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7:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014
THE CLA (Country Land and Business Association) says that a new code of practice intended to ensure the responsible sale and safe use of sky lanterns fails to address the fact that lanterns carrying naked flames cannot be controlled.
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LATEST Government figures show that the number of claims for Research and Development tax relief by SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) in the West Midlands region rose by 33% in 2012-13 compared to the previous year.
6:20am Friday 22nd August 2014
ALMOST two years after setting up TaxAssist Accountants in Kingswinford to provide specialist tax and accountancy services to the small business community, local accountant Lloyd Evans is expanding, opening a second office at Cradley Enterprise Centre in Halesowen.
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AS thousands of young people today receive their GCSE results, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is warning that the Government proposal to remove GCSE engineering could make the skills crisis an even bigger cause of concern for UK employers.
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SOARING demand for cars and components manufactured in the West Midlands will see a surge in jobs as more than half of employers revealed they were planning to take on new staff - and up their pay, it has been claimed.
6:20am Thursday 21st August 2014
A "SHORTAGE" of problem-solving skills in the construction industry is said to be preventing professionals from advancing within their careers, prompting a new initiative between Birmingham City University and Mott MacDonald Ltd.
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NORTHGATE Vehicle Hire, which has branches in Kidderminster, Cannock, Birmingham and Stoke, has announced plans to upskill its employees by offering an NVQ course in customer service to anyone who joins the company.
6:10am Tuesday 19th August 2014
THE CLA (Country Land and Business Association) has highlighted what it has described as "the urgent need" to reform the current “dysfunctional” listed building consent system with its backing of a new report by the Listed Buildings Initiative.
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