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Working Well... Martel-Dunn Recruitment Consultants Embrace Social Media Who would have thought, back in those halcyon days of 1998, when Martel-Dunn Recruitment was established, that they would now be regularly posting jobs and business updates on social media sites and within seconds reaching their target market? Thankfully gone are the days of dread and trepidation in electronically connecting with their clients and candidates, lest every man and his dog were to view their emails. Oh how speedily and confidently the world has turned! Working in a challenging and shifting employment market, Martel-Dunn Recruitment has always put the needs of their clients and candidates first and pride themselves on NEVER compromising on confidentiality. So when the time came to consider utilising social media they contacted thebestof Guernsey to take the strain and manage this side of their business. “Outsourcing our social media management to thebestof Guernsey was well timed and allows us to get on with our core business of consulting with clients and candidates. We are excited by the speed of change within social media in particular, and our critical business decision to outsource to the professionals at the bestof Guernsey has enabled us to embrace this change.” Sandra Martel-Dunn – Martel-Dunn Recruitment

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Martel-Dunn Recruitment sponsor several Touch Rugby teams in the summer and winter leagues as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy and having a Facebook presence has been a great way of engaging with the players, promoting their games and highlighting the ‘Martel-Dunn Recruits’ wins. “As a local business, being part of thebestof Guernsey has extended our client range, resulting in some excellent business referrals. In addition, the regular networking events have enabled us to enjoy the company of other owner-managed businesses in an informal and fun way. Between them, Kate and Nicole have conjured up a close client camaraderie for which they should be duly proud and we are delighted that they have worked their magic on us!” Sandra Martel-Dunn – Martel-Dunn Recruitment Martel-Dunn Recruitment No 3 Cornet Street St Peter Port Guernsey, GY1 1BZ 01481 730565 www.martel-dunn.com Find Martel-Dunn Recruitment on: Facebook - www.facebook.com/marteldunnrecruitment Twitter - @MartelDunn

Update January 2013


We’ve uncovered more hidden gems over the last few weeks. A big welcome to the following businesses who have joined us recently: ‘We’re delighted to have welcomed more new members over the last few weeks. Here’s an introduction to the following local businesses that have joined us:’

Give them a call & make them feel welcome Give them a call & make them feel welcome Forest Road Garage

…is an independent family run Forest Road Garage new and used car dealer offering …is an independent family run a wide range of quality vehicles, new and used car dealer offering specialising in of Mazda and Kia a wide range quality vehicles, models, as well as professional specialising in Mazda and Kia car repairs models, asand wellservicing. as professional car repairs servicing. Call: 01481 and 235753 or Email: sales.frg@cwgsy.net Call: 01481 235753 or Email: sales.frg@cwgsy.net

Officeworks Officeworks

…are…are professional andand friendly professional friendly specialists in office partitioning specialists in office partitioning and equipment andand suspended and equipment suspended ceiling services offering free ceiling services offering free consultations, free quotes andand consultations, free quotes service. greatgreat service. 01481 241416 or Email: Call:Call: 01481 241416 or Email: mmeale@officeworksgsy.com mmeale@officeworksgsy.com

The & TheFarmhouse Farmhouse Hotel Hotel & Restaurant Restaurant …is …isa acontemporary contemporary44star star boutiquehotel hoteloffering offeringstylish stylish boutique accommodation, wine and dine accommodation, wine and dine restaurant, seasonal award winning restaurant seasonal award winning a la carte menu, function rooms, a la carte menu, function rooms, conferencefacilities, facilities,bars barsand and the the conference perfect wedding venue with its perfect wedding venue with its beautiful gardens, gazebos and beautiful gardens, gazebos and outdoor swimming pool. outdoor swimming pool. Call: 01481 264181 or Email: Call: 01481 264181 or Email: enquiries@thefarmhouse.gg enquiries@thefarmhouse.gg

Perelle Butchers

..is a professional and friendly Clydesdale Bank

family butchers offering the …offers savings products finest quality meats carefully designed for residents of offshore selected to ensure the best centres, expatriates, and those flavours all at excellent value. using tax structures that need Call:offshore 01481 266028 flexible financial Or Email: enq@perelle-butchery.co.uk solutions.

Call: 01481 754910 or Email: info@ clydesdalebankinternational.gg

Aerial-i

…offers a low level kite and pole

Aerial-i aerial photography service, as

aerialigsy@gmail.com Call: 07781 126479 or Email: aerialigsy@gmail.com

…offers a low level kite and pole well as stunning light painting aerial photography service, as and creative photographic well as other stunning light painting formats for a diverse range of and other creative photographic clients. formats for a diverse range of clients. Call: 07781 126479 or Email:

1st Point Electrical

1sta Point Electrical …is small team of experienced …is a small team of experienced qualified electricians able to qualified electricians able to provide cost-effective domestic provide cost-effective domestic and commercial electrical and commercial electrical services. They also alsooffer offeraawide wide services. They range of specialist services range of specialist services including underfloorheating, heating, including underfloor indoor and outdoor LED lighting indoor and outdoor LED lighting and renewable energy. and renewable energy. Call: Call: 01481 01481 247136 247136 or Email: 1stpoint@cwgsy.net 1stpoint@cwgsy.net

Rockmount Rockmount

… is gastro pub pub in in … aisfamily-run a family-run gastro one of Guernsey’s finest locations one of Guernsey’s finest locations offering delicious bar bar meals every offering delicious meals every day, a dedicated sports bar, the day, a dedicated sports bar, the Rocky Rooftop with stunning sea Rocky Rooftop with stunning sea views and live music in the public views and live music in the public bar.

bar. Call: 01481 256757 or Email: Call: 01481 256757 or Email: reservations@cobobayhotel.com reservations@cobobayhotel.com

Pro Clean

Pro … is a Clean car valeting service which

… is a pride car valeting service takes in cleaning eachwhich takes pride in new, cleaning each vehicle, old or at your home orold work. are vehicle, or Pro new,Clean at your self-sufficient with their own home or work. Pro Clean are water and electricity supply, selfsufficient with their own water Honda pressure washer, machine and electricity supply, Honda buffer andwasher, only themachine best Auto pressure buffer Glym products. and only the best Auto Glym products. Call: 07781 439689 or Email: procleanvaleting@yahoo.co.uk Call: 07781 439689 or Email: procleanvaleting@yahoo.co.uk


Business Spotlight...

Rohais Dental Surgery provide appropriate dental care of a high standard and at a reasonable price. Originally established in 1973 as Tom Milner in the Grange, Pam Allaway took over the practice and moved to the Rohais in 1990, first at the Medical Centre and then to the present address in Badminton Hall Drive. The practice has been modernised over the years to keep abreast of new dentistry techniques and equipment to make the patients’ treatment more comfortable. The surgery is conveniently situated off the main road behind Roy’s Ceramics where there is designated surgery parking.

The Clinical Team Pam Allaway BDS Pam was born and educated in Guernsey and trained as a dentist at Bristol University Dental School, qualifying in 1970. She had been in general practice in the UK for 10 years before returning to Guernsey in 1984 and taking over Tom Milner’s Practice. Besides this practice, Pam worked part-time at the School Dental Clinic (now Children’s Dental Service) for eight years. Tracey Wilkinson Tracey has been in dental nursing for many years with a short break to have her son Joe. She was formerly a dental nurse at Children’s Dental Clinic where she took the opportunity to take the National Dental Nurse Exam, which she passed in 1998. She later attained the Oral Health Education Certificate in 2003. Tracey thoroughly enjoys the challenges of general dentistry since joining the Rohais Dental Surgery. Pam and Tracey both undertake regular training and attend courses to keep up to date with the latest techniques and materials. For your safety, they comply with all the relevant UK / EU standards on cross infection and sterilisation procedures.

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Cosmetic Dentistry - tooth coloured fillings, porcelain veneers, crowns and tooth whitening. Orthodontics - simple tooth straightening treatments referring patients to a qualified orthodontist in Guernsey. Implants - patients who request implants are referred to a local surgeon who can advise them. Dentures - a more cost-effective alternative to bridgework or implants. Anxious patients - as a team, we address your concerns and have a CD player for your personal choice of music if you wish to bring it with you, or can accommodate ipods or MP3 players. Failing that we have a selection of teddies to grip! Conscious Sedation - this can be ‘inhalation sedation’ which is breathing a mixture of special gases to relax you, sometimes known as gas and air or Entonox. Sedative Drugs - Administered by an injection into a vein in your arm. IV Sedation General Anaesthesia - (available at the PEH for the extremely anxious patient). Children - children are very welcome at the practice.

A current fee scale is available and you will always be given an estimate of any treatment. Please contact Rohais Dental Surgery if you require further information on any treatment or to make an appointment.

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