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KMS Fusion - an addendum

KMS Fusion, an early ICF group mostly remembered for its mashup of good science and bad politics. This is our historical addendum.

An excellent article on the beginning of… 3,528 more words


Be sure you're charged the right sur-charge

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (DBIS) has felt the need to remind retailers of the ban on excessive credit and debit card charges that came into effect on April 6th. 423 more words

Jo Swinson

Collective Actions: loss in complex cases

The big news from last week’s UK announcement on reforming private competition enforcement is that the government plans to introduce opt-out class actions for competition claims. 955 more words


£6.5m boost for renewable energy engineering skills

A £6.5 million investment to deliver a new generation of engineering leaders in renewable energy was announced today (31 August) by the Business Secretary Vince Cable. 152 more words

Manufacturing Management

3 Steps The Government Can Take Now to Improve the Tuition Fee Scheme

Next week’s A-level results will get higher education back on the mainstream news agenda.  Those students enjoying examination success will look forward in most cases to university enrolment. 954 more words

Government launches new engineering skills retention initiative

The government today (13 July) announced that it is to throw a virtual lifeline to skilled manufacturing employees facing redundancy. A new internet-based system will help match workers who might, despite their skills and experience, otherwise find themselves in the dole queue with UK companies in growing sectors of advanced manufacturing and engineering who are recruiting. 214 more words

Manufacturing Management