Charity receives £20,000 boost from Strictly Worcestershire

Worcestershire cancer charity the Rory the Robot Appeal has been handed a £20,000 boost by the organisers of Strictly Worcestershire. The annual dance spectacular, hosted by TV and radio presenter Adrian Chiles, attracted a sell-out audience of 750 to the Chateau Impney in Droitwich in May and raised a record total of £37,000. Rory is a state-of-the-art surgical robotic system, which allows surgeons to perform minimally invasive surgery. With Rory’s…

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Experienced industry professional joins Sprint Group

Worcestershire catering equipment specialist Sprint Group is continuing its expansion with the appointment of an experienced industry professional. Ian Bryant has been named sales manager (south) at the Pershore-based company, whose clients include Brasserie Blanc, Byron Hamburgers and Giraffe. Mr Bryant, who is based in Dorset, has two decades’ experience of the sector with The Carford Group and Brakes Catering Equipment. “My role is to identify new opportunities across the…

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Your opportunity to join CGM

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced marketing executive to join our highly respected media and communications company. Role and responsibilities – Manage the marketing of our multi-faceted services – Devise digital marketing strategies to boost CGM’s online presence and profile – Represent CGM at meetings, exhibitions and networking events. This is not a role for a marketing planner. We need a hands-on doer to deliver results. For more information,…

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CGM blog: Crisis, what crisis?

Shhh. Can you hear the silence? Suddenly all those political would-be red tape cutters have gone quiet since the Grenfell Tower fire. Why? Because regulation and safety after the fact (and we’re yet to discover the true facts) doesn’t bring back lives. The most important factor when dealing with a crisis is anticipation – hoping for the best but preparing for the worst. Crises usually happen when we least expect…

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CGM Worcester Business Media Club – July 21, 2017

Media crisis management is the theme of the next CGM Business Media Club meeting at The View, Worcestershire County Cricket Club, on Friday, July 21 from 9.45am to 12.30pm. Presented by media and communications experts with lively debate and interaction, the club offers fresh ideas, inspiration and motivation. Our presentation on media crisis management will discuss how to avoid making a drama out of a crisis and turn a negative…

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CGM Birmingham Business Media Club – July 14, 2017

Learn how to promote your business by attending the CGM Birmingham Business Media Club, which meets at Longbridge Innovation Centre every month. The next meeting will be held on Friday, July 14 from 9.30am to 12.30pm. The theme is: Media crisis management – How to avoid making a drama out of a crisis and turn a negative into a positive.   The Business Media Club, which celebrates its fourth birthday…

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CGM Worcester Business Media Club – June 23, 2017

Telling your own business story is the theme of the next CGM Business Media Club meeting at The View, Worcestershire County Cricket Club, on Friday, June 23 from 9.45am to 12.30pm. Presented by media and communications experts with lively debate and interaction, the club offers fresh ideas, inspiration and motivation. The CGM Business Media Club provides a structured programme of learning and development and offers a blend of media training,…

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CGM blog: Plan your blogs with vision and mission

Do you have a vision and mission for your business? I mean, do you really know why you do what you do? And can you or do you communicate your passion for it? Despite the mantra, people don’t buy people, they buy into people – capability is fine but that’s often a given. Most of us go on baser instincts – trust, ethics, reliability, respect and reputation – credible characteristics…

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Strictly Worcestershire raises £37,000 for cancer charities

Two county prostate cancer charities have received a £37,000 boost from this year’s Strictly Worcestershire, which wowed a sell-out audience of 750 at the Chateau Impney in Droitwich. The dance spectacular, hosted by TV and radio presenter Adrian Chiles, was won by Fiona Watson and Jon Bell, whose samba and American smooth routines impressed the judging panel comprising Lord Digby Jones, broadcaster Bob Warman, dancer/choreographer Katie Love and choreographer Jennifer…

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