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Extensive Prison Visitor Monitoring system could help curb smuggling in UK prisons
A 25-year-old man in the Armagh area is charged with possessing and trying to smuggle class C drugs into Maghaberry Prison in Northern Ireland, a news report in the local media
UK unemployment falls by 57,000, ONS report reveals
Unemployment across the UK has fallen by 57,000 since December, which means that a total of 2.51 million, or 7.8% of the labour force, are now out of work, the latest report from the ONS has revealed.
SMEs in North of England are the most vulnerable to changes in local markets
A new survey carried out by Centre for Cities revealed the fact that the SMEs that are most vulnerable to significant changes in the conditions on the local markets (such as lower wages, welfare cuts and job losses) are all located in the North of England.
Government plans £1bn investment in automotive research centre for developing low-carbon technologies
Vince Cable, the business secretary, announced last Friday plans to invest £1bn in a research centre to develop low-carbon technologies to succeed diesel and petrol engines, a media outlet reveals.
UK economic recovery set to significantly boost hiring
As most SMEs have reached the highest level of confidence in 5 years, it’s quite likely that hiring is set to take off around the UK until the end of 2013, a new market survey reveals.
UK government sets out new strategy to boost the professional services industry
The government and Professional Business Services Council have worked together in order to produce a set of guidelines that would help the UK strengthen its position in the professional and business services (PBS) sector. This strategy is actually very important, since the sector employs four million people in the UK and is worth more than £150bn to the economy.
Smart cards are quickly becoming the solutions of choice for access control in the educational environment
Over the past few years, an increasingly higher number of upper-education organizations have started adopting smart card technology, due to the fact that it grants both staff and students faster and easier access to various facilities, and, in some cases, even specific services (such as library printing, etc.).
Most EU citizens support the use of biometrics, study reveals
The large majority of EU citizens fully support the use of biometrics-based solutions for criminal identification and for identity documents and passports, a new survey carried out by Toluna reveals.
Cost of compliance for SMEs goes up by 8.5% in the past two years, Tensor can help them save money
A new research carried out by lobby group Forum of Private Business (FPB) revealed the fact that the cost of meeting compliance measures has risen by a staggering 8.5% over the past two years for small and medium businesses, despite of the Government’s promises to actually reduce compliance-related costs.