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PENSION CUTS PROMPT ADVISERS TO CONSIDER RETIREMENT SUPPLEMENTS…

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Patrick Reeve Albion ventures

According to a new study commissioned by Albion Ventures, an overwhelming majority (83%) of advisers are encouraging their clients to supplement their pension with other retirement saving strategies as a result of the …

2013 business IT predictions for SMEs…

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Jon Milward Operations Director of Integrated Solutions Northdoor

Jon Milward, operations director of Integrated Solutions at business IT consultancy Northdoor, gives his IT predictions for 2013 for SME:
1.        Data analytics
2.        Smarter outsourcing
3.        Bring Your …

British Airways makes kids travel look like childsplay…

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Skyflyers Robbie and Jenny

As  British  Airways’  busiest  day  for  Christmas travel approaches, the airline  has  announced it’s investing in new products and services in 2013 to keep its younger customers entertained at the airport and in the air.
In …

Introducing white RAZR™ i – Motorola’s stylish new must-have for 2013…

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RAZR i

Motorola and Phones 4u bring you a special treat to either spend your Christmas money on or treat yourself to as we enter a new year, with the exciting arrival of the stunning …

Top Ten Resolutions From BT Business…

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Graham Sutherland BT Business Managing Director

BT assembled a panel of leading business experts to form the BT Business Assessors, and through the work they’ve done on this project have formed a top ten list of new year resolutions suitable for …

Redundancy consultation period cut – legal analysis for employers…

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Martin Pratt Associate Lester Aldridge LLP

Martin Pratt, Associate at law firm Lester Aldridge LLP, comments on the announcement that the redundancy consultation period is to be cut:

“Contrary to what has been reported in much of the press …

Auto Styling Truckman supports charity ball for Myeloma UK…

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Ball sponsors Ruth and Mike Wheeler at the event

Auto Styling UK, the Brierley Hill-based 4×4 accessory manufacturer and distributor, supported a major charity ball, which raised over £28,000 for Myeloma UK.
The Glitz and Glamour Ball, which was organised by …

Office Christmas parties – tips for employers…

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Christmas party

Never mind the sleigh bells – what about the warning bells?!

Sue Evans, a partner at Lester Aldridge LLP, offers her advice to employers about the do’s and don’ts of the infamous office Christmas …

The career women’s guide to 2013: supercharge it…

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Sharon Glancy Women 1st

From Sharon Glancy, founder of Women 1st (www.women1st.co.uk)
As we wave goodbye to an amazing Olympic year, isn’t it time you planned for gold in your career in 2013? Here’s the Women 1st guide to …

CBI COMMENTS ON CHANGES TO COLLECTIVE REDUNDANCY RULES…

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Neil Carberry CBI

The CBI today commented on the announcement from the Department for Business of changes to the rules for collective redundancies, which will half the consultation period to 45 days.
Neil Carberry, CBI Director …

Public transport just the ticket for party-goers…

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John McNicholas Centro

Party-goers can enjoy a festive tipple without the risk of drink driving by taking advantage of extensive public transport services this Christmas and New Year.
With police launching a Christmas crack-down on …

Landlords welcome Government probe into Comet collapse…

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Liz Peace British Property Federation

Landlords have welcomed the launch of an Insolvency Service inquiry into Comet’s collapse in to administration as the last of the electrical chain’s 49 stores closed today.
The British Property Federation said that the …

Free lecture tackles the challenges facing sport…

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Prof Simon Chadwick Coventry University

A free professorial lecture being delivered at Coventry University on Thursday 31 January 2013 will address the major issues facing the global sport industry in the 21st century.
Simon Chadwick, Professor of Sport Business Strategy …

Comet closes its doors for final time…

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Dan wagner mpowa

Retailers must respond to biggest shopping shift in years to avoid failure
Electrical retailer Comet closes today after entering administration last month. The troubled electrical chain’s closure will mean the government now faces a …

Agreement underpins Metro tram improvements…

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Metro Image2

A £130 million package of improvements for passengers on the Midland Metro has been underpinned by a groundbreaking partnership between transport authority Centro and the tram system’s operator National Express.
The agreement …

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