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planIT joins REC Business Partnership Scheme

Specialist accountancy and tax services firm planIT have joined the Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s (REC) Business Partnership Scheme. planIT Services Limited is a firm of Chartered Accountants who offer specialised services to contractors and as part of the partnership with the REC they will be offering REC members free self-assessment tax advice. REC chief executive…

HR firms must have trustworthy outsourcing partners

Cloud computing offers a way for businesses in the employment and HR industry to trim their overheads and increase productivity in today’s tough economic times. However, according to cloud specialists Node4, for businesses in this industry to gain the operational benefits of outsourcing their IT, they must be fully aware of the service they are…

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…

Red Rock partnership recruits Santander

North Midlands based recruitment and HR support solutions business, Red Rock Partnership Ltd, is set to continue its significant growth story after securing a new invoice finance facility from Santander Corporate Banking. Red Rock is a nationwide business that was incorporated in 2006 and is now supplying more than 4,000 contractors per day. In 2010…

More than half of small trade businesses rely on a spouse or partner to help run their company

Spouses and partners work on average two days a week and 31 percent are unpaid On average, spouses and partners began working at small business four and a half years ago According to research by Direct Line for Business (“DL4B”), more than half (51 per cent) of small trade business owners and managers rely on…

HP and Coventry University College pair up to deliver business-ready IT skills

HP and Coventry University College announce new partnership for innovative professional programmes. Coventry University College announced the launch of a new partnership with the HP Institute. The HP Institute is an academic partnership programme created to provide students with the business-ready IT skills that are in deficit within the industry. The College aims to extend…

Nina Bosco joins Alexander Mann Solutions as Head of Sourcing Intelligence

Global resourcing and talent management provider Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS) has brought in recruitment data expert Nina Bosco to head up their Sourcing Intelligence team. Nina Bosco is amongst a raft of new hires at AMS – recently identified as a ‘Leader in Recruitment Process Outsourcing’ in global business consulting and research firm the Everest…

LCP announces partnership agreement with Staffcare

LCP has entered into a partnership agreement with Staffcare, the employee benefits software company, to use its software internally and to promote online reward and its flexible benefits design service to its corporate clients. LCP will promote Staffcare’s software for on-line benefits communication, enrolment and administration with a particular emphasis on flexible benefits and auto-enrolment.…

Legal & General announce new partnership with physiotherapy specialists Physioworld

Legal & General have announced a new partnership with physiotherapy specialists Physioworld. With over 100 clinics across the country, this new partnership allows Legal & General to offer an even more complete package of Group Income Protection to employers by increasing the treatment services available to their employees. Physioworld are experts in providing early intervention…

Debenhams HR director joins advisory board of technology firm, blur Group

Debenhams’ human resources director, Nikki Zamblera, has been appointed to the operational advisory board of a privately-owned, London-based technology business, blur Group. Blur Group claims to run the world’s largest b2b services exchanges (the ‘ebay for businesses services’). The company recently raised $2m through ‘angel’ investors and reports it has been enjoying strong growth, with…

HP partners with Bucks New University to launch new learning programme

University developing courses that complement HP Foundation Degree for students London, July 26, 2012 – HP and Bucks New University today announced the delivery of the HP Institute Accredited Technical Associate (ATA) programme as part of the University’s IT training offering. The programme, which will receive its first student intake in the autumn, provides a…

UK and China embark on education partnership

The UK and China have agreed an action plan to strengthen their relationship on education cooperation. David Willetts and John Hayes along with Michael Gove and Chinese Minister for Education Yuan Guiren took part in the 6th UK-China Education Summit in London on Thursday 27 October. Ahead of the summit David Willetts and Yuan Guiren…

EDF Energy announces nationwide partnership with Citizens Advice

EDF Energy, , has today announced a new nationwide partnership with Citizens Advice, the largest providers of independent debt advice in the UK. The energy company will fund the Energy Debt Advice service, which will offer its customers free access to independent advice on how to deal with household debts through Citizens Advice. Help will…

MidlandHR launches benefits portal in partnership with Staffcare

MidlandHR has recently announces a partnership agreement with Staffcare, the employee benefits software company. To complement its talent management, workforce planning, HR and payroll software and services, MidlandHR will be using the Staffcare software platform to launch a new suite of online tools to help employers with benefits communication and administration, including flexible benefits. Iain…

Stephen Smith: Flexible communications – the ‘green’ dimension

In times of financial stringency, it is no wonder that the main focus is on how more flexible communications makes economic sense. Yet as the example of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) graphically shows, there is a valuable additional benefit – offering a greener alternative by improving corporate environmental performance. Established in 2003, the…