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July 2008 News

Self-defence for kids

Ukemi, Tai-otoshi and Kesa-gatame are fast-becoming nursery school buzzwords. They are not the latest Pokemon characters (that’s been and gone!), but martial arts moves. Toddlers are being taught the ancient art of judo at centres all over the country. Parents


Contact your local university to see if any students from your patch are doing interesting or unusual jobs (or in glamorous locations) while they are working as interns.

How small businesses recruit

What pitfalls do small businesses face when recruiting? What stories do local businesses in your area have to tell? Because a lot of companies still hire through word-of-mouth recommendation or “gut instinct” they could be lining up a lot of

Pampered pooches

Do you miss your beloved pet when you’re away on holiday? A handful of boarding kennels have set up internet webcams so that owners can check their precious pup is OK while they are away. With just one click they

Safe summer sex

Confidential advice services are gearing up ready to concentrate on safe summer sex for people going on holiday. Their motto is that people should come home with happy memories, not worry or illness. And they say people should pack condoms