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Salt Habitat Saviours

Salt Habitat Saviours

The internationally rare, salt-moulded Cheshire landscape deserves protection, according to Saul Burton, Saltscape Landscape Partnership: ‘Nature’s response to the changing profile of this landscape has not, until  now, been fully recognised or valued.’

Fun in the Sun

Fun in the Sun

Eamonn had an exercise programme he hated. His Occupational Therapist (OT) referred him for a Summer School horse-riding pilot. Not only did Eamonn (who has Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD)), get to enjoy riding in the warm summer months, he retained interest throughout the six-week pilot, experienced improved coordination, and came out of it with an …

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Celtest: testing services for unique East Midlands Airport project

Celtest: testing services for unique East Midlands Airport project

Project: East Midlands Rehabilitation Runway project Resurfacing works using Beton Bitumeux Aeronautique (BBA) surface and regulating courses. Remove existing Marshall asphalt runway surface course over a width of 44.2 metres. Replace with a new BBA surface course; in addition, material in the central 22m keel section was replaced to a depth of 165mm. Up to …

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Good Business: Gender Diversity at the Top

Good Business: Gender Diversity at the Top

Gender diversity at the leadership level is recognized as good for business, with hiring, appraisal and succession planning recognized as a critical development strategy. Successful companies that lead by example choose to work with suppliers (from media and marketing, through to executive search) that demonstrate their own development and understanding of gender diversity. Why is …

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Conval-Aid | Healthcare Products Case Study

Conval-Aid | Healthcare Products Case Study

After thorough investigation of Blue Link (the company and its solutions), Conval-Aid decided on installation of the customizable accounting system. An important factor in the decision was Blue Link’s willingness to customize the solution to Conval-Aid’s needs, and to assist with implementing the new system.   Situation Established in 1976, Conval-Aid provides a wide range …

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RDA launches flagship magazine for disability equestrianism

RDA launches flagship magazine for disability equestrianism

New publication will ‘inform and inspire’ about disability sport Riding for the Disabled Association is launching a new magazine – available by free subscription – designed to inform and inspire its readership about the work of RDA UK; disability sport and equestrianism. Published by Matrix Print Consultants Limited, RDA Magazine will launch in January as …

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Breeding for the Ideal Amenity Grass

Breeding for the Ideal Amenity Grass

Marker-assisted breeding and genotype mapping may eliminate long-term field trials, bringing improved grass varieties to market – and to amenity turfs – in record time. New processes at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS*) means plants can be tested as seedlings, reducing the time from initial development to completing STRI trials ­– …

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Ground Control: achieving balance

Ground Control: achieving balance

Unsettled, unpredictable and downright unfriendly weather created challenges in landscape maintenance in 2012. To mitigate similar problems in 2013, here are some essential steps for ground renovation, disease prevention, and ongoing maintenance. (Originally published in The Landscaper magazine, February 2013) It all begins with soil analysis Soil analysis is recommended as the first step in …

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Innovation in recruitment and retention strategies

Innovation in recruitment and retention strategies

Global HR experts will share unique approaches and best practices at IRC Global Executive Search Partners (IRC) 2012 Conference. “IRC has geographic coverage that places it firmly in the top 10 global search firm groups,” says Sylvia MacArthur, president of the IRC Executive Board. “Seizing opportunities to share best practices with world-leading Human Resources (HR) …

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