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Will new framework save money and boost business with SMEs?

Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude has announced that a new single route for Government to buy consultancy services – where there is a clear business case in line with Cabinet Office controls – will make it cheaper, end reliance on big business, and give more work to smaller firms. It has been suggested…

Job accessibility gets huge boost

[21st November 2012] People who currently find online job hunting a challenge, and are cut off from many opportunities because they struggle to cope with websites, are to receive a huge boost. WCN, the leading UK and global e-Recruitment software supplier, is partnering with DiversityJobs.co.uk, the inclusive career experts, in a move designed to make…

Local Enterprise Partnerships receive boost

There are 39 LEPs across England. Each LEP is made up of local businesses working in partnership with a combination of local authorities. LEPs are central to the Government’s approach to driving local economic growth and for ensuring that every community is able to fulfil its potential. The government offer of £24 million could unlock…

Government welcomes one million boost to private sector employment

Employment Minister Mark Hoban has welcomed another fall in unemployment as figures showed private sector employment has risen by more than one million since May 2010. Figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed the number of people in employment rose by 236,000 in the three months from May to July compared to…

Red tape blitz to boost business growth

Shops, offices, pubs and clubs will no longer face burdensome health and safety inspections, and over 3,000 regulations will be scrapped or overhauled. From April 2013, the Government intends to introduce binding new rules on both the Health & Safety Executive and on local authorities, that will exempt hundreds of thousands of businesses from burdensome…

Transforming sickness support will boost productivity and the economy

An independent review aimed at reducing the cost of sickness to employers, taxpayers and the economy is presented to the Government today by health and business experts Dame Carol Black and David Frost. Each year around 11 million employees take sick leave and while most people return to work around 300,000 people go on to…