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8 March, 2016

The Brexit Debate – The potential effects on employment law should the UK leave the EU

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Leaving the EU David Cameron has recently announced that a referendum will be held on the subject of EU membership on 23 June 2016. If Britain votes to leave the European Union the Government will, in theory, be able to repeal all existing EU determined legislation. Employment law imposed by the EU includes, amongst other
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8 March, 2016

gap supports Deeside Business Forum Event

gap supports Deeside Business Forum Event
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The Deeside business forum was set up in 2009 to support the local business community through difficult economic times. The forum supports 160 businesses and 9,000 workers on the Deeside industrial estate and the rest of the North East Wales Strategic Business Parks. The event starts in a relaxed environment offering local businesses the opportunity
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8 March, 2016

CBI Cymru event hosted at gap personnel Head Office

CBI Cymru event hosted at gap personnel Head Office
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On 12th February, gap personnel hosted the CBI Cymru Business Breakfast. Rachel Smith, Senior Policy Advisor (Employment and Skills) chaired a session around three key legislative changes impacting business over the next 12 months – these included: National Living Wage Apprenticeship Levy Gender Pay Reporting CBI members from 14 major employers in the North Wales
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2 March, 2016

Protecting your IT systems from viruses

Protecting your IT systems from viruses
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Although your business may have email protection in place, there are instances where emails containing viruses may reach your inbox, so we would encourage you to be vigilant to create an extra level of security. Below are some tips to follow to protect your business as much as possible; Do you know the sender? If
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1 March, 2016

The SOS Community Product Specialist Team

The SOS Community Product Specialist Team
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In order for SOS to continue to grow and provide the best quality service, we require the best people. We have worked with a local recruitment company to help build a winning team. Our community product specialists are constantly learning and have to stay up to speed with the latest products and best practice whilst
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1 March, 2016

Challenging year for Rotork despite deals

Challenging year for Rotork despite deals
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Falling oil prices, political instability and a slowdown in China have affected profits at Bath-headquartered manufacturer Rotork. However, a series of acquisition are expected to boost the business going forward. Rotork completed six acquisitions during the period for a total of £147.6m, including valve manufacturer Bifold for £125m. According to the company’s results for the
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1 March, 2016

Nuisance call firm handed stop order

Nuisance call firm handed stop order
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A company that coordinated millions of nuisance calls from a cottage in Greater Manchester has been handed a legal stop order by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Advanced VoIP Solutions Ltd, operating from the grade II-listed Eyebrow Cottage in Sale, was found to have coordinated unsolicited automated calls as one of a network of businesses
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1 March, 2016

Construction boom boosts Danzer

Construction boom boosts Danzer
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Profits have surged by almost 30 per cent at Nottingham-based anti-vandal unit maker Danzer. Revenue also topped £5.4m at the family-owned group, which was established in Langley Mill in 1995. As a result of its performance, Danzer has taken on six additional staff across its office, health and safety and manufacturing operations, taking headcount to
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