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10:36am Tuesday 7th February 2012
10:21am Tuesday 10th January 2012
IT is two months since the closure of the majority of Business Link services and it is extremely encouraging to see the initiatives that are now under way to provide a new kind of support to entrepreneurs.
1:45pm Tuesday 6th December 2011
We can take so much from the life of Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs. Ever since his rise to prominence for leading the team that brought us the breakthrough in home computing in 1984, the Macintosh computer, Mr Jobs demonstrated that he had the vision and ambition to enrich our lives using the power of digital technologies.
1:38pm Tuesday 6th December 2011
10:43am Tuesday 1st November 2011
With Facebook and Twitter increasingly ingrained into our everyday way of life, two recent cases highlight the need for employers to review their internet and email policies, and put in place a “social media” policy.
10:45am Tuesday 1st November 2011
When you’re busy tackling the day-to-day workload with your head down, it is not easy to get a complete picture of how much fantastic work is going on in and around York to keep existing businesses growing and get start-ups off the ground.
10:13am Tuesday 4th October 2011
9:36am Tuesday 4th October 2011
This time of the year is tremendously exciting for those entering higher education for the first time. Many first-year students will already have ambitions to enter careers in the business world upon graduation three years from now. Employability is key to realising these ambitions.
11:18am Tuesday 6th September 2011
11:12am Tuesday 6th September 2011
The world news isn't giving business owners much to be cheerful about this month, but I was both heartened and extremely impressed when I visited one of York’s largest family-owned businesses recently to see a firm that has weathered the storm - despite relying on the construction sector for a significant proportion of its business - and is actively investing to ensure future growth and retain its position at the forefront of its market.
10:40am Tuesday 6th September 2011
In 25 days a new piece of legislation will come into force that will impact all organisations that use agency workers. This is the single biggest piece of legislation to hit the temporary labour market and the businesses that use it.
10:52am Tuesday 2nd August 2011
10:50am Tuesday 2nd August 2011
WE’RE having more babies, The latest Office of National Statistics figures show a 2.4 per cent increase in the number of live births in England and Wales from 706,248 in 2009 to 723,165 in 2010 – the biggest increase in almost 40 years.
2:40pm Tuesday 5th July 2011
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12:55pm Tuesday 7th June 2011
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3:56pm Tuesday 10th May 2011
2:35pm Tuesday 10th May 2011
10:49am Tuesday 5th April 2011
LEADERSHIP is in the spotlight more than ever. The global economic downturn, Britain’s fragile recovery and public spending cuts – and now political reform in North Africa and the Middle East – have called for some big decisions by leaders.