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Redundancy occurs when an employee is dismissed due to the closure or intended closure of a business or when there is a reduction in the workforce. COVID-19 has caused a huge increase in the numbers of redundancies companies are making across the UK.

01-07-2020
Enfusenet

Cambridge Consultants has developed EnfuseNet, a breakthrough Artificial Intelligence (AI) system for autonomous vehicles - a low-cost system that generates high-resolution depth data for vehicle perception technology. 

01-07-2020
Xaar celebrates 30th anniversary_banner

Xaar is celebrating its 30th birthday in style with champagne sent to every member of the team to toast the business and its role in pioneering the use of industrial inkjet technologies around the world.

01-07-2020

The ‘RECOVERY’ trial has released preliminary results showing lopinavir/ritonavir, an antiviral drug commonly used to treat HIV, had no significant mortality benefit in hospitalised COVID-19 patients.

01-07-2020

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, has launched a new fund to help cutting-edge companies of all sizes recover, grow, and drive a re-building economy.

01-07-2020
Field at Lode

The fields of LodeStar, covering 200 acres of fine lawn just outside Cambridge, are opening from mid July to mid August for Covid-19 safe camping.

01-07-2020
drug capsules on a blue background

Most approved “priority” medicines are developed by biotech rather than large pharmaceutical firms, says a two-decade study at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School.

01-07-2020
April Taylor (left) and Joanne Butler (right) join BioStrata.

BioStrata, the life science marketing specialist, has appointed two new recruits further advancing the agency’s expert marketing team.

01-07-2020
  Portrait of playful girl covering father's eyes in park  Credit: Family Equality via Flickr

Children whose fathers make time to play with them from a very young age may find it easier to control their behaviour and emotions as they grow up, research suggests.

01-07-2020
Cambridge Folk Festival at Home 2020 banner

The Cambridge Folk Festival at Home 2020 will be a celebration of all things Cambridge that you can enjoy from your garden or living room.

01-07-2020

Taylor Wessing has advised Swiss Life REIM (France) on the disposal of “Neuer Dovenhof” in Hamburg to Zurich. The net purchase price amounts to approximately EUR 150 million.

30-06-2020
Graph showing falling number of employees on payroll

It’s hard for any of us to ignore that the world is in the grips of a crisis. It is in times like this of mass uncertainty and economic instability that many Cambridge companies have to make difficult decisions, often leading to redundancies.

30-06-2020
PharmEnable team

PharmEnable, a Cambridge-based drug discovery company using advanced medicinal chemistry and AI-enabled approaches to design the next generation of highly complex and specific drug candidate molecules, announces it has closed a £1.8 million seed financing to support its transition into a drug development company.

30-06-2020
Versius surgical robotic system in action in an operating room

CMR Surgical Ltd, the company behind the next-generation surgical robotic system Versius®, today announces a mid-year business update.

30-06-2020

As Cambridge City Council works to support the recovery of the city after the impact of Covid-19, a report on council finances suggests the impact on the council could add up to losses of £10m in the current year...

30-06-2020
ARC national mental health network banner

People using mental health services, including children and young people across the country, are set to benefit from a new national research network leading projects to improve practice and care.

30-06-2020
AWS Cloud IoT projects advanced by Cambridge team

Cambridge-based professional services consultancy Green Custard joins an elite group of just 35 companies to achieve AWS CloudFormation Service Delivery Partner status. This award-winning company drives value through creative software solutions and this new AWS CloudFormation Delivery Partner status is recognition of their expertise by the...

30-06-2020
Housing estate under construction

In response to the development sector, the Government has published the Business and Planning Bill to extend planning permissions and listed building consents until 1 April 2021. Gemma Dudley of Hewitsons provides the details.

30-06-2020

What do we know about covid-19 vaccine candidates under development? What is involved in the vaccine development, trial and innovation process? How will a successful vaccine be distributed?

30-06-2020
  An advanced prototype of the PoliValve  Credit: Professor Raimondo Ascione, University of Bristol

A new type of artificial heart valve, made of long-lived polymers, could mean that millions of patients with diseased heart valves will no longer require lifelong blood-thinning medication after valve replacement surgery.

30-06-2020

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