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600+ Young Engineers Seek Inspiring Leader…

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Richard Hutchins WMG

The search has begun for an inspirational Principal and Managing Director to lead the new WMG Academy for Young Engineers.
The WMG Academy, a business-led and business-like University Technical College for 14-19-year olds, is due to …

FORMER STUDENT ON BRINK OF OSCAR GLORY…

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FORMER STUDENT ON BRINK OF OSCAR GLORY…

Stratford-upon-Avon College will discover this week whether former student, Paul Taylor (pictured) can add Academy Award winner to his list of accolades after his production company was nominated for an Oscar.
Paul, …

Silicon Spa highlighted at Warwickshire College ministerial event…

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Mariane Cavalli Warwickshire College

Leamington’s enviable position at the centre of the British computer gaming industry has been highlighted during a special meeting at Warwickshire College.
The round-table event, which was held at the college’s Trident centre …

EMPLOYERS GET APPRENTICESHIP BOOST…

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Dr Vince Cable the Secretary of State for Business

New funding and service levels announced

Small and medium sized employers looking to offer Apprenticeships in England have been given a boost as the National Apprenticeship Service announces moves to help …

RECOVERY HOPES LIFT AS SMEs PLAN FOR GROWTH IN 2013…

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Keith Alderson Co-operative Bank

Recovery prospects for the new year were given a much needed shot in the arm today after a study of SMEs found that nearly half expect growth in 2013.
With SMEs and entrepreneurs seen by …

Warwick to offer free access to Universities’ most innovative courses…

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Nigel Thrift University of Warwick

It has been announced that the University of Warwick is join other leading UK universities to give students from the UK and around the world access to free, open, online courses through …

BCU steps in to plug a newly identified skills gap to help create new jobs…

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Big Data

With the latest official figures on the region’s economic performance announced today (MONDAY, DECEMBER 10) new research unveiled at Birmingham City University reveals a boom in a new type of high-tech …

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 …

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 …

MTC PROJECT TO SAVE MIILIONS IN RECLAIMED PARTS…

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MTC engineers with the RECLAIM cell

New re-manufacturing process is a world first
A cutting edge project at the £40 million Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry has the potential to save UK industry millions of pounds by re-manufacturing high …

Business interruption – an invisible threat that causes very visible losses…

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Hurricane Sandy

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) Report
Key messages:

Natural disasters such as Hurricane Sandy have demonstrated how vulnerable global, streamlined supply chains have become.
Insurance will cover most of the financial losses within the indemnity period …

New report reveals lack of online skills a factor in £63bn economic shortfall…

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Martha Lane Fox UK Digital Champion

UK’S £63 BILLION MISSED OPPORTUNITY
New report reveals lack of online skills a factor in economic shortfall
·      16 million people in the UK still don’t have basic online skills
·      Go ON UK sets online skills benchmark …

New report reveals that the Pay-As-You-Live Generation is here to stay…

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Zipcar info

Zipcar report reveals that half the UK’s population buys into a ‘pay-as-you-live’ lifestyle

Zipcar, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZIP), the UK’s largest pay-as-you-drive car club, today publishes its report ‘Pay-As-You-Live: The Business of Sharing in the …

ORDERS AND OUTPUT FALL, BUT SMES EXPECT ACTIVITY TO STABILISE – CBI SURVEY…

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Both domestic and export orders among the UK’s small and medium-sized manufacturers fell in the three months to October. Production levels continued to contract modestly, while business sentiment deteriorated for the …

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