- Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top 20 institutions of higher education.....
- Recruiter: The University of Edinburgh
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Principal Electrical Engineer - Power Join our Electrical Power team and help design the self-contained generation and distribution system for the Successor submarine - a new generation of submarine designed to carry the UK's independent nuclear deterrent
- Recruiter: BAE Systems
- England, Cambridgeshire
- £33000 - £39000 per annum
Operations Supervisor - (Mechanical/Electrical/Instrumentation) Salary: Circa £33k - 39k dependant on experience + vehicle and great additional benefits (share scheme, pension, potential bonus).Location: Wisbech - Cambridgeshire We currently have an excit
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- Competitive package
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- Recruiter: BAE Systems
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- £24,109 - £27,961 plus EO Electronics PE of £8,090.00
We are now looking for a Metering Engineer to deliver RD’s In-Service Testing (IST) scheme for gas and electricity meters.
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- £46,625 to £57,640 per annum
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- York, North Yorkshire
- c£45,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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- Recruiter: Nestle
- Zurich, Canton of Zürich (CH)
The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong and visible research programme in the area of control and diagnostics of building systems
- Recruiter: ETH Zurich
- Humber Refinery, South Killingholme, North Lincolnshire DN40 3DW
- £60k - 75k plus extensive Compensation and benefits package, dependent upon experience
Experienced Process Control Leader providing leadership and technical support for Oil Refinery. Extensive Compensation and benefits package.
- Recruiter: Phillips 66
Technology boosts productivity, research shows
Advancements in information and communication technology have contributed to a dramatic increase in work productivty
Office workforce productivity has increased by 84 per cent over the last four decades thanks to advancements in digital technology.
According to a report published by O2 Business and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), mobile phones, emails and business software are continuously improving productivity, which is expected to rise by further 22 per cent in the next seven years as new high tech products enter the market.
Since the 1972, the information and communication technology has led to a 480 per cent growth in productivity per hour, revolutionising the workplace.
An extraordinarily steep rate of growth has been identified to have taken place during the 1990s and 2000s, mostly attributed to some key innovations and products. The 1990 launch of Microsoft’s Windows 3.0, the 1992 introduction of dial-up Internet and the 1998 start of the Google search engine have been named among the most significant contributions to the productivity increase.
"Productivity is important because it is the primary driver of economic growth in the long run," said Colm Sheehy, senior economist at the CEBR.
"For example, employees can now work anywhere they need to - whether that is in the office, from home or even on the move. They can easily access and edit documents on smart devices, and use connectivity like 4G and Wi-Fi to stay in touch wherever they are,” he said, adding that such flexibility enables workers to get more done during the working day than ever before.
According to the report, introduced at the O2 Business Show Live in London, technologies such as Office 365, 4G and cloud, are directly responsible for the latest shift in productivity.
"The findings from our report show how the increasing use and investment in technology by UK businesses has allowed us to work smarter, and as a result we are more productive,” said O2 business director Ben Dowd.
"Our research confirms my prediction that as digital Britain advances we will continue to see employees' productivity improve, and as more businesses adopt technology that enables them to be flexible we're likely to see even greater growth than forecast in the future.”
"As the dust settles after the referendum result, we consider what happens next. We also look forward to an international summer of sport."
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