on 2022, I cannot help but notice that numbers featured from the ridiculously large to the incredibly small: “Markets lose more than $30 trillion in worst year since financial crisis” (Financial Times); “Elon Musk loses $130 billion in net worth” (Bloomberg) after the Tesla share price tanks and his $44bn purchase.

March 24

Thomas’s Take – October 2022

Dear All, Following our AGM in September, our 22/23 committee has been confirmed: Thomas Saltiel, Caroline Swain, Richard Owen, James Leeper, Peter Giles, Ian Watkins, Neville Sande, Sue Milton, Martin Knowles – the committee can be viewed here I would like to thank members and committee members who either led talks or arranged and chaired.

July 19

Thomas’s Take – May 2022

Dear All, As I look back at the first four months of 2022, I am delighted to see that – as we slowly emerge from Covid – an increased activity and engagement from members is happening. First, I would like to thank members and committee members who either led talks or arranged and chaired SIG.

January 24

Thomas’s Take – January 2022

Dear XTEND Guests I am back from a delightful break in a sunny clime and wanted to begin by wishing you a very Happy New Year. I hope, as I am sure you all do, that we see a gradual return to more normal life after the last two years of disruption. As we head.

January 13

Thomas’s Take – November 2021

Dear Members We held our AGM on 14th September. I would like to thank our committee members for their work during the past year. I am glad that many of them are staying on, and we also have 3 new committee members: Sue Milton, Richard Owen and Ann Wright. I am delighted to announce the.

October 19

Thomas’s Take – September 2021

Now that summer is slowly drawing to a close, I hope that you all had the opportunity to take some time away to refresh and reflect from the daily grind of the last few months/year. September is when XTEND holds its Annual General Meeting (AGM), the opportunity for the Chair and Committee to report on.

October 19

Thomas’s Take – May/June 2021

Networking remains as important as ever in this challenging environment, full of new opportunities. We are pleased that so many of you have joined our Zoom meetings, and welcome those of you who have become new members. Our online meetings have ranged from informing ourselves on “The Circular Economy” and the impact of flooding due.

April 20

Thomas’s Take – March 2021

“YOUR BUSINESS NETWORK – DO YOU STILL HAVE ONE ?” XTEND Remo Meeting on Tuesday 9th March 2021 from 6pm to 8pm. (5.45pm to make sure everything works) It is nearly a full year since the first UK lockdown. Over 20 million people have now been vaccinated against the Covid virus. The light may really.

April 20

Thomas’s Thoughts – January 2021

The XTEND committee worked hard in 2020 to support members and guests, organising 20 events during the year. This has resulted in new XTEND members during the year and opportunities for existing XTEND members to join in events for the first time for a while. Last year and this year, networking is more important than.

January 28

Thomas’s Thoughts – December 2020

Join us on 21st December 2020, 6pm to network via Remo Following requests from members for networking opportunities, we are trialling Remo for our Christmas Networking drinks this Monday starting at 6pm. If you have not already signed up for this it is really easy to do so on this link: Of course we.