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UK unemployment falls by 146,000 to lowest level since financial crisis

UK unemployment has fallen by 146,000 to 2.02 million, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Institute of Risk Management launches new diploma for professionals

With 50 per cent of US and European banking and capital market firms reporting a lack of skilled compliance staff, and nearly 40 per cent recording an increase in the size of their risk teams, the demand for qualified risk professionals is higher than ever.

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First Direct tops another customer service poll as energy firms drop

First Direct has topped another customer service survey, while the Big Six energy suppliers were all ranked in the bottom fifth.

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Contactless payment now available on London Underground

Contactless payment cards can now be used on the London Underground network. 

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UK firms to attend HS2 supply chain conference to bid for contracts

Hundreds of UK firms will gather for two conferences in Manchester and London to bid for £10 billion worth of contracts for the new HS2 line.

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Virgin Media eliminates landfill waste from supply chain, cuts energy usage

Broadcasting and communications firm Virgin Media has revealed that it has eliminated landfill waste from its supply chain and cut down on energy usage.

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New technologies ‘will revolutionise pharmaceutical supply chains’

Apple and Google will change the life sciences industry’s supply chains with their new technologies, according to one expert.

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Phones 4u enters administration as EE and Vodafone pull out

Mobile retailer Phones 4u has been forced into administration after mobile contractor EE announced it would not renew its contract.

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The power of patent protection

Protecting your brand legally can help companies thrive – knowing what type of intellectual property rights a company should have can help protect firms in the marketplace.

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Morrisons to invest £19 million in fresh fruit and veg supply chain

Supermarket Morrisons is to invest £19 million in its supply chain to improve the shelf life of its fresh fruit and vegetables.

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