February 2009

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You couldn’t make it up

WE like good news here at Peterborough Business, so we’ve decided that when there isn’t a lot of it about, we will resort to humour instead. Peterborough is blessed with its share of call centre-based…


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IT support sweetens Doughdough website

A WEB-based business that markets confectionary as gifts and promotions has received a boost from a major regional IT initiative. Doughdough.com contacted takeITon, an East of England Development Agency campaign, to ask for web and…



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Get a firmer grip on total staff costs

AN ALARMING number of UK organisations do not calculate how much they spend in total on remunerating staff (including base pay, variable pay, benefits and employer national insurance contributions), according to this year’s Annual Reward…


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Plan for the future and take advantage of support

PETERBOROUGH’S business leaders need to give top priority to planning for both their survival and the eventual economic upturn, according to a major report. The National Business Survey, by Ipsos Mori, has shown that half…


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Intensive care for Peterborough businesses

BUSINESSES in Peterborough are being offered free intensive support to help them get through the challenges of the economic downturn, with new investment announced by the East of England Development Agency (EEDA). EEDA’s ‘Intensive Support…