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New Careers Expo for Crawley residents comes to Manor Royal

The Manor Royal Careers Expo will take place on Thursday 17 May 2018 at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Crawley from 3.00pm to 8.00pm and will encourage local people to find their future.

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Crawley will be seeing a new exciting, free Careers Expo on 17 May that will help hundreds of local people of all ages and experiences discover a new career, employment or apprenticeship scheme on Manor Royal Business District.

As one of the largest and best performing commercial business areas in the South East with more than 600 companies on the patch, Manor Royal is inviting people from across Crawley, Horley and beyond to drop into a free Careers Expo, giving them the chance to informally meet potential employers, recruiters and training providers and find out more about the range of opportunities available on their doorstep.

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Open to the general public, Manor Royal businesses will be on hand from 3.00pm to 8.00pm showcasing their companies, as well as a range of free seminars being run providing advice and guidance to people of all ages, backgrounds and experiences; from students looking for their first roles, to commuters looking to work more local to home, from parents returning to work after a break with childcare, to older people looking to update their skills and try something new.

Steve Sawyer, Executive Director of Manor Royal Business District, explains:

“Each year we run a successful ‘Know Your Neighbour’ networking event for business located in Manor Royal as part of our commitment to supporting local trade and encouraging companies to trade with each other. Our new Careers Expo is an extension of this, bringing together not just local businesses, but local communities too. We know there is a wealth of careers, jobs and training opportunities across Manor Royal and we want to help people in Crawley and surrounding areas to find out more in a friendly, informal way.”

Run by Manor Royal BID, in conjunction with its marketing and events partner Prowse & Co. Ltd, the event is sponsored by not-for-profit financial services company B&CE that is located on Manor Royal and recruits many local workers.

Zoe Wright, Group Director of People, said:

“Through this event, B&CE is delighted to help foster a strong sense of community and raise the profile of the great opportunities we can provide as a local employer.

“We’ve been providing simple financial products for over 75 years and are always looking for more ways to meet the needs of working people. We couldn’t continue to do this without our dedicated, high quality workforce.”

So, whether you are currently employed, unemployed, a graduate, a parent, returning to work or simply curious to know what opportunities are available on Manor Royal, this event is for you.

You don’t need to register; just come along to the Careers Expo on Thursday 17 May 2018 at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Langley Dr, Crawley RH11 7SX from 3.00pm to 8.00pm. For more information about Manor Royal businesses and the free seminars that will be available, visit the website www.manorroyal.org

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Crawley based Elekta awarded Business Innovation Award 2019

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L-R: Steve Wort, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of Elekta, Professor Uwe Oelfke, Head of the Joint Department of Physics, The Royal Marsden and The Institute of Cancer Research, Professor Ranald Mackay, Director of Physics and Engineering, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, David Roberts, Physics Research Leader, Elekta, Giulia Thompson, Head of Physics and Research, Elekta, Ioannis Panagiotelis, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer, Elekta, Dr James McKenzie, IOP Vice President for Business

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) announces that its Elekta Unity magnetic resonance radiation therapy (MR/RT) system has been awarded the Institute of Physics (IOP) Business Innovation Award 2019.

The IOP Business Awards are the only awards recognizing companies in the UK and Ireland that have built success on the innovative application of physics. The Award is a tremendous mark of recognition that the recipient company is at the cutting edge of physics and business.

“We are honored to have received this prestigious award, which recognizes the technological tour-de-force that was achieved through the integration of high-field MR imaging and advanced linear accelerator technologies,” said Richard Hausmann, President and CEO, Elekta.

“Elekta Unity was designed to help cancer care teams deliver radiation therapy with unsurpassed visual confidence and to enable real-time personalization of cancer radiation therapy. Initial data from clinical sites around the world that are using Elekta Unity to treat patients indicate that we have achieved this critical objective.

I thank the members of the Elekta MR-Linac Consortium for the groundbreaking contributions they made to the technologic development of Elekta Unity.”

Elekta Unity combines a best-in-class linear accelerator with a high-field 1.5T MRI scanner and breakthrough real-time dose replanning software that are fully integrated to enable online adaptive radiotherapy and real-time target monitoring.

It offers real-time personalization through visualization of the treatment field with sub-millimeter resolution in five different ways; enabling instantaneous reaction to daily changes in anatomy; and allowing clinicians to see the tumor in three planes while treating the tumor with stereotactic precision.

This transforms care by offering the potential to reduce treatment margins with more certainty, expanding the treatment options available to patients and opening the door to assessing tumor response early in treatment.

Mr. Hausmann added, “This award underscores Elekta’s innovative spirit and ability to fuse its passion for cutting edge science with its fifty-year commitment to improving patient outcomes.”

To learn more, visit elekta.com/Unity.

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