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first_img Previous Article Next Article … in briefOn 3 Dec 2002 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. This week’s news in briefInvestment decline The prolonged decline in UK business investment has continued into the thirdquarter of 2002, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.Business investment fell by 2.8 per cent between the second and third quartersof 2002 – the seventh consecutive drop – with the decline 12.4 per centcompared to the same quarter last year.  www.statistics.gov.ukStress law welcome More than three-quarters of staff support legislation to help reduce stress,according to a report by the CIPD. A quarter of the 1,000 employees polled saytheir job is very stressful, with stress highest in the public sector,particularly the NHS and local government. Legislation to reduce stressincludes the introduction of work councils, limiting working hours and theright for staff to claim work-related stress damages.  www.cipd.co.ukUK students miss out UK students are missing out on top jobs in Europe because they lack theskills or the right attitude, a new study claims. The survey of 5,000 students acrossEurope reveals that the British are less likely to speak a foreign language,and less inclined to leave friends to work abroad. Just 36 per cent of Britishstudents believe they have what it takes to succeed abroad, compared to 63 percent Europe-wide.  www.hobsons.co.ukLas Vegas winner The winner of the recent CBA Recruitment/PersonnelToday.com competition towin a holiday in Las Vegas has been drawn at random and is Alison Campbell, HRmanager at Thames Water. Alison wins four nights in Las Vegas, staying at theworld famous Sahara Hotel. Congratulations to Alison, and our thanks to CBARecruitment for their generous sponsorship.  www.cbarecruitment.com Comments are closed. last_img read more

‘Rumble with the Agents’ needs knockout property agent boxers!

first_imgThis year ‘Rumble with the Agents’, the hugely popular annual white-collar charity boxing event hosted by Landlord Action and sponsored by Hamilton Fraser, is fundraising for Inclusion Barnet, a charity which provides vital support for people with disabilities.Paul Shamplina set up the event six years ago and runs it with his wife Rita, now he’s looking for ten individuals from the property sector to try their hand at boxing.You need to sign up by 7th February to join this free, fully structured and supervised boxing training program to ensure optimum physical fitness and teach participants the correct techniques will be provided by JA Boxing in north London.Participants are not required to have any previous experience, just a desire to learn a new skill, get fit in three months and support an excellent local charity.THE CHARITYInclusion Barnet is a Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisation (DDPO), which means that their staff and trustees have lived experience of disability, including mental health issues and long-term conditions. They use their lived experience to raise awareness and educate society about the barriers faced by disabled people and how people can work together to remove those barriers. Those living with disability often find it very hard to access to the services and resources they need to help them live the life they want to live, which is where Inclusion Barnet provides vital support.PAUL SHAMPLINA SAYS “I’ve been a keen boxer for many years. Boxing not only helps me keep fit, it’s a stress reliever, motivator, confidence builder and has taught me discipline. I know an increasing number of boxing clubs are doing an outstanding job to ensure that the experiences they offer are fully inclusive, and that is why we feel that this year’s charity is a perfect fit for Rumble with the Agents 2020.”As before, the evening will consist of five fights, which will be three two-minute rounds each, a sit down three-course meal, charity auction and raffle.The event, which so far has raised a total of £93,000 for various charities, is open to agents, property professionals, suppliers and landlords and will take place on Thursday 21st May 2020, at Holiday Inn, Avenue Banqueting, 58 Regents Park Road, London, N3 3JN.To find out more, volunteer to take part, buy tickets or donate something for the raffle/ auction please email Rita Shamplina on [email protected] or call 07790 569501.Tickets to attend ‘Rumble with the Agents’ are now on sale (www.rumblewiththeagents.co.uk).Paul Shamplina Rumble with the Agents February 3, 2020Nigel LewisAny comments? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Agencies & People » ‘Rumble with the Agents’ needs knockout property agent boxers! previous nextAgencies & People‘Rumble with the Agents’ needs knockout property agent boxers!Paul Shamplina of Landlord Action is raising funds for charity Inclusion Barnet which provides support for people with disabilities.Sheila Manchester3rd February 20200545 Viewslast_img read more