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Sleeping on the job boosts productivity

Sleeping on the job boosts productivity
Encouraging workers to take an afternoon nap could dramatically improve economic fortunes across the western hemisphere, according to leadership and business experts, Professors Nada and Andrew Kakabadse. Nada Kakabadse explains: “Having assessed employee performance and health studies...
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Empty Nest blues banished by BOTOX?

Empty Nest blues banished by BOTOX?
A Northamptonshire GP specialising in cosmetic procedures has experienced a massive growth in demand for business following an influx of patients looking to make ‘life changes’ after their grown-up children have left home. Dr John Tanqueray and his wife, Liz, a state registered nurse, at...
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School head calls for Government investment in children’s sports

School head calls for Government investment in children’s sports
A Northamptonshire school head is calling for better Government support for children’s sports across the County, and is preparing to take her case to the new MP for Corby and East Northamptonshire following the upcoming constituency by-election. Linda Brooks, Principal of Manor School Sports...
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Charity and Church join forces to highlight homelessness

Charity and Church join forces to highlight homelessness
The Northampton Hope Centre and All Saints Church are joining forces for the first time by putting on a special weekend of events over Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th September to highlight the plight of homelessness in the town and county. Both institutions believe homelessness is an increasingly...
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iPhone 5 in the toilet? AppleSparks has the answer

iPhone 5 in the toilet? AppleSparks has the answer
As Apple gadget fans finally get their hands on the new iPhone 5, one Wellingborough-based company is preparing for a rush of broken, cracked, scratched and water-damaged devices to come flooding into its shop. ‘AppleSparks’ specialises in repairing iPhones, iPads, iPods and the iTouch, and...
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Bribery costing business billions

Bribery costing business billions
Fraud and bribery costing billions of pounds is affecting up to 80% of business deals outside Europe and the US, according to Andrew Kakabadse, a professor of international management and corporate advisor on leadership and ethical business. Professor Kakabadse explains: “Corruption is rife and...
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Growing unease over human ‘tracking chips’

Growing unease over human ‘tracking chips’
New research has revealed growing social unease over electronic tracking technology that monitors workers’ activity, and which may evolve into implants placed directly under human skin. Professors Nada and Andrew Kakabadse examined developments in tracking technology already linked to company...
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Northants GP welcomes tighter BOTOX regulation

Northants GP welcomes tighter BOTOX regulation
A Northamptonshire GP has welcomed new legislation banning doctors from prescribing BOTOX® ‘remotely’ by phone, fax or online, following new guidance introduced by the General Medical Council (GMC). The GMC ruling, which came into force on 23 July 2012, is designed to stop unqualified...
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Unemployed men retreat to the web

Unemployed men retreat to the web
New research shows recently-unemployed men in the UK are spending up to 15 hours-a-day accessing the Internet to help cope with losing face-to-face contact with friends and work colleagues. Men suffering Techno Addiction are putting themselves at risk mentally and physically ‘The Economy...
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