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2014-07-10 12:20:40

SEVENOAKS, England, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto Windscreens scooped not one, but two coveted titles at the 20th annual prestigious British Insurance Awards [http://www.insuranceawards.com ] last night (9 July), held at the Royal Albert Hall. Its focus on total customer satisfaction and service excellence resulted in the automotive glazing company taking home both the Customer Care Award and Service Supplier of the Year accolades. The awards, which showcase top...

2014-07-10 09:55:38

BMJ-British Medical Journal Smoking prevalence is 50 percent higher in this group; more effort needed to help them quit, say researchers People with mental health issues who smoke cost the UK economy nearly £2.5 billion a year, reveals research published online in Tobacco Control. The total costs are more or less equally divided among losses sustained from premature death, lost productivity, and healthcare costs to treat smoking related diseases in this group. As the prevalence...

2014-07-10 04:21:19

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to increasing consumer demand and proposed government legislation for lower levels of sodium, sugar and fat in food and drink, Food ingredients, the world's leading organiser of business networking and professional development events for the F&B industry, has put together a technical conference series focusing on the latest developments around sodium, sugar and fat reformulation. Following Nestle's pledge to further...

2014-07-10 04:20:17

New efficiencies aim to boost reliability and punctuality of Britain's rail services LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Network Rail today announces that a multi-million pound contract to implement ClickSoftware's (NasdaqGS: CKSW) workforce management and rostering system has been awarded to Capgemini UK plc. By using automated workforce management and rostering to enable greater efficiency and further improve safety, Network Rail aims to help Britain's train operating...

2014-07-09 23:12:35

topseos.co.uk announces Cresconnect as the fourth best search engine optimization firm in the UK for the month of July 2014. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 topseos.co.uk, the independent authority on search marketing vendors, has named Cresconnect the fourth best search marketing company in the United Kingdom for July 2014. Each month, the independent research team at topseos.co.uk investigates thousands of companies to determine which companies produce the most remarkable solutions. The...

2014-07-09 23:09:57

Recruiter of IP professionals, Fellows and Associates, explains that those looking for a career in Intellectual Property do not need to flock to the capital. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 A recent article published by Fellows and Associates has highlighted that professionals working in IP do not necessarily need to work in London, even though it is still widely regarded as the main activity hub for the profession. “The majority of employers, such as law firms and firms...

2014-07-09 23:04:11

Delivers Online Games to Support Teaching and Learning in Classrooms Glasgow, United Kingdom (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Education platform company zondle is using cloud services from UK cloud company iomart to ensure its online games and other services can be used by teachers and children in classrooms around the world at any time of the day or night. zondle has developed a platform which allows teachers to embed topics they want their students to practise within games which can then be...

2014-07-09 16:24:39

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: MediPoint: Diagnostic X-ray Imaging - Global Analysis and Market Forecasts https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2225867/MediPoint-Diagnostic-X-ray-Imaging---Global-Analysis-and-Market-Forecasts.html MediPoint: Diagnostic X-ray Imaging - Global Analysis and Market Forecasts SummaryAn early diagnosis of disease is the foundation for increasing survival rates. Diagnostic X-ray imaging is the...

2014-07-09 08:33:40

Growing company brings on former International President of Hertz and Burger King, Fredy Dellis, to lead expansion in the UK, Europe and across the US as CEO MIAMI, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TheGenieLab, a team of web developers from Wales, are opening a new office in Miami, Florida on July 9th. The new office, in the Wynwood incubator campus The Lab, is a way to expand a further footprint into the US market where they have an already high-demand for their offerings. Photo -...

2014-07-09 08:32:36

Second funding round in 12 months to support continued growth, innovation and entry into North America BATH, England, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zynstra, the pioneer in cloud managed server appliances for small and medium sized businesses (SMB's), today announces the completion of an $8.4 million Series B funding round. This brings the total amount raised in its first year since public launch to just over $12.5 million. The financing was led by Octopus Investments, with additional...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

Ancona
2014-06-23 07:27:45

The Ancona is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Italy, although the modern type was mostly developed in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was first introduced into England in 1851 and into the United States in 1888, although it was not until 1898 that the single comb type of the Ancona would be accepted into the American Poultry Association. Today, this breed is most popular in Britain and the United States, but efforts are being made to increase its...

Beast of Bodmin
2013-09-08 07:30:22

The Beast of Bodmin is considered to be a phantom cat that lives in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The beast was blamed for several slain and mutilated livestock in the area. It was theorized that these large cats may have been imported to private collectors who escaped captivity. Because it is illegal to import or own these animals, details of their escape would not be reported. In 1995 an investigation into legitimacy of these large cats turned up no evidence of their existence. The...

Emerald Damselfly, Lestes sponsa
2013-08-14 12:03:12

The emerald damselfly (Lestes sponsa), also known as the common spreadwing, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Europe and Asia, in a large range that extends from France to the Pacific Ocean. It prefers to reside near slow moving moors, pools, and ponds. It is the only common species from its genus, Lestes, in Great Britain and is thought to occur in areas of North Africa. The emerald damselfly has an average abdomen length of up to 1.2 inches, with a wingspan of between .7 and...

Northern February Red, Brachyptera putata
2013-07-10 14:46:19

The northern February red (Brachyptera putata) is a species of stonefly that is thought to be native to Scotland, but was once be found in Wales, England, and can still be found in Ukraine. It once preferred a habitat along the River Usk, which runs through Wye and Wales, England and it is known to prefer cold waters. Males are known for being poor fliers, because they have shorter wings than those of females. The northern February red is thought to be extinct in Wales and England, due to...

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