July 2009

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Greenwoods man raises his game

A NEWLY-promoted solicitor at Peterborough firm Greenwoods has achieved solicitor-advocate status. Jason Stevens (pictured), who became a senior solicitor in May 2009, joins a prestigious group of solicitors who have been granted higher rights of…



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Drop in sick leave at private sector firms

THERE has been a fall in the amount of sick leave that business employees are taking, according to Peterborough accountants GreenStones. A survey highlighted on the firm’s website has revealed that staff in the private…


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Mixed reaction to council’s Primark promise

VISITORS to the Peterborough Evening Telegraph‘s website have posted mixed reactions to the council’s promise to “do everything we can to try and convince [Primark] to come to Peterborough”. Editor of PeterboroughBusiness.co.uk, Martyn Moore, has…


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Making work experience work

*ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE* ALL groups of young people have their work experience horror stories. Making tea and endless hours of photocopying and filing are nothing compared with some students’ experiences as a “workie”. For years the…


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Beat behind-the-wheel bullies

Peterborough businesswomen learn the art of roadside self-defence A CAR confidence evening has made local women more aware of how to protect themselves against the dangers they could face on the road. Following a recent…



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Small businesses are less likely to ask for help

SMALL businesses are less likely to ask for help managing down their costs, according to research. Motoring journalist Ralph Morton, writing for PeterboroughBusiness.co.uk, has uncovered evidence that small businesses are not as willing as big…


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Save water, save money

A PETERBOROUGH manufacturing company has had two of its products recognised by government agencies for their environmental benefits. Aquavent UK produces flow controllers and its Aquai-Mod and Aqua-Hilo have been added to the Water Technology…


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Take part in the salary survey

BUSINESSES in Peterborough are being invited to take part in the 12th annual Local Market Salary Survey in a bid to provide a comprehensive snapshot of local employees’ pay and benefits. The survey has become…