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Fears over provision of apprentice placements as adult skills training budgets face major cuts

Editor's Blog Last edited 17/02/14
Despite record numbers enrolling to National Apprenticeship Service placements, budgets are facing big cuts from 2016.

Banking bonuses show a lack of restraint in era of austerity

Editor's Blog Last edited 13/02/14
Barclays has become the latest bank to confirm its continuing culture of bonuses, amid concerns over the thousands of job losses within the company

Jobs market improving for graduates, but concerns remain over levels of youth unemployment

Editor's Blog Last edited 05/02/14
Latest studies point to greater graduate recruitment opportunities in 2014, despite continuing high youth unemployment in some South East areas continuing to impact on the economy.

David Cameron says banks must lend more, but will this actually happen?

Editor's Blog Last edited 31/01/14
Should London's major banks be lending more to regional SME firms? It's a question that is not going away in a hurry...

Expansion East Kent fund is making huge strides for supporting SME firms

Editor's Blog Last edited 22/01/14
With more than £20 million delivered through the Regional Growth Fund's Expansion East Kent scheme, there is still £15 million to be claimed within the county.

M25 extended upgrades are costing the region’s economy

Editor's Blog Last edited 15/01/14
With 200,000 motorists using the M25 each day, major year-long roadworks are costing businesses significantly in lost working time

Prime Minister David Cameron visits Yalding Kent flood site, but greater action is needed

Editor's Blog Last edited 06/01/14
Firms across the South East could be facing a total bill of £100 million as a result of flood damage and lost trade

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