Press Releases

You are hereby ordered to hold an election!

Apr 02, 2015 10:38 BST Bury Council Bury residents are being reminded that they have until 20 April to ensure they are registered to vote in May’s General Election.

Mar 30, 2015 14:05 BST Bury Council Bury residents are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote ahead of this year’s General Election.

New report confirms people-centred workplace practices crucial for recovering Europe’s competitivenes

Mar 30, 2015 06:00 BST Eurofound Eurofound launches 3rd European Company Survey overview report at high-level EU Presidency conference ‘Workplace practices: creating win-win arrangements for companies and employees’

Mar 25, 2015 13:02 GMT Simple Politics ​New political engagement project designed to improve our democracy and to make life easier for voters and candidates in the upcoming General Election.

Mar 25, 2015 11:22 GMT Bury Council Greater Manchester residents who have moved house in the last 18 months are being encouraged to make sure they are registered to vote at the right address.

Mar 23, 2015 12:09 GMT Bury Council Bury residents are being reminded that they need to be registered if they wish to vote in the upcoming General and local elections.

No Easy Way To Implement Mansion Tax

Mar 18, 2015 10:26 GMT CBRE Implementation of a Mansion Tax would be fraught with difficulties, property agents CBRE say in an authoritative report released today. The report also argues that designing and implementing an entirely new tax would be time consuming and complex.

Mar 18, 2015 06:00 GMT Uppsala University Why do some countries seem to develop quickly while others remain poor? This question is at the heart of the so-called poverty or development trap problem. Using mathematics on open data sets researchers now present new insights into this issue, and also suggest which countries can be expected to develop faster. The paper is published in the open access journal Big Data.

Neopost white paper explains how to cut the cost of customer communications

Mar 17, 2015 14:39 GMT Neopost Neopost Limited, Europe’s leading supplier of mailing solutions, has produced a new white paper explaining how businesses can save money on their transactional and marketing communications. Cutting the Cost of Customer Communications – A Neopost White Paper covers both digital and postal communications and is divided into half a dozen chapters, each focusing on a different area of expenditure.

Mar 17, 2015 13:20 GMT Bury Council With only weeks to go, Bury Council is trying to ensure the highest possible turnout for the local and General Elections on Thursday 7 May.