Monthly Archives: July 2011

Compliance Inspector job vacancies within the CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have announced that they have a number of vacancies for compliance inspectors to help the organisation ensure that the essential standards of quality and safety are met across health and social care organisations. The majority … Continue reading

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Vote for your Scottish Book of the Year!

Members of the public only have until 31 July 2011 (aka tomorrow!) to cast their vote for the Scottish Book of the Year. The winner of this prize will be determined through a combination scoring system that combines public vote … Continue reading

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New job opportunities at UPC

Business and Leadership reported yesterday that UPC is to create 50 new jobs in Ireland over the next few weeks. The new jobs will include customer service, sales, management and administrative roles and will bring UPC’s staff numbers to 895. … Continue reading

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Change of heart over Radio 4’s short story cuts

Radio 4 has partially changed its mind about the decision to cut its weekly short story broadcasts from three to one, announcing that it will broadcast two short stories each week. The Society of Authors’ online petition against the proposed … Continue reading

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New Care Quality Commission (CQC) website to launch soon

Over the past few months the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have been building and testing their new website. It is hoped that this new look website will be launched in the early autumn. The hope is that the website will … Continue reading

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Recruitment Business Awards – finalists announced

The UK Recruiter newsletter posted the following press release in their July 27th (2011) newsletter: “Nominations for this year’s Recruitment Business Awards have now been revealed. The awards are an annual scheme that reward and celebrate all areas of the … Continue reading

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Arts Council suspends funding to Poetry Society

It has been a whirlwind few weeks for the Poetry Society of late. Now, following a series of resignations and a vote of no confidence at the Society’s Extraordinary General Meeting, the arts council has decided to suspend funding to … Continue reading

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Salon in Ireland in search of managers, technicians and sales reps

Words Worth Reading Ltd has been working with Irishjobs.ie for several years now, supporting job seekers as they seek out new career opportunities. This week Irishjobs.ie is advertising a number of Store Manager, Beauty Technician and Sales Representations for a … Continue reading

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Frayn’s memoir of his father steals prize

Michael Frayn’s first memoir piece has won him the PEN/Ackerley prize, the UK’s only dedicated award for autobiography. His book, titled My Father’s Fortune saw off competition from a shortlist that included widely admired works by John Burnside, Jackie Kay, … Continue reading

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Interactive tests planned for GCSE and A’ Level qualifications

Reported in the Guardian last night, Britain’s biggest exam board the AQA (Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) is planning trials of an interactive test that will generate harder or softer questions depending on how a candidate performs. The examination board reports … Continue reading

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