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Siemens today (July 7, 2015) stepped up its activity to support the recruitment of a 1,000-strong workforce in Hull.
Siemens revealed for the first time details of a wide range of jobs that will be available as a result of its investment in world-class wind turbine blade manufacturing and associated facilities in the city.   A small number of the jobs are available now, but most will be advertised later this year and in 2016. The company said it wanted to give potential applicants a clear picture of future vacancies at the earliest opportunity. Several of these can be viewed at http://greenporthull.co.uk/siemens  Siemens has worked with Hull City and East Riding Councils and Jobcentre Plus to publish the comprehensive jobs information on a new Siemens careers section of the Green Port Hull website, which is managed by the council.
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Could Hull be home to the next Larry Page and Sergey Brin?   Brothers Andrew and Ash Lewis and their young team of internet specialists have created a new online advertising platform, Flomigo. www.flomigo.com  
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Hull is to play a central role in shaping the future of international climate change policy, following a €1m award.   The University of Hull’s state-of-the-art Total Environment Simulator (TES) at The Deep in Hull will figure strongly in a Europe-wide project aimed at improving climate change forecasts.  
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The University of Hull is hosting a visit by the Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) to mark the signing of a £40m funding agreement.   Today’s visit (Tuesday, June 23) by Jonathan Taylor comes in the wake of news of significant improvements to student facilities involving four capital projects at the University.
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An export success story based on waste will be featured when World Trade Centre  & Humber holds its latest Getting to Yellow overseas selling seminar on Tuesday (June 2).   Speakers at the free Business Week event at  will include Stuart Wells, director of Transwaste, which is the UK’s fastest growing waste and resource management company.
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Growth opportunities for the Humber region is the focus of a seminar taking place during Humber Business Week (1-5 June), which will be hosted by leading law firm Andrew Jackson.
The firm has brought together key figures from leading local businesses and organisations for its Northern Powerhouse breakfast seminar, which includes Ian Mills from the University of Hull Business School, who has been working with the core Northern cities to produce an agreement to develop a freight strategy that will directly impact on the Humber region, and a funding bid to support the proposed Hull-Liverpool infrastructure upgrade.
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World Trade Centre Official Partners, Law firm Andrew Jackson is to host a workshop offering advice and support on accessing export markets, getting the right finance and ensuring prompt payment.   Aimed at new and existing exporters in the Humber region the workshop, which takes place at the firm’s Marina Court office in Hull on 19 May, is being held in partnership with the World Trade Centre Hull and Humber,  UK Trade & Investment and UK Export Finance as part of UK Export Week (18-22 May).  
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Official World Trade Centre Partners and Law firm Andrew Jackson is delighted to announce that real estate solicitor David Dixon has been promoted to partner.
David joined Andrew Jackson as a trainee in 2001 and has been a key member of the firm's real estate team since qualifying with the firm in 2003.  He acts on a broad range of commercial property transactions for national and regional property owners and has particular expertise advising landlords and tenants on commercial leases, as well as dealing with sales and purchases of freehold properties.  

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