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Brilliance in Business 2014/15 Awards Presentation Evening

Brilliance in Business Awards Presentation Evening

Wednesday 26 November 2014  5:00-7:30pm

Carey’s Manor Hotel, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH

NFBP members FREE – additional guests £10 per person. Join here. Non NFBP members £20 per person. Booking is essential as limited seating available. Ticket includes tea/coffee on arrival and evening buffet.

The 2014/15 New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards Presentation Evening will take place on Wednesday 26 November 2014 at Carey’s Manor Hotel, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH. (more…)

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30th October 2014

by Matt Callaghan

Business Breakfast – HR Matters – Wed 3 Dec – Rhinefield House Hotel, Brockenhurst

New Forest Business Breakfast

HR & Employment Matters

Wednesday 3 December 8:00-10:00am

Rhinefield House Hotel, Brockenhurst SO42 7QB

£5 NFBP members; £15 non members (includes breakfast)

Thinking of employing staff? Get some handy tips and hints on how to avoid common pitfalls when hiring staff from an HR and Employment law perspective.

Do you already employ staff? Get an update on recent and proposed developments in employment legislation and how to ensure you stay compliant.

Find out the latest news on HR matters and the pros and cons of taking on staff direct from Ali Hixon and Russell Whitlock from Hixon Russell, HR Employment Consultants. (more…)

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30th October 2014

by Matt Callaghan

Successful New Forest Transport & Planning Conference 2014

The first joint New Forest Planning and Transport Conference on Thursday 23 October 2014 at Hanger Farm Arts Centre was attended by local businesses who heard about some of the major issues affecting future development.

Planning matters brought presentations from chief planning officers of both New Forest National Park and New Forest District Council together with a leading representative from the private sector. The discussion outlined the recent and forthcoming national and local policy updates and how these changes will impact businesses in the forest regardless of their size or business type. This helped to set the scene for major development opportunities which may be coming forward in the future, creating a number of employment opportunities throughout the District and National Park. (more…)

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23rd October 2014

by Sarah Willats