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Stuart Wilkinson EY

The EY ITEM Club Summer Forecast has significantly downgraded the near-term economic outlook for the UK, with GDP now expected to contract by 11.5% over the course of 2020.

27-07-2020

St John’s College, owners of St John’s Innovation Park, has appointed Turnstone Estates as Development Partner for the next phase of the Park’s growth; the delivery of the Dirac Building - a new 85,000 sq ft Grade A office and R&D building, and associated transport hub - ready for occupation in the first quarter of 2023, alongside planning...

27-07-2020

Adder Technology, a global leader in connectivity solutions and high performance IP KVM, has today announced the launch of its new Partner Portal to support and evolve its growing partner community.

27-07-2020
Map shows plans for a new city district in North East Cambridge

Local Councils have drafted plans for a new city district in North East Cambridge – which could create 8,000 homes and provide space for 20,000 jobs over the next 20-plus years – and they now want to know what residents and businesses think of the draft plans.

27-07-2020

The Wellcome Genome Campus is launching a series of free monthly ‘Genome Lates’, on-line public talks to celebrate 20 years since the landmark first draft of the complete human genome was produced.

27-07-2020
Abstract - face and code

A new, more flexible fellowship scheme, ‘Open’ and ‘Open Plus’ Fellowships, will be announced by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) during autumn/winter 2020.

27-07-2020
Tim Taylor, East Anglia Practice Leader at Grant Thornton UK LLP

The majority of UK mid-market businesses* (88%) have made fundamental changes to their business model during the pandemic, with 50% also planning to continue with the new model going forward. That’s according to new research from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report** (IBR), which explores the impact of COVID-19 on businesses in the...

27-07-2020
  A child writes in his workbook in a school classroom.  Credit: Martin Vorel

Keeping schools open from September should be a Government priority as it manages the COVID-19 pandemic, while closures could have severe social and economic effects that endure for decades, according to a new report.

27-07-2020
  UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak at a Covid-19 press conference. Sunak is credited with instigating the UK's 'furlough' job retention scheme.  Credit: Number 10

Researchers say the UK government should ask employers to share out reduced hours rather than lose workers, in order to mitigate a looming mental health crisis as furlough is rolled back.

27-07-2020

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced the first projects to receive funding as part of its £149m Transforming Foundation Industries (TFI) Challenge. This challenge seeks to revolutionise the UK’s foundation industries (glass, metals, cement, ceramics, bulk chemicals, and paper).

27-07-2020
 Thomas Phillimore

Cambridge web design, development and marketing agency, Onespacemedia, has hired new developer, Thomas Phillimore - the first remote-working employee in its 10-year history.

27-07-2020
Jesus Green, Cambridge

Want to be more creative, more productive, and more impressive, using a simple but highly effective trick? If so, have this tip on Simon Hall...

26-07-2020
Amelia Armour and Pierre Socha

Global technology investor, Amadeus Capital Partners, announces the promotion of both Amelia Armour and Pierre Socha to Partner in the Early Stage Fund team.

24-07-2020
image of a breakfast plate - workplace wellness post

Layrd Design explores the concept of workplace wellness, the benefits for business and some of the practical steps you can take to support your team’s wellbeing.

24-07-2020
 KeyLines, the industry-leading graph visualization toolkit for JavaScript developers

Cambridge Intelligence today released a major new version of KeyLines, the industry-leading graph visualization toolkit for JavaScript developers.

24-07-2020
Hand holding gender equality symbol

A new 42-country study has found that the more gender egalitarian the country, the less likely men are to support women’s causes.

24-07-2020
  Predictive touch  Credit: Jaguar Land Rover

A ‘no-touch touchscreen’ developed for use in cars could also have widespread applications in a post-COVID-19 world, by reducing the risk of transmission of pathogens on surfaces.

24-07-2020
Laboratory_GSK

In April 2020, the University of Cambridge joined forces with AstraZeneca and GSK to create the Cambridge Testing Centre to boost the UK’s COVID-19 testing capabilities through innovation and cutting-edge technology.

24-07-2020
Heating Swaffham Prior logo

A community renewable energy project has been awarded a £2.146million grant to provide sustainable heating to homes in Swaffham Prior, East Cambridgeshire.

24-07-2020
Sally Dunne - Home in Kakuma Refugee Camp

The prestigious V&A Student Illustrator of the Year prize has been awarded to an Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) student for the fifth successive year.

24-07-2020

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