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Introducing Finance Director on Demand service for SMEs

EFM has recently launched a new service "Finance Director on Demand" designed as a free helpline for SMEs providing practical guidance and support with business financial matters.

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What is happening in the world of planning?

The ever-changing world of planning means that Land and Property Professionals, Robinson & Hall, always have plenty of updates to share with you. We have highlighted some of the latest changes below:

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Remove blockers in the skills system to alleviate recruitment struggles, says BCC and Indeed

New research by the British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with global job site Indeed, reveals the increasing time it’s taking businesses to recruit the skills they need, emphasising the importance of removing blockers in the training system to develop a pipeline of talent.

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Women in STEM: how can we tackle the gender bias?

The number of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) has been disproportionately low for as long as records detail. Women make up just 12% of engineers and 26% of computing professionals.

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Athena Summer Networking Event

It’s back and bigger!

As we hurtle towards a relatively quiet season and well-deserved summer break – have you thought about ramping up your networking activity to provide the growth and momentum you need to start Q3 and Q4 strong?

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Bedfordshire leads the way in business and management education

University of Bedfordshire Business School academics are leading the way in advancing the quality of business and management education in higher education.

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BCC comments on inflation figures

Commenting on the inflation statistics for May 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: 

“The easing in consumer prices in May is further evidence

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Forest of Marston Vale joins The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy

The Forest Of Marston Vale is honoured to announce that they have been accredited as part of The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy project.

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Homes Act – landlords are you complying?

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 came into force in England this year.

The Act means that all social and private sector landlords, or agents acting on their behalf, will be required

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