The Chamber Resources

Business to Business Referral Scheme

Connecting members together to create unique business opportunities 


Access to Mailing Lists

All our members can receive the latest news and event updates direct to their emails. They are also able to send email shots outlining their business for a small fee. Please contact the chamber for further details.



Membership Certificate

Once a member has joined, they will receive a membership certificate for them to display. This will be provided alongside a Chamber membership pack which hosts lots of information about the Chamber and its members. 

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Free Strategic Health Check

Business Doctors has developed and helped transform hundreds of companies across a spectrum of industries – Free consultation available to all members.

Telephone Kevin Cook on 07801 399508 or email kevinc@businessdoctors.co.uk 


Chamber HR Packages

Chamber Resource 

Chamber Resource has been devised by Myers & Co Solicitors to give Chamber members a flexible one-stop service for employment issues. Sarah Everton, an employment law specialist at Myers says “With the introduction of increasingly more complex legislation, being an employer has never been more difficult. 

“We have designed Chamber Resource to give East Cheshire businesses peace of mind. All companies need to have plans in place to ensure they comply with the law.” 

“Chamber Resource is designed to ensure members have easy access to legal and HR advice at a fixed price.” 

The package for Chamber members includes an audit of existing employment documentation backed up by a full report on any recommended changes. 

For further information please contact Sarah Everton by telephoning 01782 577000 or by email at sarah.everton@myerssolicitors.co.uk 


Wealth Management

Franklyn Financial Management Ltd is an established Wealth Management company based in Congleton. 

FFM believes passionately in long term, consistent advice and in building strong relationships with all their clients through a transparent and thorough approach. 

A large proportion of our clients are business owners and as a result our financial advisers can claim a solid awareness of the issues that business owners can face on a personal and professional level. If you would like to have a no obligation meeting to discuss your financial requirements, then please contact Franklyn Financial Management on 01260291825 or email franklynfm@sjpp.co.uk 

Franklyn Financial Management Ltd represents only St. James’s Place Wealth Management plc (which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority) for the purpose of advising solely on the Group’s wealth management products and services, more details of which are set out on the Group’s website at www.sjp.co.uk/products. 


Marketing Consultation for Chamber Members

TMC Strategic Communications are delighted to offer Chamber Members a short marketing consultation. 

As an integrated agency with an in-house team of marketing specialists, we will evaluate your business and schedule a session with the most relevant expert. Within the session we will provide you with advice and support to maximise your visibility and improve your digital presence. 

From social media advice to SEO and website performance, our dedicated team are providing Chamber Members with this exclusive offer to help them make actionable changes to help enhance digital marketing activities. 

To find out more please email hello@wearetmc.co.uk or call 01260 295700. 


Free Employment Law Audits

Free health check of your employment contracts and other documentation. Sarah Everton – Myers & Co Solicitors 01782 525005 


A Voice to Local & Central Government

A voice to local and central government via our connectivity to our local authority and members of parliament. 


Training Packages

Springboard is an independent training and development provider working across Cheshire. We offer a range of online courses and accredited qualifications to support people with their personal and professional growth. 

Our areas of expertise are careers advice and employment support. During the pandemic we realised that digital learning was an opportunity for new learners and so we now have a comprehensive CIPD virtual offer to complement our tutor led activity. 

In collaboration with East Cheshire Chamber, Springboard is proudly supporting local and national businesses with the Kickstart Scheme. As a nominated Kickstart Gateway, Springboard can give businesses access to this Government grant funding scheme. Kickstart aligns with our vision of helping people gain the skills and confidence to fulfil their ambitions – at work and in life. 

If you would like to get involved with Kickstart or find out more about what we offer please email adele@springboard.me.uk or visit our website www.springboard.me.uk for more details. It would be great to have you on board.


Export Documentation Authorisation & International Trade Advise

Jackie Randles has completed a course on Certification Procedures. This gives them the right to stamp and authorise legal exporting documents. 

In December 2020, the East Cheshire Chamber had an exporting audit which they passed easily. 

If you have any questions about exporting please do not hesitate to contact Jackie Randles on 01260 540570 or email jackie.randles@eastcheshirechamber.co.uk 


Low-Cost Debt Recovery

£1 to £10 for the first demand letter to a debtor (plus VAT) 

Please contact Sarah Everton 01782 577000 

Myers & Co Solicitors 


Free Fire Risk Consultations and Discounted Fire Safety Training

The responsible person of any organisation (usually the employer, owner or occupier) must carry out and regularly review a fire risk assessment of their premises. This will identify the fire safety measures that need to be implemented and managed to prevent fire and keep people safe. A written record of a fire risk assessment must be kept if the organisation employs 5 or more people. 

Safety Assessment Solutions are specialists in fire risk assessment and fire safety training with 40 years’ experience in the sector. 

Free initial fire risk assessment consultations are available to all Chamber members, together with discounted fire safety training. The popular fire warden and fire safety awareness training courses are accredited and certificated by the Fire Protection Association. 

Please contact Paul Longmore on 07940 850227 or paul@safetyassessmentsolutions.co.uk. 


Foreign Money

Introducing Franklyn Foreign Money
Make international payments easier
in association with East Cheshire Chamber
There are many reasons for moving money abroad – making corporate payments for example, purchasing a foreign property, transferring an inheritance or even emigrating. That’s why Franklyn Foreign Money works with TorFX, award-winning currency provider.

Why not see how much you could save on your foreign currency transfers? Get a quote today.

01260 291825 | www.franklynfm.co.uk/franklyn-foreign-money



Competitive Business & Vehicle Insurance

Specialist Commercial Insurance Brokers 

JSW Insurance are specialists in business insurance and provide expert consultation and advice, whether you are a start-up business or established, our tailored approach allows us to build the correct insurance package. 

We can provide the following covers as well as many more: Public/Products Liability, Employers Liability, Professional Indemnity, Cyber Liability, Business Interruption, Motor Trade, Motor Fleet, Directors & Officers Liability 

East Cheshire Chamber members can enjoy 10% discount on all business insurance policies, for further information please contact our Congleton based Account Executive Stephen Ashmore on 01782 566 777 or email stephen.ashmore@jswinsurance.co.uk 



Discounts on Magazine Advertising

Members can advertise in ‘The Chamber’ magazine at reduced prices. Contact Jackie Randles on 01260 540570 or email jackie.randles@eastcheshirechamber.co.uk 

All prices plus VAT Members Non-Members
Full Page £ 525.00 £ 630.00
Half Page £ 300.00 £ 360.00
Quarter Page £ 175.00 £ 210.00
Eighth Page £ 100.00 £ 120.00

Networking Events

The Chamber hosts a variety of exciting networking events. 

Thursday Thirty breakfast networking meetings are hosted by a Chamber member, usually at their premises from 8:30am until 10:00am, every 2 months. 

We also host a virtual Thursday Thirty every 2 months in-between to give all our members the opportunity to network. 


Business Awards

Every year the Chamber hosts our annual Business Awards event. This is a celebratory evening for all local businessmen and women to showcase the best of East Cheshire. 

Chamber members are encouraged to nominate themselves or a company that they feel deserves recognition for their work. There are numerous categories each year for any small or large business to win. Each winner is presented with a trophy and certificate that they can display. 

Attendees are able to enjoy a three Course meal, Followed by the Awards Ceremony and then a night of entertainment. 


Annual Golf Day

Join East Cheshire Chamber of Commerce for a fabulous day of golf followed by dinner and a round of networking. 


Christmas Lunch

We are pleased to announce that the Christmas Lunch will be held at the newly renovated Lion and Swan Hotel, Congleton! 

The Christmas Lunch Networking Event will take place in December, this event proves to be extremely popular, and places are always taken up very quickly.


East Cheshire Chamber Expo

The Chamber Expo gives members the fantastic opportunity to showcase their business. The Open Day attracts over 150 visitors throughout the day and is held at Cranage Hall, Nr Holmes Chapel, Cheshire. There is also the chance to attend short seminars and presentations.
Suspended for 2021


Clay Pigeon Shoot

A Clay Pigeon Shoot is held each year in early autumn at Cloudside Shooting Ground, Congleton. Please contact Jackie Randles on 01260 540570 or email jackie.randles@eastcheshirechamber.co.uk 

Suspended for 2021