30 Mar
2015

Smart R&D grants: 2015/16 batch assessments dates announced

Innovate UK R&D grants, UK R&D Funding

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

30 Mar
2015

Put innovation at the heart of growth policy, says new report

Innovation

A new report commissioned by government innovation quango Innovate UK has warned that governments should take a back seat and simply create the.

30 Mar
2015

UK continues rise up global innovation rankings

Innovation

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.

25 Mar
2015

Demand for interim managers increases

Human Resource

Enquiries for interim management are increasing, finds the latest polling data from the IMA, the body that represents the interim management provider.

25 Mar
2015

Changes to the Minimum Wage

Human Resource

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.

25 Mar
2015

23,000 new apprentice jobs pledged for National Apprenticeship Week

Human Resource

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.

25 Mar
2015

Businesses still struggle to measure the cost of absenteeism

Human Resource

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

10 Mar
2015

BIS Growth Voucher scheme flops with small businesses

Business Growth

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.

05 Mar
2015

Jeremy Hunt lays down challenge to UK eHealth providers

Innovation

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt today issued a challenge to the UK eHealth sector to deliver technology solutions that will maximise value for money to.

05 Mar
2015

Tracline set to make health workers more productive

Innovation, MSC R&D Clients, UK R&D Funding

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.

04 Mar
2015

Smart grants "becoming harder to get"

Innovate UK R&D grants, UK R&D Funding

Latest figures from the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, show a significant rise in the number of companies applying for Smart R&D grants, and in.

04 Mar
2015

Come and join MSC R&D at the UK's biggest e-Health event!

Innovation

MSC R&D will be joining clients old and new at the London Olympia for the e-Health exhibition on 3-4 March 2015.   This world-class learning and.

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