Entries by marie

The Seevent Stars Ran for their Life!!

The Seevent Stars ran, walked and jogged all in the name of charity on 21st June 2015. Against all odds and some trepidation we did it !! raising an amazing £1581.83 for Cancer Research in the process 🙂 We would like to thank everyone that sponsored and supported us and well done to all for taking part […]

‘The Seevent Stars’ Race for Life

We have all experienced loss in our life at some time or another, and most of us would have experienced the loss through cancer. In the UK today there are an estimated 2.5 million people who have been diagnosed with cancer, which is an increase of almost half a million in comparison to the previous five […]

Fit for the future

Understanding your business is crucial to making it successful, but does it stop there? Improving your working environment is also a key factor in your businesses success, Morale (also known as esprit de corps) is the capacity of a group’s members to maintain belief in an institution or goal, particularly in the face of opposition or […]

Sussex Manufacturing

Living and working in Sussex has many rewards, beautiful beaches, The Downs National Park, mostly good weather and a thriving manufacturing industry. We all know that the North has always held the coveted title for manufacturing, however businesses have started to migrate to other parts of the UK, and Sussex is proud to play its part!! as such BBC Radio […]

Spring Clean your Business

Now that Christmas is a distant memory and cupids bow has been put away for another year we can look forward to the promise of springtime….. The anticipation of our days getting longer and warmer, the excitement of a fresh start to rejuvenate, renew and regrow, we especially  look forward to this time of the year. […]

To Resolve or not to Resolve……

New Year and traditionally the time for making a Resolution!! did you make any? if so how many have you broken? A survey of 2,000 people carried out in 2014 showed that 42% of participants set themselves a New Years’ Resolution, however, most failed. In fact, the study showed that almost two in three people didn’t succeed, […]

Bah, humbug !!!

We all know the saying Bah humbug!! which was popularised by the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, his miserly ways and the three visiting ghosts,  past, present and future… Inspired by his own childhood and frequent walks through the lowly parts of London town , Charles Dickens wrote ‘ A Christmas Carol’ in just six weeks!! It was […]

Charity Dinner

Trick or Treat ?  October has arrived with a bang !!!  the leaves have changed from the summer greens to the autumnal hues of red and gold and the streets were alive or Dead ? with ghosts, witches and glowing pumpkins. However it was also the month GRS and Lafarge Tarmac hosted a charity dinner for the […]

Media Marketing

  “Technology” is often seen as a dirty word, forcing companies to update manufacturing equipment and processes to ‘keep up with the Jones’s’. However some advances,  such as those in communication,  have helped the small business to  SHOUT!!! about their services and products too (and as loudly as ‘the Jones’s’). Although Websites are the most obvious choice for advertising your business, as customers (and […]

The Changing Seasons

We’ve enjoyed an unusually long summer season this year with average temperatures around 22° C and although this has been good for all our gardens, social events and suntans it has a direct impact on sales for both our packers and distributors. With the uncharacteristic temperatures it has proven good news for the aggregate, DIY and building trades who have continued to […]