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Apprentices achieve with Virgin Media

Virgin media is creating an impressive 120 new apprenticeships, helping young people get involved with the increasing demand for the company’s superfast broadband and on-demand TV services. The positions themselves were created during National Apprenticeship Week. The company has helped more than 350 apprentice engineers’ move on to full-time jobs...
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Repair-bots to the rescue

National Grid, ever the innovators, have released footage which demonstrates how robot repair teams could revolutionise the way gas mains are repaired. The film, which premiered online, captures the company making history as they use a repair robot (CISBOT) to fix a gas mains leak with a special sealant, under...
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Whitbread make waves

Forecasts are looking good for Whitbread, Britain’s largest hotel and coffee shop Company. They’ve recently stated that their full-year results would reach the top end of the market, due to the increasing demand across its Premier Inn hotels, Costa Coffee shops and other restaurant businesses, such as Brewers Fayre, helping...
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Revision Theory

The revision theory section of our site has recently been updated, filling in some of the blanks to make sure you have an engaging and reliable source for learning. We’ve done all the hard work, collecting all the information you need on one useful webpage, all presented in a clear...
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The Marketing Collection

To kick-start the latest weekly feature of our newsletter, we’ll be having a look at The Marketing Collection, available as both an e-book or on CD. The collection combines all three marketing volumes in one handy place, giving you a total of 50 case studies to get stuck into. Most...
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Bill Gates takes top spot

Forbes magazine has named Bill Gates as the world’s richest man, knocking Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim into second place. The Microsoft founder has once again taken the top spot after his total net worth was estimated at $76bn/£45.5bn, an increase of $9bn since 2013. The biggest gainer in net...
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ASDA employees' benefit from bonuses

ASDA has, for the 13th year in a row, reached its targets and, to reward its employees, has handed out bonuses. Any employee who has worked for the company for more than six months will receive £320; for those who have worked at the top performing stores will receive a...
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ARM launches ‘lab-in-a-box’

Tech savvy company ARM has announced that its worldwide University Programme has begun shipping its flagship ‘lab-in-a-box’ (LiB) to participating universities worldwide, enabling educational use of ARM technology. ARM understands that young people are the future and by benefitting courses, labs, student projects and academic research, ARM are investing in...
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Reed Elsevier promises big buyback

Reed Elsevier has recently highlighted its commitment to returning cash to its shareholders instead of spending on big acquisitions, promising £600 of share buybacks in 2014. In 2013 the company completed £600m of share buybacks; Reed Elsevier had planned to buy the same amount of shares this year. Erik Engstrom,...
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Marvel and Star Wars come to Harrods

Harrods have got their finger on the ball when it comes to spotting and catering for trends. Working alongside Disney UK, the company are expanding the size of their in-house Disney Store by over a third. The focus of this new space will be dedicated to Marvel Super Heroes. Torly...
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