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West Thames College Business Courses for September 2011

The Edge is the employer-focused training division of West Thames College. We work in partnership with businesses to provide strategic learning and development programmes. Our short courses are ideal for people working in small to medium sized organisations.

Courses include:

Finance for non-financial managers
High impact half-day workshops
ILM Level 2 Award in Team Leading (3 day course)
People management half-day workshops
Microsoft Office half-day workshops
Food Safety CIEH Level 2 Award
Food Safety CIEH Level 3 Award (3 day course)
Emergency First Aid HSE approved
Health and Safety in the Workplace CIEH Level 2 Award
Fire warden training

See the full document (pdf) for details.

Octink triumphs in The Sunday Times

Octink Recycling in BrentfordBrentford-based display and signage specialist Octink has been named as one of the UK's greenest businesses, for the third year running, in The Sunday Times Best Green Companies list 2011. Working in an industry that generates massive quantities of waste, Octink is leading the way as the only display and signage company to be included on this prestigious list.

Octink pioneered one of the UK's first complete recycling processes for redundant display material, known as R3 - Recover, Re-cycle, Re-use. As a result of this and other initiatives, it is ranked as the UK's fifth greenest manufacturer on this year's Best Green Companies list.

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Brentford Lock West Gets the Go-Ahead

Planning permission has been granted for the major Brentford Lock West regeneration scheme.

ISIS Waterside Regeneration has been give the go-ahead for a 6.4 hectare mixed use development which is set to transform the land surrounding the historic waterways of the Grand Union Canal.

ISIS submitted an application to redevelop the site in November 2010. The proposal outlined plans to turn the derelict buildings and vacant land into a waterside community which will encompass residential, commercial and leisure use.

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