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  • Winning words
    9th May 2019

    Surrey Chambers board member Claire Dee offer some top tips on producing winning award submissions.   Award season is here!   No doubt you’ve received emails announcing awards X and Y have opened so submit your entry now. Including our

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  • Is a dedicated server the best choice for you and your business?
    4th March 2019

    Nicolle posted in: Business Memset News A dedicated server provides you and your business with the ultimate in power and control, but they can come with a hefty price tag so it’s important to make sure it is the right decision for you. Here are

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  • Sales Drama – 4 acting tips to becoming a successful telemarketer
    4th March 2019

    Playing the role Who are you? What’s your job? Why are you calling? Define this before you start. “I want to speak to the decision maker about my solution to a problem you have.” Think about how you sound, the

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  • Leveraging Female Talent
    22nd February 2019

    So what is it that team leaders and line managers can do? It’s all about adapting to women’s needs, and expanding the leadership tool box. It’s about finding ways of leading a team that bring out the best in both

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  • 5 Reasons Your Small Business Should Offer…
    14th February 2019

    As a smaller business, the thought of offering your customers a finance option can seem rather daunting. It might seem like something difficult and hard to arrange, when it actually couldn’t be simpler. There are many benefits to offering finance,

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  • DHP’s Winston Churchill School Discovery Space
    22nd January 2019

    It’s a new age in the delivery of the curriculum at The Winston Churchill School, Woking as the new ‘Discovery Space’ has now been finalised. The new build modern library occupies two floors, with an additional 28m2 dedicated to a

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  • DHP’s – St Richard Reynolds Catholic College
    22nd January 2019

    It is the end of an era for DHP and the start of a new beginning for St. Richard Reynolds Catholic College, as the final snagging has been completed on our five yearlong project with the Diocese of Westminster and

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  • Make an Action Plan to reduce your Gender Pay Gap
    20th December 2018

    If you have 250 employees or more you should have published your Gender Pay Gap last year. However, publishing the Gender Pay Gap is an annual requirement. Have you already thought about your 2019 publication? It is expected by the

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  • Watts Gallery – The Big Give Christmas Challenge
    22nd November 2018

    Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village is located in Surrey; a county that is often perceived as wealthy. In fact, Surrey has significant areas of urban and rural deprivation with high levels of child poverty, low income, and poor mental health

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  • 3 Essentials for Business Success  
    9th November 2018

    Starting a business is easy, growing it is where the hard work comes in.  However you measure your success – profits, turnover, market share, awards, employee survey results, etc – there are a number of factors which are necessary for

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  • Presentation Excellence
    6th November 2018

      Do you get anxious or fearful before addressing a group of people? Do you lay awake worrying about your presentation? Would you like more confidence to speak at meetings and conferences? For this to happen you need to feel

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  • Frankie Tierney for November 2018
    31st October 2018

    Artificial Intelligence – scary Dalek or loyal dependable R2-D2     Apologies for the science fiction film references in the title – but I’ve assumed everyone has some knowledge of Dr Who and Star Wars!   Artificial Intelligence or “AI”

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  • SEO and Content – The New Best Friends?
    24th October 2018

    Marketers often take a fragmented approach towards content and SEO, keeping them as separate entities in a marketing plan. However, this is a huge mistake. In fact, the relationship between content and SEO is an integral part of your marketing

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  • Remembering Lehmans
    21st September 2018

    Surrey Chambers board member Claire Dee personally recalls the Lehman Brothers crash of 10 years ago.   In September 2008 I was working for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in London as deputy head of their press office. It was full-on. As one

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  • Fund energy-saving assets, create brighter future
    12th September 2018

    Often the decision for many businesses to invest into Green facilities or Energy Saving technology comes down to cashflow. What many people do not realise is that many Green assets can be acquired with minimal cost to their business once

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  • SSL certificate – Free vs. Memset Paid
    3rd September 2018

    You have no doubt read about the SSL certificates that Let’s Encrypt are offering for free and thought to yourself, “If I can get an SSL certificate for free, why should I pay for one from Memset?”. The answer is that Memset

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  • Create a brighter future for your business
    28th August 2018

    Funding new Energy saving assets to create a brighter future for your business Often the decision for many businesses to invest into Green facilities or Energy Saving technology comes down to cash flow. What many people do not realise is

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  • Utilising Safeguarding Experts
    13th August 2018

    When we give to charity, it generally leaves us with a positive feeling about ourselves, whether that is by donating money, our unwanted possessions or buying something from a charity shop. For this reason, it can be said that giving

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  • Failure to report an Uber serious breach!
    29th May 2018

    Hot on the heels of Equifax, here we have yet another delayed report of a serious data breach which occurred in October 2016, courtesy of Uber, that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts which included names, email

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  • What is BIM and why should you know about it?
    8th May 2018

    Figure 1: Building model Chaminda Abayawardana, Associate Partner and Architect at DHP, examines the importance of the BIM process for the facilities and financial management of property. BIM has been omnipresent in design and construction for over 20 years, however

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