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Leading UK-wide recruitment and training specialist Acorn has made a series of appointments to further strengthen its well-established training division.
Posted: 13 November 2014
I was delighted to see two major jobs boosts announced in Wales in recent days. Canadian firm CGI UK is adding a further 620 IT jobs to the 900 currently working at its Bridgend base.
Posted: 11 November 2014
One the UK’s leading training and recruitment companies is participating in Wales Action Week to help tackle some of the fundamental issues faced by people in Wales today.
Posted: 10 November 2014
Dan Langford, Group Marketing Director of Wales’ largest recruitment and training agency said, “We can continue to be encouraged by these figures, albeit with improvements in Wales appearing slower currently that in other parts of the UK, they still demonstrate that growth in the economy is continuing and opportunities for people to get back into the workplace are there".
Posted: 16 October 2014
Entrepreneurialism – that age-old question of whether individuals are born with it or whether it’s something that can be taught or even gained through experience.
Posted: 13 October 2014
One of the leading voices in the recruitment industry, Recruitment International, has released its annual Top 250 report ranking Acorn in the top one percent of more than 9,000 recruitment companies in the UK and making it the highest-placed recruitment company in Wales for the tenth year running.
Posted: 10 October 2014
Research from Barclays earlier this week predicted that the Nato Summit, which starts tomorrow at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, will have a bigger impact on the Welsh economy that the hosting of the Ryder Cup in 2010.
Posted: 04 September 2014
There is no question that work-based learning is succeeding in helping to fill the gap left by falling numbers of students applying for higher education courses in Wales.
Posted: 27 August 2014
It was almost 12 months ago in this column that I felt confident enough to raise the very real possibility that we were at long last witnessing the consistent signs of what looked like a sustained business recovery in Wales.
Posted: 19 August 2014
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