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Ceri-Ann Taylor of Enable Law

by SLIB
I am a Managing Associate solicitor for Enable Law in Taunton, with over 15 years’ post qualification experience. I am accredited by the Law Society as a specialist in clinical negligence, with a particular sub specialism in cases where there has been a delay in diagnosis of cancer. I support various charities, who in turn support my clients with their various needs following their medical accident. At home, I’m a wife, mum, dog owner, runner and lover of sunshine, the great outdoors and chocolate! That’s me in a nutshell. I am often asked why I chose a career in law, […]

The Mindful Sage

by SLIB
After a varied career, including 20 years as a registered nurse & some years working for adult social care, I took some time to address some personal health & wellbeing issues I had. This was when I discovered mindfulness & I have now been practising for 9 years. I found it so beneficial personally in improving my life & sense of wellbeing, I chose to train with the Breathworks organisation to teach it to others. The training included 3 separate training retreat weeks with course work to complete between each week. I ran a full 8 week course under supervision […]

AJM Accountancy & Bookkeeping

by SLIB
As ABBA once sang “Money, Money Money”!   On the ‘morning after the night before,’ after our fabulous SLiB Christmas party, we grabbed some chocolate yule log and went to meet Michelle Chappell, for coffee, in her offices in Viney Street, Taunton. Michelle explained to us that she started the business in 2006 with her friend Emma. The reasoning behind them starting a business was that Michelle had been recently made redundant and Emma wanted to leave her job. As young mothers they had initially thought to open a maternity and children’s shop in Taunton, however, when they visited Business […]

Wild About Blooms

by SLIB
Jo’s just so blooming lovely! Last week Kim and I, with festive mince pies in hand, went to visit Jo Logan, our very own SLiB florist at Wild About Blooms Floral Design.  You will know, if you are Taunton based, that Jo has opened a pop-up shop for Christmas in what used to be Plaster Workshop at the top of East Reach. The stunning window display is full of old world Christmas charm with a whole lot of Hollywood glam thrown in for good measure. Jo lives near Nether Stowey in a beautiful house that she shares with her husband […]

Style By Louise

by SLIB
“Have you been Louise’d yet?” A couple of Friday’s ago we bought some delicious sticky cakes and went to visit one of our lovely ladies, Louise Newton whose business is called ‘Style by Louise’. Louise is based at 20 The Crescent, Taunton Somerset. Louise offers personal styling for all. For this she can identify your particular colours which suit your complexion, offer styling tips on clothing – which can involve personal shopping expeditions and she sells beautiful make-up and beauty products. Louise explained to us that when she identifies people’s colours she takes 3 things into consideration, the colour of […]

Numberite Showcase

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Pauline Director of Numberite Limited is based in Honiton, Devon.  The company has been offering Phone and Call Management Solutions to businesses within the South West for five years.  Whether you are a home based business or office based SME we have phone and connectivity solutions to help you manage your business calls efficiently and professionally with cost saving solutions as our key focus. Numberite.co.uk twitter.com/numberite www.facebook.com/numberite www.linkedin.com/in/pauline-bonito-49518837 Their Contract Free Services include: Business UK Numbers 01 or 02 National Numbers 0330 or 0800 Mobile Solutions/Sims/4G Call Answering Service VoIP Phone Systems from 1 extension to 100+ Phone Lines, Broadband […]

May Showcase

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This month we heard from Liz Hutchin and Muriel Bauduin, who told us more about their businesses. Liz Hutchin runs Busylizzie Art & Literacy which makes bespoke, hand-painted designs for wedding invitations and handmade stationery as well as hand-painted wall art. She is passionate about Creative and Performing Arts being in everyone’s lives! She describes herself as an artist, teacher and maker.   Murial Bauduin is a Travel Counsellor, an independent travel agent who can help you choose a holiday tailored perfectly for you. Backed by Travel Counsellors’ leading technology, she can help you with all your travel requirements – from package holidays […]

March Showcase

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This month we heard from Karen Harris, The Mindful Sage & Ann Shorthouse, from Taunton Kinesiology. Karen Harris – The Mindful Sage – is a registered mindfulness teacher accredited with Breathworks to teach both Mindfulness for Health and Mindfulness for Stress courses. She has also completed training with Exeter University to teach the “Finding Peace in a Frantic World” course. Karen has been teaching courses & introductory sessions for 4 years to a variety of groups and has also run one to one sessions and courses for individuals. She runs a regular meditation group at home. Karen also works regularly at The […]

February’s Showcase

by SLIB
This month were heard from Ceri- Ann Taylor, from Enable Law & Bev Alderson, from Practically Balanced. Ceri-Ann Taylor is a Senior Associate for Enable Law and acts for claimants with life threatening or severe and permanent injuries, sustained as a result of a medical accident. Her aim is to help her clients through what is inevitably a challenging time, by obtaining compensation for what they have unnecessarily been through, not only in monetary terms but also to provide funding for their future needs. https://www.enablelaw.com/ Bev Alderson from Practically Balanced. Bev works with individuals, groups and workplaces who are wanting to take […]

Januarys Member Showcase

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This month Louise Curwen from IQ Online Marketing and Sally Maidment from Design Bean showcased their businesses. Louise explained that she runs IQ Online Marketing with her daughter Rosa, who is a talented videographer. They build websites for small to medium sized businesses as well as shoot, edit and market business videos. She explained the importance of having an effective website, it must be easy for visitors to use as well as look professional and appealing. With a strong marketing and design background IQ Online Marketing make sure that all areas are covered. Your business will be judged online, having […]