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Breeio-Zoom screen shot

To help companies transfer their face-to-face training sessions to virtual platforms, Cambridge-based Acteon is rolling out a new integration with Zoom within its learning management system, Breeio.

02-06-2020

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, the most prestigious awards for UK businesses, are now open for applications.

02-06-2020

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented public health crisis, presenting new and profound challenges on multiple fronts around the world. Throughout this period, the response from science, technology and innovation communities has been remarkable, proving that innovation and learning, inter-disciplinary methods...

02-06-2020
Dr Alex Sigal_ Biocair_Image courtesy of AHRI

Biocair, a global specialist in life sciences logistics, was selected to transport time-critical plasmids from the USA to the Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) in Durban, South Africa.

02-06-2020
Anthias Consulting 15 Years of sharing knowledge and expertise in analytical science

This month (June 2020) Anthias Consulting celebrates 15 years sharing knowledge and expertise in analytical science worldwide.

02-06-2020
CityFibre engineer at work

CityFibre, the UK’s third national digital infrastructure platform, has awarded Lite Access Technologies a city-wide build contract in Cambridge. The project is part of CityFibre’s £4bn Gigabit City Investment Programme, targeting full fibre rollout to up to eight million premises across the UK.

02-06-2020

South Cambridgeshire District Council is to provide a funding boost of £200,000 for new Mobile Warden schemes to be established so that more South Cambridgeshire residents can be supported to live independently for longer.

02-06-2020
Cambridge Index 01062020

The Cambridge Index advanced 917.1 points or 4% to close at 23690.9, as all of the top ten Index heavyweights posted weekly gains to their share prices.

02-06-2020
women in conversation

One of the unanticipated stressors of the current situation for some is the thought of having to conduct difficult conversations with team members, customers or suppliers remotely, by video call, phone or even email. A difficult conversation is difficult enough without introducing additional ‘noise’ into the communication channel.

01-06-2020
masks made by volunteers for community use

Colourful face masks made for the community by a group of volunteers in Cambridge have raised an astonishing total of more than £17,000 for NHS Charities Together.

01-06-2020
Prof Carol Brayne, who leads the CFAS II study at the University of Cambridge

Alzheimer’s Research UK has announced funding of new research at the University of Cambridge and Newcastle University exploring the impact of coronavirus-induced social isolation measures on older people at increased risk of COVID-19.

01-06-2020
 Filmng The Gift of Time Credit: Asem Nugumanova

Student filmmakers from Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) enjoyed a Kodak moment as they won three awards at a national competition for their commercial The Gift of Time.

01-06-2020
Sam Greenhalgh, Senior Associate in Birketts’ Employment Team

While there are no shortage of equality, diversity and inclusion training solutions available in the marketplace, the fact remains that few of these meet the rigorous legal standards required in the employment sector.

01-06-2020

Have you ever wondered the secret to a marathon personal best? Or what makes people attractive to others? Or how to treat age as just a number? Fortunately, you can delve a little deeper into these topics and many more with the help of experts from Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), which is putting on its first ever online science festival.

01-06-2020
bicycle and sign saying 'Work' - Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay

As restrictions ease and more British workplaces reopen for business, commuting has become a key issue. Many people are concerned about using public transport, and there is a risk that the resulting rise in the use of cars will cause increased congestion and further cost to the economy.

01-06-2020
James Cotton

The Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is currently in the process of talking to leadership figures from across the nation in an attempt to understand this universal trait and what it means in Britain and Northern Ireland today.

01-06-2020
Churchill College

Last night marked the last chapter in Cambridge's #MakeItBlue campaign which has seen the #ShineBright team illuminate over 20 of the city's most famous landmarks during the past nine weeks. Over the lockdown period, this group of event professionals has been secretly liaising with venues to bring a bit of colour to our city.

29-05-2020
empty table and chairs on a sandy beach

If your business has been closed due to the COVID-19 crisis, you may have been able to claim for some loss of income on your business insurance policy, although this does vary case by case depending on your insurer, policy details and the claim itself.

29-05-2020
Pythag the tortoise

Mr Henry Bertram, a Maths teacher at St Mary’s School, Cambridge, has enabled students to have access to a calming diversion during the lockdown: his 'tortoise cam', featuring his pet tortoise, Pythagoras (or 'Pythag' for short). Pythag is four years old, and was given to Mr...

29-05-2020

The government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be extended, giving more security to individuals whose livelihoods are adversely affected by coronavirus in the coming months, the Chancellor announced today (Friday 29 May 2020).

29-05-2020

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