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  • Proud Sponsors

    The Western Gazette Pride Awards are designed to celebrate unsung heroes who go the extra mile to make a difference in the community. The categories include the Public Sector Hero award which will be given to someone who consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty. This section is sponsored by Octopus Personnel, a

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  • Superdrug to Recruit Apprentices

    Superdrug is to recruit more than 500 new apprentices onto its Apprenticeship scheme in 2011. Currently, more than 400 learners are on Superdrug’s parent company, AS Watson’s, Apprenticeship programme with the programme open to all colleagues who have been with the business for at least three months, and work a minimum of 16 hours a

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  • Challenging economic climate

    Today’s figures indicating a rise in unemployment is not surprising, given significant cuts to public sector jobs, according to Charles Logan, director at Hays. UK unemployment rose by 49,000 to almost 2.5m in the quarter to November, but the number of people claiming unemployment benefit for December fell, according to figures from the Office for

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  • Stress Cited As Biggest Workplace Hazard

    Stress is the biggest concern to workers in the South West, according to a new survey of safety representatives carried out by the TUC. The biennial survey asked workplace reps to identify the main hazards to their staff. More than two-thirds of respondents (68%) in the South West put stress at the top of the

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