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Access to a skilled workforce is one of the major factors attracting businesses to set up or remain in thus region and yet recruitment, particularly within high growth sectors such as life sciences and digital, is one of the biggest challenges for businesses in the Cambridge economy, with more vacancies than suitably skilled applicants.

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Some 20 competitions are currently open, with the opportunity to win funding from UK Research and Innovation  (UKRI) and partners. 

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The increased pressure on companies to source local staff, to reduce air travel, and to reduce product air miles, should increase demand for medium level employees and perhaps decrease the number of “high flying” staff.

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Histon Road with parking removed

Work on the Greater Cambridge Partnership's Histon Road project starts in earnest on Monday (3 February), with traffic management at the junction of Histon Road with Victoria Road and Huntingdon Road.

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CBI Director-General Carolyn Fairbairn comments on the UK’s departure from the EU.

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Effective measures can be taken to help reduce the adverse effects of stress, including building resilence.

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The effects of sustained and intolerable long-term "Stress" on performance and wellbeing

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Stress is frequently thought of as a negative in terms of health and wellbeing, and yet it can also have a very positive impact. Tolerable stress can improve health, performance and wellbeing. Understanding how the human body deals with perceived stressors not only helps in the management of stress but also performance.

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Carl Richards explains succinctly what can go wrong with buy and sell decisions outside of a long-term financial plan.

Jeremy Edwards of Cambridge Independent Financial Advice firm Martin-Redman Partners, talks about how the coronavirus could affect your investments and pensions, with a focus on the effect of emotionally-driven 'buy and sell' decisions on your investments outside of a long-term financial plan.

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  Brain development during adolescence: red brain regions belong to the “conservative” pattern of adolescent development, while the blue brain regions belong to the “disruptive” pattern  Credit: Frantisek Vasa

New brain networks come ‘online’ during adolescence, allowing teenagers to develop more complex adult social skills, but potentially putting them at increased risk of mental illness, according to new research.

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New Zealand flag

Each month Babel offers free briefings and expert advice for working with different cultures to its clients, learners and friends in the industry. This month the focus is on New Zealand which coincides with its 'Waitangi Day' on 6th February.

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The Network Technology Research Institute of China Unicom – one of the world’s largest mobile operators with more than a quarter of a billion active subscribers – has selected Ranplan Wireless as a preferred supplier for a complete platform for HetNet design, optimisation and management.

31-01-2020
London Square Bermondsey development for which Metropolitan will provide a low-carbon heat solution

Metropolitan has been awarded the 40-year ESCo contract to adopt, own and operate the district heat network and hot-water systems serving London Square Bermondsey. This £220million new neighbourhood will transform a former industrial site, once home to Crosse & Blackwell’s Branston...

30-01-2020
Rapidox 2100-FGA

The team at Cambridge Sensotec feels it’s important to listen to customers.

30-01-2020
Row of pumps in an engine control room_The 5 most important PPC KPIs you should be tracking banner

If you're running a Google Ads campaign, you'll want to make sure that your budget is generating a positive return.

30-01-2020
Route option map for East West Rail

Communities between Bedford and Cambridge move a step closer to faster, more sustainable connectivity today (30 January 2020), as a Preferred Route Option for this section of the East West Rail line was announced. This will lead to the Government making a final decision on whether to take this project forward, and to make an application for a...

30-01-2020
Graphic of a world being held in a pair of hands, with a circle of icons

Cambridge Econometrics has been named as one of the UK’s leading management consultancies by the Financial Times, based on a survey of recommendations by the clients and peers of consultancies.

30-01-2020

Abcam, a global innovator in life science reagents and tools, today announces the asset purchase of the gene editing platform and oncology product portfolio of Applied StemCell, Inc. (ASC) for life science research and diagnostic markets.

30-01-2020

British newspapers are routinely glamorising combat by creating a moral separation between combat and non-combat injuries, according to new research published in the journal 'Media, War and Conflict'.

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Lungs infographic

Protective cells in the lungs of ex-smokers could explain why quitting smoking reduces the risk of developing lung cancer, scientists have determined. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, UCL and their collaborators have discovered that, compared to current smokers, people who had stopped smoking had more genetically healthy lung...

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