Social care careers in the spotlight at Bishop Perowne

Bishop Perowne CE College in Worcester is playing a key role in an exciting initiative to encourage more young people to consider careers in adult social care. As part of the Worcestershire and Herefordshire-wide project, funded by the Association of Care Training (ACT), the college is hosting a workshop today (January 30) which aims to challenge students’ perceptions of what opportunities the sector can offer. Pupils from Pershore High School,…

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All round communications showcased at relaunch expo

Chris Green Media celebrated its restructuring into an all round communications company with a relaunch expo. Staged at the city’s Wild Wood Rooms on January 23, the event showcased CGM’s range of services including media relations, media training, design and branding, photography and video production. It was also live streamed onto this website. Attended by guests from the business community and charities, the expo featured presentations by managing director Chris…

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CGM relaunch expo to be held today

Held at Wild Wood Rooms, Worcester today from 2pm to 8pm, the CGM relaunch event will showcase the restructuring of Chris Green Media into an all round communications collective comprising experienced media specialists and creative talent. Led by managing director Chris Green, the CGM team includes writer, broadcaster and actor Tom Watt; BBC TV editor Lance Hardy; former Hollywood photographer Alistair Cowin; ex-ITN cameraman Graham Essenhigh; iconic sports photographer Stuart…

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Squaring the circle of all round communications

Chris Green Media is now an all round communications collective. So what does that mean and how does it benefit our clients? Firstly, it is a collective as it is the coming together of skilled, experienced and talented media and communications specialists who can work in combination to boost our clients’ businesses. Together, we can provide a comprehensive service. This is different to hackneyed phrases like ‘full service’ or ‘one…

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Win friends and influence people

If manners cost nothing, why is applying them viewed as an expense? At a recent network meeting someone we’d never met before, on finding out that Chris and I are former journalists, asked for a list of our media contacts. These are relationships carefully built over the past 20 years, yet were supposed to be handed over scot-free to someone whose probable intent was to bombard them with aimless marketing…

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Further expansion for Worcestershire accountants

Two experienced professionals have been appointed to Worcestershire accountancy practice Ormerod Rutter’s increasingly busy Bromsgrove office. Due to the firm’s continued expansion, senior accountant Peter Collins and management accountant Sue Wright will be based full-time at its office in The Strand. Mr Collins, a qualified accountant who has been with the company for five years, said: “I’m looking forward to working closely with the community and helping local businesses and…

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Worcester law firm appoints new commercial solicitor

The commercial department of Worcester’s oldest law firm, HallmarkHulme, has welcomed a new solicitor. Shelley Bonney will work alongside Tom Bartley-Smith, who is head of commercial law at the 223-year-old practice. Miss Bonney will be focusing on transactional work for a wide range of clients, which includes setting up businesses, liaising with lenders and agents, franchise agreements and disposal of shares and assets. “I’m looking forward to working with existing…

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CGM blog: Say hello to some of my best friends

I’d like you to meet some of my best friends. I’ve known them for ages. They‘re a great bunch of workmates who have always served me well and have always been there to help when I’ve needed them most. They’ve seen me through hard times and helped me most when I have sought inspiration In fact, rarely a day goes by when I don’t think about them or call upon…

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