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Matthew Balaam Portfolio and CV: Lores
Matthew Balaam Portfolio and CV: Lores
Matthew Balaam Portfolio and CV: Lores
Matthew Balaam Portfolio and CV: Lores
Matthew Balaam Portfolio and CV: Lores
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  1. Matthew Balaam 07730 953486 mattybalaam@gmail.com Low resolution version please click here for high resolution
  2. Matthew Balaam 07730 953486 mattybalaam@gmail.com 13 years print and web industry experience and a strong interest in typography and layout combined with sound technical print knowledge. Ability to create stunning artwork in a variety of formats from an existing creative, or from an open brief. Used to working to sensitive deadlines and to manage a variety of projects at once. Flexibility to either work as part of a team, or individually. Employment Skills Freelance Designer/Artworker Excellent InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro, November 2009 onwards QuarkXPress and Freehand skills. Experienced up to CS4. Considerable experience with Flash, some web CMSs, Working freelance for print and web agencies. Dreamweaver, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Sound technical knowledge of print techniques and how Graphic Designer to maximise designs to suit various media. The Studio (now closed), Newsquest Media Group, Experience at hand-coding HTML, CSS and SVG graphics. Brighton Feb 2004 – Nov 2009 Adept at working as part of a design team and individually, with effective verbal and written communication. Working as a designer and artworker from wide ranging Ability to work from an open-brief, and to bring out the written and verbal briefs. Often from conception through best in an existing creative. to final artworking, but sometimes taking on one role. Accurate with an eye for detail. Designing and preparing print-ready artwork for a variety Excellent image manipulation and retouching skills. of media and finishes; from newsprint and glossy finishes, Can work quickly from provided styles and templates, and to web animations and bespoke one-off projects. produce clear templates and styles for other people. Range of project sizes: entire supplements, promotional Good organiser: able to manage deadlines and keep files in campaigns, adverts, web banners, branding, covers, page a clean, easy-to-follow state. layouts, posters and design templates. Extensive knowledge of Mac and Windows systems. Liaising directly with internal departments (editorial, Quick learner of new software and technologies. promotions, advertising, photographic etc.) as well as external clients and print companies. ‘Employee of the Month’ award winner four times, and runner-up three further times. Prepress Artworker Newsquest Media Group, Brighton July 2001 – Feb 2004 Adverts and layouts, producing final artwork for print, Education pre-flighting, liaising with printers, database management. Prepress and Reprographics BA (Hons) Media and Cultural Studies Archant Media, Ipswich Nov 1997 – July 2001 Southampton Institute 1993 – 1996 In Reprographics department prepared files for newsprint A mixed practical and theoretical degree. and glossy publications. Learnt extensively about colour Practical modules of the course covered production of correcting, colour profiles, image retouching, pen-tool video and audio, desktop publishing, the internet, photog- cut-outs. Created photo-montages for covers and features. raphy and writing for media. Produced GIF and Flash web banners. A wide ranging selection of theoretical disciplines were Moved into Prepress using Quark Xpress and Illustrator studied, and an emphasis was placed on how to use these to produce adverts and layouts. to assist the creative process. Sales 3 A-Levels, 10 GCSEs Eastern Audio, Ipswich Sept 1996 – Nov 1997 Westbourne, Ipswich 1986 – 1993
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Matthew Balaam 07730 953486 mattybalaam@gmail.com Layout Creative Templates Artworking Creative Artworking Monthly tabloid business supplement B2B brochure for prospective restaurants 08 ISussexBusinessNews NOVEMBER2007 DECEMBER2007 Listings NOVEMBER2007 SussexBusinessNews Events&Training Membership Events November 2007 *Premier Events are exclusive to Sussex Enterprise Premier Members only. m m Date Event Host Event Title Location Event Type Event Topic 06th Nov Wendy Bell Profit Not Pain - Forecasting Old Ship,Brighton Member Networking Finance 05 to achieve long-term success Breakfast 08th Nov Georgina Carley Goodwood Annual Dinner Goodwood House Premier Sold Out Networking 13th Nov Wendy Bell How to motivate your staff Ravenswood, East Grinstead Member Networking Leadership & People 15th Nov Hastings Lets Do Business event Beauport Park Hotel, Hastings Partner Event Networking 20th Nov Wendy Bell Carrot not sticks Chatsworth Hotel-Worthing Non Members Leadership & People Networking 21th Nov Seaford Town Chamber Networking lunch Seaford (Blatchington Golf Club) Partner Event Networking or or 23rd Nov Chichester Chamber Networking Breakfast Chanterelle Restaurant Partner Event Networking 23rd Nov Georgina Carley MP Lunch Landsdowne Hotel. Eastbourne Premier * Networking 27th Nov Brighton City Business Breakfast City Business Club, Partner Networking New College Chamber 'Recruitment' Brighton & Hove City College Growing 28th Nov Gatwick & Crawley Networking Breakfast Goffs Park Hotel, Crawley Partner Networking apprentices 29th Nov Hastings 30th Nov Worthing Networking Breakfast Networking Breakfast White Rock Hotel,Hastings Durrington High School, Worthing Partner Partner Networking Networking make the grade 03rd Nov Gatwick & Crawley 04th Nov Wendy Bell Christmas Networking Lunch How to maximise your sales Copthorne Hotel, Copthorne White Rock Hotel ,Hastings Partner Member Networking Sales Pains 06th Nov Wendy Bell How to manage the costs Fontwell racecourse, Chichester Member Finance in your business Sussex Enterprise Training Courses November 2007 Date Event Trainer Event Title Location Event Topic Level 06 More housing, 01st Nov Nigel Morgan Microsoft PowerPoint For Business Purple Oak Training Centre, Worthing Information Technology Beginners better future? 06th Nov Nick Brion Risk Assessment Barnsgate Manor, Uckfield Health & Safety Mandatory Cert 08th Nov Janet Pink Communication & Assertiveness Skills Columbia House, Worthing Personal Development Beginners 13th Nov Nigel Morgan Microsoft Excel For Business Purple Oak Training Centre, Worthing Information Technology Beginners 14th Nov Bob Brodie Winning Telesales Techniques Buxted Park Hotel, Uckfield Sales & Marketing Beginners 15th Nov Conrad Potts Coaching For Performance Sussex Enterprise, Burgess Hill Personal Development Beginners 20th Nov Mike Clayton Intermediate Management Skills Sussex Enterprise, Burgess Hill Personal Development Intermediate 21st Nov Léon Ruward Sage Payroll For Business Purple Oak Training Centre, Worthing Information Technology Beginners 22nd Nov Mike Clayton Advanced Management Skills Sussex Enterprise, Burgess Hill Personal Development Advanced 22nd Nov Peter Thompson Becoming An Authorised Sussex Enterprise, Burgess Hill Importing & Exporting Beginners Economic Operator Southdown 27th Nov Ros Soulsby 28th Nov Peter Thompson Customer Relationship Management Appointment & Management of Sussex Enterprise, Burgess Hill Sussex Enterprise, Burgess Hill Personal Development Importing & Exporting Beginners Beginners Housing International Agents & Distributors 29th Nov Tina Smithers & Finance For Non Financial Managers Columbia House, Worthing Personal Development Beginners Gina Hawthorne Competitor Analysis At Sussex Enterprise our main aim is to provide high quality training at unbeatable prices. Here is your nv te your nv te just a sample of the savings that you can make: Sussex Enterprise Course Title Competitors Price Price Saving 08 ILM Level 3 Introductory Certificate Hemsley Fraser £2099 £995 £1104 in First Line Management Change Management CIPD £535 £260 £275 Coaching For Performance Hemsley Fraser £529 £260 £269 HR In A CIPD £515 £260 £255 REED £495 £235 04 SussexBusinessNews Effective Time Management REED £495 MARCH2008 £260 MARCH2008 £235 SussexBusinessNews 05 THALES £395 £135 This month’s Using Letters of Credit, Drafts & Bills Hemsley Fraser £499 £200 £299 PETA £280£80 Wish you were here Continued Communication & Assertiveness Skills THALES £395 £260 NEWS £135 local business CIEH Level 2 Award In Health & Safety In The Workplace PETA £200 £105 £95 events and Massive Savings New York At Sussex Enterprise our main aim is to provide training listings All of our courses are competitively priced and you high quality training at unbeatable prices. This is just a sample of the savings that you can make: “ can save up to 50% based on our competitors rates. Members save more Many of information or to book events For more supernanny or training courses please visit the organisations Call 0845 67 888 67 Visit www.sussexenterprise.co.uk Our Member Plus package provides you with a further 20% discount on all training courses. www.sussexenterprise.co.uk that purport to Join today for as little as 22p per day by calling 01444 259 207 and give your business a boost. support tourism in 259 230 or call 01444 the South East, comes to don’t have the funding to implement ” real change Brighton contending with a number of additional factors A FORMER nanny who worked in New York has opened a that puts a strain on its ability to remain profitable. new childcare business in Brighton and is pioneering a One of the main pressures it feels is in transport. ‘speed nannying’ event. Matt Jackson at Sussex Enterprise said: “Currently it Lucy Davis, 32, has opened Brighton’s first branch of Tinies, the feels like the rail network only really runs 6 days a UK’s biggest childcare agency. Lucy finds nannies and maternity week due to Network Rails constant weekend nurses for parents, staff for nurseries and also provides mobile creches maintenance, that seriously impacts on travel into and babysitters. Sussex for tourists and for staff. The A27 is a Lucy, from Preston Park, covers Brighton, Hove and much of disaster for tourist and staff. Improvements need to Sussex with her new branch. And to launch the business she is be made to facilitate movement from east to looking to hold a ‘speed nannying’ morning, which is based on the west.” Is the South East in danger of becoming not popular speed dating events that take place across the UK every a must visit region, but a can’t visit region? It’s a week. question many businesses are asking themselves. Speed nannying brings together around 10 nannies and the same Tom Wright, Chief Executive, Visit Britain says: Mark Jones, Owner of Colson House and the current Chairman of Brighton & Hove Hoteliers Association number of parents. The parents get to interview all the nannies and “Not at all. The South East remains a popular write down which they like best. The nannies write down which destination for international and British people. In the UK from domestic and overseas markets – a touches every business to a degree, but in an implementing policies that reduce their parents they felt fitted in with their outlook, and the match is made. the last five years, visits to the region from overseas national Gateway – having said this growing road environmentally conscious society, the tourism and environmental impact, they also cannot do so Lucy said it was exciting to open a branch of Tinies in Brighton: Tinies brings a speed nannying franchise to Brighton – people who arguably have less familiarity with congestion will be a major disincentive to travel. leisure industries have to adapt to the new alone. SMEs need government to motivate and “For many families both parents are working. There is nothing more the occasional vagaries of transport infrastructure – The Hindhead by-pass will alleviate one of the demands of their customers if they are to remain reward best environmental practices with tax important than getting the right childcare and that is what we are director husband Callum, worked in the head office of Tinies. When booking a date for the event,” she said. have more than doubled. Like any destination, regions major blockages but the east west coastal profitable. New research by entrepreneur think credits so that green behaviour also makes a there to do. When I worked in New York speed nannying was she returned to the UK she saw a gap in Brighton and became a Tinies Brighton can be contacted on 01273 557671 or there are challenges that regions and nations can route (A27) needs to be the next priority. In terms tank, the Tenon Forum, reveals that almost half genuine difference to their bottom line.” popular. Most of our placements will be in the traditional way but it is franchisee. brighton@tinies.com overcome, but periods of regeneration and of rail and air accessibility the region is very well (48%) of UK owner/managers think the “There are many ways that are simple and good to do something a bit different which is also really sociable.” “It is really exciting to be at the sharp end of the business. I am redevelopment are certainly bring wide-ranging served. Coastal rail networks have also improved government isn’t doing enough to support their realistic that small businesses can reduce their Before going to New York, Lucy, who lives with her marketing looking to get the interest in speed nannying together before SussexBusinessNews improvements.” substantially in recent years.” efforts to implement environmentally friendly impact on the environment whilst also saving New club for Tourism South East’s Bob Collier says: “The SE is policies in the workplace. money on energy costs and improving their Business services Eco-store wins one of the most successful regions economically Andy Raynor, Chief Executive Officer of Tenon, competitiveness,” commented Bob Collier at but one of the most congested. From a visitor One area that has gained in significance over the said: “UK entrepreneurs are sending out a clear Tourism South East. “The Green Tourism Business perspective it is one of the most accessible parts of last two years is sustainability. The green issue message to government. While most support Scheme helps businesses work in a much more sustainable way both environmentally and Going for Gold economically and gives reassurance to the consumer that it is credible. More recently TSE has shopping find mobile workers produced a simple ‘Sustainable Tourism Guide for of the year Dummies’ http://tinyurl.com/ywwsq4 that With the Olympics only four years away, is identifies good basic practice. The government has the concept dine for £5 directory the South East’s tourism industry ready to to date produced guidance for businesses on award make the most of this unique opportunity? environmental good practice, rather than set targets.” Mark Jones, Owner of Colson House The billions of pounds that have been allocated to the commented: “My feeling is that sustainability Olympic Games must be shared equally between all becomes a business imperative when life is made businesses, large or small. This was the stated aim of very difficult for you if you don’t fulfil whatever FOLLOWING the astounding success of our now, well Outside London, Brighton & Hove has more restau- A GLOSSY colour directory will showcase all of the information and media. As a participating restaurant 06 ISussexBusinessNews the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA). However, small OCTOBER2007 OCTOBER2007 �SussexBusinessNews legislation or guidelines have be laid down. ONE Alfred Place, the first private members’ club to offer all the style, food and drink of a modern club but 07 NIGEL Berman, proprietor of Hove-based Nigel’s Eco Store [www.nigelsecostore.com] has taken the Yahoo! award for established ‘dine for £5’ campaign which launched rants per-capita than anywhere in the UK. Research participating restaurants. Listings will be in alpha- you will be included in the ‘dine for £5’ micro-site EXTERNAL POSTER POINTS business owners have remained cautious if not cynical about any significant percentage of this money being Commercial waste is a particular issue. We have to try and handle the constraints that are put on us designed principally for business use. The brainchild of Rob Shreeve, former MD of Virgin Publishing, the best shopping site. The awards highlight some of the most interesting and innovative sites of the year, based on way back in 2005; the BIGGEST EVER restaurant has shown our readers enjoy eating out, and features betical order along with name, address, telephone with full directory listings (as in The Argus). Thear- AND WINDOW DISPLAYS allocated to SMEs. Figures indicate that 20% of the by the local authority that won’t collect our promotion is returning by popular demand for 2008. and articles with a food theme are amongst our most number and website for each restaurant along with a gus.co.uk received over 4.5 million page impres- The Argus use over 300 external poster points Whatever stage your business is at, becoming a member of Sussex Enterprise can bring you unparalleled benefits. contracts for the Sydney Olympics went to smaller rubbish as this isn’t part of the business rates that One Alfred Place’s investors’ brings British rock stars and prominent business figures together to create a club with a difference. One a number of factors, including functionality, design and the wow factor. ‘dine for £5’ has its own extensive following and popular. Over 12,000 readers took advantage of our description and image. sions and 300,000 unique visitors, with an average and 30 vinyl window displays at key locations in businesses. Is the UK’s Games likely to match this figure? we pay.” A network of 2,500 companies right across Sussex already enjoys the privileges of being part of the largest business Bob Collier the Managing Director at Tourism South What is clear is that all business especially in the Alfred Place is centrally location being 5 minutes from Euston and 9 Nigel’s Eco Store was founded in 2005. Nigel was a former chartered recognisable brand, and to ensure the campaign lives ‘dine for £5’ campaign last year, making it one of our 60,000 directories will be produced and will be user stay of 7 minutes, in May. Brighton & Hove and across Sussex (in areas of high The Olympic Games is coming to the UK, but how minutes from Waterloo. accountant who developed an interest in ecological issues twenty years up to the success of previous years, we plan to make most popular promotions ever! distributed inside The Argus and The Argus Lite footfall, city centre, beach front, pubs and bars, pass- East would argue that change is afoot that should tourism and leisure industry that have felt the first organisation in the county. So, what exactly do you get? Words By Steve Cotterill. Photos by Adrian Franklin pleased thatwill benefit iswill be to Brighton & Hove Hoteliers Association also expressed far the South East are particularly open debate alleviate the concerns of small businesses in particular throughout the South East: “The 2012 London Games large contractors shift in customer awareness of environmental issues must act now. Greenwashing (where Club members enjoy extended opening hours, full business service including workspace, boardrooms and communications. Great value, ago while travelling in Australia. After several years working in publishing, Nigel decided to start selling environmentally friendly products after it bigger and better for our readers by opening it up On average restaurants received over 500 covers (10,000 commuter edition of The Argus), at key loca- RADIO ing traffic, bus stops and newsagents). inventive, eat-while-you work food is constantly available as is a full discovering for himself how difficult they could be to source. to even more restaurants across Sussex. (in 2007) on the back of this offer, while some were tions across Sussex and at ‘dine for £5’ Roadshows by Radio advertising on Southern FM will be used as are a major opportunity for business with £6bn for over 75,000 contracts to be tendered. The impact is already compelled to make public, via the network, the sub- contracting opportunities that will be most suited to his concern: “In my view what has been missed is that we had no one who actually sat down the day after we businesses in effect put out misinformation so they appear to be more environmentally friendly than bar anywhere in the club. Shower rooms and sleep cabins for those According to the panel, “There are so many great, innovative Whether eating out or cooking at home, food has significantly higher. Gars in Brighton, for example, took The Argus Press Gang. part of the ‘dine for £5’ marketing campaign. Adverts PRESS GANG being felt with 500 contracts worth £1bn already awarded smaller companies. But this does not guarantee that won the Olympic bid and asked how are we going to they actually are) is something to be avoided at all flying into London on the red eye, or just needing a quick rest. shopping sites around these days, but Nigel's Eco Store came out on top. become one of the nations favourite pastimes. over 1200 covers as a result of the ‘dine for £5’ offer. will be aired across Sussex over a two week period. The Argus Press Gang will attend road shows at over half to SME's. In the Southeast 88 companies have small businesses outside of large Olympic contractors’ make the most of this in Brighton and the South East. I costs as the South East builds its reputation as a Rob Shreeve says: “Increasing numbers of people live and work Not only was the idea really unique and engaging, the judges also loved IN-PRINT, THE ARGUS high footfall events across the county. Our promo- Membership unlocks won business and they vary from hotels, catering and events to engineering consultants, construction and ICT existing supply chains will actually get work. The ODA has made a good start with the London 2012 Business don’t think anybody did. Why for instance didn’t Hickstead get the horse jumping? Also, I don’t think tourist destination with credible green credentials. The South East has a tourism and leisure outside London but regularly travel into town on business. Filling an obvious gap in the marketplace, everything has been designed to the layout of the site and felt it was distinctive in concept and differed from other shopping sites. In fact, this was one of the favourite sites Dine for £5 will be printed in The Argus every day EMAIL AND SMS tional team will distribe promotional ‘dine for £5’ specialists. The SEEDA in partnership with the Olympic Network, but we will be keeping a beady eye on the much is going to happen at Yellowave either. Who industry that is one of the keys to its success. The help members work and do business efficiently and effectively within overall, fitting perfectly with a shopping site's goal and society's ecological for four weeks. As a participating restaurant, you will A direct marketing campaign will support ‘dine for material/ literature. T A delivery authority and the London Organising Committee process in the coming months and years to make sure actually said how are we going to bring some of the Brighton Arts Festival is England’s largest and with a vibrant environment. outlook.” also benefit from an extensive in-print marketing £5’ with a weekly email sent to our food database for the Olympic Games have invested in Business Network at the heart of which is CompeteFor it delivers genuine opportunities for small businesses.” However, Roger Marlowe, Chairman of the Olympic sports down into this area? Who from the South East is going to talk to the Olympic committee? I’m not over 190 art galleries, 300 museums and 250 performing arts venues, the region has much to “Comprehensive business services will keep members virtually connected while the unique Club PA offering will give members Actinic CEO Chris Barling remarks, “Eco-friendliness may not be the most important reason why more and people are choosing to shop campaign supportting ‘dine for £5’ across all of 15,000 Sussex email address and followed up with PARTNERSHIPS access to a full network of services to meet their every need. It’s our online, but it’s importance is undoubtedly growing. With concern about Newsquest (Sussex) titles. The Argus (90,000 daily a SMS campaign to our mobile food database of over The Argus has strong relationships with key stake- potential at all www.competefor.com/london2012business that Brighton Food Festival says: “I think it’s very sure any of that was done. Consequently it’s unlikely offer the national and international tourist. But the matches suppliers and buying opportunities.” early to be thinking about the Olympics for most that anyone will stay in Brighton and commute back to long-term longevity of the industry as a whole is aim to introduce a new club every 9 to twelve months bringing our climate change rising, everyone is wanting to take more responsibility for readership), The Argus Lite, free commuter title 2,500 readers. holders in Sussex for example; the universities, the John Wright, FSB National Chairman, said: “The small businesses. To be honest everything I have London. But it could have been very different if some dependent on its continued support, and an total to five clubs by 2012.” their carbon footprint. Ecommerce is widely perceived as being more (20,000 readership), Sussex Leader Series (240,000 council, the police, and other large companies and delivery of the London 2012 Games will provide opportunities for businesses of all sizes in many sectors. read about how the Olympics is being planned makes me think they will touch my business at all, events were actually based in Brighton, Eastbourne or the South East. I think regionally and nationally intimate understanding of its needs by policy makers and business organisation alike. For more information visit the website: www.onealfredplace.com. The club is located at One Alfred Place, London, WC1E 7EB. environmentally friendly than other channels, and so we are especially proud to be associated with Nigel's Eco Store.” letter boxes). POSTERS organisations (such as charities). As such, these A2 colour news bills at over 1,000 city centre and stakeholders will be made aware of the campaign We welcome the launch of the London 2012 Business Network and urge small businesses to get involved. We and in fact won’t have an impact on the South East.” Mark Jones, Owner of Colson House and Chair of things happen, but we aren’t very good at asking what can this mean for us.” SussexBusinessNews SussexBusinessNews SussexBusinessNews ONLINE, THEARGUS.CO.UK Sussex wide newsagents during the campaign. As a and all promotional material to support ‘dine for £5’. This brand new website is designed to be more featured restaurant you will benefit from exposure This is a unique opportunity to raise awareness of stages of business user-friendly and incorporate the benefits of social at areas of high footfall that would normally be inac- your restaurant to a unique and varied audience that Call 0845 67 888 67 Visit www.sussexenterprise.co.uk Call 0845 67 888 67 Visit www.sussexenterprise.co.uk networking, embracing the new ways we consume cessible to advertising. would otherwise be very difficult to penetrate. Sussex Enterprise membership packages were revised this year to add value and value of the Small Business package is at least £550 and Member Plus members gain upwards of £950 monthly across seven areas in Sussex. The package also offers two free grow, Sussex Enterprise services such as the free legal insurance, which offers £65,000 in up to nine what’s in it for you? m cater for the specific needs of businesses at in value," adds Wendy. "And the networking tickets to networking events open different areas making just over a million pounds different levels of development. Added to this, there is an improved personal opportunities for new business are priceless!" The Start-up Member package is designed to help to Start-up and Small Business Members only, giving companies the worth of cover, and free legal helpline come into their own. "Sussex Enterprise helps with all the red MEDIA EXPOSURE service, a revamped events programme and an you turn your nascent dream of a business into a chance to meet local people who are tape that you have to deal with these days," says THE campaign will be pre-promoted in The Argus enhanced benefits package. "There are now three full-fledged reality. "There is so much to consider experiencing the same trials and Josephine." The helpline and the free Business Edge the week prior to launch. Promotions including the levels of membership designed to meet specific when you are starting a business. It can be quite exhilarations of starting a business. magazine have been really useful in keeping us up to list of participating restaurants will also feature in “ business needs: Start-up (£85), Small Business overwhelming," says "As a start-up it is date with any new legislation or environment and (£99) and Member Plus (£250)," says Wendy Bell Nicky Chisholm, founder the imperative to be plugged Health & Safety issues. We also send staff on their The Leaders and online at theargus.co.uk. The Argus H Membership and Events Manager at Sussex of Mums in Biz, which will promote the offer to large Sussex “communi- Enterprise. "Once you've decided which package runs start-up business networking into what's going on locally," says Nicky, who training courses." The Member Plus package is also available for ties” with which it has a relationship such as Brighton you would like, a welcome pack is issued with a members directory, membership certificate, seminars aimed at busy mothers. "Being a Start- opportunities discovered Sussex Enterprise when she companies that have been trading for two years or more and offers a range of benefits and services & Hove City Council, the universities and large busi- are ” training brochure, and the latest copy of Business up Member of Sussex moved near to Brighton tailored for companies that are ready to take the nesses in the area. Radio advertising and editorial Edge magazine. Your specially assigned personal Enterprise means that priceless from London to start a next step. mentions of the campaign will be featured on South- U account manager will contact you to run through instead of sitting there family. Despite having Healthy By Nature Consultancy Ltd. in Shoreham- ern FM for the duration of the campaig all the other benefits available." thinking 'Oh! I'm really stuck', you can pick up the run a successful business previously, by-Sea is on the cusp of great things. Already an So, whether you're just starting out, are happy phone and get some help." moving to a new location, starting a established health consultancy company, the owners, with your current performance or have ambitious Start-up Membership is tailored specifically for family and a new company was still Rachel and Stuart Stokes, are poised to expand their plans for business growth, there's a membership businesses such as Nicky's that have been trading daunting. Sussex Enterprise offered corporate services portfolio and roll out a new range Left to right: Rachel and Stuart Stokes, with Principal Consultant Jo Orpin, Healthy By Nature, Shoreham package to suit your needs. for two years or less. On top of the benefits received Nicky a gateway into the local business of products. Making good use of the four free tickets "Each level adds significant value to your by all members, start-ups get access to workshops community. ”Becoming a Start-up to local networking events, Rachel and her husband needs at this point in its evolution. This level of delighted with the great relationship that is and national policy. Sussex Enterprise will campaign business. With the Start-up package, the services designed specially to assist them through the initial Member gave me access to networking Stuart set about promoting the Healthy By Nature membership offers a Free HR documentation developing between us and Sussex Enterprise," on your behalf, targeting and influencing key and other benefits could be worth at £450; the stages of beginning a business. These are delivered events and to the annual business brand they had been working on for three years. portfolio of 170 documents, covering anything continues Angela. "Our contacts at the organisation decision makers to make positive changes and “ what’s in it for us? "Membership of Sussex from offer letters to disciplinary are great to work with." Whatever you are looking create a better business environment. With the Enterprise really opened the letters, giving members the for, Sussex Enterprise has the resources and the new membership packages in place, no matter door for us in many areas," the services peace of mind to know that they services to help your business achieve its full what your budget or needs, Sussex Enterprise can Nicky Chisholm: Mums in Biz, Roedean says Rachel. "We met with our personal account manager and to help your are compliant with the law as their business grows. Member potential. Not only does membership entitle you to a wealth of benefits that could save you money, offer friendly and timely support. Join us today! conference, which offers a fantastic opportunity to she helped us find out what was business Plus Members can also get up to increase sales and protect your business, it also gives see what is happening. I also got access to the available and showed us that 50% discount on export you the chance to have a direct influence upon local �SussexBusinessNews WE HOPE to sell more papers and build on already ■ Restaurant listings featured in The Argus, and all achieve its full ” directory, which is a really valuable resource for there were a lot of good documentation. "If you have a extensive food database of the above local contacts. There is a lot of kudos from being a member of Sussex Enterprise and I would networking opportunities." Healthy By Nature is looking potential particular issue, whether it's financial or legal, you can go ‘dine for £5’ will be the talk of Sussex with a whole encourage any of my mums to get involved." to expand, with a new line of onto the Sussex Enterprise Sussex Enterprise Start-up Small Member cross section of people, sponsor and the restaurants THE NEXT STEP Once you have been trading for two or more HealthCAL interactive guides for personal wellbeing website, click through to the members area and involved, will ALL benefit from this publicity. The Argus will design the features in our in-house years, you may consider joining as a Small Business and by taking on more full-time employees. The find out more or less exactly what you want to Membership Business PLUS design studio. We simply need interested restaurants Member. This is a critical time for many companies. As the business grows, many owners tend to let the Member Plus package is perfect for the company's know. Or you can just phone them up and ask," says Rachel. "Sussex Enterprise helps us gain the Cost £85 £99 £250 THE COST to confirm their interest by registering. reins go a little and essential day-to-day concerns, knowledge we need to make things happen." There is a charge of £150 to be part of this If you are interested in getting involved in this such as cash flow and staff management, can be There is one other type of membership that is campaign. This includes: great campaign can you contact Adrian Varma, 02 ISussexBusinessNews FEBRUARY2008 Access to start-up workshops FEBRUARY2008 ISussexBusinessNews 03 overlooked. Sussex Enterprise offers a unique package for small businesses to make sure that you do not available to well-established businesses in the county: Premier membership. To become a ✔ � ■ Inclusion in the 60,000 ‘dine for £5’ directory, Marketing Executive at The Argus on 01273 544 take your eye off the ball and let all that hard work Premier Member you have to be invited by Sussex Dedicated personal account manager ✔ � ✔ � ✔ � published September 5 with restaurant name, 725 or email: Adrian.varma@theargus.co.uk go to waste. In the Small Business package, members Enterprise or an existing Premier Member. Free legal insurance of up to £500,000 ✔ � ✔ � ✔ � address, telephone number, description and The deadline is Friday, August 8 get the same benefits as a start-up company but Membership at this level means that you will be image. We plan to include 100 restaurants and these will With a central government pledge to make education and training a priority, Dave Howell surveys also have access to a free business MOT. This is a rubbing shoulders with some of the most Free legal helpline ✔ � ✔ � ✔ � ■ Inclusion on theargus.co.uk ‘dine for £5’ website. be agreed on a first come first served basis. chance to take stock and see how your business is successful and respected companies in Sussex. the current provision in the South East and asks if businesses are indeed supported in their really doing. Your dedicated personal account Premier membership gives you all the benefits Regional and national representation ✔ � ✔ � ✔ � manager will see to it that you receive an accurate desire to develop a highly skilled workforce to ensure their companies long-term prosperity and insightful overview of your business taking into available to other levels of membership as well as access to an events programme exclusively Free ticket to the Annual Conference ✔ � ✔ � ✔ � account your strengths, weaknesses and how you designed for Premier Members - ranging from Free 'Business Edge' magazine ✔ � ✔ � ✔ � might exploit opportunities for your business. business breakfasts and seminars - to the more One company that got off to a flying start and formal Annual Dinner hosted at Goodwood House. Free Business directory and listing ✔ � ✔ � ✔ � has found it useful to have support as it grows is The De Vere Grand Hotel in Brighton has recently Discounted car purchase offer ✔ � ✔ � ✔ � Judges Bakery in Hastings. Founded by Craig Sams upgraded its membership to Premier level and it is and Josephine Fairley, who previously set up Green already seeing the benefits. "We have found the Discounted telecommunications package ✔ � ✔ � ✔ � & Black's organic chocolate, Judges has taken advantage of Sussex Enterprise's Small Business networking events and organisation professional and friendly. It gives us the opportunity to work 2 Free tickets to local networking events ✔ � ✔ � ✔ � Membership package. "Sussex Enterprise helps give alongside companies that have a common interest 4 Free tickets to local networking events ✔ � us ideas on how we can grow our business in the in promoting what is fantastic about Brighton and region. We have followed up on leads and been Sussex," says Angela Nottage, Marketing Manager at Free Business MOT ✔ � ✔ � introduced to new ventures to get our bread into The Grand. The impressive five-star hotel on Free HR solutions ✔ � to new outlets in the area." Judges has been going Brighton seafront has already played host to several from strength to strength since it opened in 2005, high-profile Premier Member events such as the Discounts on corporate training ✔ � Judges Bakery: Hastings winning the coveted Best New Store in the Natural Products Awards in 2007. As business continues to Angela Nottage: business breakfast with Alastair Campbell earlier in the year. "We value the membership and are Discounts on export documentation ✔ � The De Vere Grand Hotel, Brighton Human Capital Call 0845 67 888 67 Visit www.sussexenterprise.co.uk Call 0845 67 888 67 Visit www.sussexenterprise.co.uk EVERY manager knows that the skills of the fails to take account of both business and employee designing a training mechanism and then finding people working in their business are one of needs,” said Nicola Monson, author of the report services to deliver the knowledge overwhelming. the most important aspects of developing on skills from the Chartered Institute of Personal Dr Richard Parker, Principal, Chichester College a sustainable and profitable enterprise. Development (CIPD). “Only half of employers says: “This has a lot to do with the unintended However, research would suggest that currently have a formal resourcing strategy, which consequences of targets. Until recently the skills over 1 million people go to work each day suggests many are not planning for the future skills brokerage service was contracted to generate without the skills they need to perform requirements of their organisation. This is particularly Training Needs Analysis (TNAs) as it primary their job efficiently. A further study released worrying given that specialist skills and required priority. Rewards and penalties for success or last month by the Learning and Skills experience is still in such short supply. Actively failure were far greater than for other areas of Council (LSC) suggests that businesses in developing employees should not only increase the activity, hence the majority of time was spent the South East are not using the training internal talent pool, in turn reducing their reliance on fulfilling the TNA target and less attention paid services that are open to them. external candidates, but also see problems retaining to training follow up through providers.” The LSC has shown that Sussex companies are staff ease due to new career opportunities.” The LSC and its Train to Gain initiative moved not making the most of opportunities to upskill their into 2008 with a new statement of priorities that workforce and ensure their business has the skills Train for profit aims to vastly improve the overall skills level of to compete in today’s marketplace. In fact, Sussex Following the Leitch report, the government has made everyone working in England by 2020. Mark has less than a quarter of the number of workers it very clear that they will force employers to train Haysom, Chief Executive of the LSC said: “We want signed up to the scheme compared to counties staff if they don’t take advantage of the mechanisms to reach out to more businesses and more people, such as Hampshire and half the number in Kent. that have been put into place. But does business to give them the skills they need. This year we are David Smith, Area Director for LSC Sussex, believe these moves to be a threat? “If there are ramping up our focus on people who are not in explains: “Getting skilled is key to our future as a businesses offering very little in the way of staff work. We want to give them the skills they need to Artworking region in a national and international economy. development, they may be concerned by the prospect break out of the vicious cycle of unemployment and Train to Gain aims to drive up the nation’s skills by of compulsory training, but the majority of businesses poverty. And we won’t stop there. We want more tackling historic barriers to training, such as cost and already making a good investment in the right kind people to progress in learning and gaining the skills time. The progress that Train to Gain has made over of training won’t be,” said Clare Smith, Training and they need to prosper in their chosen careers.” the last year has been very encouraging indeed - Development Manager, Mayo Wynne Baxter. “As a Businesses are waking up to the fact that a highly employer satisfaction is high and more and more progressive law firm, we are not threatened by such trained workforce means a competitive business. But companies are switching on to the significant a prospect as we already know that our staff have business leaders need help navigating the training benefits it can bring. However, we need even more achieved training and experience well beyond the maze. What one business has done is link its organisations to come on board to ensure the Sussex minimum levels recommended by the Leitch report performance to training. To develop the skills of its economy can continue to thrive in the coming and we have an excellent record in making training workforce was clearly a priority for Parafix. Michael decade, when competition from other counties and opportunities available to all staff.” Punter, MD believes you get what you measure, and Train to Gain: can help every business countries will increase substantially. The only way One of the problems that business lament is that is therefore a big fan of key performance indicators develop its staff now and in the future businesses can survive is to look at the improvements often a training assessment will be carried out and (KPIs) for business, team and individual performance they can make with their own staff skills levels.” the skills that are needed identified, but in many cases management represented visually using the ‘KPI provides regular updates on a wide variety of good the training they need that delivers tangible and Marilyn Huckerby Network Director of the SEEDA “Employers will continue to struggle to find suitable candidates and keep staff turnover under this isn’t supported with a structured plan of action. Also, many business owners feel they are bombarded Tree’. If individual KPIs are achieved, then the business meets its KPIs. Often the KPI will be met courses, and several opportunities for free places by virtue of the firm’s Premier Membership as well as measurable commercial improvements right across your business’s operations. Enterprise Hubs Network said: “It is good to see training programmes available but many feel that Gatwick Skills Centre control if their approach to recruitment and retention with information and find the whole process of with training that has been identified as essential to develop the business. other linked networking and training events.” From an educational standpoint there is a vast The government has made it very clear that they will force employers to train staff if they don’t take more flexibility is needed to ensure that training caters to the diverse business needs of different is just the job Parafix takes full advantage of the services array of skills ready and waiting in colleges across the advantage of the mechanisms that have been put companies. Forcing people to meet targets or Promotional adverts keeping a balance between two brands provided by Sussex Enterprise, in the words of Sussex South East. Matt Jackson at Sussex Enterprise says: into place. At the moment, all employers can access providing grants that must be taken up by a given The Gatwick Skills Centre was established in Enterprise chief executive Mark Froud (made at their “Sussex Enterprise will visit your business and help free level 2 funding for any employee who hasn’t got deadline (which is often fast approaching by the time January 2006 to provide training and annual conference): “Since joining Sussex Enterprise you define your skills needs, find the training you a first full level 2 already. This is now being extended companies become aware the grants exist), leads development for all airport employees. The two years ago they have used all our services to need and negotiate the best deal for you. All you to level 3. This service is being delivered through to mismanaged and wasteful training. Companies centre was set up as a joint project between help them turn the business from a sleepy need to do is call us.” There are now 21 Action for Train to Gain (the brokerage part through Skills could use training money far more effectively if they BAA Gatwick, Central Sussex College, backwater into a dynamic growing business.” Business Colleges that can offer your business the South East, and the delivery part through a consortium were not limited by unnecessary time constraints. Jobcentre Plus, Sussex Enterprise, West “ Information is a key component when delivering skills package it needs to meet the challenges that which includes the seven further education colleges). As far as forcing people to train goes, there are Sussex Economic Partnership, South East any kind of skills training in the emerging markets in Europe will demand. Dr In addition, there are adult learner accounts, which clear negative connotations to this which some England Development Agency (SEEDA) and Our experience your business. But many Richard Parker at Chichester College that has Action allow individuals to access level 3 training for a companies resent.” Sussex Learning and Skills Council. “ enterprises still don’t use the for Business Accreditation says: “Our experience as subsidised amount. An airport induction programme was one as a college is that it services that are on their a college is that it is up to us and the skills brokers What Sussex Enterprise In-house training of the first courses developed by the centre. Getting skilled It gives new staff knowledge of the airport is up to us and the doorstep. However, Clare Smith of Mayo Wynne to help employers navigate their way through the training landscape. The range of training routes, has done is ask themselves two key questions: How is key to our Many businesses that have successfully utilised training to and the right customer service skills to work skills brokers to help Baxter points out that without the support of qualifications and courses is complex and can therefore be confusing. In the end it is our job to can the plethora of training opportunties help future as a region enhance their businesses have looked to their own resources in an international environment. In conjunction with Jobcentre Plus, a employers navigate services like Sussex offer a training solution to employers to meet their businesses in the region? in a national and to improve the skills of their staff. training programme was introduced to help their way through Enterprise their award needs, with access to the best available funding to And what can they do to international The apprenticeship system has unemployed people develop the skills needed ” winning training programs assist employers.” support businesses as they also come along in leaps and to get a job at the airport. Bespoke courses the training would not have been Businesses that need training understand that this develop their own training bounds over the last two years. are also devised on request. Centre Manager: Carolynn Jones ” economy The Gatwick Skills Centre was the logical landscape possible. “In the past, the firm has made use of can be a complex system to initially set up. This is why organisations like Sussex Enterprise can offer a unique strategy? Sussex Enterprise can help your training 2008 will be a record year for new apprenticeship places. step to take to raise customer service levels taking advantage of a wider range of courses various facilities provided service as they not only understand what training budget go further. They can also show you how all However, the apprenticeship system that we have across the airport and the centre manager, and qualifications as they advance their skills by Sussex Enterprise including diagnostic help sources are available in the region, they also of your training needs can be delivered in one place, does have its faults as Ian Mackay, FSB education Carolynn Jones, has worked hard to broaden and careers at the airport. The future looks towards applications for Lexcel and Investors in understand the needs and the frustrations of local by one organisation that understands your spokesman outlined: “Apprenticeship schemes are a the centre’s reach. Carolynn has worked bright for the Gatwick Skills Centre as it People quality standards, identifying suitable businesses as they evaluate training within their requirements, and have your training tailored as an big problem for small businesses because they closely with companies across the airport to prepares to expand in the spring. The centre training, assisting with funding for management organisations. The agency understands that training individual package that can be developed over time require the apprentice to gain a level 2 (and build a strong network of contacts and raise will assist in recruitment by advertising development training and access to the business needs analysis isn’t enough, which is why they are to ensure your own KPIs are met and even exceeded. awareness of the centre’s services. vacancies and putting potential new recruits Chichester College: One of the regions premier training centres Call 0845 67 888 67 leaders’ programme. Sussex Enterprise also here to champion businesses to ensure they receive Visit www.sussexenterprise.co.uk Contact Sussex Enterprise on: 0845 67 888 67. Call 0845 67 888 67 Continued> As a result, more members of staff are now in touch with airport employers. Visit www.sussexenterprise.co.uk R E A D E R O F F E R FABULOUS MUSTO Creative Artworking PRODUCTS TO BE WON! Here at The Argus we have teamed up with Musto to celebrate their brand new store launch at the heart of Brighton's fashionable shopping area, nestled in the lanes on Market Street. Pop music programme Musto’s stylish collection is driven by innovation and engineering, and it is with the same passion and spirit that The hero pieces this Spring for men include the WINDSTOPPER® Fleece Jacket, Jacquard Strip Polo and Colnell Prizes First Prize is £500 of Musto gift voucher and his and hers Evolution jacket and gillet and Musto key ring. Musto bring their product to the high Jeans, and for women the Soft Shell Second and third prize is for £200 of Musto gift street and aim to cater to those who Jacket, teamed with the Merino Crew vouchers each and Musto key ring. Twelve runners are genuinely interested in quality, reli- Top and jeans. up will all receive a Musto key ring each. ability and functionality. The collection also includes a full The new Musto Brighton shop pres- selection of fabulous accessories such How to enter ents a variety of men’s and women’s as leather gloves, belts and refined Simply answer the following question lifestyle influenced fashion, stylishly bags. by noon on Monday, March 30. and practically designed to suit your ac- For more information on MUSTO tive leisure and weekend life. Old clas- sics are combined with new innova- check out www.mustobrighton.co.uk or head down to their new store. Q On whichstore located?new Musto Brighton street is the tions to give the products a technical By Text: Start your message with “MUSTO” edge while still remaining on trend. Musto leave a space and then send your answer, name, Musto’s trademark performance and 23 Market St, and postal address in full to: 80360*. waterproof technologies including Brighton, BN1 1HH By email: place "MUSTO" in the subject header and GORE-TEX® and Primaloft® are also Monday – Saturday 9.30–5.30 leave your answer, name, contact number and full used throughout. Sunday 10.00–5.00 postal address to: competitions@theargus.co.uk. Terms and conditions: Entrants MUST be 18 and over to enter. Winners will be contacted Tuesday, March 31. Winners will be required to collect their prize from the Musto Store on Market Street. Bringing their winning letter along with ID. Standard Newsquest terms and conditions apply. Messages cost 50p plus your normal operator text charge. Text lines open 25/03/2009 and close 30/03/2009 at 23:59PM Service Provided by Newsquest Media Group. R E A D E R O F F E R FREE PINT OF ASAHI FOR ARGUS READERS AT MOSHI MOSHI STREAML NETAX SLTD JAPANESE BEER FESTIVAL! This weekend The Hiroba, Moshi Moshi’s Japanese beer Asahi. Along with the VOUCHER quirky deck cum stage in Bartholomew Moshi’s Autumn Brew, the festival will ✁ Square, will be playing host to Brighton’s also feature a range of other imported first ever Japanese beer festival. The Japanese beers, sake, shochu cock- festival takes place from midday to late, tails, and an unusual rice spirit called Friday October 23 to Sunday October 25 and Asahi are offering a FREE pint to Awamori. There will of course be popular Japanese beer Asahi available and you This voucher entitles the holder every Argus reader. can enjoy a FREE pint when you come to one free pint of Asahi. Visitors to the sushi restaurant can and see what the festival has to offer. Offer only applicable at the Moshi Moshi expect good spirit, a range of great food and lots of fun, including a ‘Big Sing’ with How to claim: Japanese Beer Festival, October 23-25, 2009. karaoke club Lucky Voice . Take your token to the Japanese Beer ✁ Terms and Conditions: One token maximum per person. Offer is available only The festival will see the launch of a Festival at Moshi Moshi in Bartholomew while stocks last. Moshi Moshi reserve the right to refuse service. Over 18s only. micro-brew specially made for Moshi Square to claim your free pint. Moshi by Shepherd Neame, the coun- Please enjoy alcohol responsibly try’s oldest brewer and makers of the
  4. Matthew Balaam 07730 953486 mattybalaam@gmail.com Diagrams and mockups Creative Artworking Mockup In paper spread for visitors to holiday show with pseudo isometric map Student discount booklet visual The Argus Overseas Property Exhibition @ Brighton Racecourse, Friday, 17th September, 2004. Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. FREE ENTRANCE Overseas Property Exhibition See what you can afford abroad TOILET DISABLED 29 RAMP 30 TOILET TATTERSHALLS 16 ENTRANCE 15 L AL H 14 17 S LL 13 18 SA ER 31 12 19 TT TA 11 20 FOOD 10 21 9 22 8 23 7 24 6 25 How to get there Facilities 5 26 Brighton Racecourse is minutes from Brighton mainline station and on the Public catering provided in the form of drinks and light refreshments as 4 BAR bus route for the no 21 and no 22 well as a fully licensed bar. 1 27 buses from the City Centre. Alternatively you can drive and use Don't forget to visit The Argus on 28 our FREE car parking facilities - parking for more than 1000 cars. stand 16 where you could win a fabulous weekend for two to Brussels! 3 REFRESHMENT AREA TOILET 2 List of exhibitors 1 A Spanish Lifestyle in association with Spanish Property Shop 17-18 Callaways 2 Universal Property Sales 19-20 Manley Properties 3 Mozaik Property 21-22 Absolute Estates TOILET 4 Florida Homes Forever 23-24 Flamenco Homes 5 Bentleys 25-26 Millennium 6-7 Cool Blue Homes 27 Sunway 8 Florida Dream Homes 28 Costa Blanca Villas 9 New Balkans 29 Morris Properties 10-13 Key Sol Properties 30 Ultra Villas 14-15 Seekers 31 Atalanta Estates 16 The Argus - win a weekend to Brussels Creative Photo manipulation Copy Creative Branding Artworking Photo-realistic logo and slogan for Christmas campaign Handout for visitors to career fair The Argus Careers and Training Fair LOND BRIGHTON STATION ON ROAD St Peters Thursday, September 25 Church A23 D PL 12midday to 7pm TRAFAL GAR STREET RICHMON AD S RO The Corn Exchange, Brighton QUEEN R PL FREE ENTRY D E CESTE R A GLOU P A D CH URCH A N P STRE ET BO G R NEW ND 1 Brighton & Hove City Council 20 City College Brighton & Hove Theatre Museum & Universityof ST Royal The Library Brighton RO 2 American Express 21 The Argus Dome PAVILION PAR NO AD RT EDW 3 East Sussex County Council 22 The Army H ARD ST 4 Family Information Service 23 Hove College Royal The Corn ST Pavilion RE 5 University of Brighton 24 Adecco Exchange ET 6 Royal College of Nursing 25 Accountancy Recruitment OLD STEINE E 7 Better Healthcare 26 St John's Ambulance EIN ST 8 University of Brighton OLD 9 Personal Telephone Fundraising OL D ST 10 EIN Lloyds TSB E MARINE 11 Overline GRA ND 12 Pitman Training JUNCTION RD The 13 Parc Recruitment ENTRANCE Palace Pier 14 IPF 15 Agincare Engage partnership 16 Kimberly Clark Career Advice Centre 17 A4e 18 EDF Energy 19 The Journalist Works 1 17 2 3 16 15 18 14 21 19 4 20 5 13 22 12 6 25 23 26 24 8 7 T 11 10 9 H E GU AREE R I CARAR S& T A I RNG F S I N
  5. Matthew Balaam 07730 953486 mattybalaam@gmail.com Adverts Creative Branding Artworking Creative Montage Artworking Brief requested style reflected Advert and poster for Brighton Fringe Festival stars of the community event which won an award for best poster 2009 Theatre Royal Brighton Thursday, August 27: 6pm Tickets still available, only £5 Email: Lucy.cross@theargus.co.uk or phone 01273 544 702 Creative Branding Artworking Creative Artworking Artworking Client requested funky but clean Sketchbook, leisure feel Working within client’s branding Shepherd &Dog Fantastic food in a tranquil setting at the foot of the South Downs with fine wines and quality real ales Sandwiches Baguettes Salads Melts Jackets Savouries Fresh Coffee & Cakes Outside Catering The Street, Fulking Tel: 01273 857382 101 Old Shoreham Road Hove BN3 7AP Great beer. Great food. Great 01273 27 27 20 atmosphere. eat@sandwichmasters.co.uk
  6. Matthew Balaam 07730 953486 mattybalaam@gmail.com Campaign case study Creative Branding Artworking A selection of final artwork for a single campaign only in The idea WHETHER eating out or cooking at home, food has The Mechanic Readers will be required to collect three tokens Facebook become one of the nation’s favourite pastimes. and attach to a coupon/ voucher to claim the offer. This is a new platform that has proved Research has shown that our readers enjoy eating The completed coupon will entitle up to six people to extremely successful with similar campaigns. out, and features and articles with a food theme are use the offer. ‘Dine for £10’ will be posted on theargus.co.uk group. amongst our most popular. Each day of the campaign we will focus on one of Facebook will be used for paid-for advertising, com- Last year’s ‘Dine for £10’ campaign exceeded all our fine dining restaurants. Each feature will be half municating with over 150,000 eyes in Brighton, Hove expectations with thousands of readers taking page and will include sales messages, a visual and and Sussex, ensuring we attract new customers to advantage of the offer. This resulted in many of the logo of the restaurant. your restaurant. restaurants operating at capacity during a tradition- We do require the coupons to be collected and Roadshows ally quiet time. returned to The Argus at the end of the campaign. The Argus promotional team – The Press Gang will With this in mind, The Argus has a fith campaign target area in Sussex with high footfall such as, planned for January 2009 again, offering readers an exclusive offer at a limited selection of the cities finest restaurants. Dates Pre promotion Starts from Thursday, January 8 Churchill Square, commuter points, city centres, high streets and the seafront to promote the offer. Radio Offer in paper Friday, January 23 To be confirmed but expected to run Two course meal The Offer WE WOULD like the ‘Dine for £10’ restaurants to Redemption period Friday, January 23 until Friday, March 27 on Southern FM. New Business This offer will generate new customers, and a glass of wine for £10. include the cities most aspirational and to offer diversity in both location and cuisine. In 2007 we fea- Benefits extra business and raise your profile. tured some prestigious names such as Due South, Blanch House and Riddle and Finns. We accept that conditions and exclusions will Pre-promotion The campaign will be pre-promoted across all Newsquest titles. These include The Argus, The Summary apply, however we want as many people to take Argus Lite, The Leaders and theargus.co.uk. With The campaign is advantageous to both The Argus advantage of the offer so require the deal to be main focus in The Argus, especially in the weeks and the participating restaurants. available for both evening and lunchtime periods running up to campaign launch. Promotions includ- The Argus will benefit from additional copy and exclusion days and times are limited. We also ing a list of participating restaurants will also fea- sale plus association with some of the cities accept that some tables will be reserved for your ture in the Guide (98,000 daily), The Leader series top restaurants. regular customers but must insist that at least (250,000 letter boxes across Sussex) The Argus Lite Our restaurant partners will gain some valuable 60% of tables are available for readers of (10,000 weekly commuter title) and on line at thear- incremental business during a traditionally quiet The Argus when the offer is available. gus.co.uk (290,000 unique visitors and 4.9 million period, positive publicity – and association with The There is We require the offer to be exclusive to our readers page impressions monthly). Argus plus some of the cities best restaurants. absolutely and to represent a good saving on your standard and In Paper NO COST to set menu prices. We accept that there will be exclu- sions from the standard menu and don’t expect your finest dishes to be included. However, we do ask that Launch with a full page in The Argus then a half page thereafter. Newsagents The Next Step The Argus will design the features so we will yourself! Our only stipula- Redemption readers can choose from a selection of starters and Newsagent vinyls at key city centre newsagents. need 150 words of copy, however we can write the tion is that the period from main courses and receive a full portion. We want cus- A2 colour bill board posters will be distributed feature on your request. We simply need interested offer is strong, Thursday, tomers that have claimed the offer, having enjoyed a to over 900 retailers across Sussex. restaurants to confirm the offer and exclusions. exclusive to January 23, 2009 great meal, to leave your restaurant with the inten- Poster Sites If you are interested in getting involved readers of The until Friday, tion of returning, recommending your restaurant to Exclusive A3 posters at 80 pubs, clubs and in this great campaign can you contact Argus with mini- March 27, 2009 friends and have increased loyalty to The Argus. venues in Brighton & Hove. Adrian Varma at The Argus on 01273 544 725. mum restrictions. R E A D E R O F F E R Riddle and Finns pan seared fillet of Bream, Riddle and Finns serve the very best Riddle & Finns fish stew and quality fresh seafood in relaxed, styl- Smoked haddock with champ ish surroundings with friendly and proscuttio. knowledgeable service. “Seafood as it should be” - The menu is full of classic seafood Gordon Ramsay dishes and suits any occasion, be it a For Valentines Day Special special celebration, a romantic meal Riddle and Finns offers a luxury with time to linger, a pre theatre bite seafood platter for two with a to eat, a business lunch or a shopping bottle of chilled champagne and recharge. an organic chocolate mousse to Just a taste of the classic sea food share, delivered to your door. menu includes mussels mariniere, For more information call 01273 smoked salmon salad, and New 721667. (This is not part of the England clam chowder. Mains include offer) ✁ The Argus is delighted to tempt you once again with this truly mouth-watering offer. Enjoy two courses Complete one of the Dine for £10 forms, and choose your restaurant. Call to reserve your table – please Dine For £10 Form and a glass of wine at a top restaurant for just £10 mention ‘The Argus Dine for £10 TO qualify for this offer collect four tokens from The Argus and take offer’ when booking. them along with this completed form to your chosen restaurant. NOW in its sixth year Dine for £10 is Each set of four tokens entitles bigger and better than ever before! up to six people to dine together. You Restaurant: Visit: By popular demand there are more may dine until Friday, March 27. theargus.co.uk/dineforten restaurants to choose from and You can dine out as often as you longer to enjoy them. With this offer wish as long as you have enough to- Name: Postcode: for full terms and you and your friends can enjoy a de- kens and a completed form for each conditions, restaurant licious two-course meal and a glass restaurant you visit. Please do not Email: @ listings and a bonus token. of wine for just £10 per person! book more than one restaurant on the same evening. Please tick if you would How often do you buy The Argus? Present your tokens and How to claim Don’t miss The Argus you like to hear about other dining offers Everyday 2–3 a week completed form to restaurant SIMPLY collect four differently numbered tokens printed in The on Monday for token from The Argus 1–4 a month Never staff whenyou place your order. Argus until Friday, February 13. fifteen of Dine for £10 Blanch House 17 Atlingworth St, Brighton BN2 1PL 0800 7818 840 blanchhouse.co.uk L: T, W, Th, F, Sa & Su D: T, W, Th, F & Sa Indian Summer East Brighton Golf Course Roedean Rd, Brighton BN2 01273 604 838 (ext 4) indian-summer.org.uk Pelham House Restaurant St Andrews Lane, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1UW 0800 9542 365 pelhamhouse.com Tokens will appear in The Argus Token one Token two (limited space Fri and Sat, book well in advance) D: F and Sa from 7pm L: M, T, W, Th, F & Sa D: M, T, W, Th & Su Brasserie Fish and Grill King’s Restaurant at The Grand (Excluding Valentines Day and Mothering Sun) until Friday Dine for £10 Dine for £10 The Waterfront, Brighton Marina BN2 5WA 97-99 Kings Rd, Brighton BN1 2FW Riddle & Finns 12 Meeting House Lane, February 13 0800 7818 830 brasseriefish-marina.co.uk 0800 9542 356 grandbrighton.co.uk Brighton BN1 2HB 0800 9542 358 info@riddle- L: M, T, W, Th, F, Sa & Su D: M, T, W, Th, F & Su L: M, T, W, Th, F & Su D: M, T, W, Th, F, Sa & Su andfinns.co.uk riddleandfinns.co.uk Due South 139 Kings Rd Arches, Brighton Beach, La Marinade 77 St George’s Rd, Kemp Town BN2 1EF L: M, T, W, Th & F D: M, T, W & Th Riddeli 129 Church Road, Hove BN3 2AE Token three Token four East Sussex BN1 2FN 0800 9542 345 0800 9542 351 lamarinaderestaurant.co.uk Four tokens, duesouth.co.uk eat@duesouth.co.uk L: T, W, Th, F & Sa D: T, W, Th, F & Sa 0800 9542 358 riddleandfinns.co.uk L: M, T, W, Th & F D: M, T, W & Th The Latin in The Lane 10 Kings Rd, Brighton Riddeli.bistro@googlemail.com plus a com- Gars 19 Prince Albert St, Brighton BN1 1HF BN1 1NE 0800 9542 364 thelatininthelane.com L: M, T, W, Th & F D: M, T, W & Th pleted form, 0800 9542 363 gars.co.uk L: M, T, W, Th, F, Sa & Su D: M, T, W, Th, F & Su Sam’s of Brighton 1 Paston Place, Brighton entitles up to L: M, T, W, Th, F, Sa & Su D: M, T, W, Th & Su The Meadow 64 Western Rd, Hove BN3 2JQ BN2 1HA 0800 7818 860 samsofbrighton.co.uk six people to Dine for £10 Dine for £10 Graze Restaurant 42 Western Rd, Hove BN3 1JD 0800 9542 343 themeadowrestaurant.co.uk L: M, T, W, Th, F & Sa D: M, T, W, Th, F & Su 0800 9542 353 graze-restaurant.co.uk L: T, W, Th, F & Sa D: T, W, Th, F & Sa (Fri before 7pm. Excluding Valentine’s Day and Mothering Sun) Dine for £10 at L: T, W, Th & F D: T, W & Th (Evening meals 6.30–7.30pm only. Not Valentine’s Day) Sevendials Restaurant 1 Buckingham Pl, Brighton one restaurant. Restaurant Seattle Brighton Marina BN2 5WA Moshi Moshi The Opticon, Bartholomew Sq, BN1 3TD 0800 7812 760 sevendialsrestaurant.co.uk 0800 9542 349 hotelseattlebrighton.com Brighton BN1 1JS 0800 7812 750 moshimoshi.co.uk L: M, T, W, Th, F & Sa D: M, T, W, Th & F Photocopies will not be accepted. Offer ends March 27, 2009. L: M, T, W, Th, F & Su D: M, T, W, Th, F & Su L: T, W, Th & F D: T, W, Th & F (Fri before 7pm. Excluding Valentine’s Day and Mothering Sun) (Excluding Valentine’s Day and Mothering Sun) (Offer excludes sushi sets, platters and seasonal platters.) Zilli Brasserie myhotel Brighton, 17 Jubilee Sq, Terms and Conditions: readers must call to reserve a table at their chosen restaurant quoting ‘The Argus Dine for Indian Summer 69 East St, Brighton Oki-Nami 6 New Rd, Brighton BN1 1UF Brighton BN1 1GE 0800 9542 350 zilli@myhotels.com £10’ offer. This offer is subject to availability and we do expect this offer to be very popular. Restaurants may with- 0800 7818 890 indian-summer.org.uk 0800 9542 354 okinami.com L: M, T, W, Th, F & Sa D: M, T, W, Th & Su hold tables for diners not wishing to claim the offer. Some dishes from the standard menu may be excluded and a L: T, W, Th, F & Sa D: M. T, W, Th, F & Su E-mail: restaurant@okinami.com (Offer excludes Fri, February 13 and Sat, February 14) specially prepared menu may apply. A service charge of not more than 12.5% may be added. L: M, T, W, Th, F & Su D: M, T, W, Th, F & Su The Argus is delighted to tempt How to claim R E A D E R O F F E R you to enjoy this mouth-watering In order to continue dining until Friday, March 27 you can order a complete set of Dine for £10 tokens with a sim- The Argus is offer until the end of March. ple text message from your mobile phone, allowing you delighted to Enjoy two course and a glass and up to six people to dine for £10 per person. tempt you once of wine at a top restaurant for By Text: Start your message with “DINE410” leave a space and then send your name, postal again with this just £10 until Friday, March 27! address and email address in full to: 80360* mouthwatering This year despite the economic doom and gloom, Dine for Visit theargus.co.uk/dineforten for full offer. Enjoy two £10 has tempted even more of you, and your friends, to dine at our fantastic selection of top fine dining restaurants. terms and conditions and restaurant listings courses and a glass of wine at *Messages cost 150p plus your normal operator text charge to cover postal charges. Please allow three working days for delivery. Vouchers will be sent first class where possible. Text lines open 12/02/2009 and close 26/03/2009 at 11:59am. Service provided by Newsquest Media Group. Standard Newsquest terms and conditions apply. top restaurants for just £10 NOW in its sixth year Dine for £10 is bigger and better than ever before! By popular demand Blanch House Tokens Co head chefs Justin Anderson Visit: theargus.co.uk/dineforten there are more restaurants to choose from and and Richard Eldon create innovative for full terms and conditions, longer to enjoy them. With this offer you and Blanch House is a hidden gem, a menus that change with the seasons restaurant listings your friends can enjoy a delicious two-course doorway tucked away on an unas- and availability to ensure that only and a bonus token. meal and a glass of wine for just £10 per person! suming street in Kemp Town just a the freshest, high quality produce is used. Meat, vegetables and dairy How to claim few minutes walk from the centre of Brighton. products are locally sourced and by text On arrival you are welcomed into organic where possible. Fish arrives Present your tokens SIMPLY collect four differently numbered tokens an award winning cocktail bar with straight from the local day boats, and completed form to printed in The Argus until Friday, February 13. Complete one of the Dine for £10 forms, and choose a menu that features a selection of from the finest local supplies. restaurant staff when your restaurant. Call to reserve your table – please classics as well as the staff’s own cre- Blanch House still stands out as you place your order. mention ‘The Argus Dine for £10 offer’ when booking. ations. the original boutique hotel restau- Each set of four tokens entitles up to six people to The restaurant nestles in the rant; stylish, creative and delicious. dine together. You may dine until Friday, March 27. back of the hotel, a simple, contem- You can dine out as often as you wish as long as porary and light room which fea- you have enough tokens and a completed form for tures an ever changing art exhibition each restaurant you visit. Please do not book more from local artists. than one restaurant on the same evening. ✁ ✁ Token One Dine For £10 Form Please tick if you would you like to hear about other dining offers from The Argus Tokens will Four tokens, plus TO qualify for this offer collect four tokens from The Argus and take them along with this com- How often do you appear in The a completed form, read The Argus? Argus until entitles up to six pleted form to your chosen restaurant. Friday people to Dine for £10 Everyday 2 – 3 a week February 13 at one restaurant. Restaurant: 1 - 4 a month Never Name: Terms and Conditions: readers must call to reserve a £10 table at their chosen restaurant quoting ‘The Argus Dine Dine for for £10’ offer. This offer is subject to availability and we Postcode: do expect this offer to be very popular. Restaurants may withhold tables for diners not wishing to claim the offer. Some dishes from the standard menu may be excluded Photocopies will not be accepted. Offer ends March 27, 2009. Email: @ and a specially prepared menu may apply. A service charge of not more than 12.5% may be added. Blanch House Restaurant Seattle The Latin in The Lane Riddle & Finns 17 Atlingworth Street, Brighton BN2 1PL Brighton Marina BN2 5WA 10 Kings Road 12 Meeting House Lane, Brighton 0800 7818 840 blanchhouse.co.uk 0800 9542 349 hotelseattlebrighton.com Brighton BN1 1NE BN1 2HB 0800 9542 358 L: T, W, Th, F, Sa & Su L: M, T, W, Th, F & Su 0800 9542 364 info@riddleandfinns.co.uk D: T, W, Th, F & Sa D: M, T, W, Th, F & Su thelatininthelane.com riddleandfinns.co.uk (Friday and Saturday have limited space (Only available for reservations excluding L: M, T, W, Th, F, Sa & Su L: M, T, W, Th & F and need to be booked well in advance) Valentine Day and Mothering Sunday) D: M, T, W, Th, F & Su D: M, T, W & Th Brasserie Fish and Grill Indian Summer The Meadow Riddeli The Waterfront, Brighton Marina 69 East Street 64 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ 129 Church Road, Hove BN3 2AE BN2 5WA 0800 7818 830 Brighton 0800 9542 343 0800 9542 358 brasseriefish-marina.co.uk 0800 7818 890 themeadowrestaurant.co.uk Riddeli.bistro@googlemail.com L: M, T, W, Th, F, Sa & Su indian-summer.org.uk L: T, W, Th, F & Sa D: T, W, Th, F & Sa riddleandfinns.co.uk D: M, T, W, Th, F & Su L: T, W, Th, F & Sa (Evening meals are valid from 6.30 -7.30pm. L: M, T, W, Th & F D: M. T, W, Th, F & Su Offer excludes Valentine Day) D: M, T, W & Th Due South Indian Summer Moshi Moshi Sam’s of Brighton 139 Kings Road Arches, Brighton East Brighton Golf Course The Opticon, Bartholomew Square, 1 Paston Place, Brighton BN2 1HA Beach, East Sussex BN1 2FN Roedean Road Brighton BN1 1JS 0800 7818 860 samsofbrighton.co.uk 0800 9542 345 eat@duesouth.co.uk Brighton BN2 0800 7812 750 moshimoshi.co.uk L: M, T, W, Th, F & Sa duesouth.co.uk 01273 604 838 (ext 4) L: T, W, Th & F D: T, W, Th & F D: M, T, W, Th, F & Su L: M, T, W, Th & F indian-summer.org.uk (Offer excludes sushi sets, (Friday’s before 7pm only. Offer excludes D: M, T, W & Th D: F and Sa from 7pm platters and seasonal platters.) Valentine Day and Mothering Suday) Gars King’s Restaurant Oki-Nami Sevendials Restaurant 19 Prince Albert Street, at The Grand 6 New Road, Brighton BN1 1UF 1 Buckingham Place, Brighton BN1 3TD To continue dining until March 27 TEXT Brighton BN1 1HF 97-99 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2FW 0800 9542 354 0800 7812 760sevendialsrestaurant.co.uk 0800 9542 363 0800 9542 356 E-mail: restaurant@okinami.com L: M, T, W, Th, F & Sa gars.co.uk grandbrighton.co.uk okinami.com D: M, T, W, Th & F L: M, T, W, Th, F, Sa & Su L: M, T, W, Th, F & Su L: M, T, W, Th, F & Su (Friday’s before 7pm only. Offer excludes Valentine Day and Mothering Sunday) The Argus, starting your message with D: M, T, W, Th & Su D: M, T, W, Th, F, Sa & Su D: M, T, W, Th, F & Su Graze Restaurant La Marinade Pelham House Restaurant Zilli Brasserie 42 Western Road, Hove BN3 1JD 77 St George’s Road St Andrews Lane, Lewes myhotel Brighton, 17 Jubilee Square 0800 9542 353 Kemp Town BN2 1EF East Sussex BN7 1UW Brighton BN1 1GE ‘DINE410’ (all one word) leave a space graze-restaurant.co.uk 0800 9542 351 0800 9542 365 pelhamhouse.com 0800 9542 350 zilli@myhotels.com L: T, W, Th & F lamarinaderestaurant.co.uk L: M, T, W, Th, F & Sa L: M, T, W, Th, F & Sa D: T, W & Th L: T, W, Th, F & Sa D: M, T, W, Th & Su D: M, T, W, Th & Su D: T, W, Th, F & Sa (Excludes Valentines Day (Offer excludes Friday, February 13 then add your name and address. and Mothering Sunday) and Saurday, February 14) Don’t miss The Argus tomorrow for token two of Dine for £10 Send to 80360* *Messages cost £1.50 plus your normal operator r £10 Dine fo text charge. 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  7. Matthew Balaam 07730 953486 mattybalaam@gmail.com Montage and retouching Photo manipulation Montage Montage Artworking A major shopping road with grass instead of tarmac Pastiche of ‘The Great Escape’ film poster albion survive the drop from league one THE PRESENT RUSSELL SLADE’S GREAT ESCAPE Creative Montage Picture to accompany low-emission cars feature RUSSELL SLADE GARY HART DEAN COX ALSO FEATURING NICKY FORSTER TOMMY ELPHICK ANDREW WHING LLOYD OWUSU ADAM HINSHELWOOD MICHEL KUIPERS ADAM VIRGO TOMMY FRASER GARY DICKER DOUG LOFT ADAM EL-ABD GARY BORROWDALE GLENN MURRAY CRAIG DAVIES CALVIN ANDREW AND FEATURING DICK KNIGHT Photo manipulation Montage Artworking Photo manipulation Montage of rail passengers engrossed Image to illustrate the “collapse” of in The Argus Lite commuter paper King Alfred tower-block scheme
  8. Matthew Balaam 07730 953486 mattybalaam@gmail.com Posters and covers Montage Artworking Creative Artworking Creative Artworking Visual metaphor: feeling trapped in current job Postmodern take on 50s design Corporate feel, free horizons search glock’n’spiel on facebook for our latest mixes Need room to grow? the free sound of the underground saturday, september 26 8pm until 4am techno to disco… house to dubstep… electro to garage… funky to left-field The Argus Careers and Training Fair tom’s bar… prince albert st… central brighton a special supplement from one road up from the beach, in the lanes at The Corn Exchange, Church Street, Brighton Thursday, 14th September 2006 10.30am – 5.00pm FREE ADMISSION a special supplement from Creative Montage Artworking Photo direction Artworking Creative Montage Artworking Christmas supplement with family focus Appeal to target demographic Spotlight on career directions in association with Paperweight Saturday, November 7, 2009 Where do you want to go? The Argus Careers & Training Fair Thursday 20th September Corn Exchange, The Dome, Brighton 12 midday – 7.00 pm FREE ENTRY Recruiters call 01273 544700 working in partnership with or email jobs@theargus.co.uk for details and a booking pack Making a success of Employer Engagement The Argus. A publication from Load up on the essentials.

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