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First pictures of extraordinary new flame-throwing crane at Glastonbury
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It started life 44 years ago, a 140-tonne crane lifting cargo on and off thousands of ships at Bristol Port. But today, after an extraordinary transformation from industrial workhorse to cultural...
Katherine Lovell
Katherine Lovell
The Bristol Port Company
Posted on: 26th June 2019
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Why Beacon care about Data Protection
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At Beacon we see Data Protection as more than just complying with regulations and laws, it’s a cultural shift and a business opportunity. When we decided to use our experience in Compliance and Data...
Peter Berry
Peter Berry
Posted on: 25th June 2019
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Essential skills for customer service on the telephone
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People like people who sound…People like to deal with people who have a certain ‘attitude’, or charisma about them. This is true whether you are dealing face-to-face or on the telephone. If we don’t...
Peter Morgan
Peter Morgan
Brilliant Customer Service
Posted on: 20th June 2019
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When Is a Visual Impairment Not a Disability?
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In a recent case, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) found that an employee's diplopia, which was correctable by contact lenses albeit with side effects, was not a disability for the purpose of the...
Gareth Edwards
Gareth Edwards
VWV
Posted on: 19th June 2019
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