Haslemere news … from the Chamber and its members
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With unemployment at an all time low, finding a new and suitable member of staff can be quite a challenge. It may be very tempting to welcome with open arms the first person to apply for your vacancy but employing the wrong person can be worse than having no one at all. Here are some hints and tips to help you ensure that the person you have found is the right person for the job.read more
As part of the Museum’s 130th anniversary celebrations, we are delighted to be hosting a series of talks by our distinguished Museum patrons.
On Thursday 29 November, join Sir Rob Margetts, CBE FREng, FIChemE as he gives a fascinating talk sharing his personal experiences of doing business in Russia over the past 40 years.
Around 16% of the population has a disability. That may be a mobility or dexterity problem or may be a hidden disability affecting breathing or perhaps requiring prompt access to a lavatory. Not everyone with a disability uses a wheelchair or has a support dog. Here are some ideas to help your business be disability friendly and to meet your obligations under the Equality Act 2010.read more
Almost 200 people from across Waverley, including 30 from Haslemere got together on Friday evening to celebrate the best of Waverley organisations at the BIG Awards Ceremony. We were treat to a wonderful setting and dinner at The Lythe Hill Hotel decorated with magnificent floral arrays on each table from Marley Flowers.read more
Literally a snaphot of the awesome BIG Awards Gala evening. All Photos courtesy of Remarkable Studio – you can view and download any or all of the images hereread more
Chamber members had the pleasure of a round table discussion with Andrew Holder, Agency for Central Southern England from the Bank of England last Tuesday. Andrew’s role is to provide a link between the Bank and organisations across Central and Southern England. He regularly meets with groups such as ours, to “take the pulse” of whats happening in the regions and to share the Bank’s financial outlook.read more
As part of Haslemere Museum’s innovative dementia project, they are now offering friendly, free one-hour sessions for people affected by dementia and their carers. The Memory Museum sessions will be held in an accessible yet quiet space at the Museum. The Memory Museum sessions will run on Thursday 25 October and Thursday 20 December from 11am-12noon. Places are limited, so booking in advance is essential.read more
Peter Searight, the award winning photographer of the Remarkable Studio is holding an exhibition of his work at The Haslemere Museum from Thursday 11 October – Saturday 27 October. Chamber members are most welcome to the Friday evening preview on 12 October from 7 to 9 pm at The Haslemere Museum.read more
As part of Haslemere Museum’s 130th anniversary celebrations, they are hosting a series of talks by their distinguished Museum patrons. On Thursday 18 October, join Loyd Grossman CBE FSA, for a fascinating insight into London’s eight Royal Parks.read more
The Parliamentary Review promotes the setting of higher standards and greater achievements across 12 different sector titles and Innovation Visual has been included in it for its work in digital marketing. This reflects on their constant desire to improve the results for their clients’ businesses through innovating digital marketing processes and setting the best practices in the industry. As part of Innovation Visual’s on-going policy of sharing best practice and knowledge with the wider community, they are hosting another event at their offices. Continuing their programme of knowledge sharing, Innovation Visual are hosting a breakfast event on October 10th for those keen to improve on their knowledge of digital marketing.read more
This BackCare Awareness Week (8 – 12 October), the chiropractors at Haslemere Chiropractic Clinic are offering some simple, effective advice for preventing back or neck pain, in light of new research revealing that people in the South East are experiencing this type of pain more frequently.read more