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Manufacturers Organisation for UK Manufacturing

EEF is the manufacturers' organisation for UK manufacturing companies. We are the most powerful force backing UK manufacturing and manufacturers and manufacturing companies with business services, business advice, hr and health and safety consultancy, training courses and industry networking. Read more ...

via Eef
29 Sep 2014

Good progress in West Cornwall badger vaccine project

Andrew holds an anaesthetised badger with Professor Rosie Woodroffe overseeing Local MP, Andrew George, was encouraged by the good progress being made in the project to roll out a badger vaccine in West Cornwall to bear down on the problems of bovine tuberculosis in the local cattle herd; a project he originally proposed last […] [...] Read more ...

via Andrewgeorge
29 Sep 2014

Disabled People & Carers Listening Event

John Denham MP will be hosting this listening event for everyone in Southampton who has a disability or cares for someone with a disability. Please come along and make your voice heard. At the listening event there will be a chance to discuss the key issues and priorities for you in an open discussion, as well as in smaller groups. You can book a [...] Read more ...

via Eventbrite
29 Sep 2014

Backing those who work hard and save all their lives

We’re backing those who work hard and save all their lives. That’s why we’re abolishing the 55% tax on pension pots – so people can pass on their pension to loved ones with less tax or no tax at all. Backing savers is a key part of our long-term economic plan to help hardworking taxpayers and secure a better future for Britain. Pensioners w [...] Read more ...

via Conservatives
29 Sep 2014

It’s time to modernise TV election coverage

The BBC studio ahead of coverage of the 1966 UK general election - and more than 40 years later, elections are still presented by men. Photo: Getty Images
The BBC studio ahead of coverage of the 1966 UK general election - and more than 40 years later, elections are still presented by men. Photo: Getty Images

Channel 4 bosses have chosen Jeremy Paxman as host of its general election coverage, highlighting how this area of broadcast is still dominated by older men. Read more ...

via Newstatesman
29 Sep 2014