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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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BCC Forecast: Brexit stockpiling to hit economic growth in coming years

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today released its latest economic forecast, upgrading its growth expectations for the UK in 2019 to 1.3% (from 1.2%).

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4 key characteristics of an adaptable business

Do you, as a leader, fear change?

Perhaps you've noticed employees are becoming stuck in their ways. Or things have become stagnant.

Does a "this is the way we’ve always done things" attitude permeate the business?

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Carrying out building work close to a neighbour’s property?

2018 saw Land and Property Professionals, Robinson & Hall’s party wall surveyors involved in over 80 Party Wall Awards

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NEW WEB LAUNCH:

JPA is about more than just furniture and we thought it was time to show the world more of what we do and how we do it. Our new Workspaces site is live, and so is our live chat so take a peek

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BCC and COBCOE combine networks to support UK and European businesses through Brexit and beyond

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe (COBCOE) announce that they have reached an agreement that will see 24 additional British Chambers across Europe become part of the BCC’s Global Business Network

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Make Every Contact Count for the Health of Your Workforce

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is an NHS initiative to encourage and help people to make healthier choices to achieve positive, long-term behaviour change.
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Mental Health First Aid Courses

Luton Adult Learning are running the following:

Mental Health First Aid 
The Centre for Mental Health has found that mental ill health costs UK employers an estimated £34.9 billion each year - the equivalent of £1,300 for every employee in the UK workforce. Broken down, that's £10.6 billion in sickness absence,

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Local gin distillery scales with Chamber Productivity and Growth Programme

Mary Vincent of Willow Tree Gin is a solo female entrepreneur with a passion for food and drink.

Her love of creating new recipes and experimenting with herbs was the guiding force behind her business venture.

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