Wow, what an accolade! CanDOO Concierge has been chosen by the renowned 'Good Web Guide' as being one of the best Concierge sites in the UK. We're delighted! http://www.thegoodwebguide.co.uk/news-info/best-sites-digest/online-concierge-services/14087
I'm absolutely delighted to have scooped the very prestigious Forward Ladies "Home-Based Business Woman of the Year 2011" award, at last week's lavish ceremony, which took place at The Midland Hotel, Manchester.
The awards were a celebration of ladies in business, and there were so many inspirational and talented women in attendance, running and working in such a diverse range of industries. I was honoured to be a part of such a wonderful occasion, and my congratulations go out to all nominees, finalists and winners!
We're delighted to once again be featured in our local newspaper, the Northwich Guardian. Here's a link through to our feature, which is in relation to our recent #SBS (Small Business Sunday) Twitter win, as chosen by Theo Paphitis of Dragon's Den fame.
CanDOO Concierge is celebrating! Last night (09/10/11), Theo Paphitis chose CanDOO Concierge as one of his six #SBS winners. This is a huge accolade on Twitter, and we are absolutely delighted to have been chosen out of so many entrants. This is a first for a Northwich business!
It's true, a woman's work is never done! Research published today suggests that British women spend more than three weeks on household chores each year. They need CanDOO Concierge!
We're in the news again!
For any local folk, we're on page 24 of this week's Northwich Guardian; it's a lovely piece covering our sponsorship of the national Mum and Working awards, and is accompanied by a photo of Lisa Forbes and Sarah Beeny.
We'll post a link once the article goes live on the newspaper's website.
We were a prize sponsor at yesterday's Mum and Working Awards. We sponsored the 'self-employed parent of the year', and have donated an hour a month of our time, for 12 months, to the very worthy winner: Amanda Farren of Ella Announcements. We're going to enjoy following Amanda's journey, and playing a small part in helping her to achieve a better work/life balance.
Another sponsor of these inaugural and prestigious awards was Sarah Beeny. Here is Lisa Forbes, our Director with the lovely Sarah Beeny.
A great day was had by all!
We've had a really exciting week so far. On Monday, Lisa Forbes made her radio debut as a guest on the 'Late Late Breakfast Show' for local community station Red Shift Radio. Her appearance went down very well, generating lots of texts, tweets and emails; so much so, she's been invited back on air for a special 'Mumpreneurs' show on 21st December 10am - 12pm.
Please tune in if you can!
We're delighted to announce our latest joint venture with the Creative Geniuses of Dressed To Thrill: dinner party, venue and room dressing... Turn your special occasion from the 'ordinary' into the 'extraordinary'. Dazzle your party guests this Christmas! Please get in touch for further details.
It's official! CanDOO Concierge really does 'make the magic happen'. Here it is in black and white for all to see, in this month's Cheshire Life
We're delighted that Lisa Forbes, our CanDOO Concierge Director, has been selected to blog for the prestigious 'Cheshire Life'. It's a well deserved achievement, and spot on for our target audience, who, like the publication, enjoy the finer things in life.
Here's the announcement that was featured in the September edition of 'Cheshire Life': Cheshire Life Blogging Article
We've made it into Cheshire Life this month! If you have a copy of the October edition, turn to page 76 to read all about our recent assignments.
The article covers many aspects of our service, and highlights our chocolate fountain wedding rescue, Harry Potter 5th birthday party, returning a stranded client during the Ash Cloud, and sourcing wallpaper seen hanging in a Harrogate Department store.
We love what we do, and it's really great to be appreciated. Thank you Cheshire Life!
Due to popular demand, we're now able to offer tailor-made Social Media Training packages to suit your needs and your budget. As well as hands-on training, you'll also benefit from our extensive marketing knowledge and know-how; giving you a head start!
We have 'beginnners' and 'advanced' packages, tailor-made for you and your business. Prices are affordable and competitive. For further information please call: 07595 434 644, or email email@example.com. Further details will soon be available on our website.
Following the success of our very first venture into the sponsorship arena: 'Volunteer of the Year' at the recent 'What's On 4 Little Ones' awards ceremony. We're now delighted to be supporting the 'Mum and Working' Awards 2010, and sponsoring the 'Self Employed Parent of the Year' award.
The 'Mum and Working' awards honour companies and individuals that make flexible working possible, and show that family-friendly employment not only supports family life, but also gives real benefit to those companies too.
It's not just CanDOO Concierge that is passionate about this cause, so too is TV presenter, author, entrepreneur and Mum, Sarah Beeny. She joins us in supporting and sponsoring these awards.
If you'd like to get involved, or nominate someone deserving, then please check out this link: http://www.mumandworking.co.uk/awards/
If you'd love to be a happier, more confident and fulfilled yummy mummy, then we have just the course for you! We've teamed up with Tracey Wall of Empowering Mums to bring you a special 6-week workshop programme.
No lectures, no pre-conceptions, just special mums like you - learning, sharing and bonding! The sessions will run weekly from Thursday 10th June - Thursday 15th July and you have the choice of attending a morning or evening session.
There are no limits to what you can do; start your journey today! http://takecontrolmakeithappen.eventbrite.com/
Have you been affected by this mornings news? If so, get in touch, we'll help find you alternate travel arrangements - we've already booked one Channel Tunnel crossing as a direct result! http://www.candooconcierge.com/travel-concierge
Reserve your place now! Join us for an evening of fun, fine dining and great company! For more details please see our CanDOO Events page: http://www.candooconcierge.com/events
With a 'Spring' in our step, we're delighted to announce our partnership with The Clutter Fairy; a local based Company that offers help and advice when it comes to de-cluttering your home and reorganising your belongings.
Call 07595 434 644 for further information and save 20% off your first booking - quote code: CANDOOIT
Our Twitter alter ego @CannyTheDooer now writes a monthly article for Northwich based Our Town magazine.
In the forthcoming April edition, Canny teamed up with Tracey Wall of Empowering Mums, to bring you a special 'de-cluttering: clear your home, clear your mind' column - for a sneaky peek, and for the chance to win a fantastic FREE PRIZE, please click here: http://www.candooconcierge.com/pdf/CANN1.pdf
Join Aldo Zilli and a selection of music legends for a superb evening of entertainment at Old Trafford's latest venue 'The Point' on Thursday 15th July 2010.
Your evening begins at 6pm with a Champagne reception with celebrity TV chef Aldo Zilli and 80's superstars including Spandau Ballet and Go West.
Following an introduction to the stars, the evening continues with a sizzling summer barbeque cooked by Aldo Zilli.
After a delicious barbeque the excitement really begins as the bands head to the stage to perform theit iconic 80's songs into the night for your ears only. A simply unmissable evening of entertainment.
Tickets £125.00 + VAT per person.
Price includes Champagne reception, plus a summer barbeque cooked by Aldo Zilli and live music from legendary 80's bands til late.
Private tables available for parties of 4 or more.
All talent subject to final availability.
For futher information, or to book tickets, please click here: http://www.candooconcierge.com/events
We're delighted to announce three new and exciting Corporate Concierge Services: Coaching, Project Management and Business Software.
These specialist services will be offered by Lifestyle Managers Kathryn and Alison; who between them have in excess of 45 years worth of relevant experience & expertise.
To give your business the head start it deserves, call us today on 07595 434 644 - we'd love to be part of your team.
CanDOO Concierge is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the 'Most Outstanding Community Volunteer' at this year's 'What's On 4' 2010 awards.
This is the 4th year of the 'What's On 4' awards; they're supported by Prima Baby & Pregnancy magazine, and will take place at the Baby Expo in Brighton in June 2010, with Phil Gallagher from CBeebies Mister Maker.
To become involved, or to find out more, please see the 'What's On 4' website.
With Valentine's Day fast approaching, we've drawn up a list of experiences to dazzle and delight your loved one:
Horse and Carriage: Starting at the Eiffel Tower, you can explore Paris from the lofty perch of a horse drawn carriage. Upgrade to the longer Royal Tour and receive a glass of Champagne too. Prices start from £130.
Shakespeare in Love: Romantic classic Romeo & Juliet is being performed at London's Royal Opera House from now until March 16th. Prices start from £152 per person including a ticket to the ballet and B&B accommodation.
Roam-antic Rome: Toast your love with a private walking tour around Rome's wine bars. Led by a trained sommelier, 'Introduction to Italian Wines' takes 3-hours and visits two characteristic wine bars in the city centre. Prices start at £243.75 for two people.
Hot to Choc: Take part in a chocolate-making workshop, sample a master chocolatier's own creations, and learn the history of chocolate from the cocoa bean to the bar. Prices start from £126 per person including all ingredients, chocolate recipes to try at home and your handmade chocolates in a gift box.
Love, Rock'n'Roll: Guitar heroes Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck are guaranteed to make it 'wonderful tonight' when they take to the stage at London's O2 Arena on February 14th. A lower tier concert ticket and one night's B&B accommodation in a 4* hotel starts from £165 per person.
On the Wings of Love: Musical couples will enjoy gazing into each other's eyes as they sing their favourite duet in a recording studio. Prices start from £155 and includes a 2-hour studio session with sound engineer, and the finished version burnt onto a CD to take home.
Please contact us for further information or suggestions.
We're delighted to announce our joint venture with The Courtyard, Helsby. Accredited by Visit Britain's new 4-5 Gold standard, The Courtyard's "Carriage Barn" is one of only two, 5* Gold awarded properties in Cheshire. Guests will be able to pre-book products and services before their arrival, such as organic food hampers and airport transfers. Or use our "on-call" service once they've arrived and settled in. CanDOO Concierge will be taking care of everything from restaurant reservations and gift shopping, to tailor made excursions and hospitality packages.
Riverside Organic is a family run farm, farm shop and cafe in Whatcroft, Cheshire. They're also the founders and hosts of Whatfest, the fledgling summer festival that showcases the best live music talent in the North West.
Here at CanDOO Concierge we're hitting the ground running this New Year - we've got a brand new website, a new look logo; but the same great service and attention to detail. We've designed our new site around everything we've learnt so far. Our new site's more concise, is easier to navigate, and is far more informative about the services we offer. We hope you like it as much as we do! Many thanks to Amy Crompton and her team at AMI Creative for all their hard work and expertise. We couldn't have done it without them!
An interesting article appeared in today's Management Today, it relates to the importance in the workplace of services provided by a Corporate Concierge Service like ours; Although concierges are undoubtedly appreciated by employees; concierges are not a purely altruistic benefit: they make good business sense too. It is estimated the UK economy loses £180 billion each year as a result of staff organising their personal lives from work
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