Posted on Mar 9 2016 - 10:36am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Neopost’s apprenticeship scheme goes from strength-to-strength

Neopost’s apprenticeship scheme has been highly commended in the Apprenticeships 4 England Awards. The awards celebrate the achievement of quality training providers and employers. Neopost introduced the apprenticeship scheme in 2009 and takes on nine apprentices each year in a variety of areas, including Business Administration, Human Resources and Customer Service. The scheme provides young...

Posted on Mar 8 2016 - 4:16pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on UAVAir encourages women to enter the aviation industry

UAVAir, the UK’s leading drone training academy, is joining in with Women of Aviation Week (March 7-13) in a bid to encourage more females to join the rapidly growing sector. Despite having put over 150 students through training, the drone school has less than five female alumni. UAVAir has promised to make an active effort to level the gender playing field and help women earn their wings. Women...

Posted on Mar 8 2016 - 10:40am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Samsung Electronics provides virtual reality property viewing in Ireland

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has announced that its Samsung Gear VR headsets will be used by Sherry FitzGerald New Homes to launch Ireland’s first virtual reality platform for viewing properties. The two companies have developed a virtual reality platform which enables prospective buyers to do a virtual walkthrough of an unbuilt property simply by wearing the headset. Sherry FitzGerald, Ireland’s...

Posted on Mar 3 2016 - 1:01pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Magnetic North research reveals the cost of poor customer service

Poor customer experience is costing UK brands at least £234 billion a year, as customers abandon online purchases in frustration and take their business elsewhere, according to new research from cloud-based contact centre solution provider Magnetic North. The report, Customer Experience to Revenue, explores the impact that poor customer service is having on consumer buying behaviour across multiple...

Posted on Mar 3 2016 - 9:54am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Neopost highlights the benefits of Mailmark franking following Royal Mail postage price changes

Neopost is advising businesses to switch to a Mailmark franking machine following Royal Mail’s postage price announcement. Under the new Royal Mail tariff which becomes effective on Tuesday 29th March 2016, Mailmark franking machine users will enjoy discounts on the price of a stamp of as much as 32% for a 2nd Class letter and over 20% for a 1st Class letter. From 29 March, the price of a First...

Posted on Mar 2 2016 - 5:14pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Frost and Sullivan praises Plantronics for outstanding customer service

Plantronics, global leader in audio communications, has been recognised with the 2016 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Service Leadership. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to a company that has demonstrated outstanding timeliness and quality in offering a service. Plantronics provides the customer service department, and thereby the customers themselves, with immediate...

Posted on Feb 25 2016 - 3:09pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Millennial 20/20 Summit will explore the future of next gen commerce

Millennial 20/20 is a two-day event bringing together over 3,000 brands, retailers, corporates and start-ups to delve into and understand the power of the millennial generation, the consumers who are at the core of creating the future marketplace. Taking place at Victoria House in London on 13th-14th April 2016, Millennial 20/20 will host over 150 speakers, 40 interactive and experiential showcases,...

Posted on Feb 18 2016 - 3:55pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Clicked research highlights wearable technology trends

UK digital research specialist Clicked has released findings from their bi-annual Wearable Technology Tracker, revealing consumer adoption of wearable devices. The research found that ownership of wearables has doubled in the past 12 months to 12% of the UK population, around 6 million people. While Activity Trackers and Smartwatches penetration has doubled, the growth of GPS Sportwatches has stalled....

Posted on Feb 9 2016 - 8:38am by John Peters
Comments Off on United Carlton’s Annual Golf Day raises £5000 for Alan Shearer Foundation

A big thanks to the special guests who helped make United Carlton’s annual golf day at Close House on September 18th a resounding success This year we were delighted to support the Alan Shearer Foundation which raises funds for The Alan Shearer Centre, a locally based residential care facility for the disabled. Thanks to the willing participation in our fun fundraising activities our generous guests...

Posted on Feb 8 2016 - 1:37pm by John Peters
Comments Off on United Carlton congratulate Living Wage Foundation

As committed supporters of the living wage movement, United Carlton would like to congratulate the Living Wage Foundation who last week celebrated “Living Wage Week”. United Carlton are one of some 2000 nationwide and some 50 accredited Living Wage employers in the North East, though we believe that number is set to increase as the Northern Powerhouse gains momentum. We strongly believe that an...