Chamber Business Awards 2016

Andrea Borwell-Fox, Worcestershire Vice-President of the HW Chamber of Commerce was delighted to join Mike Ashton in celebrating the success of companies from across the two counties.  The event was held at the University of Worcester Arena, home to the Worcester Wolves Basketball team. Guest speaker was Colin Jackson, Olympic silver medallist, twice World champion
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Contactless Payment

Contactless is a fast way to pay, for purchases costing £30 and under. Contactless payments are becoming increasingly common on a range of devices including debit and credit cards, wearable devices, and smartphones. The underlying technology for all of these contactless payment devices is the same. The contactless device contains an antenna so that when
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Digital Divide Among UK Business Is Holding Back The Economy

The UK is currently leading the way for e-commerce and is 5th place for the availability of technology worldwide.  However, according to the CBI, the UK’s most effective and influential business organisation representing 190,000 private sector businesses, the UK is ranked only 14th in the world for company-level adoption of digital technology. A growing digital
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Michael – borwell Network Assistant – Work Experience

My two-week work placement at borwell has rewarded me with some of the most informative and enjoyable moments of my studies to date.  The guidance from the borwell team has provided me with the opportunity to gain a valuable insight into real-world networking and business practices, which at this early stage of my career is
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BYOD – Bring Your Own Device

The term BYOD relates to staff using personal devices such as smart phones and computer tablet devices for business use, as well as personal use. However, the business owner does not have sufficient control over these devices. Connecting these devices to the corporate IT systems can introduce a range of security vulnerabilities and other data
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Planning For Business Growth

There are only seven weeks to Christmas. For many service based businesses, trade will decrease towards the festive break. This gives business owners and managers some slack, and an opportunity to spend some time planning for business growth ahead for 2016. Planning for business growth? Does your business have the processes and systems in place
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Work experience at borwell, by Max

After a week-long placement here at Borwell, my aspirations to thrive as a software engineer have been confirmed.  Not only did I have a great time, but I also discovered challenges not found in the usual school or sixth form environment. Borwell is a great team, it’s a shame I’ll be leaving so early. The
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What Is Work Experience Like At borwell?

Hello, my name is Jack, and unfortunately, I am just finishing my 5-day work experience at borwell. In my opinion, it’s been amazing fun, helpful and very supportive in helping me decide what I would like to do in the future. When I arrived at borwell, on the Monday morning, I had minimal experience, if
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borwell in the community

Through the nationwide network of Code Club, borwell software engineers have been volunteering at the local school in Malvern to participate in Code Club. The borwell team have been doing this throughout the whole of this school year, also part of last school year. Our Software Engineers teach a variety of coding skills to children
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Entertaining evening at HW Chamber Awards.

Borwell are delighted to have sponsored the evening’s entertainment at the Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Awards.  The glittering annual event, the highlight of the Chamber year, took place on Thursday 11th June 2015 at the West Midlands Safari park.   Guests arriving at Spring Grove House were serenaded bySophistication Strings in the early
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