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NHS staffing guidelines: it would be a mistake to set minimum levels

In the wake of the Francis inquiry and Berwick review, Nice's new safe staffing guidelines, for which I produced the statistical and economic analysis, may have caused surprise by stopping short of setting minimum staffing levels. Yet doing so would have been a mistake. It would have led to …

TRC Staffing Services, Inc. Michigan Franchise Gets New Owner

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Aug 05, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- TRC Staffing Services, Inc. announced today that its Sterling Heights, Mich. franchise is …

CRA staffing shakeup throws promised tax crackdown into question

A staff shakeup at the Canada Revenue Agency is prompting accusations the Conservatives are backing away from a promised crackdown on international tax evasion.<p>Months after the dust apparently settled in terms of federal public service staffing cuts, more than 300 workers at the Canada Revenue …

UPDATE 2-Japan staffing firm Recruit plans IPO worth $1.8 bln

* Listing set for Oct. 16<p>* Comes after a string of disappointing Tokyo debuts<p>* Recruit has aggressively required overseas rivals<p>* Aims to be world’s top staffing firm by 2020 (Adds details on offering, comparison with Adecco)<p>By Ritsuko Ando<p>TOKYO, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Japan’s largest recruitment …

In Era of Competing Needs, Market Research Groups Under Pressure to Utilize Automation and External Staffing

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A pharmaceutical executive in the market research function came to Best Practices, LLC with three …

Online staffing - How will your business play?

Online staffing is growing and it is projected to ride from about $2B in 2014 to between $15B to $47B by 2020.<p>Getting started with creating your online staffing business is easier that you think.<p>Attached slides describes how online staffing is more than global online freelancer marketplace.<p>It is …

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Five Sources of Start-up Ideas

Does anyone dispute that 2013 has been the year of the tech company? LinkedIn has surged over 100%. Twitter and Zulily popped more than 70% and 80% respectively on the day of their recent IPOs. Even Facebook’s stock, once completely out of favor, has doubled in value over the past six months.<p>As …

Keeping Tabs on the Competition as a Start-Up

Big companies have it easy when it comes to gathering and utilizing competitive intelligence. They have a defined brand and a fairly clear picture of market penetration, differentiators, and existing products and services.<p>Start-ups, especially high-tech ones, typically don’t have the same luxury. …

Ukraine's energy tech start-ups blooming in the fields

<b>Ukraine's inefficient energy sector leaves it vulnerable to being stretched over a barrel - literally - by Russia.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessRecycling Ivory Coast's mobile wasteCan an app cure stress?Connecting India's offline millionsThe world's fastest ambulanceWhen does an app …

How Founder Control Holds Back Start-ups

After enterprise tech start-up Box filed to go public last month, revealing founder Aaron Levie’s remaining stake to be just over 4% (plus stock options), commentators seemed compelled to note just how much control the 28-year-old founder had given up on the road to an IPO. One Quora user asked …

To Attract New Grads, Hire Like a Start-Up

Something astonishing is happening to the market for young, smart labor. The luster of big prestigious firms, particularly on Wall Street, has dimmed: “The End of Wall Street as They Knew It,” goes a recent New York Magazine headline. A few months ago at Davos, CEOs complained about the brain drain …