Monthly Archives: October 2011

Certus adds 50 jobs to organisation

The company set up to manage Bank of Scotland (Ireland) loans in Ireland is to create 50 new jobs. Certus currently employs more than 800 staff. It was set up by former BOSI management after the bank decided to wind … Continue reading

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Author’s books banned from school

Books by bestselling children’s writer Robert Muchamore have been banned from the library at Highgate School, and his visit cancelled Robert Muchamore, whose Cherub series has sold more than 3m copies, was due to give a reading at the independent … Continue reading

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Another jobs boost for Ireland

As reported on RTE.ie… 165 jobs will be created over the next couple of years in Galway and Dublin. Canadian technology company Pivot Acquisition Corps will provide 100 jobs in Galway when it opens a support centre. 25 jobs are … Continue reading

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Accountancy jobs in Ireland!

As reported by RTE.ie… A company which provides accounting and operational support to hedge funds is to create 300 jobs in Dublin. The firm, HedgeServ, says it already has 230 employees in Ireland but plans a significant expansion. HedgeServ currently … Continue reading

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Merger of boutique search firms creates compelling proposition for recruiters

Respected financial services search firms Healy Hunt and Jared James have merged to create Corbel Group – an amalgamation of specialist practices offering intelligence-led recruitment solutions to the financial services sector. The merger will also create what the directors call … Continue reading

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2011 Galaxy Book Awards winners to be announced shortly

Winners in each of the eleven shortlisted categories will be revealed at a ceremony at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Knightsbridge on 4 November The categories are: Galaxy book of the year; audible.co.uk Audiobook of the year ; Popular Fiction … Continue reading

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Poetry exercises for all

As printed by Writers’ Forum… Below are 4 little exercises to help you get the poetry juices flowing… 1. Write a 20 line poem about things that scream. Do not use the word ‘scream’ in the poem. 2. Write a … Continue reading

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Poetry Tweets!

As reported in Writers’ Forum… Arts organisation arthur+martha has launched a collaborative poem in which words and phrases taken from interviews with homeless and vulnerably housed people around Manchester and Bury are edited to produce a line-by-line poem on Twitter. … Continue reading

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Galaxy Book Awards make a comeback!

As reported by thebookseller.com… The Galaxy British Book Awards are to be reborn as the Galaxy National Book Awards, with a televised ceremony due to take place in November this year followed by five 30-minute shows over five weeks. Galaxy … Continue reading

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Realex to create 50 jobs in Ireland

Realex payments has announced that it is undertaking a recruitment drive to fill 50 vacancies urgently. Realex Payments provides an outsourced arrangement to financial institutions for its retailer’s online payment processing. Realex Payments is expected to double its client base … Continue reading

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