Business News Archive for May 2012

Watford Chamber of Commerce holds golf day at Aldenham Country Club   Posted 21 May 2012

Golfers from across Hertfordshire joined together to raise cash for The Peace Hospice. Sponsored by Top Golf and Arsenal Football Club. The following companies sponsored a hole. JPM Group, Myers Clark, New City Blinds, The Best of Watford, SA Law and Langley Banqueting Suite.

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How to avoid making a drama out of a crisis!   Posted 21 May 2012

HAVING a plan in place to help shape your response in the event of a business crisis is essential and will give you the direction and confidence to manage what needs to be done. A crisis could be anything from a failure of your computer system to a large-scale incident you are caught up in such as flooding or fire. It could also include wider-spread disruption like a flu pandemic or fuel shortage.

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Jobs Fair   Posted 16 May 2012

This summer, Richard Harrington MP, will be holding a second Jobs Fair and invites any local companies with job or Apprenticeship vacancies to take a stall, free of charge to advertise their vacancies.

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Minister Mark Prisk launches apprenticeship scheme at BRE   Posted 15 May 2012

Minister for Business and Enterprise, MP Mark Prisk, visited the Building Research Establishment in Watford yesterday to launch a new apprenticeship scheme.

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West Herts catering students cook up a fundraising treat   Posted 14 May 2012

Students from West Herts College have been raising money for their two chosen charities while learning about the financial rigours of running a restaurant. Two groups of Hospitality and Catering students ran themed charity evenings in the college’s restaurant after both groups voted to decide which charities they should raise money for. One group chose Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital and the other chose Help for Heroes, the charity that aids Britain’s ex-servicemen and women.

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Council seeks contractor for Tube extension   Posted 3 May 2012

Contractors are being given the opportunity to work on an extension to the London Underground. The Metropolitan Line is to be revamped so it serves Watford Junction and Watford High Street stations.

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