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Carillion to play leading role in developing new apprenticeship standards

Posted on 25th March 2014 in Starting a business

Leading integrated support services company Carillion has been named by the government as one the lead organisations in creating new standards for construction apprenticeships. The government today announced that construction will be one of eight new sectors in its 'Trailblazer' programme, designed to put employers at the heart of developing apprenticeship programmes. Carillion Construction will be leading the development...

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Business Den winner crowned in front of crowds

Posted on 25th March 2014 in General news

More than 130 business representatives packed into the council chamber to watch Harrow Council’s first ever Business Den competition. Four Harrow companies competed in Wednesday’s contest ranging from a teacher couple setting up a language school to an airline employee selling 1950s nostalgia tights. They pitched their ideas to a panel of experts, made up of Natwest...

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London Business Portal - The London Business Portal brings together the resourses of three London library authorities, and those of our partners, together in one place. The London Business Portal has been created by Cultural Community Solutions who operate libraries across Ealing, Harrow and Hounslow and has been developed as part of the Enterprising Libraries initiative. Enterprising Libraries is a joint initiative between the Arts Council, the British Library and Department of Communities and Local Government which encourages the use of library spaces and resources to stimulate economic growth.

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