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    Toby Cruse

    Flemish mining site becomes new meetings venue

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    The Flemish Minister for Tourism Ben Weyts and VisitFlanders have invested €2.2 million (£1.94 million)  in ‘Thor Central’, a new meeting and conference venue on the old mining site of Waterschei in the province of Limburg. This financial support has helped to transform the industrial heritage site into a one-of-a-kind event location that will attract […]

    App of the Week: SaveMyTime

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    Do you ever feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day, and find yourself lying in bed wondering where all the time goes? Well if you really want to know, and want to make a change, let me introduce you to SaveMyTime. It’s safe to say this app aims to do what it says […]

    The first dedicated prosecco festival is on tour

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    Britain’s first dedicated prosecco festival has hit the road and is making its way across the country. Offering attendees access to 40 different types of prosecco, the ultimate festival for prosecco enthusiasts is expected to attract more than 2,100 attendees. The festival will also offer an assortment of live music and entertainment for all guests […]

    Workers expected to feel inflation pinch up until Christmas

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    Brits are beginning to feel the pinch as pay is failing to meet the levels of increased inflation, according to reports by the Office of National Statistics. Workers are expected to be 0.4% out of pocket compared to this time last year, and experts are concerned that the drop in money is going to be […]

    Are younger generations losing vital skills?

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    With younger workers have grown up in a very different world to that of their seniors, and bosses are concerned that differences in culture mean that businesses are missing out on valuable personal skills. New research by ipostparcels has revealed that handwriting and physical forms of communication are becoming a dying art as more across […]

    Call for HR support as government urged to invest in small businesses

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    The CIPD is calling on Government to invest £13m a year to provide HR support to small businesses, as new research shows that it could be a key part of efforts to unlock the UK’s productivity puzzle. The call is based on the evaluation of year-long ‘People Skills’ pilots providing HR support for SMEs in […]

    Top 10 stories of the week

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    Our working habits and office lifestyle have been the focus of our most popular stories this week, could this be anything to do with the summer ending decidedly abruptly? As the kids are all back in school and Christmas feels much closer than it should be, check out the stories that have piqued your interest […]

    Businesses brace themselves for the worst flu season on record

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    British businesses are taking the cold very seriously as firms have seen a 353% rise over the past five years, according to Bupa. The health insurance company has revealed that more and more bosses are providing their employees with flu jab vouchers as part of their corporate health and benefits packages to boost productivity, reduce […]

    Westminster Venue Collection invites event organisers to a Halloween showcase

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    The Westminster Venue Collection is hosting a spooky showcase this October with their haunted ‘Hallo-Westminster’ event. Located at One Great George Street, event planners and organisers will be offered the chance to learn more about 35 venues on offer, all withing a venue believed to have its own resident ghost. Chair of Westminster Venue Collection, Diane […]

    Students choosing skill-based courses as graduates regret academic courses

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    University applications have seen a fall in recent years as people are entering the world of work at younger ages, with the country finding itself in the middle of a boom for academic alternatives. Seeing a shift in the way young people are making their future decisions, training specialist The Knowledge Academy has investigated which […]