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Major success for second edition of BGL BNP Paribas Summer School

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Over the two-week event, the students met with some 50 professionals – men and women passionate about their work and with the highest standards, the objective being to get young people to think outside of the box by showing them the broad range of career possibilities open to them and by providing individual guidance to help them find their way. Each day focused on a specific topic, consisting of hands-on learning of useful expertise and ending with a “takeaway” conclusion. The programme also included a “discovery of self and others” section... Read More »

BT adds smartphone baby monitor to award winning range

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The BT Smart Audio Baby Monitor is very easy to set up. Once the monitor has been purchased customers simply download the free app from the app store and they can be set up in minutes. It gives parents the capability to monitor their baby from wherever they get reception on their phone. This means they can check in and listen to make sure the baby is ok when they have left him or her with the babysitter. The BT Smart Audio Baby Monitor works over a wi-fi, 3G or 4G connection. Erik Raphael, BT director of devices, said: “We’ve had a great res... Read More »

Continental boosts winners onto the podium at the Formula Student Germany

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"Top technology, innovations, and efficiency – this is what our customers in the automotive industry appreciate about Continental. And that is exactly what the Formula Student teams we sponsor have at their disposal. The combination of Continental technology and expertise and the commitment of the team members has us, year after year, marveling at new and impressive achievements on global racetracks. Those with a penchant for highly innovative work of this nature will also find their groove at our company once they start their careers," noted E... Read More »

1,000th apprentice joins Barclays as 1,000 more apprenticeships are lined up for young people across the bank

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Barclays opens the door to its 1,000th apprentice this week, just over a year since the launch of the programme. This follows a commitment earlier this year to double the figure to 2,000 by 2015, with a continued focus on specifically targeting young people aged 16-24 not in education, employment or training (NEET). The 1,000 new apprenticeships will include roles in parts of the business that have typically focused on recruiting graduates, with 12 places in the Corporate and Investment businesses set to become available from the start of Ju... Read More »

Bosch Power Tools invests more than 10 million euros in Leinfelden

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Investment is a clear commitment to the Leinfelden location Training center spanning an indoor and outdoor area of 3,000 square meters Increasing product diversity and rising attendances Following a construction time of 13 months, the resulting indoor and outdoor area of the training center measures 3,000 square meters, making it nearly fifty percent larger than before. The product range of Bosch Power Tools has grown continually in recent years, which meant that the capacities of the old center's premises were increasingly being stretc... Read More »

ALTANA organizes draw for high-quality chemistry experiment sets for elementary schools

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CEO Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber today presented school pupils at the Konrad Duden elementary school in Wesel, representing all the winners, with an experiment set: “Simply fantastic just what great ideas the school children from the Wesel district have!” The submissions show above all that the children want to grapple with chemistry. That is precisely the reason why ALTANA wanted to find winners for the sets, which consist of teaching materials, experiment and laboratory equipment, as well as ALTANA lab coats and safety glasses. “We would lik... Read More »

School Food Plan – Brakes comment

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“The plan contains exciting aspects such as the focus on quality of ingredients, increasingly sourced from within the UK with nationally recognised accreditations such as Red Tractor and Freedom Foods. Seeing school children as customers who will only use the service, and persuade their parents to use the service, if it good enough, is another interesting perspective offered by the report. “Brakes has been asked to work in partnership with LACA, CEDA and Annabel Karmel on food solutions, be they ingredients, recipes or innovation supply chai... Read More »

Group Danone, simulator “Dairy Farm”

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In the hands of teachers proforientirovannyh school program will be an important educational tool. It will help students understand what a modern dairy farm and what are the principles of its operation. The first will be the experimenter school number 52 in Samara. It is not the first year working closely with the company to obtain the equipment and presentation material. In September, the students sit at the computer and try to break through the intricacies of the economic strategy. Program, which is unique in Russia yet, for the Group D... Read More »

UK: Aviva Commercial Finance lends over £28 million on York student accommodation project

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Aviva has provided a £28.5 million loan to Student Accommodation Provision Three LLP, a joint venture between Evans Property Group and the University of York, who will be building and developing a new residential campus for the University. James Pitt, development director at Evans Property Group, said: "Having completed the award winning Langwith campus in September last year we are delighted to be working again in partnership with the University on the third student campus at Heslington East. This latest transaction demonstrates our continu... Read More »

Bosch sponsoring 36 European student teams to take part in Formula Student Germany

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230 students invited to Boxberg to optimize race cars built to their own designs Two-day workshop for teams sponsored by Bosch Over 230 participants and 25 race cars lined up for testing Bosch Group supporting 36 teams across Europe “The workshop allowed us to prepare our cars for FSG and to exchange ideas with the engineers and experts at Bosch. We rarely get such ideal test conditions and such a big track to work with,” says Dominic Mildenberger, president of RWTH Aachen University’s Ecurie Aix racing team. “Here in Boxberg we run ... Read More »

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