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5 ingredients for creating the perfect corporate event

If you’re in charge of organising your company’s next corporate event you’ve been given an important task. By facilitating opportunities to meet and network with other important players in your industry, discuss innovations and come up with ground-breaking ideas, corporate events can be a big boost to businesses, no matter what field they work in or how big they are.

To ensure that your business

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From gripe to swipe: How to transform complaints into custom

It’s not uncommon for a number of businesses, regardless of their size or nature, to encounter a few customer service horror stories once in a while. No matter how hard a business tries to meet and exceed expectations, mistakes do happen.

Once a complaint or grisly situation has materialised, the most important thing is to rectify it quickly and effectively. By tackling a bad situation

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EE and BT the most complained about mobile and broadband operators

According to some new data from Ofcom, BT and EE have generated the greatest number of consumer complaints over broadband and mobile phone services in the past 3 months. EE scored the worst in the broadband market with 0.45 complaints for every 1000 customers. This was an increase from the previous quarter of 0.32 complaints for 1000 customers. BT had 0.41 complaints for every 1000

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M&S recall Mussels

The Food Standards Agency said that Mark & Spencer were recalling many of their Mussels products after customers fell ill from eating them. The company said that the products were no longer up for sale and put up several notices on different stores to pass this message. The different brands of the mussels were Mussels in garlic, mussels and clams and mussels in white wine.

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Gadget shop employee steals to feed gambling addiction

Nicholas Whittaker, a 37 year old finance manager at the famous East Yorkshire gadget shop, RED5 Retail Ltd admitted to stealing around £70,000 from the shop to satisfy his gambling addiction.

Nicholas was working at the shop that is based in Hessle when he defrauded his employees. He defrauded the company of the said amount for a period of over three years. At the Hull

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College workers sacked for involvement in eBay fraud

Two workers at Shelley College lost their jobs for their involvement in a case involving fraud. Police investigating the case found that computers and related office equipment worth £30,000 had found its way to eBay. The authorities noticed an increase in the expenditure for new goods and notified the police. A closer look revealed the discrepancy amounting to £30,000.

The items ordered included expensive parts

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FBI alert eBay users about car scam

The FBI in America has put out a warning to all eBay users about a man that they believe is behind a car scam on eBay that thus far has lost users £1.8m. The FBI also believes that there are six other men involved in the scheme which convinced users to pay for vehicles that never existed. Loretta Lynch, a US attorney, stated that the

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Another eBay fraudster brought to justice

As heard by a court, people have been conned out of substantial amounts of money by a man they trusted. They intended buying gold coins from him, but he turned out to be a fraudster. He Later carried out several other scams, and it was his pretence of repairing iPads at his non-existent phone repair service with the intention to steal them which led to

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Homeowners losing thousands on the value of their houses due to knotweed

Many London residents are experiencing huge losses because of the Japanese knotweed, which is believed to be resistant to fire, poison and concrete. Many people have actually had their dreams shattered in the last minute simply because of the discovery of the invasive weed in a site.

On the other hand, other people have had to cut their losses when insurers refused to compensate them

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Card transaction data to be made available to the HMRC

The data of all card transactions through which payments are made to retailers and traders will be provided to the taxmen so as to enable them to assess the money going to particular businessmen through this mode of payment. Tax authorities can now demand and get all the information regarding payments made using particular cards. This will help them identify traders and business that are

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