Karen Blakeman on December 29th, 2009

This new service is part of the UK government’s initiative to help people stay in work or return to work more quickly when they develop a health condition or impairment. The free Health for Work Adviceline for Small Business (http://www.health4work.nhs.uk/)  helps small businesses to quickly and effectively address the issue of employee health, minimise the […]

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Karen Blakeman on December 17th, 2009

Persuading Google to recreate the same list of results for a search is impossible. Google continually updates its database and index with new and updated pages. Even a few minutes between repeat searches can make a significant difference. Add into this mix the fact that your search will probably be diverted to a different server […]

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Karen Blakeman on December 15th, 2009

Major headline news in UK is the hostile bid by Kraft for chocolate manufacturer Cadbury. Cadbury apparently called Kraft’s offer derisory but there are now stories circulating that Hershey is in the race to gain control of Dairy Milk and Bourneville chocolate, amongst others. This has started a debate over US vs UK chocolate (see […]

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Karen Blakeman on December 4th, 2009

Posted on behalf of CILIP in the Thames Valley (formerly BBOD): OXFORD COLLEGES ROMP Wednesday 16th December 2009 A visit to New College, Magdalen and St Hilda’s College Libraries. Seasonal refreshments included! Meet at 1.55 pm outside New College in Holywell Street just past the Holywell Music Rooms on the opposite side of the road. […]

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Karen Blakeman on December 3rd, 2009

The three  presentations I gave at Online Information 2009 are now available on Slideshare: The Everchanging Landscape of Search: Google is not enough View more presentations from Karen Blakeman. Twitter for Business: an essential marketing and research tool View more presentations from Karen Blakeman. Business research: Web 2.0 is not an option but a necessity […]

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