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Find out what others really earn on UK’s first ever live salary comparison site

Find out what others really earn on UK’s first ever live salary comparison site

East of England recruitment consultancy firm, Pure Resourcing Solutions (Pure), has launched the first live peer-to-peer salary comparison website in the UK. comparemysalary.co.uk is designed to add a greater level of transparency to the taboo workplace conversation topic – how much do people really earn?

25/07/2014Read in full

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Highest-precision measurement of water in planet outside the solar system

The discovery of water vapour in the atmospheres of three exoplanets includes the most precise measurement of any chemical in a planet outside the solar system, and has major implications for planet formation and the search for water on Earth-like habitable exoplanets in future.

25/07/2014Read in full

Huppert celebrates British growth as GDP figures surge

In a double-whammy of good news, Britain has been hailed by the International Monetary Fund as having the fastest growing advanced economy in the world, and had the latest new GDP figures show substantial economic growth. GDP figures released this morning (Friday, 25 July) by the Treasury show solid quarterly growth of 0.8% putting Britain's economy back to the position it was in before the crisis hit in 2008.

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Horizon Discovery and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development and Commercialization to collaborate

Horizon Discovery Group plc, a leading provider of research tools to support translational genomics and the development of personalised medicines, today announced its Horizon CombinatoRx division has been contracted by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development and Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC) to perform in vitro cell line screening of certain OPDC development candidate(s). Pursuant to the terms of the contract, Horizon CombinatoRx will be paid $835,000 for work to be substantially completed during 2014.

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Somersault helps to make inaugural Investors in People awards a huge success

Somersault helps to make inaugural Investors in People awards a huge success

The Somersault cameras were on hand recently to capture full coverage of the inaugural Investors in People awards. The event, which was attended by over 400 people, took place at the luxurious Landmark Hotel in London.

25/07/2014Read in full

Return of the Blob

Return of the Blob

Outgoing Environment Secretary Owen Paterson attacks the Green lobby. The Scientific Alliance comments...

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Still time to enter IET's Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award

Still time to enter IET's Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award

The IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards are regarded as an accolade within engineering, showcasing some of the UK’s most outstanding talent. They seek to highlight inspirational women and what they have achieved as engineers.

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War poetry given female voice for new app

A new interactive app featuring 45 of Wilfred Owen’s war poems has been released to coincide with the centenary of the start of the First World War.

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Innovative music foundation seeks new talent

The Dosoco Foundation believes that music has the power to change lives. Its vision is to unlock the world through sound and music where worlds need unlocking, and it does this by providing small grants - it made its first round of grants this year. Now it seeks two new visionary volunteers to help drive the organisation forward.

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Age of puberty in girls influenced by 'imprinted' genes

The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by ‘imprinted’ genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that gene, according to new research published in the journal Nature.

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Top 10 tips to help you win the pay rise you deserve

Top 10 tips to help you win the pay rise you deserve

With the economy gaining momentum, many people are considering hitting fast forward on their careers after sitting tight in jobs, waiting for the market to pick up.

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Barratt Homes Trumpington Meadows Marketing Suite - Provoke Me

Barratt Homes' Trumpington Meadows marketing suite redesigned by Provoke Me

Leading property developer, Barratt Homes has recently begun work on a new phase of home-building at Trumpington Meadows, Cambridge. The management team decided to refurbish and redesign the interior of their sales and marketing suite and appointed Provoke Me to oversee the project and to help turn their creative ideas into a reality.

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Cambs based multi-channel retailer of emerging wearable technology seeks partner

Cambridgeshire based niche multi-channel retailer of emerging wearable technology devices seeks working partner in return for substantial equity share. Experience and the party's contribution to the business in the form of effort are more important than financial input (although a minimal investment will be necessary).

24/07/2014Read in full

Bango connects Etisalat with Samsung Galaxy Apps

Bango is pleased to announce that it has launched one-click Direct Operator Billing for Samsung Galaxy Apps with Etisalat, the telecoms giant with operations in 19 countries in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

24/07/2014Read in full

Minister opens landmark new Centrum building

Minister opens landmark new Centrum building at Norwich Research Park

Minister for Life Sciences George Freeman has opened a landmark new building in Norwich that will enable businesses to interact with the best scientific and research minds in areas such as food, health, energy and the environment.

24/07/2014Read in full

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Headway Cambridgeshire celebrates its first 25 years

Founded in 1989, this year Headway Cambridgeshire celebrates its 25th Anniversary.

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Breakthrough events aim to help SMEs

Santander Breakthrough Masterclasses, roundtables and trade missions are all designed to put fast-growth businesses in touch with experts and give attendees practical means to accelerate growth. The programme seeks to identify the best entrepreneurial companies in the UK and help them achieve their full potential.

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Agri-Tech East director says ancient wheat and latest technology hold key to food security

Global wheat consumption exceeded production in six out of the past eight years*, creating real concerns for food security. Dr Belinda Clarke of Agri-Tech East explains to Commonwealth ministers at the British Business House how the latest sequencing technology and ancient varieties of wheat, could improve resilience in current high performing varieties.

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CUH staff receive rare handwritten invitations to the Queen’s garden tea party

Two CUH members of staff were finally able to attend the Queen’s garden tea party after receiving special handwritten invitations with a rare stamp on the envelope.

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Art, science and social responsibility in 1960s Britain

The relationships between art, science and society in the 1960s will be examined by Kettle’s Yard this Saturday.

24/07/2014Read in full

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