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Cameron urges MPs to take part in small business 'work experience' scheme

15/09/2011

Prime Minister David Cameron is encouraging MPs to gain valuable ‘work experience’ in local small businesses by taking part in the Business Buddy scheme being run by the Forum of Private Business.


 

China losing stranglehold as leading low-cost manufacturer

15/09/2011

With increasing labor costs and an aging workforce, China is losing its foothold as the world’s lowest cost manufacturer of consumer goods, according to a new report by KPMG International.


 

Riots hit UK retail sales figures for August

15/09/2011

The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures have shown that UK retail sales contracted in August as sales volumes were down 0.2%.


 

World's 'greenest' firms identified in report

15/09/2011

A new report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has highlighted the sixteen 'greenest' companies from throughout the developing world.


 

BAA to take battle Competition Commission’s ruling

15/09/2011

BAA are set to mount a fresh legal challenge against the Competition Commission’s rulings that it must reduce its market dominance by selling some of its airports.


 

Bombardier urged to bid for Crossrail project

15/09/2011

Transport Secretary Phillip Hammond has urged train maker Bombardier to bid for contracts for the London Crossrail project.


 

2011 International Trade Awards: Zeeko Ltd named Midlands regional winners

15/09/2011

The 2010/11 International Trade Awards, sponsored by Santander Corporate Banking in association with Eversheds, are proud to announce that Zeeko Ltd are the winners for the Midlands regional award.


 

Ministers call for sell-by dates to be scrapped

15/09/2011

Ministers have, in a bid to cut waste and save shoppers money, suggested that sell-by dates should be scrapped.


 

Comet could crash before Christmas

15/09/2011

Kesa, owners of Comet, have announced that revenues at the electrical store have plummeted by 22% in the last three months.


 

Charity employees hardest hit on pay front, report finds

15/09/2011

Charity sector pay is still as much as 18% below the private sector nationally and up to 16% in London, according to research by Croner.