Bromsgrove Basepoint held a World Cup Sweepstake to help raise funds for the Dodford Children’s Holiday Farm. Each Licensee pulled a team from a hat, the competition was fierce with Licensees buying multiple teams in order to gain one of their favourites. With sweepstake flags on each door of those taking part everyone got into the spirit of the games. Live coverage of matches were shown in the Centre’s breakout area with the England v Germany game being the most entertaining. Bacon and sausage sandwiches were provided by Elaine and Laura to feed the anticipating viewers.
Showing news for July 2010.
Sam Woolmer, a receptionist from Basepoint Luton took on a challenge! trekking across India to raise money for Keech Cottage, Basepoint's nominated children's charity. The photos attached show the trekkers at a cancer hospice in Delhi; trekkers painting the inside of the hospice; children in the playground - in Sam's words "they were so happy I've never seen anything like it, and we had to show them how to use the swings as they'd never seen them before." a picture of the Nurses Consultation room in the hospice where Sam painted the Keech Heart logo to brighten up the room. A final shot of the finished project with all the equipment in place after 3 hard days of working and digging in 45 degree heat along with 2 days of monsoon rains!
Bromsgrove Basepoint asked all their licensee’s what they thought about the Business Centre and the response was over whelming. Over the week nearly 30 replies were entered into a draw with the winner receiving a bottle of wine. Jenna of Jolly Media Productions wrote the winning testimonial: Basepoint is not only professional, reliable and helpful but also provides excellent social events and makes work fun. Other licensees wrote: Lime Marketing - Basepoint staff is very helpful and supportive. The centre is perfect for businesses trying to grow. Bluebird Care - A total professional service provided by the staff of Basepoint giving a professional image to all who have offices within the centre. It also has great networking events and facilities. Liber8ing - Everyone is always impressed by the building. The ambience gives an excellent first impression and the staff couldn’t be more helpful. To contact the centre call 01527 834600 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Their sunflower grew to 130cm at the end of the competition and is still growing. Well done to all the pupils who took part. A £250 voucher will be presented to the school when they return in September.
During the depths of the recession in 2009, many small businesses were struggling to survive; The BDO Stoy Hayward Industry Watch Report estimated that 32,300 businesses failed in 2009. Many would be daunted at the prospect of launching a business during this difficult time, but Exeter based telesales company, Fix247 Ltd, did just that and have become a success with the help of Basepoint.