Doing the 5K run was the idea of one of our bosses, Philip Sudlow, he wanted to encourage staff to try and ‘get fitter’. It’s been fun training altogether and team spirit has been high. There were a lot of idea’s being thrown around as to what charity we should run for and our office decided to do it as a group and run for CLIC sargent as Karen has had personal dealings with the charity. Everyone has done so well and for Ingrid and myself it was a first time run, the course was quite difficult as it is very hilly ( some of the first runners over the finish line were over heard saying it was the hardest 5k they’d ever done………now you tell me?) Continue reading
One of the policies that we enthusiastically adopt at PomPrint Designs is to offer our customers a chance of bidding for our business wherever possible. This usually means that we try to use electricians, plumbers and joiners, for example, that have come to us to have their vehicles liveried up, or had their work wear embroidered with their company logos. We also like to advertise with media that supports us, such as our friends at Waves Radio in Peterhead, more about that coming soon.
When it comes to large corporations, councils, schools, charities and private individuals, however, it is not necessarily as easy to work a reciprocal arrangement. We don’t have much of a use for ROVs (remotely operated vehicles) here in Mintlaw and, despite what my colleagues tell you, I am not quite a charity case as yet!
On that note, we come to one of the ways in which our company is able to offer its assistance to these customers – ‘Charity’. Continue reading