Nov 01, 2006
WillSnap crackles the pops

Andrew Gibbs reviews a cracking night at The Stables, courtesy of the Will Snap Band of Milton Keynes business people

Nov 01, 2006
Virgin director outlines Milton Keynes station plans

MILTON Keynes has become a key location in the future plans of Virgin Trains. The company is planning to run trains every hour to Birmingham and Manchester from Milton Keynes Central, one of a number of significant developments for rail passengers sc

Nov 01, 2006
Scheme breaks down the skills barrier

Axis Electronics set up its own apprenticeship scheme in a bid to tackle the escalating problems of recruiting suitable staff, which threatened to affect the company’s expansion programme. Now it is celebrating after winning a National Training Awa

Nov 01, 2006
Partnership aims to develop the edge

Bedfordshire’s high-tech businesses and academic hubs are set to benefit from a new partnership between Bedfordshire County Council and the University of Bedfordshire.

Nov 01, 2006
City strengthens ties with Germany

COMPANIES in Milton Keynes have been meeting with their counterparts in northern Germany to explore ways to strengthen ties between the two countries.

Nov 01, 2006
When training becomes taxing

A recent ruling has brought the tax issues around professional training into the spotlight. Judith Hooper (pictured), tax partner at Baker Tilly, explains.

Nov 01, 2006
Inspiration becomes the golden rule

THE NINE ‘Golden Rules of Marketing’: how often have you seen similar phrases, usually accompanied with promises of improved sales once you’ve learned them ‘for a relatively trivial sum’?

Nov 01, 2006
Make yours the main event

IT’S EASY to forget, when trying to build your business, that your past and present clients are the people who are most likely to buy from you again.

Nov 01, 2006
The sales value of public relations

GENERALLY speaking, in order for any business to operate successfully, it must have a good reputation. A key function of public relations is the management of reputation – what you say, what you do and what others say about you.

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