Archive for December 8th, 2011

Managing holidays and absence: a Peninsula advice guide

At Christmas and New Year, employers have to contend with bank holidays, requests for holidays, and an increase in absences. Failure to effectively manage holidays and absences can make this busy time of year even more stressful, and increase costs […]

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Insurance Survey Show 25% of Us Think Elderly Drivers are Unsafe

Almost one in four (24%) Brits – equivalent to 11.9 million consumers – think that drivers should hang up their keys at age 75, 70 or even younger

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Kraft makes 200 job cuts at Cadbury

When the American food company Kraft controversially took over the iconic Cadburys brand, they made a pledge to not make any compulsory redundancies within two years.   Yet, this week

Vodafone reports purchase of 10.2m shares

Mobile telecoms company Vodafone Group plc (LSE:VOD) reported today that it has purchased 10,200,000 of its ordinary shares of USD0.11 3/7 each.

These shares were purchased on the London

Cellcom Israel loses class action lawsuit, plans to appeal

Israeli mobile operator Cellcom Israel Ltd (NYSE:CEL) said today that a purported class action filed in March 2008 has been decided against the company.

The lawsuit, which was approved

TomTom announces reorganisation of R&D activities

In-car location and navigation products and services provider TomTom (AEX:TOM2) announced on Thursday that it will reorganise the research and development activities to increase development efficiency and reduce

SAP to release update of its banking software in 2012

German business software provider SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) (Frankfurt:SAP) is to release a new version of its industry-specific banking software, the company announced today.

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SAP to open SAP Labs in Russia

Enterprise software provider SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) announced on Thursday the opening of an SAP Labs location in Skolkovo, Russia.

According to the company, the new SAP Labs CIS (Commonwealth

Yahoo! awarded USD610m default judgement against spammers

Digital media company Yahoo! Inc (Nasdaq:YHOO) announced on Wednesday that it has been awarded a USD610m default judgment against spammers responsible for a fake Yahoo! lottery e-mail scheme.


Boingo enables free airport Wi-Fi access for Nintendo 3DS owners

Wi-Fi software and services provider Boingo Wireless Inc (NASDAQ:WIFI) has entered into an agreement with Nintendo of America Inc

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