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Article Archive for November 2012

Don’t Drink And Drown!…

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RLSS UK

The UK’s leading authority on water safety and drowning prevention has issued advice to help reduce alcohol related drowning’s and to promote general alcohol safety messages.  The office party can be a …

Blue Sky and Rainbow – Forecast For A Perfect Future…

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Tony Seaton, Associate Director, Blue Sky Corporate Finance

Birmingham based Blue Sky Corporate Finance has advised the management of J.Luscombe Associates Limited on the successful acquisition of Banner Solutions Limited, which trades as a franchise of Rainbow International. The recently completed transaction …

CPT chooses Aspect for mass voice analytics roll-out…

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Mark King Aspect

Call recording and analytics technology to be integrated across 1,000 agent seats and three contact centres
Aspect Software, a leading provider of next generation customer contact and enterprise workforce optimisation, has signed a deal with …

BEWARE THE CHRISTMAS SHOP SQUATTER…

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Danny Revitt Irwin Mitchell

- Greater Powers Required To Help Deal with Growing Landlord and Tenant Issue
Commercial property experts at law firm, Irwin Mitchell, are calling for greater Police and Local Authority powers in order to help landlords and …

Barclays – The Rise of the Entrepreneurial BoFF…

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Sue Hayes, Managing Director of Barclays Business Banking

Fear of failure hampering businesses from making important decisions
The rise of the entrepreneurial BoFF – “Business overcome by Fear of Failure” – is holding back business success and stalling Britain’s economic recovery

New £4million project for budding entrepreneurs…

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Professor Ian Oakes Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Enterprise

Budding entrepreneurs in the West Midlands are to receive help getting their businesses off the ground through a £4 million project led by the University of Wolverhampton.
SPEED Plus gives students and …

Catharine Geddes, Associate at law firm Lester Aldridge LLP, reacts to the Government’s plans to extend parental leave rights…

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Nick Clegg Deputy Prime Minister

“The Government has announced its updated plans for the future of family friendly leave in the UK. The announcement confirms the initiative to increase the flexibility available to parents in terms of …

Retail Sales Grow Strongly in Year to October – CBI SURVEY…

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Anna Leach, head of economic analysis at the CBI

Retailers reported a strong rise in sales volumes in the year to October and expect that growth will continue at a similar pace next month, the CBI said today (Tuesday).
In the …

£90m Hereford Old Market starts on site, as Stanhope partners with British Land in first town centre forward funding deal in 5 years…

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HEREFORD OLD LIVESTOCK MARKET

Stanhope has started work on its acclaimed £90m retail and leisure development in the heart of Hereford city centre, having secured a forward funding agreement with British Land. This represents the first …

4G Mobile Network to bring British Businesses into next dimension…

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Dan wagner mpowa

Businesses have welcomed the launch of the UK’s first 4G mobile service with excitement, as it will enable them to offer faster, enhanced services to customers.
The new service, launched today by mobile …

Quiss Technology – make IT better…

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Quiss

Midlands IT outsourcing specialist Quiss Technology has been engaged by Surrey-based UK top 200 law firm Mundays LLP, to provide a fully managed outsourced IT solution. A convert to outsourcing some years …

Computer games can be good for your health…

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scenario from the CAVA game on show at the Games for Health Europe conference

A two-day conference, taking place in Amsterdam next month, will bring together world leaders in serious games development and healthcare – helping to advance game technologies that improve health and the …

CHAMPION SECTORS TO SECURE THE UK’S INDUSTRIAL FUTURE – CBI…

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Katja Hall, CBI Chief Policy Director

Implementing a UK industrial strategy could boost exports by £30bn
An industrial strategy that plays to our strengths must be at the heart of efforts to rebalance the UK economy towards business investment …

Coventry University graduate wins top fashion award…

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Alice Moore wins Midlands Fashion Designer Awards

A first-class honours fashion student from Coventry University has won a top award at this year’s illustrious Midlands Fashion Designer Awards (MFDA) in Birmingham.
Alice Moore, from Coventry, took home the ‘Young Designer …

A BUMPER FESTIVE SEASON FOR FRAUD IS ON THE CARDS…

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Credit-card safety with businesses

Study shows that the vast majority of UK businesses are storing customer credit card details without realising it

Some businesses are harbouring millions of credit card numbers

With Christmas approaching, and all expectations pointing to another …

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