FINES RISE FOR COLD CALLS

Business News: Companies across the UK that cause nuisance and distress to consumers through silent and abandoned calls will face a new maximum fine of £2 million up from £50,000. Silent calls to consumers are generated through the use of automated calling systems and in some cases the system dials more numbers than they have…

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SEARCHING FOR THE ‘ONE’

Brighter Directions are a busy, growing successful company based in the beautiful Derbyshire countryside, within the East Midlands region, devoting our time and attention to our lovely clients – what more could we possibly need? Actually…. more help would be great! We are currently looking for the ‘one’ Working with us within a commission only…

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EMPLOYMENT DISPUTES SEMINAR

Protecting YOUR Business Starts: Wednesday 2nd June 2010, 9.00am – 5.00pm Event Type: Training/Seminar Location: Nottingham, Derby, SheffieldPrice: £219 + Vat (early booking) Employee disputes cost companies an average of over £1 million pounds, isn’t it wise to know your rights before it happens to you? Hundreds of businesses in the region have had an…

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MOBILE APPS FOR BUSINESS

Mobile phone applications are progressing to become an important business tool with estimates of around 6.5m mobile users in the UK today. As more and more consumers turn to apps (short for applications) to do everything from accessing social media to finding local shops, there is an enormous opportunity for small businesses to reach a…

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MAKE TIME FOR TRAINING

From 6 April 2010, approximately 11 million employees in Great Britain will have a new right to request ‘time to train’. This will be extended to cover employees in all businesses from 6 April 2011.Employees’ requests can be to undertake accredited programmes leading to a qualification, or for unaccredited training to help them develop specific…

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PENSION CRISIS?

Recent statistics show that business owners and the self-employed are putting their futures at risk by not saving adequately for retirement According to research completed by the Standard Life, half of self-employed 35-44 year olds have a pension provision of less than £3,500 compared to the average £73,000 for employed people of that age “The…

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PRESTIGIOUS CIM SPEAKER

Brighter Directions are pleased to accept the request to speak at the largest annual Marketing event, held each year in the UK. This year the CIM (Charted Institute of Marketing) have announced the prestigious event to be held on the 11th November 2010. While there we will also be running one of the three workshops…

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COACHING FOR HIGH GROWTH

East Midlands Development Agency (emda), has announced that is seeking 50 potential high growth businesses from across the East Midlands to take part in its new support programme for high growth businesses, called Coaching for High Growth. Funded by emda and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Coaching for High Growth is part of Government’s…

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