September 2009


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Get into bed with a university

BUSINESSES developing exciting new products and services can get their hands on a unique voucher over the coming months, offering them up to one week’s close collaboration with top academics and researchers, absolutely free of…


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Britain’s ‘dragon’ heart revealed

Entrepreneurship is alive and kicking Entrepreneurs more likely to lead UK out of recession than government Start-ups should be given tax breaks and more funding Four in 10 people plan to run their own business…


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Redundancy matters at top of briefing agenda

REDUNDANCY and fair selection are top of the agenda at this year’s Employment Law Breakfast Briefing on September 22. Also under the spotlight at the event, hosted by Anne Corder Recruitment and Hegarty LLP Solicitors…


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Move fast to save money on city office space

A CITY centre business facility is offering affordable office space with a special incentive to any business signing-up this week. The Eco Innovation Centre (EIC) is offering Virtual Tenancy for £25 per month, with no…


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Learning Spanish can be good for business

Language tutor Fiona Dunmore explains how learning Spanish can benefit your career and company WE live on a small and still shrinking planet. It’s never been easier for a company to “go global” and many…


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Has your business seen an increase in grievances?

HR expert Les Potton considers mediation as an effective way of dealing with conflict CONCILIATION service ACAS announced changes to its code of practice this year. It recommended early informal resolution of conflict. So, are…


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Former colleagues launch accounting firm

TWO former employees of a national accounting firm have teamed-up to launch their own company. Tax adviser Sally Winham and chartered certified accountant Paul Hughes worked together in the Peterborough office. When the branch was…