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Missed Opportunity On Opt-Out Scheme For Competition Private Actions – CBI…

December 23, 2013 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Missed Opportunity On Opt-Out Scheme For Competition Private Actions – CBI…
Missed Opportunity On Opt-Out Scheme For Competition Private Actions – CBI…

The CBI commented on the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee’s report on the Government’s draft Consumer Rights Bill.
Katja Hall, CBI Chief Policy Director, said:
“Although this report brings clarity to several areas of the draft Bill, …

Schools take advantage of discount travel ticket…

December 23, 2013 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Schools take advantage of discount travel ticket…
Schools take advantage of discount travel ticket

Teachers and pupils have been spreading Christmas cheer after taking advantage of a new ticket which allows discount travel for schools on the region’s public transport network.
Transport authority Centro’s nNetwork Class Pass allows six teachers and …

Zeel aims for European glory after winning national award…

December 23, 2013 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Zeel aims for European glory after winning national award…
Rav Cheema, MD

A leading Wolverhampton technology specialist has capped a record year by being crowned national champions in a prestigious awards competition.
Zeel Solutions, which provide automated solutions for Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), Vendor Management services and Travel …

Midlands agency launches fresh take on the age old company Christmas card…

December 23, 2013 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Midlands agency launches fresh take on the age old company Christmas card…
WAA CEO and founder Andy Wilson

Integrated marketing agency WAA has produced an innovative take on the traditional company Christmas card with their Can You Crack Christmas? campaign.
The agency has collaborated with illustrator Mick Marston to produce a set of twelve illustrated festive riddles – each one …

CBI’S FULL RESPONSE TO AIRPORTS COMMISSION INTERIM REPORT…

December 18, 2013 – 9:07 am | Comments Off on CBI’S FULL RESPONSE TO AIRPORTS COMMISSION INTERIM REPORT…
CBI’S FULL RESPONSE TO AIRPORTS COMMISSION INTERIM REPORT…

The CBI gave its reaction to the interim report of the Airports Commission.
John Cridland, CBI Director-General, said:
“We welcome the interim report of the independent Airports Commission, which is emphatic about the need for new runway …

Job Security Index shows a glimmer of light in workers’ confidence in job security for 2014…

December 18, 2013 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Job Security Index shows a glimmer of light in workers’ confidence in job security for 2014…
Mark Holweger, Director at Legal & General

Legal & General’s Job Security Index shows a glimmer of light in workers’ confidence in job security for 2014. The number of workers who currently believe they are at risk of redundancy has halved

Legal & …

Momentum Remains Strong In The Manufacturing Sector – CBI Survey…

December 18, 2013 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Momentum Remains Strong In The Manufacturing Sector – CBI Survey…
Stephen Gifford, CBI Director

Growth in the UK’s manufacturing sector continued to strengthen with order books and output touching an 18-year high for the second consecutive month, according to the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey.
The survey of nearly 400 …

MORE THAN HALF OF FIRMS EXPECT TO CREATE NEW JOBS…

December 17, 2013 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on MORE THAN HALF OF FIRMS EXPECT TO CREATE NEW JOBS…
MORE THAN HALF OF FIRMS EXPECT TO CREATE NEW JOBS…

MORE THAN HALF OF FIRMS EXPECT TO CREATE NEW JOBS – A POST-RECESSION FIRST – CBI/ACCENTURE SURVEY
Pay caution and flexible contracts underpin jobs growth
More companies expect to create jobs than not over the next 12 …

CBI INITIAL RESPONSE TO AIRPORTS COMMISSION INTERIM REPORT…

December 17, 2013 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on CBI INITIAL RESPONSE TO AIRPORTS COMMISSION INTERIM REPORT…
john cridland cbi

The CBI today gave its initial response to the interim report of the Airports Commission. A full reaction will follow later.
John Cridland, CBI Director-General, said:
“We welcome the interim report of the independent Airports Commission, which …

On of the most exciting trends for 2014 will be big data…

December 17, 2013 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on On of the most exciting trends for 2014 will be big data…
On of the most exciting trends for 2014 will be big data...

Hydrogen predicts that big data projects will become major catalysts in the creation of global tech hubs, attracting top professionals from around the world to the countries that specialise in this sector.
Dominic McNamara, Global Leader …

Work experience scheme for graduates wins funding…

December 17, 2013 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Work experience scheme for graduates wins funding…
Work experience scheme for graduates wins funding…

A University of Wolverhampton project helping graduates get paid work placements has won nearly £90,000 funding.
The Step programme puts graduates into extended work experience placements, helping them gain vital training and earn money while doing …

Public transport is just the ticket for Christmas…

December 13, 2013 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Public transport is just the ticket for Christmas…
Cllr John McNicholas

Christmas shoppers and revellers are being urged to leave the car at home and take advantage of public transport this festive period.
With a Christmas crackdown on drink driving already underway by West Midlands Police, those …

University joins forces with city’s new health and social care consumer champs…

December 13, 2013 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on University joins forces with city’s new health and social care consumer champs…
CU Healthwatch

Coventry University is working in partnership with a new health and social care consumer group on a pilot project recruiting student volunteers to assess vital services across the city.
The University’s Faculty of Health and Life …

Minimise Christmas party carnage to avoid claims…

December 13, 2013 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Minimise Christmas party carnage to avoid claims…
Darryll Thomas

The office Christmas party is one of the highlights of the year for most workplaces, but Birmingham law firm The Wilkes Partnership is advising employers to ensure they have measures in place to avoid inappropriate …

Work on new ST Peter’s Hospice garden room is well under way in Brentry…

December 13, 2013 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Work on new ST Peter’s Hospice garden room is well under way in Brentry…
Rupert and Aron from Westwind Oak with Elaine and Simon Carraffi from St Peter's Hospice

A much-anticipated extension of the St Peter’s Hospice in Brentry is well underway with the completion of the solid oak frame of the structure this week.
Made from 16-tonnes of handcrafted oak, 150 oak beams and …

Market research company joins the Staffordshire Marketing Academy…

December 13, 2013 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Market research company joins the Staffordshire Marketing Academy…
Tom Parry, owner of Ask Your Staff

The Staffordshire Marketing Academy (SMA) has welcomed the market research agency Ask Your Staff, as a new member. The company brings additional market intelligence to the SMA and enhances the group’s offering to include customer satisfaction and staff …

HOTPOD YOGA IS HEADING TO THE MIDLANDS…

December 13, 2013 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on HOTPOD YOGA IS HEADING TO THE MIDLANDS…
HOTPOD YOGA IS HEADING TO THE MIDLANDS...

Following the overwhelming success of their first franchise in Swansea and sell-out classes in London, Hotpod Yoga is delighted to announce the launch of their Birmingham franchise! With 9 sessions per week starting on 4th …

Precision gear manufacturer appoints technical PR firm…

December 13, 2013 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Precision gear manufacturer appoints technical PR firm…
Precision gear manufacturer appoints technical PR firm

Manufacturer and supplier of motion control products Harmonic Drive has appointed technical and technology PR agency Stone Junction to handle its UK media relations. Harmonic Drive, which provides strainwave gears and transmission equipment to the aerospace, military and …

Ibstock donates bricks to community project…

December 13, 2013 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Ibstock donates bricks to community project…
IBSTOCK DONATES BRICKS TO COMMUNITY PROJECT

A community project near Newcastle-under-Lyme is set to create a new communal garden area, after winning a competition run by Ibstock Brick to celebrate the redevelopment of its Chesterton factory.
The UK’s largest brickmaker ran a …

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