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Highly Commended in 2013 BitC Awards

Commendations in 2012 & 2013

We were delighted to receive another “Highly Commended” in the 2013 Business in the Community Regional Awards in June, following our previous Highly Commended last year.

Last year’s commendation was for our business, this year’s commendation was for our MD, Keith Shering, in the Employee Volunteer of the Year category, reflecting his work as chairman of the Peterborough ProHelp group and for the projects he has taken on and delivered. Continue reading

Highly Commended in the 2012 BitC Awards

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We’re thrilled to have been Highly Commended in the 2012 Business in the Community Awards for Excellence in the East of England!

The Awards for Excellence, run by Business in the Community, commend the best examples of business as a force for good. This year Business in the Community celebrates 30 years of supporting and encouraging businesses to genuinely transform their businesses and their communities. Continue reading

Learning online – 85,000 at a time…

Keeping the Mind Fresh

I’ve always tried to do at least one course or qualification each year which is nothing to do with “the day job”. This is partly for relaxation, but also because doing radically different things forces you to think differently Lastly, it reminds me what it is like to have to start from scratch again, acquiring knowledge and skills. It keeps the brain fresh.

For example, I went to night school and studied British Sign Language for 4 years (after starting out with just a one year introduction course!). I followed that with a course on welding – slightly different. After that, I started Pilates classes (I’ve broken too many bones to go back to rugby again). Continue reading