Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-26

The WorthingAdur Chamber Daily is out! http://bit.ly/j9sus1 ▸ Top stories today via @worthingdirect @sgtpeterallan @sussexchamber # The WorthingAdur Chamber Daily is out! http://bit.ly/lzAEWh ▸ Top stories today via @sarah_booker @amrildebt @worthing_herald # Book now for Summer Fun!!! http://conta.cc/kefJhr via #constantcontact # The WorthingAdur Chamber Daily is out! http://bit.ly/lzAEWh ▸ Top stories today via @worthing_golf @fordie […] Read more »

Sussex Chamber’s Fury At Council’s “Unfair” Tendering Policy

By John Keenan, business editor of The Argus A chamber of commerce has accused a council of forcing local firms out of tendering for its business. West Sussex County Council is contracting out many of its support services including finance, human resources, health and safety and IT. But Sussex Enterprise, the Chamber of Commerce for […] Read more »

WAC 006 Business Success Interviews | Michael Dove, Dove Management Solutions

In the first of an ongoing audio series of “business success” interviews with Worthing & Adur Chamber members, Nicola Cairncross interviews Michael Dove, of Dove Management Solutions, who moved from corporate life to running his own business after becoming fed up with how disposable staff seemed to big companies.  Michael knew what it took to […] Read more »

Speed Business Networking & Lunch At Fontwell Park

Speed Networking and Lunch in conjunction with our neighbours – Wednesday 12th August – 12 noon – 2.30pm Make new contacts quickly, expand your business, have fun! We are pleased to invite you to this cross-Chamber event for 2011 which offers networking with a difference. We are bringing together companies from all sectors to enable […] Read more »

Chamber Chat, Networking & Mini Workshop

Wednesday 6th July 2011 – 5.00pm – 7pm Venue: The Ardington Hotel, Worthing BN11 3DZ Registration & Networking from: 5.15pm Workshop: 6.00pm – 6.45pm Networking from: 7.00pm Complimentary Pimms courtesy of Indigo at The Ardington on arrival Members: FREE Non Members: £5.00 (FREE if you join on the night) Please Note: We welcome non members […] Read more »

WAC 005 Tina Tilley’s Weekly Update | 20 June 2011

From Teville Gate to Mike’s Garage, strawberry teas and award winning wine, it’s been a busy week as always for Tina Tilley, CEO of the Worthing & Adur Chamber as she reveals all to Nicola Cairncross every week for the Chamber Podcast. Listen or download the audio by clicking the links below and further down […] Read more »

Growth In Number Of Female Entrepreneurs At A Standstill

Only 14pc of small and medium-sized firms are women-led, the same as in 2007, the authoritative government survey of 4,500 businesses found. While 21pc of start-ups last year involved female founders, the proportion fell to 13pc for small firms employing more than 10 people and only 8pc of all medium-sized companies. The findings come as […] Read more »

Incredibly Affordable Advertising Opportunity For Chamber Members

Discounted advertising opportunity for members Members of the Worthing and Adur Chamber Of Commerce are invited to be included in the new directory listing service. These business listings will run three out of every four weeks running alternately in the Worthing Herald & Advertiser newspapers giving maximum exposure in the Worthing area. The listings will appear […] Read more »

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-19

The WorthingAdur Chamber Daily is out! http://bit.ly/j9sus1 ▸ Top stories today via @andygold @artistsmakers @sgtpeterallan @alacimass # The WorthingAdur Chamber Daily is out! http://bit.ly/j9sus1 ▸ Top stories today via @entrepreneursba @thecountryside @guycarecoops # Members News and offer http://conta.cc/iQIuCT via #constantcontact # The WorthingAdur Chamber Daily is out! http://bit.ly/j9sus1 ▸ Top stories today via @ollynewport @larakiara […] Read more »

Universities need to teach basic job skills, say employers

They should offer crash courses in communication, problem solving, presentation skills, punctuality and customer relations to get students ready for full-time employment, it was claimed. Universities were also told to set up more work experience placements and internships for undergraduates — particularly those on social sciences and humanities degrees — to prevent so many being […] Read more »

Sussex Networking | Dates For Your Diary…

Wednesday 6th July – Chamber Chat.  Learn something new while networking (Free) Friday 15th July – Chamber Hub. Lunchtime networking (Free) Wednesday 20th July – Summer Social BBQ – Chamber Members Wednesday 3rd August – Chamber Chat. Learn something new while networking (Free) Friday 11th August – Chamber Hub. Lunchtime networking (Free) Share Read more »

Your Google Places Or Facebook Business Page – Save £100 | Chamber Members Only

Do you have a business website that just isn’t working – no traffic, no leads, no sales and just taking money out of your pocket instead of putting money into it? Do you have no idea what’s wrong with it as it looks pretty but it’s just not doing what you hoped? If you don’t […] Read more »

WAC 004 Tina Tilley’s Weekly Update | 16 June 2011

Tina Tilley, Worthing & Adur Chamber CEO, updates us on where she’s been, who she’s seen and all things Worthing & Adur Chamber and business events of note in the area. [display_podcast] Podcast recorded and edited by Nicola Cairncross of The Business Success Factory as part of their “21st Century Marketing Department” service for the […] Read more »

Ofsted inspectors attack business courses

Courtesy of the BBC News via Northbrook College “Many vocational business qualifications are failing to develop pupils’ understanding and skills in the subject, inspectors have warned. Ofsted said 30 of 39 English schools whose vocational business courses it inspected had a “serious problem”. The report – called Economics, business and enterprise education – looked at […] Read more »

Business Networking, Strawberry Tea, Pimms & More!

Sue Brown from Worthing Homes says: “So we can’t guarantee the sunshine but we can promise an interesting time and an opportunity to meet other local business people.  The launch of The Community House Business Partnership Scheme is being held at the Windsor Hotel, Windsor Road, Worthing, on Thursday 16th June between 4 and 6 […] Read more »

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-12

The WorthingAdur Chamber Daily is out! http://bit.ly/lzAEWh ▸ Top stories today via @james_mayes @alacimass @freshegg @daviderogers # BOOK NOW Chamber Hub Friday 10th and Networking breakfast 24th june with Durrington High School http://conta.cc/jUUsj3 via #constantcontact # The WorthingAdur Chamber Daily is out! http://bit.ly/j9sus1 ▸ Top stories today via @sussexchamber @hovebiz @glutenfreefoode @guycarecoops # RT @artistsmakers: […] Read more »

WAC 003 | Don’t Be A Twit, At Least Think About Twitter!

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Social Media is here to stay whether you poo-pooh it as a waste of time or not.  Business owners generally just don’t get it and even our esteemed patron Gill Fielding made a joke about Twitter in her AGM presentation. (Watch that online here >>>)  Most business owners simply don’t think it can’t help grow […] Read more »