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“Committed to quality and service”

When you buy a piece of jewellery, small or large, as a gift or as a treat for yourself, it is a special moment.
And because it is special you want to feel that the shop you are buying from understands and respects that – and understands you, as a valued customer.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Spring | Summer 2023

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Hot off the press: sustainable printing

By Oli Smith, Wensum Print
The printing world has been buzzing with the launch of the Xerox Iridesse, which combines the latest digital technology with impressive eco-credentials – and Wensum Print is one of the first in the Eastern region to install one.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Spring | Summer 2023

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Norfolk people called to show some heart

A charity dinner, auction and golf day supported by, and held at Barnham Broom this autumn, is anticipated to be a key driver in funding a much-needed MRI Scanner for the Cardiology Department of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH).
Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Spring | Summer 2023

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Inaugural event for UK Director Magazines

Norfolk Director, Essex Director and Suffolk Director’s first event ‘Helping to Run your Business Better’, has been hailed as a huge success by business leaders across the region.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Spring | Summer 2023

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Challenges facing the agriculture sector

East Anglia is Britain’s breadbasket and a centre for horticulture, pig and poultry farming. The region’s farmers produced crops and livestock worth £3.9 billion in 2021, across 1.4 million hectares of land.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Spring | Summer 2023

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Installing a love of nature and the outdoors

By Alison Sefton, Norwich High School for Girls
Norwich High School for Girls has long been a pioneer in the field of outdoor learning. We are based on Newmarket Road, in an incredible green site boasting 14 acres of grounds, including several areas of mature woodland.
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Lessons I have learnt: Chris Ellis  

Managing Director of Dipples Jewellers
I’m the MD of Dipples, a jewellers located in Norwich, Dereham, and Bury St Edmunds. We stock high-quality watch brands and jewellery, with one of the largest collections of diamond rings and precious gemstones in the region. I’m the fifth generation of the business, which is approaching 150 years old.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Spring | Summer 2023

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Spotlight on Rechenda Smith

Founder, Nurture Marketing
Originally from Sheringham, I have worked in marketing for 20 years and hold a postgraduate diploma in Public Relations from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. I am also one of the area leads for the Federation of Small Businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Spring| Summer 2023

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A personal view on farming changes

By Mark Hinds, Charles Stanley Wealth Managers
An Investment Manager now, I was brought up on a small holding where we kept sheep, goats and chickens. My parents ran a goat dairy business, and my father previously managed a 1,000-acre arable farm nearby. It is from this background that my perspectives are cultivated.
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My life in farming and unexpected paths

By David Moar MBE, founder of Big C Cancer Charity
Farming is in my DNA. My grandfather and grandmother farmed on the Orkney Islands in the 1900s. Having worked their way south, they settled in Geldeston on the banks of the River Waveney, taking a farm tenancy.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Spring | Summer 2023

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Norfolk Showground is open for business

By Mark Nicholas, Norfolk Showground & Events Centre
Set just outside the beautiful city of Norwich and with excellent access to the A47, the Norfolk Showground & Events Centre offers a range of amenities for businesses, from meeting room hire and conferencing facilities, to office space and areas for company away days.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Spring | Summer 2023

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HR helps businesses to grow and thrive

By Charlotte Bate, MAD-HR
MAD-HR has worked with numerous business owners whose organisation is centred in, or focused on, food or farming. Here I answer six key questions which all leaders (in any sector) can learn from.
Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Spring | Summer 2023

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IoD is helping directors adapt to changing times

By Christine Bhatt, Systematics International
Change is a constant in business
The Covid-19 pandemic was a catalyst for transforming organisations, profoundly changing how we live and work. This, combined with directors facing changes that are driven by digital transformation, rising costs and the push towards Net Zero, means that standing still is no longer an option.
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Making the most of funded leadership training

By Kathryn Horton, Turning Factor
In June 2022, The CIPD (Chartered Institute of Professional Development) Good Work Index, an annual benchmark of job quality in the UK, revealed that 20 per cent of workers planned to hand in their notice within 12 months.
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Employee Ownership Trusts on the rise

By Alex Saunders, Leathes Prior
Employee ownership trusts have become increasingly popular in recent years. To put this into context, between 2014 (when EOTs were first introduced) and 2019, 241 EOTs were set up (plus a further 34 which were established beforehand and given EOT status). Comparably, over 500 EOTs were set up in 2022 alone.
Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Spring | Summer 2023

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J Medler Ltd: 50 years building success

Established in 1973 by Norfolk businessman the late John Medler, builders merchant J Medler Ltd is a third generation family-owned business that has seen many changes and challenges over the last 50 years.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Spring | Summer 2023

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