Monthly Archives April 2019

Fleet BID Business Excellence Awards 2019 – Sustainability Award

Globally, we produce nearly 300 million tonnes of plastic every year and it is estimated that up to 13 million tonnes of plastic leaks into the global marine environment annually*. This has adverse implications for wildlife, the economy and human health. Many businesses and communities are taking steps to reduce or eliminate the use of plastics, particularly single use plastics to minimise the impact of plastic pollution in the environment. To recognise the achievement of businesses in this area, the Fleet Business Improvement District, Fleet BID, are introducing a new award as part of their Business Excellence Awards 2019 – the Sustainability
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Fleet BID Director vacancies

The Fleet Business Improvement District (BID) are looking for new Board members from businesses in the BID area in Fleet. To ensure we have good representation from the sectors in the BID area, applications from businesses in the service sector, hair & beauty and night time economy sectors as well as the Waterfront Business Park are encouraged. If you are motivated and innovative with a keen interest in shaping Fleet’s future we’d love to hear from you. What does the Board do? Fleet BID is led by a Board of volunteer directors from businesses in the BID area as well
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The National Crime Centre have asked for feedback from businesses on Violence and Abuse Toward Shop Staff.

The National Crime Centre have asked for feedback from businesses on Violence and Abuse Toward Shop Staff. You can provide your feedback here:  https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/violence-and-abuse-toward-shop-staff-call-for-evidence The information provided will be used by the government to understand the true scale of the issue of violence and abuse toward shop staff, the measures which may help prevent these crimes and the extent to which existing legislation is being used to tackle them, and to identify examples of best practice. Alternatively you can email your responses to retailcrimeconsultation@homeoffice.gov.uk
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Donate clothing to Kirk Rice and help women get back to work with Smart Works

Kirk Rice are supporting the charity Smart Works by encouraging people to donate smart women’s clothing suitable and accessories suitable for work interviews at their Fleet office from Monday 8th to Wednesday 17th April at their Fleet offices. What to donate: • High quality, interview appropriate clothing: suits, trousers, skirts, tops, shirts, dresses, coats. • Accessories including shoes, handbags, scarves, jewellery and new pairs of tights. • Unopened cosmetics and toiletries. Kirk Rice’s Offices are in Victoria House, 178-180 Fleet Road (above Starbucks). Smart Works is a national charity run by recruitment and fashion experts to help unemployed women in
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Vote for your favourite business in the Fleet Business Improvement District’s Business Excellence Awards 2019

Vote for your favourite business in central Fleet in the Fleet Business Improvement District’s Business Excellence Awards 2019. We have three award categories for you to nominate your favourite business: Best Newcomer – for a business recently established in central Fleet. Vote for your favourite business here. Customer Service Champion – for the business where you get great service time and time again. Vote for your favourite business here. Fleet’s Best Kept Secret – a great business that everyone should know about. Vote for your favourite business here. These awards are run by the Fleet Business Improvement District (BID) in
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