Today, in a surprise announcement, Therese May, The Home Secretary, said that the UKBA will be dissolved and replaced with two organisations. The first will be a high volume service focused on making high-quality decisions about who comes here, with a culture of customer satisfaction for business men and visitors who want to come here […]
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Alas Brazil’s hope of having their cardinal elected as Pope was dashed by Jorge Bergoglio, Pope Francis of Argentina. Having got the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in Rio in 2016 this would have been the icing on the cake for Brazil. It will continue to thrive regardless. At the end of September […]
It has been confirmed that Microsoft has bought office social networking site, Yammer, for $1.2bn (£770.6m). The four year old site has around five million users and operates like Facebook for communication purposes within companies. Reports had emerged that the two companies were negotiating a deal, with Microsoft confirming their plans on 26th June 2012. […]
It has been announced by UK Immigration Minister Damian Green that the UK Border Force will recruit a further staff at Heathrow Airport in order to deal with the anticipated long queues. Green says that extra staff would be brought in as cover for immigration officers who are due to take leave at the end […]
The UK Home Office have announced that screening will soon be required for immigrants from countries with a high incidence of tuberculosis (TB), before approval is to be given for a UK visa. These new measures where announced on 21st May 2012 by UK Immigration Minister Damian Green, saying: “Tuberculosis is currently at its highest […]
Heart patients could benefit from a new blood thinning drug which could help cut their risk of stroke, guidance recommends. Government regulator NICE says that patients with Atrial Fibrillation (AF), an irregular and sometimes faster heartbeat, can now use Rivaroxiban in replacement of the existing drug Warfarin.
Samsung Electronics have overtaken Nokia in becoming the world’s largest mobile phone maker, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. Nokia overtook Motorola in 1998, however, in the first quarter of 2012, Samsung have shipped 93 million phones, surpassing Nokia’s 83 million. Samsung have also reported its highest quarterly profits since 2008. Their net profit this […]
Windows 8 presents a radical revamp for the company in its attempt to target the tablet buying market as well as serve its network of traditional PC users. Windows’ president Steven Sinofsky has said that the ‘release preview’ would be the closest yet to the final version
Are you a highly skilled Engineer? Would you like to work in the UK for a Consultancy that offers Tier 2 Work Permit Sponsorship? If so Commonwealth Contractors can help! At Commonwealth Contractors we work with a number of Clients, Employers & Consultancies who are desperately in need of highly skilled and experienced engineering professionals. […]
Mahindra Satyam, previously named Satyam Computers, was created following a major stake bought by Tech Mahindra in 2009. This venture occurred due to Mahindra Satyam being involved in one of India’s biggest accounting frauds. Since then, Satyam Computers, renamed Mahindra Satyam, has been trying to rebuild its company and the merger is seen as a […]