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September 2010 Blog Posts (34)


New minimum wage rates come into effect tomorrow:

£3.64ph - 16 - 17 year olds
£4.92ph - 18 - 20 year olds
£5.93ph - 21+

Remember to review your staff wages, if you think this affects you.


Added by Barbara Patrick on September 30, 2010 at 20:40 — No Comments

Equality Act: October 2010

The new Equality Act comes into force tomorrow, 1st October 2010.

If you're an employer (big or small) you need to get up to speed on this, and fast. Research it online or give me a call if you need help.

The Act is far reaching. It encompasses all that went before, and more - race, sex, religion, harrassment, recruitment, training opportunities +++. It's designed to close previous gaps and to deal with inconsistencies.

As an employer, you are responsible for… Continue

Added by Barbara Patrick on September 30, 2010 at 18:51 — No Comments

Cleaver Property Management offers exceptional service for Oaklands

Oaklands is a development of 50 flats situated near to the University of Reading. It was built in the late 1960’s and has vast communal grounds and a number of shared amenities.…


Added by Martin Cleaver on September 29, 2010 at 13:30 — No Comments

Colemans Solicitors and k&h Accountants co-host Breakfast Seminar at Bisham Abbey

Colemans Solicitors LLP is hosting another Breakfast Seminar at the prestigious Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre on Tuesday 5th October 2010, from 8.00 – 9.30pm. They are pleased to announce that they currently have 38 people signed up to attend.…


Added by Karen on September 29, 2010 at 13:11 — No Comments


Congratulations to Harriet Slingo on the launch of her networking evening at Hennerton Golf Club . It was a great evening with more events in the future Well done !.

Added by Sue Headland on September 29, 2010 at 12:35 — 2 Comments


In December 2009 a revision to the existing E-Privacy Directive came into force which, as I briefly indicated in my article Promoting Your Website amends fundamental parts of the directive.…


Added by Dr Maria Anassutzi on September 28, 2010 at 13:55 — No Comments

Yet another Berkshire Networker joins Twitter

It must be catching... following fast on the heals of Simon CCS Reading have just opened a Twitter site @CCS_Reading

Follow us to discover how to stay on top of your utility costs and not get ripped of by the giant energy companies.


Added by Geoff Wright on September 27, 2010 at 22:04 — No Comments

Oracle Storage Systems & Twitter

Hi everyone...we hope we have this right..

we have just opened a twitter account

We want to update customers, Berkshire networkers, suppliers, with up date oracle storage information, inlcuding information we feel will maybe useful to our customers & suppliers from the contacts we have in networking in Berkshire.

Please feel free to follow and update anything you feel maybe of… Continue

Added by Simon Taylor on September 27, 2010 at 18:23 — No Comments

Why do customers buy (or not) from you..? Ask the question !

Why do customers buy (or not) from you..? Ask the question..!

Do you have customers already ?

If so, have you carried out a 'customer experience' review ?

This is where you contact…

Added by Andy Mileham on September 27, 2010 at 15:17 — No Comments

Looking for High Net Worth Individuals..?

Monday, 27 September 2010


Added by Andy Mileham on September 27, 2010 at 15:12 — 2 Comments

If I Ruled Blockbuster...

I heard that Blockbuster are going to file for bankruptcy and my immediate thought was that I wasn't surprised...they just didn't seem to keep up with the rapid pace that society is developing at and they neglected their evolving competition - just like Woolworths were going through at the same time last year.

In my view Woolworths didn't react strongly enough to competition from websites such as Amazon and among others and they were fairly helpless in the fight…


Added by Chris Lunn on September 26, 2010 at 18:30 — 2 Comments

Why use a Virtual Assistant?

As a Virtual Assistant, people sometimes approach me and say "I've heard of Virtual Assistants, but what do they actually do?". Firstly and most importantly we support you in the growth of your business.

How? A good Virtual Assistant (VA) offers a professional flexible administrative service, where you only pay for the time you use!!

Who uses VA's? Clients can vary - Sole-Traders, Entrepreneurs, Small/Medium sized business through to large Corporate…


Added by Julie Hinge on September 24, 2010 at 14:00 — No Comments

FREE Information on How to Raise Self Esteem

If you or someone you know would like to improve confidence and/or self esteem, we have 5 Free Tips on how to do just that.

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Added by Catherine Jackson on September 24, 2010 at 13:32 — No Comments

is a good filing system important?

The key to an efficient, well-run office is organization. Processing and storing client and inventory information is crucial to serving potential customers well and encouraging repeat business that causes any

company to thrive. One way for a business to keep their client and

inventory information organized is with a great office filing system.

Whether a office is large or small, Oracle storage offers a variety of office



Added by Simon Taylor on September 22, 2010 at 0:36 — No Comments

The significance of initial impressions

The significance of initial impressions

In business, it is obviously of considerable importance to make a favourable impression, regardless of whether you are meeting a contact or a potential customer. The principle does not merely apply to physical meetings. It applies to every way in which a representative of a firm or a member of the public…


Added by Cheryl Howard on September 21, 2010 at 11:52 — No Comments

More on Digital Economy Act 2010

Further to my article on Digital Economy Act (Act), which imposes:…


Added by Dr Maria Anassutzi on September 21, 2010 at 9:55 — No Comments

Sandler - Sales Tip of the Week

Hi all, I received this in my inbox tonight and I thought it contained some good advice so see what you think. I'm sure Ian Blackshire from Sandler Training would be very interested to hear your thoughts and I can recommend their free Directors Briefing (even if it is outside the Berkshire…


Added by Chris Lunn on September 20, 2010 at 23:14 — No Comments

5 Top Tips – Get The Most From Your Marketing

5 Top Tips – Get The Most From Your Marketing

• Colour, Quality, Font Size, Format – important factors of your marketing material that need to be addressed.

• Direct & Simple – don’t over complicate things!



Added by Charlotte Taylor on September 20, 2010 at 16:20 — No Comments

Post Your Networking & Business Related Photos & Videos

Dear all,

Last night we implemented two new features to the service which we hope will add a bit more colour and life to our website. You can now upload your own photos and videos from events you attend or even just utilise it to introduce your business or useful content to other networkers.

We will be monitoring this over the next few…

Added by Admin on September 16, 2010 at 12:30 — No Comments

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