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Engaging the Government With Middle Businesses

Jacqui Miller MBE | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqui Miller MBE

Government must engage with these businesses to secure the future sustainable growth of our economy. These business leaders have weathered arguably the worst recession in the last century and come out as survivors. As one such business leader I feel it's high time that we focus on these 'champions' of industry,

The Candidate: Why It Pays for Both Parties to Treat Probation Periods as Extensions of the Selection Process

Dan Russon | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK
Dan Russon

I don't advocate employing candidates that you are unsure of, and taking a gamble with peoples's livelihoods and careers. However, it can definitely pay dividends to use the probation period as an extension of the selection process. It benefits both the employer and employee to treat the first three-month's probation as a final interview.

Time to Celebrate East London's Silicon Roundabout

Dee Doocey | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Tech
Dee Doocey

Inner-city roundabouts are not the most obvious places to look for the next generation of digital entrepreneurs, but Old Street is not your usual roundabout.