Chamber of Commerce AGM
The Cheltenham Chamber of Commerce will be holding its 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 27 May, 5pm - 7pm at the Municipal Offices, Guest speaker Andrew North, Chief Executive, Cheltenham Borough Council, will address members, and networking opportunities and refreshments will begin at 6pm (See opposite for details; visit Chamber Events).
Your Chamber Briefing
Cheltenham Chamber Deputy CEO Jon Leamon gives
an update on the month ahead (see video).
Win Tickets to the
Cheltenham Science Festival
2 - 7 June 2015
The Times Cheltenham Science Festival is back to bring exciting science to people of all ages.
Speakers include Guest Director Steve Backshall, who will talk about Extreme Explorers, The Deadliest Animals on Earth, particle physicist and TV rock star Brian Cox, and Jurassic Park-advisor and inspiration for the Alan Grant character, dinosaur expert Jack Horner (see full programme; @CheltDino).
Following the competition in last month's Chamber News, the Cheltenham Festival and Cheltenham Chamber have organised another chance to win two pairs of tickets to attend the Cheltenham Science Festival.
To enter the competition, which is open to all Chamber News readers, view the Member Profile video (opposite, above right) and answer the following question: What sporting event does Paul Fong attend every year? Click here to enter your answer. All entries must be received by 12 noon, Friday 15 May; the winners be selected in a random draw, contacted by the Festival organisers on 18 May and announced in the next newsletter.
See The Times Cheltenham Science Festival's, @CheltDino.
Display Top Student Artwork
In Your Company
The Fine Art Course of the School of Art & Design at the University of Gloucestershire is offering businesses the opportunity to display original artworks in their offices. The scheme provides works on loan from the university’s leading art students to businesses in the Cheltenham area. Read more.
Dementia Awareness Week 17 - 23 May:
A Good Time to Check
Your Affairs are in Order
by Paul Gordon, Partner
It has been reported that in 2015 there will be 850,000 people with dementia in the UK. In the lead up to Dementia Awareness Week 2015 which takes place in May, Paul Gordon, a partner in Willans’ litigation and dispute resolution team whose specialisms include inheritance and trust disputes, reminds people of the importance of making a will or power of attorney. Read more.
Marketing calls – Fines Imposed
by Theresa Grech, Partner
A first tier tribunal has upheld a monetary penalty notice for £50,000 for failure to comply with the rules on unsolicited direct marketing calls, as set out in Regulation 21 of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (as amended). Read more
Harrison Clark Rickerbys Launches
Eagle HR Services
In conjunction with it’s sister company, Eagle HR, Harrison Clark Rickerbys has launched a full suite of business training sessions to help Gloucestershire businesses, Elaine Fisher (right), Senior HR Consultant says that she is confident that the services she is offering will be hugely beneficial to Management and HR personnel for businesses of all sizes, allowing them to gain competitive advantage in the current economic climate. (Read more).
Paishtooth Launches New App