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Five major business wins to celebrate in West Midlands

A STRING of international companies moving to the West Midlands has put the region top of the UK’s overseas investment chart — for five...
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Thames Estuary plan aims to bring green development and create jobs for communities in...

THE UK government is backing the Thames Estuary as Britain’s biggest growth opportunity. With the claimed potential to create 1.5m jobs and add value of...
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King’s Business School co-ordinates study for embattled entrepreneurs

KING’S Business School in London is calling on entrepreneurs worldwide to participate in a study to help business owners survive the COVID-19 crisis. With livelihoods...
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Shrimps, time bombs — and the need for some study of wartime economies

By William Roman PICK a word starting with “C”… no, not coronavirus; not yet, anyway. The C here stands for crustaceans. The humble shrimp, for instance....
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AI to the rescue? Oxford-based drug firm enters into partnership to crack COVID-19 virus...

AN AI-DRIVEN drug-discovery company in the UK has entered a joint initiative to advance compounds that could treat COVID-19. Oxford-based Exscientia has teamed-up with Diamond...
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Grim UN report shows half-a-billion of world’s people struggling to find work

ALMOST half-a-billion people around the world battle to find sufficient paid work, a UN report on employment and social trends shows. The World Employment and Social...
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From little things big things grow, and new programme aims to add fertilizer

FIFTEEN of the UK’s top business schools are sharing their expertise to help micro-enterprises grow. A programme delivered via the Small Business Charter (SBC) is...
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Eighth InterEcoForum held in Spain with full UN backing

THE InterEcoForum's eighth annual event addressing the theme of Water For Sustainable Development, supported by the United Nations and its agencies, was held recently...

Get with the programme for real active business learning

BV’s HEATHER LEAH SMITH sits down, faces the front, takes out her exercise book and has a look at education trends MONOTONOUS lectures and rote...

Boundary change plan revives controversy in Costa del Sol

Proposals to shift borders within Spain’s Marbella council area are raising land values – and eyebrows. BV’s man-on-the-ground JASON AGNEW has a sniff around. MARBELLA,...