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Why artificial intelligence could be a game-changer for the travel industry

Added: 5 days ago by Amadeus

Once upon a time planning a holiday meant that you had to actually leave your home and visit a travel agent. More daring travellers would rely on word of mouth recommendations or their ever trusty...

Supporting the Trading Desk from Montreal’s Technical Hub

Added: 1 week ago by Mthree Consulting

I joined the Alumni programme at Morgan Stanley, after graduating from McGill University in Montreal with majors in Finance and Accounting. As someone with a keen and applied interest in...

FIX Protocol Training Testimonial

Added: 1 week ago by Mthree Consulting

In order to fully support a financial application, an understanding of how the system works is essential and it also helps to know a little about the business industry. However, I have now learnt...

General Dynamics Land Systems–UK completes first AJAX programme manned live firing trial

Added: 4 weeks ago by General Dynamics UK

  General Dynamics Land Systems–UK has successfully completed initial manned live firing tests onboard an ARES vehicle, a member of the AJAX family of Armoured Fighting Vehicles, at a...

Friday night football star Rachel Riley hosts first Sky Betting & Gaming annual gala ball

Added: 1 month ago by Sky Betting & Gaming

A host of businesses from across Yorkshire gathered at the Royal Armouries on Wednesday night to attend the first ever Sky Betting & Gaming charity gala ball, celebrating the culmination of a...

Hacking good time for teenage cancer trust

Added: 1 month ago by Sky Betting & Gaming

Security-savvy Sky Betting & Gaming employees raised over £800 for Teenage Cancer Trust this week when they joined a company Hack Day designed around our new Bug Bounty Programme. Bug...

Introducing JustPeek

Added: 1 month ago by JUST EAT

An iOS framework that ports Force-Touch Peek/Pop-like interactions to devices that aren’t force-touch enabled At Just Eat, teams tend to build software with the community in mind. Over time,...

U-POL celebrates 'stunning' achievement

Added: 1 month ago by U-POL

  U-Pol’s relaunch has received a huge thumbs up after it was named as a finalist during the British Coatings Federation (BCF) Awards. The Northamptonshire-based company was named on...

Construction to start on ‘world’s first’ commercial bio-substitute natural gas plant

Added: 1 month ago by National Grid

National Grid investment means Swindon plasma recycling plant will go ahead by early 2017. National Grid’s Gas Distribution company has signed a £6.3 million deal to help fund the...

Smart sensors should prevent winter train delays

Added: 1 month ago

A low-cost sensor device developed by the University of Birmingham could help prevent train delays caused by poor weather conditions and fallen leaves on the line. Lee Chapman, professor of...

Polymer discovery leads to ultra-powerful supercapacitors

Added: 1 month ago

Technology could reduce the recharging time of electric cars from hours to minutes British researchers have developed an electronically conducting polymer that can create high energy density...

QinetiQ secures deal for MoD test and training sites

Added: 1 month ago

Company wins contract amendment to a long term partnering agreement with the Ministry of DefencplaDefence engineering. Company QinetiQ has agreed a £1 billion deal with the UK government to...

Middlesex University students crowned winners of the Design Challenge 2016

Added: 1 month ago

Engineering students from Middlesex University won the Institution's Design Challenge 2016 at the National Finals held at One Birdcage Walk on 7 October 2016. The Design Challenge Competition...

Solar cells made with tin could increase uptake of technology

Added: 1 month ago

Researchers at the University of Warwick believe that using tin instead of lead could make solar cells simpler to produce. Solar cells produced with tin instead of the more commonly used lead could...

BAE Systems opens £15.6m aerospace skills and training academy

Added: 1 month ago by BAE Systems

The centre marks the single largest investment in aerospace skills in the UK. BAE Systems has opened its £15.6 million training academy at Samlesbury, Lancashire, in order to create a...

Ford to test vehicles in most extreme conditions

Added: 1 month ago by Ford Motor Company Limited

Multi-million pound 'Weather Factory' to open in Germany. Ford will soon be able to test its vehicles in the most extreme conditions in its new multi-million pound testing facility. The...

Graduates develop DIY walking robot

Added: 1 month ago

A Kickstarter campaign has been launched for the robot that is built using 3D-printing and will be used to promote robotics education. Two engineering graduates from the University of Manchester...

Government plans for firms to run railway lines and trains

Added: 1 month ago by Network Rail

The first railway line to be owned and maintained by the same company that runs trains on it will be the East West railway. Network Rail has said it supports government moves to reunify track and...

Modular robotic machine tool cuts costs

Added: 1 month ago by Airbus Group

The AMRC collaborates with Airbus and systems manufacturer Exechon to develop lightweight and modular robotic machine tool The “world’s first” reconfigurable carbon-composite...

Samworth Brothers supports the Cosmopolitan Carnival

Added: 1 month ago by Samworth Brothers

Samworth Brothers helped Leicester get into the carnival spirit recently by supporting a major cultural event in the city, the Cosmopolitan Carnival. The Carnival saw thousands of people from...

Samworth Brothers and Branston team up to handle even the “wonkiest” of potatoes!

Added: 1 month ago by Samworth Brothers

A new initiative brings suppliers closer together to help reduce food waste. Potatoes come in all shapes and sizes, but what happens to those “visually imperfect, but entirely edible...

PCMS secures new contract with MAP

Added: 1 month ago by PCMS Group

Leading managed services specialist, PCMS, is celebrating 10 years working with Managing Agency Partners (MAP) – with a new three year contract extension. Over the past decade, PCMS has...

PCMS Contact Centre rises to the challenge

Added: 1 month ago by PCMS Group

The PCMS Contact Centre is making outbound telephone calls on a regular and scheduled basis to Renshaw customers to assist with website enquiries, placing orders and discussing new products and...

What are the 5 challenges that retailers face when providing omni-channel services?

Added: 1 month ago by PCMS Group

Omni-channel has been the industry buzzword for the past few years, but that doesn’t mean retailers are actually achieving the omni-channel dream. In fact, far from it!  There are still...

Britain’s favourite kitchenware retailer, Lakeland, selects PCMS

Added: 1 month ago by PCMS Group

With an unrivalled collection of creative kitchenware and home products, Lakeland has chosen PCMS’ Vison Commerce Suite, including Vision BeanStore as its point of sale (PoS) solution and...

Going beyond air travel to explore the Future Traveller Tribes of 2030

Added: 1 month ago by Amadeus

Through our Future Traveller Tribes 2030 research, we’ve gained a better Understanding of Tomorrow’s Traveller, explored how the airlines can Build a More Rewarding Journey, and focused...

Don’t miss our future of travel distribution event Facebook livestream

Added: 1 month ago by Amadeus

Join us on Wednesday, November 30th at 16:00 LON for a Facebook livestream of a special industry discussion in collaboration with Tnooz on LSE Consulting’s Travel distribution: the end of...

UK-Green Building Council office upgrade is an exemplar for sustainable refurbishment

Added: 1 month ago by Cundall

Imagery © Barr Gazetas We were delighted to be selected by the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) to be a part of the design team, chosen from their member organisations, tasked with...

Becoming a Chartered Engineer at Cundall

Added: 1 month ago by Cundall

Gaining your Bachelors or Masters degree is the foundation stage of your journey towards becoming a Chartered Engineer. Once you join us as a Graduate Engineer, you will gain ‘on the...

Becoming a Chartered Engineer at Cundall

Added: 1 month ago by Cundall

Gaining your Bachelors or Masters degree is the foundation stage of your journey towards becoming a Chartered Engineer. Once you join us as a Graduate Engineer, you will gain ‘on the...

First Type 26 frigate will be laid down next summer

Added: 8th November 2016 by Royal Navy

The first steel will be cut on the Navy’s next-generation frigates next summer. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon today announced work would start on the hull of the first of eight Type 26...

Royal Navy engineers put F-35B through its paces

Added: 8th November 2016 by Royal Navy

Royal Navy and RAF personnel are putting the new fifth-generation strike fighter through its paces in the Pacific. Personnel from the Air Test and Evaluation Squadron left their base at Pax River...

The Apprentice, I was hired!

Added: 7th November 2016 by Cundall

Jonathan Smith, Graduate Structural Engineer has been named as an apprentice for the President of the Institute of Civil Engineering (ICE). Each year, the President of the ICE chooses six of the...

The Working World………and how our Graduates are finding it! – Part 3!

Added: 31st October 2016 by Cundall

In the final instalment of our meet the Graduates series we asked our some of our Graduates that joined our specialisms to reveal how they had settled in to life at Cundall.   Name: Horacio...

The Working World………and how our Graduates are finding it! – Part 2!

Added: 25th October 2016 by Cundall

In the second instalment we asked our Building Services Graduates (Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) to reveal how they had settled in to life at Cundall.   Name: Stephen Maxwell...

Kobalt changed the rules of the music industry using data -- and saved it

Added: 21st October 2016 by Kobalt

This article was taken from the May 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. On a winter's afternoon, in a 23rd-floor office overlooking midtown Manhattan, Willard Ahdritz flops on a low leather sofa and...

Going to the Ends of the Earth to Get the Most Out of Music

Added: 21st October 2016 by Kobalt

In the music industry’s hunt for royalties, no digital nook or cranny is too small to scour for income — even for the biggest hits. The songwriting royalties of one song that reached...

The Working World………and how our Graduates are finding it!

Added: 20th October 2016 by Cundall

For many of you this will be your final year of study and even for those of you in your first, second or third years the fact that you are browsing the employer hubs on Gradcracker would suggest...

Our Story So Far

Added: 18th October 2016 by British Steel

A brand new company launched on 1st June, British Steel's first 100 days have seen a return to profitability through a combination of hard work, unrivalled quality and constant improvement. Our...

Royal Navy tests unmanned fleet of the future

Added: 17th October 2016 by Royal Navy

World’s first large scale demonstration of marine robotic systems hosted by the UK. The Royal Navy is leading ‘Unmanned Warrior 16’, an innovative demonstration of autonomous...

Royal Navy charity cyclists warm-up

Added: 17th October 2016 by Royal Navy

Cyclists from the Royal Navy submarine HMS Talent staging a fixed-cycle ride at a Plymouth supermarket on yesterday (Wednesday) ahead of a charity road ride from Plymouth to London. The submariners...

1,500 UK maritime forces take part in exercise with Albania

Added: 17th October 2016

Sailors and Royal Marines have been in action on land, in the air and at sea, during a joint exercise with Albania. Around 1,500 UK military personnel joined Albanian forces for Exercise Albanian...

National Grid completes a ‘world first’ demonstration of smart grid technology

Added: 14th October 2016 by National Grid

Reactive Technologies has successfully tested its grid data and measurement system with National Grid and SSE Reactive Technologies, a UK-based smart grid and demand-side response (DSR) company,...

University of Huddersfield unveils £4.5m railway test rig

Added: 14th October 2016

The rig enables experiments and investigation of issues surrounding the contact area between wheel and rail The University of Huddersfield unveiled its recently completed multi million pound...

Engineer Graduate wins two awards

Added: 12th October 2016 by British Steel

Our Electrical Graduate Matthew Jarvis has won two prestigious engineering awards; the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Graduate of the Year Award and the Festo award for the Best...

Cundall Graduates – How are our 2015 intake getting on?

Added: 11th October 2016 by Cundall

In September 2015, we welcomed 25 Graduates across our UK offices. Let’s find out a bit more about how some of them are getting on, after almost a year with the business… Sarvakam...

Royal Navy's first 'robot wars' exercise begins

Added: 6th October 2016 by Royal Navy

Unmanned Warrior - the Royal Navy's first major training exercise using drones - has begun off the Welsh coast. A reconnaissance craft called Watchkeeper is observing Nato forces arriving for...

Building to start on new nuclear submarines as government announces £1.3 billion investment

Added: 6th October 2016 by Royal Navy

Construction work will start on the UK’s new nuclear submarines, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced, as he unveiled nearly £1.3 billion of new investment with BAE Systems....

Unmanned Warrior 2016 gets under way as team heads north

Added: 6th October 2016 by Royal Navy

Major defence firms and small businesses alike are heading north to take part in Unmanned Warrior 2016 where they will show off their ideas for the future of autonomous systems at sea. Lieutenant...

Westminster the interceptor as frigate completes refit with Navy’s new air defence missile

Added: 6th October 2016 by Royal Navy

Almost ready for sea after 18 months out of action is HMS Westminster – the most powerful and advanced frigate in the Royal Navy inventory after a massive overhaul was completed. More than...