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  1. Workplace Degree Member Profile - Jack

    Workplace Degree Member Profile - Jack

    Jack Richards discusses his transition in moving from London to North Devon to start the Applegate Workplace Degree Programme in Business & Management and his future career aspirations.

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  2. Workplace Degree Member Profile - Phoebe

    Workplace Degree Member Profile - Phoebe

    Phoebe Ward discusses her reasons for choosing the Applegate Workplace Degree Programme in Business & Management, her previous education and her future aspirations.

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  3. Is procurement driving innovation? - Procurious Big Ideas 2017

    Is procurement driving innovation? - Procurious Big Ideas 2017

    Stuart Brocklehurst, Applegate Marketplace CEO, discusses how Procurement could be a driving force behind technological innovation through 2017.

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  4. Leading British Industrial History Charity celebrates 10th Anniversary

    Leading British Industrial History Charity celebrates 10th Anniversary

    During a period of rapid advancement where new technologies are replacing tried and tested manufacturing processes, preserving our industrial heritage has never been more important. Grace's Guide has spent the past 10 years collecting fascinating extracts from The Engineer, The Engineering Times, Mechanics Magazines and The Autocar to name a few, preserving them digitally for many years to come.

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  5. Reaching the Top: Procurement at the Board Table

    Reaching the Top: Procurement at the Board Table

    The issue is not unique to procurement: every function – HR, Communications, Marketing, IT – has a narrative that states it should have a seat on the executive committee, and that the organisation clearly cannot value what they do unless the function head reports to the chief executive. The CEO, however, is unlikely to be impressed by such arguments: she or he will assemble their leadership team as much based on the characteristics of individuals as on their job titles.

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  6. New £1 coin costs Plymouth City Council £32k

    New £1 coin costs Plymouth City Council £32k

    Plymouth City Council has been landed with a bill for £32,000 because of the new £1 coin.

    The authority, along with others up and down the country, has had to change its parking meters in readiness for the arrival of the new 12-sided coin in March 2017.

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