The Biz Club Blog

This is where we keep an online record of our activities at The Biz Club. In this section you will find photographs and information about the various informative lunches we have organised and the speakers who have graced the floor. If you would like to address our members at a Biz Club event, or attend as a member, please join our mailing list or use this form to get in touch.

Post Election Lunch - Friday 16th June 2017

Post Election Lunch – Friday 16th June 2017

Thank you to all those who came to ‘chew the fat’ in our Post Election Lunch, held at Th... Read More >
Lunch with Neil O'Brien - 19th May 2017

Lunch with Neil O’Brien – 19th May 2017

The newly selected Conservative candidate for Harborough, Mr Neil O’Brien OBE, joined us for l... Read More >
St George's Celebration Lunch 2017

St George’s Celebration Lunch 2017

Our annual St George’s Celebration Lunch, kindly sponsored by Graham Asset Management, took pl... Read More >
Geoffrey Pointon, Nicola Horlick & Tony Dux

Lunch with Nicola Horlick – 17th March 2017

Nicola Horlick joined us for our biggest event to date, with over 70 Members and their guests attend... Read More >
Lunch with Alex Deane - 17th Februray 2017

Lunch with Alex Deane – 17th Februray 2017

Thank you to Alex Deane for coming to speak to our Members and their guests. The feedback of the day... Read More >
The Rt Hon Peter Lilley MP and Jack Fuller from Uppingham School

Lunch with the Rt Hon Peter Lilley MP – Friday 20th January 2017

We were delighted to be joined by the Rt Hon Peter Lilley MP on Friday 20th January 2017.  Our Memb... Read More >
Martin McEvoy

2016 Christmas Lunch – The George Hotel

On Thursday 15th December 2016 The Biz Club in association with Graham Asset Management wrapped up 2... Read More >
Our Award Winners; Chris & Sandra Lovelock and our Guest Speaker, Mr William Sharman

Biz Club Award 2016 – 25th November at The Falcon Hotel

  The Falcon Hotel looked after 50 Members and their guests at the 8th consecutive year of The ... Read More >
Lunch With John O'Connell - TaxPayers' Alliance - Friday 21st October 2016

Lunch With John O’Connell – TaxPayers’ Alliance – Friday 21st October 2016

John O’Connell, the Chief Executive of the TaxPayers’ Alliance kindly joined us for lunc... Read More >
Mike Kirsopp, Chief Executive Officer – Cambridge & Counties Bank

Mike Kirsopp, Chief Executive Officer – Cambridge & Counties Bank

We were delighted to welcome Mike Kirsopp on Friday 16th September 2016 to a brand new venue for The... Read More >
St George's Lunch 2016

St George’s Lunch 2016

Friday 22nd April 2016 – St George’s Lunch – The George Hotel, Stamford We once ag... Read More >
Emma McClarkin, Chris Emmett & Frances, Dowager Duchess of Rutland

Lunch with Emma McClarkin – 17th February 2016

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The Biz Club Christmas Lunch 2015

Our annual Christmas lunch was held once again at The George Hotel in Stamford.  John Graham, from ... Read More >
The Biz Club Award 2015

The Biz Club Award 2015

We were thrilled to announce the 2015 Award winner as Ron Simpson BEM. We had another full house at ... Read More >
Lunch with Kate Hoey MP - Monday 26th October 2015

Lunch with Kate Hoey MP – Monday 26th October 2015

We were lucky enough to welcome Kate Hoey MP to a full house on Monday 26th October 2015. Our member... Read More >

Ron Simpson – Queen’s Birthday Honours

Ron Simpson – Rutland Mercury 19th June 2015... Read More >
Lunch with Tom Pursglove MP - 19th June 2015

Lunch with Tom Pursglove MP – 19th June 2015

Another full house at The Falcon Hotel in Uppingham with our guest speaker, Tom Pursglove MP, who is... Read More >
St George's Day 2015

St George’s Day 2015

Our 5th St George’s Day Lunch was a great afternoon at The George Hotel in Stamford, with over... Read More >
Lunch with Andrew Haldane - Bank of England - 19th March 2015

Lunch with Andrew Haldane – Bank of England – 19th March 2015

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Lunch with Alberto Costa - 20th February 2015

Lunch with Alberto Costa – 20th February 2015

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Lunch With Owen Paterson MP - 15th January 2015

Lunch With Owen Paterson MP – 15th January 2015

At the Falcon Hotel, Uppingham... Read More >
Left to right - Tim Wright of Crownhouse Wealth Management, Terry Forsey, Dr Laurence Howard and Geoffrey Pointon

The Biz Club Award 2014

  On Friday 14th November 2014 Normanton Park Hotel played host to our annual award lunch. This... Read More >
Lunch with James Buxton - 12th September 2014

Lunch with James Buxton – 12th September 2014

On 12th September 2014 we welcomed James Buxton to speak to our members and guests at The Falcon Hot... Read More >
Lunch with Robert Jenrick MP - 8th August 2014

Lunch with Robert Jenrick MP – 8th August 2014

At The Falcon Hotel, Uppingham.... Read More >
Mr Bloom addressing our members and guests

Lunch with Godfrey Bloom – 13th June 2014

At The Lake Isle Restaurant.... Read More >
Lunch with Nicky Morgan MP - 16th May 2014

Lunch with Nicky Morgan MP – 16th May 2014

Another full house at The Lake Isle.... Read More >
St. George's Day Lunch 2014 at The George Hotel, Stamford

St. George’s Day Lunch 2014 at The George Hotel, Stamford

The Biz Club celebrated St Georges Day in style at The George in Stamford. 60 Businessmen and women ... Read More >
4th April 2014 - Lunch with Alan Duncan MP

4th April 2014 – Lunch with Alan Duncan MP

The Rt Hon Alan Duncan MP attracted a full house of Biz Club Members and their guests at The Falcon ... Read More >
British businessman and politician Stuart Wheeler

June 28th – Informal Political Luncheon

We were joined by Stuart Wheeler British businessman and politician. He made his fortune as the foun... Read More >
May 17th – Informal Political Luncheon

May 17th – Informal Political Luncheon

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Peter Bone MP with Geoffrey Pointon

April 12th – Luncheon with Peter Bone MP

The Falcon Hotel, Uppingham played host to our April 2013 luncheon and we were joined by Peter Bone,... Read More >
Biz Club Award winners Windmill Wheels

biz Award 2012

The biz club – biz Award 2012 The biz award sponsored by Rutland Telecom Limited recognises a ... Read More >
Geoffrey Pointon, Shane James & Frank Field

September 21st – Frank Field Luncheon

A large crowd of diners attended on a cloudy wet day to hear the words of our guest speaker Frank Fi... Read More >

July 6th – Informal Political Luncheon

The biz club held an additional IPL in the Lake Isle on 6th July 2012. This was at the special reque... Read More >

February 24th – Informal Political Luncheon

We were pleased to welcome three new faces to the lunch and again had a full complement of diners. B... Read More >

January 29th 2012 – Informal Political Luncheon

We started our 2012 events with a delicious luncheon at the Garden Hotel and yet again a few new fac... Read More >

December 9th 2011 – Christmas Informal Luncheon

The biz club held its final luncheon of the year at the Garden Hotel with a full house of attendees.... Read More >
Biz Club Awards at The Falcon

November 11th 2011 – Award Luncheon at The Falcon

The biz club held its third annual award luncheon at The Falcon, Uppingham on Friday 11th November 2... Read More >

October 7th 2011 – Informal Political Luncheon (IPL)

October welcomed two new faces to the assembled diners – David Allsop and Julia Peach. David is a ... Read More >
Winners Rachel Marvin and Alastair Higgins

September 16th 2011 – Golf at Luffenham Heath

As usual we had the perfect weather for golf. We have been lucky to benefit from dry conditions for ... Read More >

June 10th 2011 – Informal Political Luncheon (IPL)

June was a much more sedate lunch as numbers were lower than usual. Although we were few in numbers ... Read More >

April 15th 2011 – Informal Political Luncheon (IPL)

In the absence of our president Geoffrey Pointon vice president Derick Horsfall kindly took the chai... Read More >
March 25th 2011 – Damian Green Luncheon

March 25th 2011 – Damian Green Luncheon

On a glorious spring day members of the biz club networked in the grounds of Normanton Park Hotel ov... Read More >
February 25th 2011 – Europe Debate

February 25th 2011 – Europe Debate

The Whipper-In, Oakham was the venue for the biz club member’s debate. The proposal for the debate... Read More >

January 21st 2011 – Informal Political Luncheon (IPL)

The year started on a high with a significant number of luncheon guests including many new faces. Ge... Read More >

Biz Club Archives 2008-2010

The Biz Club archives from 2008, 2009 and 2010 are available to downlaod below in PDF format: Biz Bl... Read More >