Following the success of The Platinum Group, a strong brand working with the manufacturing, automotive, logistics, freight & transport sector; Black Country Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of The Platinum Group Service Sector. This network of strategically important businesses within the service industry, representing key service providers across Tourism & Leisure, Travel, Accountancy, Law, Banking, Training, Health & Safety, Insurance, Architects and Education will be working together to build strong business relationships through peer-to-peer working and sharing best practice. Working in partnership with a qualified and inspiring executive coach, The Platinum Group Service Sector allows CEO’s and MD’s to process issues and analyse each other’s strategy in a confidential peer to peer learning environment - where fellow members act as a trusted board of advisers.

The Platinum Group Director Mornings (Sharing Best Practice), which are hosted on site by members of The Group, allow members to discuss relevant sector developments, access insight from a range of tools and best practices, and produce innovative solutions.

The Founder members of The Group are fbc Manby Bowdler LLP, BCRS Business Loans, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, Emirates, MHA MacIntyre Hudson LLP, NatWest Bank plc and Lawrence Cleaning Ltd.

Neil Lloyd, Sales Director of fbc Manby Bowdler LLP and the first member to join The Platinum Group Service Sector, said: “We are delighted to be part of this exciting new initiative in the Black Country. The service sector plays a key role in underpinning the overall success of the region’s businesses and this new group will enable us to pool our experience and knowledge to fine-tune our own organisations and provide a better level of service to our clients.”

Gail Arnold, Head of The Platinum Group, commented: “The Platinum Group has been so successful in driving growth and development for our members in the manufacturing, automotive and logistics sectors that the natural progression is to now extend this to the Service Sector. We are confident that we can continue to deliver an unparalleled level of support for our new service members and help them to build strong relationships, develop their employees and grow their businesses as a result.”