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Growing Business Awards announces contenders for ‘Brand Builder of the Year’

by Assistant Editor on October 3, 2014

Six companies make the shortlist

The shortlist for this year’s Real Business Growing Business Awards, held in association with Lloyds Bank and supported by the CBI, has been announced, with six companies from a variety of industries vying to be crowned Brand Builder of the Year.

The Brand Builder of the Year category recognises growing businesses that are employing innovative marketing and advertising techniques to help build the brand giants of tomorrow.

The line-up includes men’s clothing company Hamilton and Hare. Launched by former M&C Saatchi Account Director Olivia Francis in 2012 the brand has grown rapidly, generating lots of media attention and securing several major international stockists in Europe, the US and Asia.

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Nuisance calls : “If people have asked you not to call them, then don’t call them” / Important information on outbound sales and marketing calls

by Will Corry on October 3, 2014

Important information on outbound sales and marketing calls – TPS Screening

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has served Camarthen-based direct marketing company Winchester and Deakin Ltd (also trading as Rapid Legal and Scarlet Reclaim) with an enforcement notice ordering them to stop making nuisance calls.

The move comes after an investigation discovered they had made unsolicited marketing calls to people who had registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) or who had asked not to be contacted and for whom Winchester and Deakin Ltd had not properly screened their data against the TPS or an interanl Do Not Call (DNC) list prior to making those calls.

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3,000 credits for you at no charge… / Important information on outbound sales and marketing calls – TPS Screening

by Will Corry on October 3, 2014

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Content Marketing Association celebrates record number of new members MEC, One Two Four… …

by Will Corry on October 2, 2014

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ad:tech London – 21-22 October 2014 / Where the UK digital marketing and media community meet to source suppliers, network with the industry, benchmark their digital strategies and understand latest trends and technologies

by Will Corry on October 2, 2014

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£200k investment creates jobs in Derry, Northern Ireland / Culture Tech Festival

by Will Corry on September 30, 2014

Wurkhouse, which is based in the Science Park at Derry, Northern Ireland helps businesses design and implement integrated social and online marketing strategies.

Troy Armour, Wurkhouse Managing Director said: "My objective in setting up Wurkhouse is to offer digital marketing solutions tailored to the specific needs of individual customers.

"The portfolio of expert services that we offer is flexible, highly professional and competitive. We offer a comprehensive range of social media technologies including digital marketing and brand development.

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Matching London startups to office space / Spacious

by Will Corry on September 29, 2014

New for start ups : Spacious, the London property tech startup founded by Entrepreneur First alumni Tushar Agarwal and Tom Watson, together with ex-advisor to the British Prime Minister Rohan Silva, has closed £500,000 in seed funding.

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John Lewis to invest £100K in beacon start-up and JLab incubator scheme winner

by Will Corry on September 28, 2014

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500 Startups tapped Product Hunt to help it pick one lucky startup

by Will Corry on September 28, 2014

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5 telltale signs an email service provider will rip you off – by Ruben Alvim, E-goi

by Will Corry on September 28, 2014

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