Day: 19 June 2023

Finance

South East third best region in England for Foreign Direct Investment outside of London

The South East of England has maintained its position in the top three best-performing regions in England for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects outside of London, despite a fall in project numbers, according to the EY 2023 UK Attractiveness Survey. The South East of England has maintained its position in the top three best-performing regions […]

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Innovators

A leap forward

Datar Cancer Genetics, based at Surrey Research Park, helps enhance the diagnosis of inaccessible brain tumours Brain cancer is the twelfth most lethal cancer in the world, taking the lives of more than 250,000 adults each year. According to Brain Tumour Research, in England alone, every two hours, someone is diagnosed with a brain tumour, […]

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Inflect

The South East is becoming a political battleground

Expert advice from Harry Shackleton, a partner at strategic communications and business transformation consultancy Inflect Partners It was indicative that Keir Starmer, the Labour Party leader, chose to visit Medway to celebrate the May 2023 local elections results. With the governing Conservative party losing more than a thousand seats overnight, there were plenty of victories […]

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Commercial property

Regulation overhaul needed to accelerate ESG success in housebuilding

A joint study from Southampton-based law firm Womble Bond Dickinson and The University of Cambridge has found that clearer Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) regulation is needed to accelerate success and growth opportunities in the housebuilding sector. The research, titled ESG: Investing in the built environment, explores how ESG principles are impacting the operations of companies […]

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Legal

Menopause discrimination still rife in the workplace

Female employees are hiding their symptoms and discomfort to avoid discrimination in the workplace due to menopause, research by Sussex law firm Mayo Wynne Baxter has revealed. A new survey conducted by the firm shows that despite increased awareness by celebrities such as Davina McCall, women experiencing peri-menopause and menopausal symptoms are still embarrassed to […]

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