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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 …

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Event to showcase manufacturing excellence…

An exhibition displaying innovation in the manufacturing industry is to be hosted at the University of Wolverhampton.
The Manufacturing Excellence Event, hosted by the West Midlands Manufacturing Club, aims to offer product designers and innovators the …

Coventry University in multimillion pound manufacturing boost using games technology…

Coventry University in multimillion pound manufacturing boost using games technology…

 Coventry University’s Serious Games Institute is set to play a leading role in a £1.5 million research project which aims to help manufacturing firms transform their business models using games technology.
The project, announced on Thursday …

1,000 women trained: Thistle Hotels Empowers Female Managers with Women 1st…

1,000 women trained: Thistle Hotels Empowers Female Managers with Women 1st…

This International Women’s Day, Women 1st has announced that is has now supported over 1,000 women through training and mentoring, helping them to achieve their career aspirations in the UK’s hospitality, passenger transport, travel and …

Double award recognition for Node4…

Double award recognition for Node4…

Node4 nominated for best business in two different categories at the ITSPA awards
Data centre and communications company Node4 has been nominated for two ITSPA Awards. This year they have been recognised in two different categories, …

eg solutions commits to fostering young IT talent with DorIS partnership…

eg solutions commits to fostering young IT talent with DorIS partnership…

Company hires five new graduates to tackle ongoing UK IT skills shortage
eg solutions plc (eg) has joined forces with start-up IT services company DorISCentral (DorIS) to discover and mentor graduates from all over the UK, …

CAN WOMEN HAVE IT ALL?…

CAN WOMEN HAVE IT ALL?…

By Sharon Glancy (pictured), founder of Women 1st, the thought leadership, training and mentoring programme for the UK’s hospitality, passenger transport, travel and tourism industries.
The hospitality and tourism industry is a major contributor to the …

M&S green property lease: comment from Planon…

M&S green property lease: comment from Planon…

Tim Clapham (pictured), director at Planon Software, believes M&S’ green property lease policy should act as an example to other retailers
“It’s extremely encouraging to see Marks & Spencer taking a pioneering approach in the retail …

New links with Nigeria forged…

New links with Nigeria forged…

Leading academics from Nigeria have visited the University of Wolverhampton to discuss ways of developing entrepreneurship in the country’s higher education sector.
Seventeen senior academics from various Nigerian institutions took part in executive training and also …

The Implications of Bring your own Technology Schemes for Software Copyright…

The Implications of Bring your own Technology Schemes for Software Copyright…

Leading information technology and intellectual property lawyer Dr Michael Servian (pictured) of Freeth Cartwright’s Stoke on Trent office shares his expertise when it comes to copyright matters relating to software
Bring your own Technology or Bring …

CBI APPOINTS STEPHEN GIFFORD AS DIRECTOR OF ECONOMICS…

CBI APPOINTS STEPHEN GIFFORD AS DIRECTOR OF ECONOMICS…

The CBI today announced the appointment of Stephen Gifford as Director of Economics.
Stephen Gifford was previously Chief Economist at the accountancy firm Grant Thornton and was responsible for providing economic advice to public and private …

A third of UK pain sufferers worry about dependency on painkillers…

A third of UK pain sufferers worry about dependency on painkillers…

A third of people using medication to treat pain are worried about their dependency on the drugs to manage their daily lives, according to a study by Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity.  The …

Arthur D. Little: Good Innovation Management Increases Profitability by 13%…

Arthur D. Little: Good Innovation Management Increases Profitability by 13%…

Global management consultancy, Arthur D. Little, announcing the results of its 8th Global Innovation Excellence Study, a cross-industry survey of trends and best practice in innovation management.
“Understanding which innovation management techniques to invest in is …

RETAIL SALES CONTINUE TO GROW BUT MOMENTUM SLOWS – CBI SURVEY…

RETAIL SALES CONTINUE TO GROW BUT MOMENTUM SLOWS – CBI SURVEY…

Retailers saw sales volumes continue to strengthen on a year ago in the first half of February, although the pace of growth slowed once again, the CBI said today (Tuesday).
The CBI’s latest quarterly Distributive Trades …

EMPLOYEE BURNOUT COMMON IN NEARLY A THIRD OF UK COMPANIES, SAY HR DIRECTORS…

EMPLOYEE BURNOUT COMMON IN NEARLY A THIRD OF UK COMPANIES, SAY HR DIRECTORS…

Two thirds (67%) of UK HR directors cite ‘workload’ as the primary reason for employee burnout
One in five HR directors hire interim staff to prevent employee burnout
Robert Half highlights warning signs that your employees may …

Primark powering ahead…

Primark powering ahead…

Peter Saville (pictured), partner at advisory and restructuring firm Zolfo Cooper, comments on today’s Primark results:
“Primark’s stellar success flies in the face of conventional wisdom. Whilst the rest of the retail world is obsessing …

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