More Rural Opportunities to Boost Rural Employment?

More rural opportunities could increase rural employment in England by 6%, according to the government.  Hmn. Productivity could grow faster in the countryside than urban areas over the next decade, with a rise in rural jobs, thanks to a high-tech boost from speedier broadband and better transport links, a new […]

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Rogue Business Energy Sales

The Energy Advice Line has supported calls by Ofgem to be given new powers to crack down on rogue energy brokers who use unscrupulous sales tactics. The UK’s leading price comparison and switching service exclusively for business said the regulator should be given any powers necessary to force suppliers and rogue brokers […]

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Aggressive Bailiff Tactics To Be Outlawed

About time too!! The thuggish tactics of some bailiffs are highlighted as Government takes action to offer people more protection ….. Vulnerable people will be protected from aggressive bailiffs – but businesses will still be able to collect debts fairly under new laws to clean up the industry – under […]

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Special Award for Torridge

Torridge District Council has won the inaugural Best ‘Small Business Friendly Procurement Policy’ award from the Federation of Small Businesses Devon Regional Local Authority Small Business Friendly Awards 2012. The Council uses an electronic procurement system, with an internal electronic catalogue for many of the products purchased. The process is […]

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