Weekly News Round-Up (12th August 2015)

It’s been a busy week of news for the sectors that we operate within. Here’s our highlights:


Popular US recruitment platform JobVite is entering the UK market having raised £16 via a round of Series D Funding. Tech City News Read more here .

The CBI/Pearson Education and Skills Survey 2015 released earlier this month, highlights how UK professionals will need to add to their skills bases by 2022 in order to become more employable. CBI Read more here .


Scotland's major airports have reported their busiest July ever, with Edinburgh airport reporting more than 1.2 million passengers travelling through its terminal in July. BBC Read more here .

The UK Aviation industry will grow at a CAGR of 1.83% in 2015. Blacknet Read more here .


Public procurement will need to improve for the UK construction industry to achieve its targets in 2015. Supply Management Read more here .

That said, the UK construction industry has grown for the third consecutive year. Construction Enquirer Read more here .


Students should apply to university after receiving their A-Level results, says a former higher education minister. BBC Read more here .

A new analysis of exam board data suggests that teacher results forecasts tend to be more optimistic instead of 'realistic'. BBC Read more here .


Healthcare cuts outlined in the latest budget by George Osbourne will hit the North-East of England the hardest, according to the Royal College of Nursing. Mirror Read more here .

Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge belies that it costs a staggering £3,000 to recruit a nurse elsewhere in the EU. BBC Read more here .


Watchdog reports that the NHS has been paying over-the-odds for epilepsy drugs, as drug-giants up their prices. The Express Read more here .

12 key medical innovation projects are to receive a shared backing of £18m, most of which will come from The Medical Research Council. BBC Read more here .

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