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Industry calls for permanent Infrastructure Authority

–          New body would aid long-term strategic planning and end political prevarication on the most pressing infrastructure challenges.   Britain’s manufacturers have called for the creation of a permanent UK Infrastructure Authority to address the nation’s long-term strategic infrastructure requirements, bring coherence to debates on infrastructure challenges and encourage vitally needed …

THE IMPORTANCE OF PERSONAL PRESENCE

Following a turbulent recession small businesses are finally getting back on their feet, but UK small businesses leaders must focus on building their personal presence to truly survive this unsteady economic climate according to Business Improvement Strategist Sylvia Baldock. Baldock says: “We have all met people with strong personal presence at …

QUIET PLEASE!

Serving the needs of introverts in the work place is fast becoming a key issue for employers, new research has revealed. Introverts constitute between a third and a half of any workforce and can be some of the most creative thinkers in a company or organisation. However, they often struggle …

£3.5m to support the Creative Industries in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

Creative Skillset unveils Honeycomb, a £3.5m support programme for Creative Industries   Creative Skillset recently launched ‘Honeycomb – Creative Works’, a new business support programme targeted at digital content creators across the western seaboard of Scotland, most of Northern Ireland, and the six border counties of the Republic of Ireland. …