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Increased investment in training

The service sector reports a three-point increase in training investment to +16%, the highest recorded since the first quarter of 2008. Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey Quarter 4 – 2012 Service sector companies are seeing the value of training and are investing in training their staff. Make sure that your company is […]
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Keep Calm and Prepare for Change

I was at the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) conference in Manchester. It was an excellent event which showcased the many good projects in the North West and Yorkshire. Two minute video – click here
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Networking training to suit everyone

Recent seminar appealed to both experienced and new networkers. “Very worthwhile seminar even for those who think they are good at networking.” Doug Brown, Director, Recycle Technology “Fantastic introduction for first-time networkers. Structured approach to the things you ‘should’ know, but forget to use under pressure.” Rob Ffoulkes, RK Accountancy “Very practical and useful session […]
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Mike questions Bob Neill at Conservative Conference

At a fringe conference event organised by the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Bob Neill MP, Planning and Local Government Minister, said he considered it an economic necessity to simplify and speed up the planning system and thought that many of the criticisms levelled against the Government’s national planning policy framework were exaggerated. In response […]
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Networking Training and Planning

I had a fascinating time last week in London delivering training for International Masters Management students at University College London. They were excellent students from all over the world, keen to understand networking in the UK. About half had lived in the UK before, but for some it was their first week in Britain. It […]
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