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Van hire firms urged to sign up to anti-terrorism initiative

UK van hire firms are being urged to sign up for a new scheme designed to prevent rented vehicles being used in terrorism attacks. Counter...

Britain must drop ‘snobby’ attitude to technical education, says Minister

Britain must drop its ‘snobby’ attitude to technical and vocational education or risk being left behind after Brexit, Education Secretary Damian Hinds has warned...

Firms warned that cyber-security breaches could be an ‘inside job’

Cyber security breaches at any firm could be an inside job, a cyber security consultant has warned, offering seven protective measures businesses can implement. Tom Huckle,...

Government urges tourism industry to commit to year-round promotion

The Government wants the travel industry to up its game with renewed commitment to promote itself throughout the year, rather than just in the...

Digital transformation? Don’t forget the people, firms are warned

UK organisations are hampering their digital transformation efforts by overlooking the people and skills aspects of transformation, and focusing too heavily on technology. That's the...

IPSE backs Lords’ call to delay ‘Making Tax Digital’

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed – IPSE – has supported recommendations from the House of Lords to delay the introduction of mandatory Making...

Half of young people do not feel prepared for world of...

Almost half (49%) of young people (aged 17-23) believe that their education has not prepared them for the world of work, according to a...

Farmers urged to take more care at level crossings

Every week an agricultural vehicle is involved a reported incident at a level crossing – and five people have been killed in the last...

Employees need support from mental health helpline – claim

A large proportion of UK SME owners are calling for a mental health helpline similar to the NHS 111 service, Close Brothers Asset Finance’s quarterly survey of 900 businesses has...

Report reveals that four in ten East Midlands businesses lack digital...

The latest Lloyds Bank Business and Charity Index reveals that 40% of East Midlands SME organisations lack the basic digital skills that could drive...

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