Monday, October 18, 2021

JK Rowling “cried her eyes out” over end of The Casual Vacancy

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JK Rowling was left “crying her eyes out” over the ending of her televised novel The Casual Vacancy, despite fans complaining about changes.The Harry Potter author gave her seal of approval to the series...

Jet-setting housekeeper wanted : Must demo ironing at interview

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A WEALTHY couple have taken to Gumtree to hunt for a jet-setting housekeeper - who must show off their ironing skills during the interview. The "permanent travelling housekeeper" will be mainly looking after the mystery...

Festival goers can moonlight as Zombies

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Scotland's biggest jobs website has announced it's forgoing the living and is looking to recruit the undead. s1jobs are looking for zombies to fill a three week voluntary role during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Candidates must...

Teachers complain of pupils’ shocking classroom behaviour

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MORE than a third of Britain’s teachers say classroom behaviour is “unacceptable” and almost half believe it has got worse in the past five years.Just under a half of UK teachers claim to have...
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Hotel unveils major expansion which will create more than 80 jobs

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A HOTEL chain has invested over £20 million in its Highland portfolio of hotels, lodges, and restaurants in Lochaber and Inverness-shire, creating more than 80 new jobs.Black Sheep Hotels has welcomed more than 1,250...
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New leader appointed to national economic development agency

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A SCOTTISH company announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive on June 22, 2021.Adrian Gillespie joins Scottish Enterprise from the University of Strathclyde where, as Chief Commercial Officer, he was Strathclyde’s Executive Team...

UK’s largest entertainment company offers new jobs across Scotland

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The UK’s largest entertainment company is offering new jobs across Scotland.Sky has launched an extensive recruitment drive throughout the UK, with 400 new positions within the business in areas such as Dunfermline, Uddingston and Livingston.The...

Film and TV makers invest more than £45 million in Scotland

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FILM and TV producers spent a record £45.2 million shooting on location in Scotland in 2014, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop revealed today.The record high total - an increase of almost £12 million compared with...
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One million football fans will ‘work’ from the pub while watching the EUROS

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MORE than one million employees are planning to ‘work’ from the pub for football matches kicking off during office hours, according to new research.More than one million fans are planning to watch all 51...

Lowest youth unemployment level in seven years

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FIGURES published today show that 2,622,000 people were in work over the period from January to March 2015, an increase of 42,000 compared to this time last year.The Labour Market Statistics published by the...

Youth employment highest since 2005

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YOUTH employment in Scotland is at its highest since 2005.Official statistics released today by the ONS show youth employment grew by 20,000 in April-June this year, reaching 363,000 – the highest figure recorded since the...

Scottish employment figures on the up

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THE number of people in employment in Scotland has increased by 46,000 over the year, according to figures published today by the ONS.These numbers, which cover the period December 2014 – February 2015, also show...
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An energy company has embraced social media and abandoned email

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WITH employers poised to re-open offices, many aspects of the nine-to-five will likely become relics of pre-Covid working life.For energy retailer Love Energy Savings, one of the key differences between office life now and...
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PR agency announces team expansion in anticipation of further growth.

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A SCOTTISH PR agency has recruited two new team members as they are expecting to grow during the second half of 2021.Clark is also currently recruiting a further two staff at senior account manager...
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Insolvency and restructuring profession rescued thousands of UK jobs

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THE insolvency and restructuring profession rescued 297,000 jobs and returned £1.82bn to creditors in insolvency cases in 2019.That is the equivalent of around 800 jobs and £5m a day, according to a new report...
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Trade unions want protest at a global company’s HQ over “abuse of workers”

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AS a global company meets for its Annual Shareholder Meeting, activists from trade unions will gather outside the company's HQ.GMB, ITF, and War On want to protest at Amazon HQ over "the company’s worldwide...
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Jewelers reveal new renovations to historic showroom

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An EDINBURGH jeweler business has announced the reopening of its renovated showroom on this week.Hamilton and Inches opened yesterday to the public as coronavirus restrictions lifted and now have a new showroom to boast.Work...
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One in three Brits had the dream of becoming an entrepreneur during lockdown, research...

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UK’s entrepreneurial spirit stronger than ever, as lockdown three inspires a 19% increase in companies created compared with the same period in 2020.One in five who have their own business launched it from their...
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Strategy specialists launch new consultancy division after record year

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SCOTTISH business strategists have announced record results and have now launched a new management consultancy arm. Turnover and profit have soared for Genoa Black as clients have sought support to help their companies grow. The firm...
Business - Business News Scotland

More people than ever have created companies during lockdown

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ON May 13 2021, a loan provider released new research to celebrate funding its 4,000th founder.Virgin’s not-for-profit entrepreneurial hub, Virgin StartUp, reveals that one in three Brits dream of becoming an entrepreneur and would...
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