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BBC Seeks Family Run Businesses December 1, 2008

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open_all_hoursThe BBC have been in touch. They would like to find some family-run businesses for a new series they are producing.

They said:

We are currently researching new ideas for BBC television and are looking for family-run businesses which may like to take part in an exciting new project. We want companies who would appreciate some advice from a top business guru on how to run their business more effectively.

If you would like to learn more, please contact Deoborah at deborah.van-bishop@bbc.co.uk

BBC Sports Personality Of The Year October 13, 2008

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Sunday 14th December 2008
The Echo Arena, Liverpool

As part of an exciting climax to the city of Liverpool’s Capital of Culture celebrations, the Echo Arena is playing host to the prestigious 2008 BBC Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday 14 December.

After a hugely successful two years at the NEC in Birmingham this year’s event – which is covered live by BBC1 and Five Live – will celebrate a truly extraordinary year of sport.

The BBC Sports Personality of the Year event also offers exclusive hospitality, providing an ideal opportunity for companies to entertain their clients, employees and supporters.

We are pleased to announce that the final few tables are now available to purchase for members of the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce:

Hospitality costs £4,000 + VAT & includes:

  • Private table for ten guests
  • Complimentary drinks on arrival
  • Pre-show dinner with specially selected wines, beers & soft drinks
  • Premium seating for the two hour live TV broadcast, on BBC1, of  BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2008
  • Access to the exclusive post-show VIP party until 1am
  • Selection of canapés, wines, beers & soft drinks served during post-show party
  • Souvenir BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2008 Programme
  • Complimentary car parking, transfers & cloakrooms
  • Special discounted prices at designated hotels

Tables are limited and early booking is advised.

To place your booking, or for further information, please contact Andrea Stevens at:

Five Job Interview Bear Traps June 6, 2008

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BBC\'s The ApprenticeLooking for a new job? Got an interview lined up soon? Well the BBC has an article looking at some sticky situations you may find yourself in at an interview. Inspired by their TV show ‘The Apprentice’, it offers advice on what to do if you find yourself in the interview from hell (and let’s face it, we’ve all experienced that at one time).

The list covers:

  • not lying
  • staying calm
  • expecting the unexpected
  • being prepared
  • body language.

Read the full article here and feel free to share your nightmare interview experiences in the comments.

Get Culture On The Go With The BBC January 15, 2008

Posted by liverpoolchamber in 2008, Capital of Culture 2008, Culture, Liverpool, Media, Technology, World Wide Web.
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BBC logoThe BBC have put together an easy way for you to get the low-down on Capital of Culture wherever you are using your mobile…

“Here’s a quick and easy way for you to really get involved in the BBC’s coverage of Capital of Culture wherever you are.

We’ve put “Livercool” guides to cultural hotspots at your fingertips, offering short 60″ films and text guides to the coolest art in the city – from Banksy’s RAT in Chinatown to the Victorian splendour of the Palm House in Sefton Park – all from your mobile phone.

And did you know that scouse taxi-drivers are the most cultural in the world ?! You don’t need to take a cab to prove the theory …text CULTURE on your mobile to 81010 and let us do the rest. Texts cost 12 – 15p depending on our network.

Alternatively, go to www.bbc.co.uk/liverpool08 for everything you want know about capital of culture and how the BBC is covering it big style throughout the year.”