BESMA AWARD WINNERS 2011

DERBYSHIRE COMPANY WINNERS OF NATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARDSManagement and staff of local Chesterfield based Marketing company Brighter Directions joined over two-hundred of the most elite business professionals from across the UK at the prestigious award ceremony for BESMA (The British Excellence in Sales & Marketing) held at the stylish venue ‘The Lancaster London’ in Hyde Park,…

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REP TAPE CHALLENGE

The Government has set up a new website online so that businesses can now challenge any regulations that affect their lives and business. Red Tape was recently announced by businesses around Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire to be the most challenging aspect to running a business! This new website can be found at www.redtapechallenge.cabinetoffice.gov.uk Make sure you…

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NEW LEADERSHIP FUNDING IN DERBYSHIRE

Brighter Directions have welcomed government funding for a scheme which aims to improve the leadership skills of managers. Earlier this month, Skills Minister John Hayes announced the leadership and management development grant scheme. About 13,000 small and medium-sized businesses and social enterprises that demonstrate potential for growth will benefit from the grant. Stephen Smith, chief…

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SONY LATEST VICTIM OF HACKER ATTACKS

Sony’s computer networks were worse than previously thought, affecting 24.6 million Sony Online Entertainment network accounts. The attack happened over the bank holiday weekend and was realised by the engineering departments The Sony Online Entertainment network, used for massively multiplayer online games like EverQuest, Star Wars Galaxies and Matrix Online, has been suspended temporarily, Sony…

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SOLUTIONS FOR BUSINESS

Solutions for Business is a suite of highly targeted, publicly funded products and services offering solutions to real business needs and tackling market failure Previously called the Higher Education Collaboration Fund, the Sustainable Construction iNet provides grant support for East Midlands’ innovative and business-driven research and development (R&D) projects though Collaborative Research and Development. Collaborative…

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