Mar 23, 2007
Recruitment: a worrying picture
The latest findings from the Recruitment Confidence Index, produced by Cranfield School of Management, reveal that 84% of organisations expect their overall recruitment expenditure to increase or stay the
Mar 23, 2007
Little Peter is paying for big Paul
Mr Brown has finally bowed to the pleas of the business community and reduced the main rate of corporation tax from 30% to 28% on profits in excess of
Mar 22, 2007
Fundraisers rise to the challenge
Volunteers have already enrolled to take part in events ranging from walking on burning embers to a parachute jump and treks in China and South America.The Fire Walk takes
Mar 20, 2007
College training moves into top gear
The high-level consortium, comprising Barnfield College and 13 other leading colleges across the country, will revolutionise training in Britain’s £10 billion motor vehicle industry. The consortium, which has just been
Mar 20, 2007
Cycling challenge raises £95,000
The Dordogne Challenge raised a grand total of £95,000 for local charities and saw a record number of teams take part.The firm is the principal sponsor and co-organiser of
Mar 19, 2007
Cybercriminals target local business
Large corporations have beefed up their security so hackers and fraudsters are turning to small and medium enterprises for easier pickings, Andrew Sheldon warned an audience of business professionals. Mr
Mar 19, 2007
Conference focuses on world stage
Business Without Borders has been organised by the University of Bedfordshire’s Centre for Competitiveness and will feature high-profile speakers and the presentation of some exclusive research on global and
Mar 19, 2007
Being green holds key for manufacturers
Senior executives from firms in North Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire joined colleagues at a working lunch chaired by Nick Brayshaw, chair of the Confederation of British Industry’s National Manufacturing Council.
Mar 02, 2007
Firms prefer migrant workers, survey reveals
Many would rather employ migrant workers and have done so particularly since 2004, when more countries joined the European Union.But the findings have prompted serious concern at the Chamber,
Mar 01, 2007
The fight for Urban Eden: let battle commence
Urban Eden has had its first meeting, attended by a far better-than-expected cross-section of concerned citizens, including many who’ve been involved in its development and foundation.One of our tasks
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