Neil Rogers

All aboard! International sailing event sponsored by BT Cornwall

By Neil Rogers, President Global Government, BT Global Services

I find that sailing competitions — or regattas as they are more commonly referred to — always get the pulses racing. The Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta is no exception.

Next year’s competition sets sail from Falmouth in August 2014. Up to 30 training vessels and tall ships from around the world will gather for four days of festivities, before taking part in four days of competitive racing as they head to the finish port, Royal Greenwich. [Read more...]

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Employment, growth and innovation on South Tyneside

By Neil Rogers, President Global Government, BT Global Services

The redevelopment seen on Tyneside over the last 20 years has been phenomenal.

The region has managed to change its skin and prosper, without losing its identity; and theatres, concert halls and art galleries are thriving where ship building and coal mining were once the stock-in-trade.

South Tyneside Council, like many other local authorities, is facing the challenge of having to do more with less, while continuing to make a success of economic regeneration. And keeping momentum in the growth of the local area has been rooted in efficiencies found in reshaping public service for the better. [Read more...]

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Helping to make history

By Kevin Hazell

I was in the event services team — the unofficial face of the Games. We were the meeters and greeters, showing people where they needed to be, and where the nearest toilet or bar was. To be honest it was very basic stuff, yet it was a fantastic opportunity just to be there.

Originally I was stationed to the Paralympics. Then I got allocated at Wembley for the Olympic football tournament too. The whole vibe of the event, whether it was Wembley or the Olympic park, was just brilliant. [Read more...]

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BT wishes you and your family a very happy holiday and a peaceful 2013

BT wishes you and your family a very happy holiday and a peaceful 2013 [Read more...]