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The taste of success

Everybody loves a success story and John Brumby’s is exactly that. From humble beginnings in his kitchen to the shelves of Harrods, his journey has been an inspiring one. John has stated: ‘We used to have a stall on Beverley market and part of research there showed that people bought...
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Skywalker arm a reality

Reality, increasingly, is looking more like sci-fi, with creative designers and inventors making what had once been a staple of genre film and TV a part of our everyday lives. From the news that an affordable scanner that can provide all sorts of information about everyday food and objects (see...
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Renewable careers

The renewable energy sector has become a significant employer, with the number of workers rising by 14% in 2013 to an impressive 6.5 million worldwide (according to a report from Irena - the International Renewable Energy Agency). The sector is continually growing, with environmental concerns becoming more important, many consumers...
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STEM careers not just a boys club

A report from the Royal Academy of Engineering has stated that 100,000 new STEM graduates are required in the UK every year up until 2020 in order to maintain the current employment figure. Veolia (A French transnational company with activities in four main service and utility areas) is helping to...
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Upward growth

The Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS), the largest regular economic survey of accountants in the world, which gauges the views of ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMI (Institute of Management Accountants), has stated that the UK’s fortunes have transformed since mid-2013, continuing into early 2014.  The report...
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Yahoo buys Snapchat rival

Yahoo, in a bid to build its mobile business, has bought Snapchat rival Blink. It’s the latest in a line of deals specifically designed to bring tech talent into the company, boosting the content on offer for its mobile services and advertising revenue. Blink, like Snapchat, allows users to send...
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Nestlé’s Bangladesh intuitive

Nestlé has introduced a new initiative in Bangladesh, under its rural development programme, which comes under its corporate social responsibility. This initiative involves sourcing raw materials for its products by teaching local farmers to grow produce to the company’s specifications. Naquib Khan, Nestle Bangladesh Limited Corporate Affairs Director, has stated:...
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Sci-fi style scanner a reality

There is a distinct lack of hardware start-ups, instead the focus tends to be on software. There are exceptions, of course, as in the case of the Oculus Rift but what good is game changing software without equally as exciting and compatible hardware? The scanner may well be most closely...
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Tesco’s own smartphone

Supermarket giant Tesco are set to release their own-brand smartphone by the end of the year, competing with the likes of Apple, HTC and Samsung, among others. The phone, it’s believed, will run Google’s Android software with a similar specification to Samsung’s Galaxy S5. So what sets this phone apart...
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