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“Hate to admit it but the German market in Edinburgh is better than London! Had the most amazing Bretzels there today”

by on December 9, 2012

It's interactive graphic time - Christmas Markets by RedSpottedHanky.com "Hate to admit it but the German market in Edinburgh is better than London! Had the most amazing Bretzels there today."

We found this interactive graphic on UK Christmas markets and we thought - the timing is right, the info is solid and it looks great. Enjoy it at more. Only problem they left out Northern Ireland. (Probably because there are no trains going over or under the Irish Sea.)

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Unify all of your contacts, emails, calendar activities and social channels in one easy-to-use, web-based solution / Lobster Digital Marketing

by on December 2, 2012

Designed for small and medium-sized businesses, Nimble is the next evolution in CRM – a social relationship manager that unifies all of your contacts, emails, calendar activities and the most popular social channels (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) in one easy-to-use, Web-based solution.

Lobster Digital Marketing are a leading social media marketing company based in Cardiff, UK. Improve your website exposure to your target market, reach out and connect with your ideal customers and improve your brand recognition with services and products from Lobster Phone: 029 204 87822

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Retail staff injured in armed robberies and assaults will lose out

by on December 1, 2012

Compensation payments to people injured in violent crimes have been slashed or withdrawn completely after the government railroaded through changes to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme (Risks 582).

The changes took effect on 27 November, scrapping five payment levels. [more…]

Angry crowd turn up at Comet store – police called / Latest News : Gift vouchers are suspended

by on November 3, 2012

Comet gift vouchers are suspended

High street retailer Comet’s chances of survival look slim as chaos mounts over access to stock.

An angry mob descended on one Comet store following the news that the electronics retailer is to go into administration.

Police were called to the Rotherham branch of Comet as a crowd of 30 people turned up to the store to demand assurances that their purchased goods would be delivered, though no arrests were made, according to the Mirror.

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“I went to Comet at the weekend to get a network patch cable – the cheapest was over £20 – the same on Amazon was £3!”

by on November 1, 2012

Comet is on the brink of going into administration as early as Thursday putting 6,000 jobs at risk and continuing the carnage on the British high street.  Owner Opcapita won't make money by selling the shop sites as they, and almost all their non-retail premises, are leased.The electricals retailer has lined up Deloitte as administrator, according to people familiar with the situation.

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Amazon.co.uk / Thousands of jobs to be created at three new fulfilment centres by the end of 2014

by on September 7, 2012

Amazon has today announced that it will create more than 2,000 permanent jobs over the next two years with the opening of three new fulfilment centres in the UK.“We have created thousands of jobs in the UK over the last few years and are delighted to announce that we plan to create thousands more in the next 24 months,” said Christopher North, Managing Director of Amazon.co.uk Ltd.

The announcement comes on the day of the official opening of its eighth UK fulfilment centre in Hemel Hempstead which will itself create 600 new permanent jobs.

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Study: Brits favour cash, aren’t keen on contactless

by on September 5, 2012

The U.K. continues to demonstrate a lack of appetite for contactless technology; only 17 percent of citizens there think a "cashless future" would make their lives easier.

This statistic comes from a survey published on Friday by U.K. ATM operator Bank Machine. The project included 1,000 subjects who provided a representative sampling of the U.K. population. [more…]

Clogau picked up the prize for Jewellery Brand of the Year at the UK Jewellery Awards

by on July 13, 2012

Last night, the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, was a sea of sparkling jewels as over 600 key industry players came together to celebrate another year’s personal triumphs and business successes.

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RBS, NatWest, Ulster Bank – Banking makes you go blind

by on June 25, 2012

Alan Stevens writes  ..

RBS-NatWest problems: Customer experiences

NatWest – five key things it needs to do rebuild customer relationships

The knock-on effects of the technical meltdown at RBS and its offshoot NatWest may affect credit checks

Latest  : NatWest & RBS '99% fixed', but Ulster Bank customers must wait

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Clogau have agreed to sponsor the Wales Polo Team for 3 years

by on June 15, 2012

Clogau is delighted to announce a 3 year headline sponsorship package with The Wales Polo Team and association.

Ben Roberts, Managing Director of Clogau Gold said; ‘We’re delighted to support Welsh Polo, strengthening our ties to our Welsh heritage and endorsing a team that embodies our brand values”. [more…]