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Redditch set for bitter election fight

Posted on: 13/01/2015
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Our Redditch constituency programme saw us interview Conservative MP Karen Lumley, in addition to key figures within the Police, District Council, County Council and the Mayor. These interviews gave great insights into the key issues that will decide the election. The NHS looks to be decisive, with the uncertain future of Redditch’s Alexandra Hospital bringing […]

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The WWF’s Living Planet Centre: A leap forward in sustainable building design

Posted on: 23/12/2014
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The stunning WWF’s Living Planet Centre was designed by environmental design consultants Aterlier Ten and is the home to the World Wildlife Foundation. The complex brief reflected the core sustainability and energy values that the building had to achieve. They also had to incorporate the public car park into the building, resulting in the stilts […]

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Essential job application tips

Posted on: 17/12/2014
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We’re launching Career Focus TV, to provide a multi-media platform careers service. We’re interviewing industry leading professionals to give the inside track on ways into different sectors. Here’s a taster of some job application tips. Please comment with your thoughts. Get through the first sift Employers receive so many applications that they do a first […]

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Planes, trains and…MP’s

Posted on: 09/12/2014

On Black Friday we avoided the carnage of the sales as we had a packed production schedule of filming in West Yorkshire. For the general election build-up we are producing short programmes that give snap-shots of life in different constituencies across the UK. We arrived at Leeds Bradford International Airport first thing on a very […]

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MP’s meeting over Children’s Heart Surgery Unit closures

Posted on: 02/12/2014
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A Parliamentary meeting with Yorkshire’s MP’s takes place tomorrow to address the potential closure of several Children’s Heart Surgery Units including Leeds General Infirmary’s. Closure plans also include units at Leicester’s Glenfield hospital and the Royal Brompton hospital in London. Although these plans were suspended last year after an independent review deemed their analysis “flawed” […]

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UKIP victory in tomorrow’s by-election to end Cameron’s leadership?

Posted on: 19/11/2014
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Mark Reckless’ defection to UKIP has sparked a pivotal by-election in Rochester that could dismantle Cameron’s leadership. You know the PM is feeling the pressure when he resorts to childish taunts about Reckless’ “fat arse”. So why does tomorrow’s Rochester by-election mean so much? The Tories lost Clacton-on-Sea to UKIP, but Rochester looks far removed […]

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A day in the life of…

Posted on: 17/11/2014
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In 2015 we’ll be producing a series of fly-on-the-wall documentaries about key individuals working in a range of industries. These will offer an accurate snap-shot showing prospective employees what work in that sector actually involves. These films will be shown on our Careers Focus TV website and will offer a fascinating introduction to different industries. […]

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We’re interviewing MP’s in the run up to the General Election

Posted on: 11/11/2014
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Over the coming months we will be interviewing the leading MP’s who will contest next years’ General Election. We will be producing 10 minute programmes and will also be interviewing constituents and the public service bodies that contribute to your community. This will give a quick and interesting introduction to the key issues that will […]

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Government’s Shared Ownership Taskforce to reform renewable energy?

Posted on: 04/11/2014
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Yesterday the UK’s renewable energy industry launched a Shared Ownership Taskforce to allow local communities to invest in local renewable energy projects, like onshore wind farms. Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey has backed this scheme. He said, “Community energy is revolutionising renewable energy development in the UK… By giving communities the opportunity to […]

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How to pitch to investors

Posted on: 27/10/2014

Make it emotional An initial pitch to investors isn’t about closing the deal there and then. You’re starting a conversation and gaining the listener’s emotional involvement. Focus on this rather than the detailed financials- that will come later. Convey your passion for this project and explain why what you do matters. Once you’ve got an […]

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