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Studio 24 redeveloped the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) website using a Headless CMS (content management system) to manage the complex data exchange between the CCS legacy CMS and their CRM  (customer relationship management) platform (Salesforce). This provided time saving efficiencies for CCS staff and made procurement faster and easier for...

10-09-2019

Muntons, a manufacturer and producer of malted products, is set to expand following a £73m committed five-year asset based lending (ABL) facility from HSBC UK.

10-09-2019
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Students from St Mary's Senior School, Cambridge and local state school partner St Bede’s Inter-Church School are sharing success in Classical Greek GCSE, with all St Bede's partner students achieving A* grades.

10-09-2019
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Taylor Vinters has been identified as a leading innovator in the legal sector by the Financial Times, which has named the firm a finalist in the upcoming FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Europe. The winner will be announced on Thursday at a prestigious ceremony at the Natural History Museum in London.

10-09-2019

Cambridge Innovation Capital plc (CIC), the venture capital investor enabling visionaries to build global, category-leading companies in the Cambridge ecosystem, has participated in the £50.4 million Series B funding of Gyroscope Therapeutics, a company developing gene therapies and surgical delivery systems for retinal diseases, alongside lead...

10-09-2019
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Darktrace, the world’s leading cyber AI company - which featured in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table last weekend*-  has today announced the rollout of Version 4 of its Enterprise Immune System, which includes over 70 new enhancements. Additionally, the move to a ‘Cyber AI Platform’ provides customers with the...

10-09-2019
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The University of Cambridge is set to benefit from the new £1.5 million partnership launched today between Goldman Sachs and Mind, which will provide mental health support in universities.

10-09-2019
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Calling all footballers in Cambridge companies! Suits in Boots sees the Cambridge business community take to the football field in support of street children across the globe. Founding host La Playa is seeking teams from Cambridge firms to join the “World Cup” 5-a-side tournament to support Street Child United. Men’s and women’s teams welcome...

10-09-2019
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What action do we need to take to save the planet? And how do we get everyone on board?   These are the central questions underpinning many of the climate change and environment-focused events at this year’s Cambridge Festival of Ideas, which runs from 14th – 27th October and hosts over 250 free events based around the...

10-09-2019
Cambridge TV Training offers a range of courses

Evening classes, Saturday sessions, half day and one day workshops and one term tuition can teach you new skills including filming, editing, lighting, sound, presenting and podcasting.

10-09-2019
Manufacturing WAREHOUSE

This week Danielle Gibson of NW Brown Wealth Management looks at Melrose Industries, the UK-based company that specialises in buying and improving good manufacturing businesses that have been underperforming.

10-09-2019
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The UK’s future relationship with the EU is dominating news headlines daily.  As the UK government attempts to secure or expand trading agreements, we look to the skills and capabilities needed by British firms to thrive in diverse markets and continue their interconnectedness with European partners. Do you know which top five languages are...

10-09-2019
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What word connects the international cricketers Ben Stokes, Steve Smith (of England and Australia respectively) and Harvard Professor, leadership guru, author, and one time CEO of Medtronic, Bill George?
Answer: “crucible”.

10-09-2019
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Mums-to-be can now benefit from specialist hypnobirthing courses being run by midwives at the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge.

10-09-2019
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With the help of Indie Cambridge - the community of ‘real’ Cambridge - Cambridge Network continues its weekly exploration of the best independent shops, cafés, restaurants, people, businesses, venues and events in Cambridge and the surrounding area. This week: The Plough at Shepreth, which hosts its annual Beer & Music...

09-09-2019
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Most of us know it’s inefficient and we really shouldn’t be doing it. Yet approaching the year 2020, many small and medium sized businesses are choosing to store and manipulate vast quantities of their data in spreadsheets!  As small businesses grow, those that do not invest in an appropriate software to house and manage their data often find...

09-09-2019
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Over 180 people explored cycle science, design and technology at CamcycleTech, a new event for the 2019 Cambridge Festival of Cycling, which took place on Saturday (7 September). Held at the Cambridge Museum of Technology, the event was organised by local charity Camcycle and included virtual cycle racing, a programme of speakers,...

09-09-2019
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In her regular series for Cambridge Network members, software training expert Karen Roem offers handy tips to help you 'Tame your computer'. This week she describes a faster way to enter a formula using the numeric keypad (Microsoft Excel)...

09-09-2019
Birketts introduces the Class of 2019

Birketts, the premier East of England law firm, has announced the appointment of 18 new trainee solicitors shortly after declaring a record turnover of £54.9m - a 12% increase on last year and a new record for the firm. The trainees will take their seats across the firm’s Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich and Norwich offices.

09-09-2019

An orderly departure from the European Union on 31 October is expected to help the UK economy rebound, with GDP growth reaching 1.5% in 2020, but a no-deal Brexit could prompt a four-quarter recession, with GDP contracting by 1.5% next year, according to KPMG UK’s latest quarterly Economic Outlook.

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