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Innovate UK has announced the new batch assessment dates for the 2015/16 round of Smart grant funding.

A new report commissioned by government innovation quango Innovate UK has warned that governments should take a back seat and simply create the ‘conditions’ for innovation, allowing the dynamic business community to get on with innovation itself.

The 2015 Bloomberg Innovation Index shows the United Kingdom ranked as the tenth most innovative country, a rise of six places on the 2014 index.

Enquiries for interim management are increasing, finds the latest polling data from the IMA, the body that represents the interim management provider industry and a specialist sector group of the REC.

From Thursday 1 October 2015, the adult rate of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) will rise by 20 pence from £6.50 to £6.70 per hour, as recommended by the Low Pay Commission (LPC) in March 2015 this year.

Even more young people will be able to ‘get in and go far’ with an apprenticeship, as more than 23,000 new apprenticeships have been pledged by employers as part of National Apprenticeship Week.

Absenteeism costs the UK nearly £30bn annually and equates to more than 7 days lost per person

A government scheme to promote growth within UK SMEs has flopped, with only a fraction of the budget being handed out just weeks before it closes for business.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt today issued a challenge to the UK eHealth sector to deliver technology solutions that will maximise value for money to a cash-strapped NHS as he re-stated his ambition to achieve a “paperless NHS” by 2018.

MSC R&D was delighted to catch up again with Tracline chief Patrick O’Brien at this week’s eHealth 2015 exhibition at the London Olympia.  Patrick was on hand with Tracline Operations Manager Judy Armstrong to demonstrate the company’s flexible data-only SIM plans that can dramatically reduce the mobile data charges incurred by NHS workers out in […]