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14 the advertizer When will you get your State Pension? Are you a woman born in the 1950’s affected by the State Pension delays? Did you know you will no longer get your pension at 60 and could lose up to £45,000. Were you given adequate notice of this? WASPI is a campaign group representing almost 3.8 million women across the UK with approximately 8000 women affected across Renfrewshire alone. If you had little or no notice of the delays to the State Pension age of up to 7 years, you can get further information at waspi.co.uk or email waspiglas73@Rmail.com where you will be put in touch with a local contact in Renfrewshire. Find out more by joining the WASPI Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Dunbartonshire & Renfrewshire Facebook Group. Join us to get Justice for 1950’s Women! Check your Pension at www.gov.uk/statepension-age Renfrewshire Chamber B2B Register Now for Renfrewshire Chamber’s annual B2B event Renfrewshire’s largest free business event returns to Paisley for the 8th consecutive year on Thursday 10th May at the Lagoon, Paisley. “Business Matters in Renfrewshire –your local B2B event” is organised by Renfrewshire Chamber and is open to all members & non-members, business people, start-ups, senior school pupils and students. With 50+ exhibitors and 6 seminars running throughout the day the event is sponsored by Paisley.is, the new destination brand for Paisley & Renfrewshire. Seminar line-up: 10.15-11.00 “Paisley.is: how your business can benefit” with the Paisley.is team & Renfrewshire Council 11.15-12.00 “Anti-Social Media” with NSDesign 12.15-13.00 “Start up in Renfrewshire!” with Business Gateway & Invest in Renfrewshire 13.15-14.00 “How to win business using LinkedIn” with fatBuzz 14.15-15.00 “What you need to know about GDPR” with MacRoberts 15.15-16.00 “Leadership – hoping isn’t good enough” with bfpeople Commenting on the event chief exec Bob Grant said “Renfrewshire’s largest free business event is an excellent way to engage with the wider business community. There is a varied and interesting line-up of six informative seminars for you to attend throughout the day so please register your free place now. We are expecting 50 + exhibitors and where else do you get the opportunity to network with so many companies in one go? It’s a great use of time and I would encourage you and your colleagues to attend. The free informative seminars are an excellent way to learn new skills and refresh old ones. We look forward to welcoming you on the day.” http://www.renfrewshirechamber.com/event/b2b-exhibition-2018/ £145, 000 Technology Investment Approved by Council Inverclyde Council has approved a £145,000 investment to improve and develop its online services. Currently the majority consist of one way ‘eforms’ which generate an email to the Customer Service Centre who pass on the information to the appropriate service. The Council’s Policy & Resources Committee has approved the investment to develop ‘pay for it’, ‘book it’ and ‘report it’ type services across multiple platforms and channels. Convener and Council Leader Councillor Stephen McCabe said: “The vast majority of people now use smartphones or tablets so it is vital we do all that we can to improve our digital and online interactions. “This investment will allow is to increase the scope of services we are able to offer digitally and also provide a more joined-up process – improving the online experience of our customers and our own performance.” Over 95% of the population of Inverclyde have access to super-fast broadband and free Wi-Fi is available in all of Inverclyde’s public libraries. Weir Networking Some readers have been asking when the next Weir Networking Business event will take place. These are now held quarterly, on a Wednesday in Amaretto, Bridge of Weir. Dates as follows: Wed 13th June, Wed 12th September, Wed 5th December. Breakfast starts at 9.30am. There is a cover charge of £5. Please email email@example.com or visit their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Weir-Networking-350783798430333/ We look forward to welcoming you all. deadline date for our june issue - Friday 18th May - You don’t want to miss it!!
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