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This is a free service. Send brief details to The Journal, Groat Market, Newcastle, NE1 1ED. Tel: (0191) 201-6290; email: iain.laing@ncjmedia.co.uk or fax (0191) 261-8869. Entries must reach us by Friday before publication.

22 - Employment Law for Beginners. Open Training Course in Newcastle. For further details please contact Deborah Gill at Weightman Associates on (01670) 737318.

22 - Exceed your Customer Expectations. Event hosted by Zest Innovation and Service Network. At Bede's World, Jarrow. Free to Service Network members, £30 plus vat to others. Reserve on (0191) 519-7373.

22 - Durham Business School, in partnership with Business Clubs North-East, is hosting a free seminar to allow businesses including member companies of the region's eight business clubs to exchange experiences with students on the Business School's flagship MBA programme. Register online at www.bcne.org.uk or contact Jessica Trotman at BCNE on (0191) 387-1924 or by email on info@bcne.org.uk

23-25 - Northern Society of Chartered Accountants' Redworth weekend conference.

Redworth Hall Hotel, near Darlington. Contact Marie Rice, email marie.rice@icaew.com

26 - Presentation Skills. Open training course in Newcastle. For further details please contact Deborah Gill at Weightman Associates on (01670) 737318.

27 - In Conversation With Alan Timothy, chief scientist at Rocket Science. Discussion with the entrepreneur behind a successful multi-million pound data management business. At Tees Valley Regeneration, Teesdale Business Park, Stockton. 6pm. Free to Bridge Club members. £15 plus vat to IoD/NECC members. £25 to others. Register on a.smith@bridgeclubnorth.com or phone (0191) 230-5742.

27 - Training of Trainers. Open training course in Newcastle. For further details please contact Deborah Gill at Weightman Associates on (01670) 737318.

28 - The working mum: How to nurture your business and your family. An event organised by Women Into the Network. Sponsored by Business Link. At The People's Theatre, Newcastle. Noon to 2pm.

To book a place on this event go to www.womenin tothenetwork.co.uk - (members must login first to receive members' rate) and go to Members (CORRECT AS SUPPLIED) Calendar

Alternatively, contact Donna McCrate on (0191) 334-5502 or email: donna.mccrate@durham. ac.uk

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