Date -25th September 2017
Time - 1pm
Location - Meeting Room 1
Neil Blundred (NB) – CI FLM – Chairman
Paula Isteed (PI) – Stock Development Manager – Treasurer
Kevin Rowley (KR) – Warehouse Shift Manager
James Kilroe (JK) – Warehouse FLM
Harry Hardcastle (HH) – Colleague Developer
Neil Moran (NM) – Engineering Colleague
£12.71 in the cash tin
Total monies then in the bank will be £1515.03 with the cash prizes having been allocated to December and vouchers purchased. Paula gave update on 2016 audit that is now completed. NB gave update on progress of new club mandate.
PI will prepare end of year finance report as of 31st December.
Membership Cards / Discounts
Cabinet group have a few restaurants offering discounts waiting on more to reply. Going to start asking hotels, theatres, children’s play areas and businesses next.
Cabinet group to hold meeting to build the discount card process. Results to be presented at next meeting.
NB to chase up cost of membership cards for the discounts & where the cabinet group are up to with the discounts. Engage Neil Buxton ref cost of printing internally vs externally.
Schedule of Events for the rest of the year
Blackpool Trip – 23rd September
9 people did not attend the trip, 36 people attended. Review departure time from Blackpool to ensure time for lights.
London Trip – 18th November
Agreed to offer this as free for members, £10 non-members, £5 children. RB to put a sheet up
Manchester/Birmingham Xmas Market – Comms to access interest to be displayed in chat walk. Proposing train travel for event.
Cabinet group to find us 3 best quotes for coach hire – Quotes provided by cabinet group & were cheaper than equivalent trips in 2016.
Panto – 16th December
137 tickets sold for Panto
Discussed doing something in October maybe Scarefest at Alton Towers – try and gain some cheap tickets.
12 days of Christmas
All agreed to do this again this year as it was so well received last year. We can look out for deals on tablets / electronics / camera’s / experience days etc to have as prizes. Everyone who is a signed up club member by 1st Dec will be in the draw and once someone has won once, their name is taken out. – PI/NB to arrange meeting to discuss & purchase prizes.
Colleague Feedback / Induction
Section on SSC added to the new induction pack, this is presented by the CI team as part of the induction.
Currently 110 members
Auditing of the Club
Club audit for 2016 now completed by Melanie Rudd. A copy of the audit has been added to the clubs financial records & will be reviewed as part of the next AGM.
Canteen Awareness Stand
Next awareness stands to take place in October & November, promote joining the SSC & the 12 days of Xmas prize draw. Cabinet group to support with the stands.
PI raised that Andy Barker has been to her and asked whether a Crystal Maze trip would be possible. After reviewing this, PI is going back to Andy Barker to ask him for a list of 8 names and the date & time they would like to go and we can then look into this further once we know how many members there are. PI updated Andy on the prices & details, Colleagues will feedback if they want us to book.
PI raised that Andy Walker has been to her and asked whether a Go-Karting or Paintballing trip could be put on – sheet to go up requesting names to gauge interest. Sheets displayed in various areas of the site, cabinet group to collect & collate names & feedback to the committee.
Date of next meeting 6th November 2017 @ 1pm in Meeting Room 1