November 2016


30 Nov Every Mother Counts campaign

"EACH PREVENTABLE DEATH IS ONE DEATH TOO MANY.” –CHRISTY TURLINGTON BURNS One woman dies every 2 minutes due to complications due to pregnancy and childbirth.  98% of these are preventable. Who we are Founded in 2010, Every Mother Counts is a non-profit organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth...

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29 Nov Impact of fiscal statement on human resources

Nigel Heap, MD of Hays, comments on the chancellor’s reforms in relation to human resources. Apprenticeship scheme The apprenticeship scheme announced by the chancellor shows he is serious about reforming Britain’s education system to ensure it delivers the skills businesses need. But government needs to ensure it encourages...

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24 Nov Fiscal Statement from the Chancellor

Taxation/Pay Income tax threshold to be raised to £11,500 in April, from £11,000 now Higher rate income tax threshold to rise to £50,000 by the end of the Parliament Tax savings on salary sacrifice and benefits in kind to be stopped, with exceptions for ultra-low emission cars, pensions,...

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18 Nov Inspiring Customer loyalty

Brand loyalty - how do you keep your customers coming back? In our business, recommendation and repeat business accounts for a good share of our work from local businesses.  This covers professional services such as rent reviews, acquisition work to letting or selling commercial property. Most...

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