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After two men were jailed for operating a cannabis factory at a house in Harrow, which produced an almost 'industrial' quantity of the class-B drug, the house's landlord engaged Waste King, a specialist collections, clearance and recycling company based in Hemel Hempstead, to make it fit, once more, for human habitation.
As part of its commitment to constantly update and improve its extensive range of labelling solutions, Silver Fox has recently introduced the Prolab® Select range of wrap-round self-laminating cable labels.
Silver Fox, a leading UK manufacturer of labelling solutions, has launched 'Fox-In-A-Box'. It claims that this is an easy-to-use, cost-effective solution for printing large volumes of cable labels with all the essential components supplied in a single box.
More than 40 commercial customers of Waste King - the specialist collection, clearance and recycling company based in Hemel Hempstead - are have now switched from using skips to waste pods to segregate and remove their waste.
Since moving to its current premises a couple of years ago, Waste King, a specialist collection, clearance and recycling company based in Hemel Hempstead, has now achieved the milestone of processing 10,000 orders. Of even more significance is that this growing number of orders has contributed to doubling the company's turnover within a year.
The funeral of Baroness Thatcher, the UK's first female prime minister, which takes place on Wednesday, 17 April, at St Paul's Cathedral, London, will be of special significance for those who have personal memories of her.
Nick Michaelson, CEO of Silver Fox, the UK manufacturer of high performance labelling solutions, has been elected a full member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), one of the largest science, engineering and technology institutions in the world.
When HRH the Duchess of Cornwall was about to visit Medical Detection Dogs, a Milton Keynes-based charity that works with researchers, NHS Trusts and Universities, the charity contacted Waste King to arrange for its operatives to collect some old, waste carpet tiles.
The final of the hit ITV diving show 'Splash!' - which saw Eddie, the Eagle, Edwards win in spectacular style - was the signal for Waste King (WK), the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, to spring into action. Under contract to Two Four Studios, working on behalf of the ITV1 network, WK's operatives cleared the equivalent of six skip loads of waste as the set was broken up.
Tom Kuhlmann, one of the world's best known e-learning designers and currently number three in the 'World' list of the Top Ten Movers and Shakers in corporate online learning, discussed the 'what, when and how of interactivity' with an invited audience at The Cellar at Vinopolis, on London's south bank, at the end of January.
IBIS Capital Limited, a specialist investment bank focused on the Media sector, has produced a 101 page report on the e-Learning sector - with market information and analysis from Learning Light, a consultancy with an in-depth knowledge and experience of the e-Learning marketplace and how to use e-Learning materials effectively.
Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has reported a substantial increase so far this year in Hertfordshire-based businesses switching to its wheeled bins (known as Euro-bins).
At this year's Learning Technologies exhibition (in London, 29/30 January), the learning content management solutions provider, eXact learning solutions, will be outlining how recent advances in technology are making possible the personalisation and contextualisation of learning materials.
Learning Light, a consultancy with an in-depth knowledge and experience of the e-learning marketplace and how to use e-learning materials to best advantage, has enhanced its e-learning video library with two ranges of video-based learning materials.
To enable even more people to recycle a wider range of their unwanted goods, Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has added an extra bin outside its headquarters in Hemel Hempstead's Frogmore Industrial Estate.
Increasing demand for its products globally has prompted goFLUENT, a leading provider of Business English training which works with many of the Fortune 500 companies around the world, to begin a recruiting drive for British-based native English speakers. They will augment goFLUENT's existing team of 400 or so trainers, who are based in the USA, Canada and the Philippines.
Having pledged to give 30 per cent of its business turnover in one, nominated, day to the Milton Keynes-based charity, Medical Detection Dogs, Waste King - the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company - has recently handed over a cheque for £350.
At Online Educa Berlin, Fabrizio Cardinali, Chair of the European Learning Industry Group and Senior Vice President of Global Business Development at the online and mobile learning solutions provider, eXact learning solutions, will announce his company's engagement in an initiative from the Workshop Learning Technologies (CEN WS-LT) sub-group of CEN, Europe's Committee for Standardisation.
As the business world becomes increasingly 'global', global businesses are tending to standardize on English as the global business language. According to goFLUENT - a leading provider of Business English training - some 90 per cent of the world's current business skills language learning budget is devoted to teaching people English.
Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, is becoming used to rescuing distressed livestock as part of its day-to-day activities. It has now added two grass snakes to its list which began, in August 2011, with 'Colin' a Giant African Land Snail.
Unveiled at the end of October, the latest major release, version 10, of the eXact learning LCMS, and of its client desktop application eXact learning Packager 5.0, aims to add unique dynamic learning content publishing and personalisation features to the enterprise learning ecosystem.
The research and development (R&D) department of eXact learning solutions, the online and mobile learning content management solutions provider, has successfully concluded a project to develop tools and facilities to access a critical mass of management education and training open educational resources (OERs).
Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has been named on the shortlist for this year's Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) Awards for Environmental Excellence. Waste King's nomination is in the 'SME Recycling Performance of the Year' category.
The learning content management system, eXact learning LCMS - produced by the online and mobile learning solutions provider, eXact learning solutions, has been named as the Best Learning Content Management System at the Best of Elearning! 2012 Awards.
Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, is helping its customers to be even 'greener' by helping them take steps to maximise the amount of waste materials they can recycle. This involves Waste King in supplying customers with special containers for their waste materials.
Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has been twice named as a finalist in the Hertfordshire Green Awards, at a ceremony held at Knebworth Barns, in Knebworth Park near Stevenage, UK.
Accipio eLearning - part of Accipio Consulting, the London-based organisational development specialist - is hosting a free event to share insights on how training companies can build an e-learning market presence.
Research by Dr Charles Browne, Professor of Applied Linguistics and the Director of the English as a Foreign language (EFL) Teacher Education Program at Meiji Gakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, points to EFL learners encountering serious problems in learning sufficient English vocabulary via traditional delivery methods.
Workplace Matters (WM), a charity which has over 50 years' experience of taking Christian values into the workplace, including providing chaplaincy to a wide range of organisations within the private, not-for-profit and public sectors, has appointed the Rev Dr John Scott as its new Executive Director. Dr Scott will take up his new post in October.
The research and development (R&D) department of eXact learning solutions, a leading online and mobile learning content management solutions provider, is working on a state-of-the-art technology-enhanced learning (TEL) environment based on serious games that supports individuals' rapid competence development within the domain of project management.
Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has recently expanded its corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy by pledging to give 30 per cent of its business turnover in one day to Medical Detection Dogs. This pledge is in addition to its continuing practical and monetary support for other charities.
The global vendor of online and mobile learning content management and digital repository solutions, eXact learning solutions, has been shortlisted for the 'Best Learning Content Management System' at this year's Best of Elearning! Awards.
Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, followed up being mentioned in The Sunday Times' Appointments section on 15th July with being featured in the Business section of the Daily Telegraph on 16th July.
Organisations that are struggling with issues such as how to use technology to publish learning content to users in the most efficient and cost-effective ways can gain some insights and practical help with these issues by attending a webinar on 'dynamic publishing'.
Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has now added a Gold Award to the Silver Award it received last year from the National Recycling Stars Scheme. The scheme, run by E2B Pulse, the UK carbon reduction network, rewards an organisation's commitment to increasing the amount of waste it recycles and to improving the environmental awareness of its staff.
LogiXML, the pioneer of web-based business intelligence (BI), today announced that its UK based European business unit has exceeded 100 per cent year-over-year sales growth for the last three years and has tripled its headcount with plans to continue its aggressive hiring in second half of 2012.
The global vendor of online and mobile learning content management and digital repository solutions, eXact learning solutions, is running a workshop to explain the new learning and training documentation standard from the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) group at OASIS.
In the last two months, Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has donated over five tons of recycled books, DVDs and music CDs to the British Heart Foundation (BHF). In addition, Waste King has donated and recycled over a ton of clothes in aid of the Salvation Army.
eXact learning solutions has been selected by Tribal, the UK-headquartered worldwide education technology and services provider, to produce online and mobile content for its training publications as well as customised learning content for its clients - which include large organisations in the healthcare, food and beverage as well as education sectors.
Workplace Matters (WM), a charity which has over 50 years' experience of taking Christian values into the workplace, including providing chaplaincy to a wide range of organisations within the private, not-for-profit and public sectors, has begun searching for its next Executive Director.
A 90-minute webinar will take place on 23rd May at 11am US Eastern Time, 10am US Central Time, 8am Pacific Time, 4pm BST and 5pm Central European Time. Seats are free but limited and granted on a 'first come first served' basis. To request a seat at the webinar, visit: http://gnstx.gr/eEX
The global vendor of online and mobile learning content management and digital repository solutions, eXact learning solutions, is running a series of open webinars and workshops at venues throughout Europe and the USA.
Blatant Media Corporation's Absorb learning management system (LMS) platform - distributed in the UK and Continental Europe by Omniplex - has received a 'Best in Class' rating in Brandon Hall Group's Smartchoice® Solution Provider Certification program.
Mike Penning, the Member of Parliament for Hemel Hempstead and the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, has paid a visit the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, Waste King.
After experiencing 80 per cent year-over-year growth in 2011, LogiXML, the pioneer of web-based business intelligence (BI) software, has announced that it is expanding its Partner Program in North America and Europe in order to meet increased demand from companies for its analytics, dashboards and reporting software.
A survey on the evaluation of leadership development programmes has revealed that there is confusion among learning and development professionals when it comes to the use and value of evaluation in measuring the impact of people development initiatives.
Colin, the Giant African Land Snail which the environmentally-friendly specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, Waste King, saved last year from being consigned to the 'great green bin in the sky' by one of its customers, has become both a teaching aid and a great hit with Sophie Dowling's class at St Cuthbert Mayne School, Hemel Hempstead.
goFLUENT, a leading provider of business English via distance learning, has demonstrated its credentials as an innovative player in the mobile learning sector by launching its Business English Training iPhone App.
Customers choose to use Waste King - the environmentally-friendly specialist collections, clearance and recycling company - primarily because of its environmental friendliness in guaranteeing to recycle at least 85 per cent of all the waste that Waste King collects. In reality, the figure is now over 90 per cent.
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has renewed its relationship with eXact learning solutions, the global vendor of online and mobile LCMS and digital repository solutions. EMSA has selected eXact learning solutions to deliver a new four year work plan to increase technological innovation in its distance learning program.
In a further bid to reduce the pressure on landfill sites, Waste King - the environmentally-friendly specialist collections, clearance and recycling company - has published a list of ten items which are recyclable but are, commonly, sent to landfill.
A recycling point for clothes and shoes, installed last year at Waste King's premises in the Frogmore Industrial Estate in Hemel Hempstead, has proved so popular that it's been filled - and emptied - over 50 times. This has helped to raise funds for Waste King's chosen charities of the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and the Salvation Army.
At the iLearning Forum Paris - France's leading learning technologies event - Christophe Ferrandou, CEO of goFLUENT, one of Europe's leading providers of business English via distance learning, is outlining the key issues involved in determining the return on investment (ROI) in blended learning.
HR and training professionals who understand the importance of evaluation but who also realise that there's a gap between what they do and what they want to do could find the answer to this unsatisfactory state of affairs in a new evaluation approach.
Omniplex, a leading provider of e-learning solutions, will be exhibiting on stand 93 at Europe's leading showcase of technology supported learning: the Learning Technologies exhibition in London's Olympia 2. The exhibition takes place on 25th and 26th January 2012.
The global vendor of online and mobile learning content management and digital repository solutions, eXact learning solutions, has upgraded its eXact LCMS, adding single source XML technical documentation to blended learning.
Results assessment specialist Ceres Management has launched 'Results Research 2012', a unique partnership opportunity for a small number of organisations that are committed to high quality training evaluation practice.
Results assessment specialist Ceres Management has launched an approach to evaluation that: defines what business success looks like; aligns evaluation goals with business needs; focuses evaluation around clear performance needs; defines success indicators, especially for behavioural outcomes, and is easy to apply and administer.
Omniplex, the e-learning solutions provider, is distributing a revolutionary brand-focused learning platform that is to 'elective' training what the learning management system (LMS) is to mandatory training.
The dawn of a New Year means that, once again - based on nothing more than experience and prejudice - it's time to publish lists of the 'Top Ten' most influential people in the corporate e-learning sector, in the World, Europe and the UK.
goFLUENT was delighted to walk away with the "Brandon Hall Bronze Award" for the "Best Use of Blended Learning" category only a few days after being shortlisted, in two categories, for the Learning Awards 2012 in London.
Omniplex, the e-learning solutions provider which distributes corporate e-learning products in Europe and the Americas, has announced growth - in revenue terms - of some 38 per cent compared with last year.
The global vendor of online and mobile LCMS and digital repository solutions, eXact learning solutions, is making available - on request - a recording of its recent webinar, which attracted over 100 attendees/ participants.
Omniplex has provided a learning management system (LMS), rapid e-learning authoring tools and training in how to use all these products to Aurum Holdings Ltd, the largest prestige and luxury jewellers in the UK.
The European Learning Industry Group (ELIG) is running a number of events, which will take place at Europe's largest e-learning conference for the corporate, education and public service sectors: Online Educa, which is being held in Berlin, from 30th November to 2nd December.
goFLUENT, a leading provider of distance English training, has been named among the shortlisted entries in two categories of the 2012 Learning Awards, which are due to be presented at The Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London on 2nd February 2012.
The specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, Waste King, has reported that - for the last two quarters in succession - its revenue has risen by 78 per cent compared with the same periods last year.
The global vendors of online and mobile learning content management and digital repository solutions, eXact learning solutions, will be in evidence at DevLearn, the event organised by The eLearning Guild. The annual DevLearn event, which is being held in Las Vegas from 2nd to 4th November, attracts learning professionals from around the world.
eXact learning solutions, global vendor of online and mobile learning content management and digital repository solutions, has announced the release of the latest version - version 8 - of its flagship product eXact LCMS.
Leading authorities and commentators on business issues - including workplace stress as well as sales skills - will be in evidence at this year's 'Successful Selling' conference, which takes place in the Jaguar Hall at the Ricoh Arena, in Coventry on Thursday 20th October.
A major sales training scheme by leading construction products supplier, SIG plc, has received a prestigious accreditation from the Institute of Sales & Marketing Management (ISMM) - the first of its kind in the construction industry to do so.
The secrets - as well as the benefits - of ethical, effective and professional selling are key themes of The Institute of Sales & Marketing Management (ISMM)'s annual conference, Successful Selling. The conference takes place in the Jaguar Hall at the Ricoh Arena, in Coventry on 20th October.
Project Agency, the project management training and development specialist, has experienced an 'encouraging' level of interest in its 'Perfect Project' e-learning materials. Less than six months since the e-learning materials were launched, demand is rivalling that for the company's well established training course of the same name.
The Football Association (FA) has bought an 'unlimited' licence to use Quasar's 'Anytime' online video learning materials, which provide practical, on-going advice and guidance for those using Microsoft Office 2007.
Putting waste in a skip is an accepted strategy - especially if that waste is being generated regularly as a business by-product. However, as at least one organisation has been discovering, having a skip on your premises can attract fly tippers.