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Hexagon Metrology Co-operates with Olympic Skeleton Team…

January 8, 2014 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Hexagon Metrology Co-operates with Olympic Skeleton Team…
kristan bromley skeleton

Multiple Skeleton champion Kristan Bromley’s technicians use Hexagon’s ROMER Absolute Arm to optimise sled design and set-up for the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Hexagon Metrology has started a co-operation with the UK-based skeleton racing team Bromley Technologies. …

Pertemps Network keeping it in the Family…

January 8, 2014 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Pertemps Network keeping it in the Family…
Pertemps Network keeping it in the Family…

Family values have been ever-present throughout the fifty-three year history of Pertemps, the UK’s leading privately-owned recruitment agency, a philosophy which underpins the company’s latest partnership deal that sees it extend its support of other …

Infrastructure key to healing Bristol’s damaging north-south divide…

January 8, 2014 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Infrastructure key to healing Bristol’s damaging north-south divide…
Infrastructure key to healing Bristol’s damaging north-south divide…

Improving the area’s infrastructure can play a key role in helping to seal Bristol’s damaging north-south divide.
That’s according to city logistics expert Tim Davies from Colliers International who is urging a prompt start on key …

CBI RESPONDS TO LABOUR PROPOSALS ON AGENCY WORKERS…

January 6, 2014 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on CBI RESPONDS TO LABOUR PROPOSALS ON AGENCY WORKERS…
CBI RESPONDS TO LABOUR PROPOSALS ON AGENCY WORKERS…

The CBI commented on Labour’s proposals to amend the UK interpretation of the Agency Worker’s Directive.
Katja Hall, CBI Chief Policy Director, said:
“The flexible labour market in this country has saved jobs and kept our economy …

OPTIMISM JUMPS AMONG LONDON BUSINESSES – CBI/KPMG…

December 24, 2013 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on OPTIMISM JUMPS AMONG LONDON BUSINESSES – CBI/KPMG…
Sara Parker, CBI Director, London

Three-quarters of firms plan to expand in the next 12 months
Optimism among London businesses about the economy has jumped to 69%, up from 56% last quarter and is now at its highest level since the …

Uk SMES Access £100m Of Funding Through Marketinvoice…

December 24, 2013 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Uk SMES Access £100m Of Funding Through Marketinvoice…
Uk SMES Access £100m Of Funding Through Marketinvoice…

MARKETINVOICE, the online platform where SMEs can raise working capital by selling their invoices to investors, has announced that it has now facilitated £100m in funding since launch.
In the past year, volume through MarketInvoice has grown 20% month-on-month, …

The University of Warwick has announced five of the honorary degrees…

December 24, 2013 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on The University of Warwick has announced five of the honorary degrees…
Dr Oliver Sacks

The University of Warwick has announced  five of  the honorary degrees it is to award at its winter degree ceremonies from 22nd – 24th January 2014,  including: a key figure in the opening ceremony of the …

Here’s hope to rescuing you from Pension Poverty !…

December 24, 2013 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Here’s hope to rescuing you from Pension Poverty !…
Gill Alton - Property investment specialist

IF YOU WANT TO RESCUE YOURSELF FROM PENSION POVERTY AND HAVE ALL BUT GIVEN UP…HERE’S HOPE!
Property investment specialist, Gill Alton, mum of 2, has developed a retirement rescue plan for those concerned about their pension …

More Spent on Tech in the South East as Christmas Spending Revealed…

December 24, 2013 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on More Spent on Tech in the South East as Christmas Spending Revealed…
More Spent on Tech in the South East as Christmas Spending Revealed

More Spent on Tech in the South East as Christmas Spending Revealed
South West lags behind as study shows who will splash out this Christmas
Almost one in five people (19%) in the South East will spend …

Shoe box gift packs on their way to Eastern Europe…

December 24, 2013 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on Shoe box gift packs on their way to Eastern Europe…
Shoebox gift packs on their way to Eastern Europe

Commercial property specialists Colliers International have once again stepped in to assist leading children’s charity Samaritan’s Purse organise this year’s Operation Christmas Child initiative.
Since 1993, more than 100 million boys and girls in  130 countries …

Intu Potteries #Twishlist Finds The Nation Most Wants An Ipad This Christmas…

December 24, 2013 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Intu Potteries #Twishlist Finds The Nation Most Wants An Ipad This Christmas…
Intu Potteries #Twishlist Finds The Nation Most Wants An Ipad This Christmas…

intu Potteries announced what’s hot on the nation’s Christmas list this year, after asking its shoppers to take to Twitter as part of the very first digital ‘twishlist’. Maintaining the technology theme, the search found …

University charity’s goodwill gesture of festive food parcels…

December 24, 2013 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on University charity’s goodwill gesture of festive food parcels…
University charity’s goodwill gesture of festive food parcels

A Coventry University led charity is spreading some overseas festive cheer this Christmas.
The University’s Tabeisa charity has distributed food parcels amongst the poorest neighbourhoods of Cape Town, South Africa.
Set up by the University in 1994, …

Finance Birmingham invests in Delphi to fund major automotive development…

December 24, 2013 – 7:31 am | Comments Off on Finance Birmingham invests in Delphi to fund major automotive development…
Jeremy Taylor, AMSCI Investment Executive

Finance Birmingham invests £4.1million in Delphi to fund major automotive development

Finance Birmingham has made an investment in another one of the UK’s major manufacturing companies, Delphi Diesel Systems –- a product business unit of industry-leading …

£4M Funding Deal with Palmer Hargreaves and Business Growth Fund…

December 23, 2013 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on £4M Funding Deal with Palmer Hargreaves and Business Growth Fund…

Palmer Hargreaves has announced a £4m funding injection from Business Growth Fund (BGF), as part of the agency’s business plan that includes acquisitions in the UK and Germany and expanding their offer into China and …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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