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Sunday Times Travel Section recommends Magic Blackout Blind
Oct 16

Sunday Times Travel Section recommends Magic Blackout Blind

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The Sunday Times Travel section on page 13 (4th March 2012) recommended Magic Blackout Blind. Jonathan Futrell for the Good Gear section says The Magic Blackout Blind ensures you get a good night's sleep when a hotel's blinds or curtains aren't doing their job. Roll Magic Blackout Blind out like cling film, tear off a sheet and trim to fit. It stick to the glass thanks to static, leaves no marks and peels off easily. It's also reusable.

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Worcestershire Schools Start Up Conferences for Young People
Oct 12

Worcestershire Schools Start Up Conferences for Young People

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Two student Business Start Up Conferences have recently been held at The Chase Malvern and at Pershore High School to encourage and motivate students about the benefits of starting your own business. The days were organised and led by the students and were very professionally run. Neil Westwood from Dragons' Den Magic Whiteboard shared his experiences of setting up a small business and growing Magic Whiteboard into an National and International business (Magic Whiteboard now exports 20% overseas). Other companies like Muddy Boots Real Foods, Malvern Instruments, LloydsTSB, and marketing companies Nexus Creative and NinetyFive Creative gave talks on specific...

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Are you one of 3.7 million home workers who work from home?
Sep 21

Are you one of 3.7 million home workers who work from home?

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A new analysis by the TUC shows the number of homeworkers in the UK – currently around 3.7 million – fell slightly during the recession , probably because of rising unemployment levels and a general feeling of insecurity about work. But overall, the homeworking trend is growing. Business secretary Vince Cable this week announced plans to change the law by 2013 to give every employee the right to request a flexible working pattern . It remains to be seen how many employers, particularly smaller ones, will respond to such requests, but flexible working could potentially transform the lives of many, particularly those with parental...

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Greensward Academy business session with Dragons Den Winner Magic Whiteboard
Sep 05

The Skype School Tour continued to Greensward Academy in Essex today, 8th December. Karen Conran teacher and learning leader for Business Studies invited Neil Westwood from Dragons' Den success Magic Whiteboard to talk to the students about business and enterprise. Karen said "I would like to sincerely thank-you for your time this afternoon in the Skype session with some of our Business Students. They found the talk/discussion/Q&A session really informative and were buzzing afterwards. You definitely inspired them. You came across as very down to earth and so made them think that being successful in a business was an achievable...

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Audenshaw School Manchester gets inspired by Dragons' Den Magic Whiteboard
Aug 14

The lower sixth (100 students) at Audenshaw School in Manchester participated in an enterprise and business session with Dragons' Den Success Magic Whiteboard. The 1 hour session aimed to inspire young people to consider starting up a new business. Amanda Marsh Head of Work Related Learning said "The students are really excited, are asking lots of questions and want to find out more about setting up a business as a career option, thank you".

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Pitch Perfect with Dragons' Den Winners Magic Whiteboard
Aug 01

Pitch Perfect with Dragons' Den Winners Magic Whiteboard

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Life's a Pitch Ask anyone in business, and they will say that the key to success is the ability to pitch your ideas effectively. They will probably also be able to tell you plenty of horror stories too! One team who know all about pitching an idea areNeil and Laura Westwood of Magic Whiteboard www.magicwhiteboard.co.uk Pitching in front of any potential investor is daunting, but if you’re facing a panel of the most formidable business people in the country it must be especially so. Throw in a couple of TV cameras and the situation becomes even more stressful. But that’s exactly what Neil and...

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