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Take a fresh look at U-POL - 70 Years of Expertise

Added: 25th February 2019 by U-POL

Happy Birthday to us! This year, we are celebrating 70 years of expertise, 70 years of pioneering products and supplying the vehicle repair industry across the world.

U-POL Celebrates as it Smashes Through its Million-Litre Monthly Production Target

Added: 25th February 2019 by U-POL

For the first time in U-POL’s 70-year history, the Northamptonshire-based company has produced more than one million litres of product in a calendar month, and in doing so smashed its former...

Britain To Celebrate Iconic Tornado During Farewell Flypast

Added: 22nd February 2019 by Royal Air Force

With almost 40 years of Royal Air Force service coming to an end, the iconic Tornado jet is undertaking a series of finale flypasts around the UK.

Keep Pace With a Standardised Development Process

Added: 20th February 2019 by National Instruments

Standardisation has been an aspirational objective in test organisations for decades. In 1961, D.B. Dobson and L.L. Wolff of Radio Corporation of America (RCA) published Standardisation of...

Imminent Trade-Offs for Achieving Safe Autonomous Driving

Added: 20th February 2019 by National Instruments

According to the World Health Organisation, every year more than 1.25 million lives are cut short because of traffic crashes, and these crashes cost governments approximately 3 percent of GDP.

5G Ushers in a New Era of Wireless Test

Added: 20th February 2019 by National Instruments

Since the beginning of cellular communication, test engineers have been iterating on an accepted set of measurements and techniques to test wireless communications technology in high volumes, from...

Sustainability: Looking to the future

Added: 19th February 2019 by Domino Printing Sciences

Seeking to innovate beyond single-use plastic packaging and embrace alternative materials to meet upcoming European Union legislation Domino scientists are on hand to future-proof your coding and...

Domino Printing Sciences Wins Queen’s Award For Innovation

Added: 19th February 2019 by Domino Printing Sciences

Domino Printing Sciences, based at Bar Hill in Cambridgeshire, is celebrating winning a Queen’s Award for Innovation, in recognition of its A-Series i-Tech range of industrial continuous ink...

Domino Printing Sciences to drive digital label press sales with expansion into Asia

Added: 19th February 2019 by Domino Printing Sciences

Domino Digital Printing Solutions is investing in the Asia-Pacific region to drive sales and meet increased labelling demands.

Malaysia has ‘eyes opened’ by AMRC

Added: 18th February 2019 by AMRC

Joint degree programmes between Sheffield and Malaysia will be explored following a high-level ministerial visit to the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC)...

The future is electric: new hub launched to increase electrification in UK manufacturing

Added: 18th February 2019 by AMRC

The AMRC is part of a new Hub, led by the University of Sheffield, combining expertise in electrical machines and manufacturing for the first time, aiming to put the UK at the forefront of an...

Polypipe bolsters flood defences at new £2.7m medical centre

Added: 18th February 2019 by Polypipe

Polypipe, the UK’s leading manufacturer of sustainable drainage and water management solutions, has helped to protect a new £2.7 million medical centre from flash floods.

Polypipe helps Siemens in car park construction

Added: 18th February 2019 by Polypipe

Polypipe’s geocellular water management systems have been installed across a new 500 space car park that will service an expanding science park complex in Manchester.

Rainbows Hospice, why we support them

Added: 18th February 2019 by Polypipe

For the past five years, Polypipe Civils has worked closely with Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, our chosen charity of choice

Office for Students contract is a degree of success for GRAHAM

Added: 12th February 2019 by GRAHAM

GRAHAM continues to grow its facilities management business in the west of England after securing a Hard FM contract with the Office for Students (OfS).

GRAHAM supports Ayrshire College in campaign to encourage female construction careers

Added: 12th February 2019 by GRAHAM

GRAHAM has supported an event aiming to encourage young female students to consider a career in construction or civil engineering.

It's time to ensure a golden age of television can be a good thing for British culture too

Added: 12th February 2019 by BBC

There’s a real threat. And if we’re not careful, we could be at risk of losing something vital to our British identity.

British American Tobacco partners globally with McLaren

Added: 12th February 2019 by British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco (BAT) has today announced a new global partnership with McLaren rooted in advanced technology and innovation

British American Tobacco recognised again as a Global Top Employer

Added: 12th February 2019 by British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco (BAT) is proud to announce that it has been named as a Global Top Employer for the second year running. This accreditation follows BAT being certified as a Top Employer for...

A Bright Future for Solar Energy

Added: 11th February 2019 by Reddie & Grose

A new study led by the Australian National University (ANU) could lead to cheaper and more efficient solar technology. According to the study, the current photovoltaic (PV) cell market is dominated...

What do they call a ‘Big Mac’ in Europe?

Added: 11th February 2019 by Reddie & Grose

On 11 January 2019 McDonald’s lost their “BIG MAC” EU trade mark registration. The mark had been registered in three classes, covering food, non-alcoholic beverages and restaurant...

Sparta Global celebrates a successful 2018

Added: 8th February 2019 by Sparta Global

On the last Friday before Christmas, we took over the Gatsby Club, Freemasons Hall in Covent Garden to celebrate our most successful year to date.

Mayor of London Fund visits Sparta

Added: 8th February 2019 by Sparta Global

The Mayor of London Fund visited Sparta Global’s Richmond Academy. Our second time hosting an event with the Fund, the Sparta Academy and talent team were on hand to showcase the...

Sparta Global featured in City AM!

Added: 8th February 2019 by Sparta Global

t’s time to throw young employees into the deep end.

Webinar: Derailment and the powerful potential of technology

Added: 8th February 2019 by Sparta Global

On September 25th, Spartan Consultant and Managing Director of Rytrack Foundation, Chisom Izu, hosted his first webinar with BrightTALK.

Spartan Tina Gohill: Working in tech and my diversity experience

Added: 8th February 2019 by Sparta Global

“The support the Academy gives to Spartans is the same no matter what and Sparta Global can give anyone a kick start in a career in tech.”

Sparta Global offers training at both ends of the spectrum of tech and its versatile schemes are tailored to fit all kinds of students.

Added: 8th February 2019 by Sparta Global

Nearing the end of university, Simran Kaur approached Sparta Global at a Middlesex University graduate fair. Fascinated by the pace of change in technology and determined to join forces with other...

INEOS to build “Uncompromising” 4 x 4 off-roader

Added: 4th February 2019 by INEOS

INEOS is prepared to invest “many hundreds of millions” producing the new vehicle and hopes this could be done in the UK

INEOS Announces €2.7 Billion investment in new European Chemical Complex

Added: 4th February 2019 by INEOS

Today INEOS has approved a €2.7 billion capital project to build both a world scale ethane cracker and a PDH (Propane Dehydrogenation) unit in Northern Europe.

Millenials, Gen Z and the Coming "Youth Boom" Economy

Added: 4th February 2019 by Morgan Stanley

As Gens Y and Z combine in the workforce, these two outsized generations could power higher consumption, wages and housing demand, all pillars of GDP growth.

Are Investors Too Cynical on China Growth

Added: 4th February 2019 by Morgan Stanley

Recent news that China's economy grew 6.6% in 2018—the lowest level since the 1990s—seemed to support rising investor skepticism over efforts to ramp up growth in 2019.

Financing New Foundations for Women in Science

Added: 4th February 2019 by Morgan Stanley

When it comes to illustrious alumnae, Wellesley can reel off plenty of prominent graduates, but the elite women’s college would like names such as Pamela Melroy, Persis Drell and Nergis...

Celebrating the Past, Transforming the Future

Added: 4th February 2019 by Leonardo

Following on from the UK Government’s Year of Engineering which celebrated the major contribution engineers make to our society and looked to inspire future generations, 2019 sees the Women...

Diageo’s Johnnie Walker has collaborated with HBO® and Game of Thrones to unveil the new limited-edition White Walker

Added: 1st February 2019 by Diageo

In collaboration with HBO® and Game of Thrones, Johnnie Walker has today unveiled the new White Walker by Johnnie Walker.

Go behind the scenes to uncover Scotch: from Scotland to the world

Added: 1st February 2019 by Diageo

We’ve launched a short film uncovering the heritage and making of Johnnie Walker, the world’s favourite whisky

Let the best you shine through

Added: 30th January 2019 by KPMG

In the 1500’s, travelling workers used CVs to introduce themselves to the Lord of the manor while in the 1700’s portraitists.

At Full Throttle

Added: 29th January 2019 by BMW Group

The BMW plant in Berlin is not only the “birthplace” of BMW motorcycles, but also a think tank when it comes to sustainability. The success of its ecological tunings is impressive.

Political Tailwind for Electric Mobility

Added: 29th January 2019 by BMW Group

China has taken the right course for electric mobility. Dr. Wang Jiangyan, director of the ChinaSustainable Transportation Center of the Energy Foundation in China explains which decisions could...

Exercise Red Flag 2019 get underway.

Added: 25th January 2019 by Royal Air Force

The unique capability which 51 Squadron offers has seen us very busy of late on operations.

Date announced for Red Arrows North American Tour.

Added: 25th January 2019 by Royal Air Force

The Red Arrows are an international symbol of Britain and this landmark event will generate a significant amount of investment.

P-8A Poseidon Personnel Start Training

Added: 25th January 2019 by Royal Air Force

It is really exciting to be among the first cohort of RAF aircrew and engineers to begin conversion to Poseidon, the people we have are among the most experienced in the RAF.

DisplayLink Quad-Display Docking Station from Targus Wins CES 2019 Innovation Award

Added: 22nd January 2019 by DisplayLink

The world's first dock to support four extended HD displays – has been honoured with a CES 2019 Innovation Award in the Computer Peripherals category.

How to answer difficult interview questions

Added: 21st January 2019 by Capita Novus

It’s natural to feel nervous when you’re going for a job interview – getting to the right place at the right time, making a good impression and answering all those tricky...

Steam systems all go at cancer research facility

Added: 18th January 2019 by Spirax-Sarco Engineering

Being held responsible for a facility where vital cancer research is conducted is no mean task for any facilities team.

Guide aims to help plant managers enhance their knowledge of steam

Added: 18th January 2019 by Spirax-Sarco Engineering

Plant managers would benefit from developing a basic understanding of the properties of steam.

2018 Sisk Supply Chain Awards Winners announced as spend tops €1bn

Added: 18th January 2019 by John Sisk and Son

John Sisk & Son (“Sisk”), Ireland’s leading provider of construction services with extensive operations across Ireland, the United Kingdom and mainland Europe, has announced...

When It Comes to Green Infrastructure, Consider the Benefits

Added: 18th January 2019 by Jacobs

The World Economic Forum advises that greening global economic growth is the only way to satisfy the needs of today’s population and up to nine billion people by 2050. Jacobs Water Resources...

Big Data, IoT and How Tech is Transforming Mobility

Added: 18th January 2019 by Jacobs

“Smart" is no longer just an adjective for the student raking in straight A's, today smart devices – from cars and TVs to light fixtures, ovens and even full homes – are implanted...

Alston back on the move thanks to United Utilities donation

Added: 18th January 2019 by United Utilities

Alston’s new green public transport has been made possible by Alston Moor Business Association (AMBA) with the help of a £3,500 donation from United Utilities.

United Utilities named as one of Britain’s Healthiest Workplaces for 2018

Added: 18th January 2019 by United Utilities

United Utilities has been named one of Britain’s Healthiest Workplaces, following the largest, most comprehensive workplace wellbeing survey in the UK.