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MAS helps SME manufacturers deliver £620m economic boost…

May 24, 2013 – 11:01 am | Comments Off on MAS helps SME manufacturers deliver £620m economic boost…
The Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS)

The Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) has helped thousands of English manufacturing SMEs generate nearly £620m of extra turnover in the last fifteen months it was revealed today.
More than 9,000 firms have received specialist support from …

Daily Market Report 23/05/13…

May 23, 2013 – 11:00 am | Comments Off on Daily Market Report 23/05/13…
Daily Market Report 23/05/13…

The pound fell to a one month low against the euro and a six week low against the US dollar as retail sales fell below market expectations.
Sales in March fell 1.3% in March, well below …

Truth, Lies and Tax, by Gonzalo Jalles, CEO, Cayman Finance …

May 23, 2013 – 10:37 am | Comments Off on Truth, Lies and Tax, by Gonzalo Jalles, CEO, Cayman Finance …
Gonzalo Jalles, CEO, Cayman Finance

It is no surprise that the UK’s Guardian newspaper has once again attacked the Cayman Islands and other Overseas Territories.
What does come as a surprise is when the article is written by a highly respected …

Daily Market Report 22/05/13…

May 22, 2013 – 10:30 am | Comments Off on Daily Market Report 22/05/13…
Daily Market Report 22/05/13…

Tuesday once again saw sterling on the back foot as inflation data from the UK had its largest decrease in one year. Despite this figure actually falling more in line with the Bank’s target and …

Daily Market Report 20/05/13…

May 20, 2013 – 11:58 am | Comments Off on Daily Market Report 20/05/13…
Daily Market Report 20/05/13…

The US dollar continued to dominate the headlines in the currency markets on Friday as the currency continued to strengthen against its peers.
A preliminary report by the University of Michigan showed that consumer sentiment index …

UK advances to no. 2 global destination for professionals to work…

May 15, 2013 – 10:01 am | Comments Off on UK advances to no. 2 global destination for professionals to work…
Dan Fox, Managing Director of Technology practice at Hydrogen

The UK is now the second most attractive location in the world, after the United States, for high-flying professionals to relocate to, says a new report. The research, carried out by global recruitment specialists Hydrogen, …

UK stores fail to offer free Wi-Fi…

April 22, 2013 – 10:04 am | Comments Off on UK stores fail to offer free Wi-Fi…
Wi-Fi

A new survey has found, despite a number of retail and hospitality companies taking the lead, the majority of major UK retailers do not offer free instore Wi-Fi
More than three quarters (76%) of major UK …

Cardiff Start urges investment in startups and young people

April 15, 2013 – 9:07 am | Comments Off on Cardiff Start urges investment in startups and young people
Cardiff Start

Cardiff Start Launches “Collective” to Break Investment Boundaries Between Angels, Entrepreneurs and Student Innovators. Cardiff, UK 15th April 2013
A collective of startup businesses, investors and students have formed together to promote Cardiff’s tech and digital scene. …

Oakland International’s Growth Plan …

April 11, 2013 – 9:43 am | Comments Off on Oakland International’s Growth Plan …
Oakland International

In its fifteenth year of successful trading and sustained growth, UK and Ireland specialist supply chain operator Oakland International, has announced senior appointments to support its strong succession strategy, appointing three new board members.
Oakland International …

Nick Farmer, Tax Partner at Menzies LLP, comments on the corporate tax carrot…

March 21, 2013 – 11:54 am | Comments Off on Nick Farmer, Tax Partner at Menzies LLP, comments on the corporate tax carrot…
Nick Farmer-Menzies LLP

“The Chancellor’s announcement that corporate tax is to fall to 20% in 2015 positions the UK very competitively against other countries, making it attractive for inbound investment and as such, this is indeed a positive approach …

Coventry University to host stock market challenge for school …

March 19, 2013 – 9:31 am | Comments Off on Coventry University to host stock market challenge for school …
Rob McGowan - UK Student Recruitment Manager

School pupils from across the West Midlands will be putting their financial skills to the test over two days of intensive ‘trading’ at Coventry University on 21 and 22 March.
Students from local schools and colleges will …

The Netherlands holds the answer to food wastage and food shortage…

February 11, 2013 – 6:51 pm | Comments Off on The Netherlands holds the answer to food wastage and food shortage…
The Netherlands holds the answer to food wastage and food shortage…

Dutch government calls for British agri-food companies to utilise the country’s investment in innovation
With global demand for food expected to rise 50% by 2050 and £10 billion of food thrown away in the UK, the …

UK Must Raise Its Game To Secure Investment

October 25, 2010 – 2:24 pm | Comments Off on UK Must Raise Its Game To Secure Investment
UK Must Raise Its Game To Secure Investment

-The UK needs to work hard to maintain its position as a destination for business investment, with its position slipping in recent years, the country’s leading business group has said today.
It has been revealed at …

Bringing Entrepreneurism Into Focus – Alison Barton

October 22, 2010 – 4:19 pm | Comments Off on Bringing Entrepreneurism Into Focus – Alison Barton
Bringing Entrepreneurism Into Focus – Alison Barton

– Graduates, as we all know, are having an even harder time of it in the job market at the moment than ever before. With the recession causing a widespread tightening of belts, the knock-on …

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