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A Macclesfield-based education finance software company has revealed ambitious new growth plans, which are set to create dozens of new jobs for the local area, following its announcement of a 48 per cent increase in turnover. HCSS Education, which provides practical and effective software solutions, training and consultancy services to the education sector, reported a rise […]

New Level of Climbing Available at The Showroom

Youngsters can advance their climbing skills at Lincolnshire’s largest indoor climbing centre, following the launch of its new bouldering wall and national accreditation. The climbing centre, located in The Showroom on Tritton Road, has recently been granted approval to deliver two new climbing qualifications to children taking part in the National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme […]

Ensuring excellence in staff induction

Denise Inwood, Former Assistant Head Teacher and Managing Director of BlueSky, creators of BlueSky Education, the leading online performance management, professional learning and self-evaluation solution for schools, shares how schools can ensure excellence in staff induction.     The most valuable asset of a school is its staff and ensuring successful introductions of new colleagues […]


Persil ‘Learning for Tomorrow’ initiative in partnership with UNICEF to help more children access new learning experiences   September, London – Today Persil launches the Learning for Tomorrow Initiative, its first step in committing to help improve the future of children around the world and support them in reaching their full potential through access to […]

Setting the standards for safe Food Service Allergen Management

Assessing where allergen cross contact and contamination can occur from the supply chain through to the kitchen and then on to a customer requires the same due diligence as food safety management.   Whereas companies have been getting to grips with managing food allergens in their businesses; making sure this new method of working is […]

Holiday activity booking and payments made easy with online solution from WisePay

  WisePay has launched a new 24/7 online Holiday Activity Booking and Payment Service, designed to simplify the marketing and management processes for Independent Schools offering extra-curricular  courses to both their own pupils and additional students during school holidays. Guaranteed to reduce administration time and costs, this new solution enables parents to view suitable activities and book […]

Happy Staff Boost Business for Pabulum

  It’s been a record year for school caterer Pabulum in terms of turnover and profit, with contract wins at over 20 new schools and new business sales of £2.4 million. It’s also been a very positive year for staff, who overwhelmingly stated they were happy working for Pabulum in a survey undertaken as part […]

Education sector realising personal service benefits, says specialist.

Recruitment agencies working in the education sector are realising substantial benefits for their clients from personal service companies according to a contracting specialist.   Nova Contracting, an established expert in setting up and administering PSCs, said the fixed-term contracts, which are fully compliant with current legislation and enjoy the same conditions and duty of care […]


AMF Fastigheter brings virtual reality to real estate with Minecraft    Stockholm, today [27 August 2015] – AMF Fastigheter has partnered with Microsoft to launch the construction for its 130,000sqm Urban Escape Stockholm regeneration, through a unique gaming collaboration with Minecraft and a group of schoolchildren. Challenging convention, it was the ten-year-olds who had the honour […]