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New hope in the fight against Cystic Fibrosis

Posted: 21st August 2018 in Industry News

A new type of cell has been discovered in the human airway, and it may have a central role in cystic fibrosis. There are currently 70,000 people across the world living with cystic fibrosis for which there is currently no cure, and the disease is a major cause of poor health and a shortened life span...


The nutritional myth that's completely inaccurate

Posted: 14th August 2018 in Industry News

Summer is upon us and last-minute holiday diets are everywhere, but does eating ‘negative calorie’ foods such as celery, actually help to increase weight loss? A calorie is a unit of energy, usually expressed as kilocalories (kcal) for the energy content in food. It is commonly believed that in the act of eating celery you are actually burning off more calories than you are consuming...


Preventing Autism in the gut?

Posted: 02nd August 2018 in Industry News

There has been a lot of research recently about how the gut microbiome can affect our bodies in ways we wouldn’t even think of. Now, researchers are looking into how the make-up of the mother’s gut can affect the development of autism-spectrum disorders during pregnancy...


Leadership is on the Agenda!

Posted: 17th July 2018 in Company News

Our other participant in the Agenda Staff Challenge is Mat who he is aiming to put leadership on our agenda for the future! In keeping with Agenda’s commitment to making our business a great place to work, Mat’s programme is an exciting concept for the development of our employees...


Don’t listen to us – listen to our customers!

Posted: 11th July 2018 in Company News

June 2018 saw the first round of our annual customer satisfaction surveys with recruitment clients being surveyed, asking for feedback on the service, the staff they dealt with and our methods of communication.


12 Things NOT To Do In A Job Interview

Posted: 10th July 2018 in Permanent Recruitment

Most of us dread job interviews, no matter how much we want the job. Nerves can get the better of you and unexpected questions can throw you off, but there is still a good amount of preparation you can do to make sure it goes as smoothly as possible. Here are 12 things which you should never do or say in a job interview if you want it to go well for you.


Agenda lock down their training

Posted: 10th July 2018 in Company News

Agenda would like to say a huge well done to a recent participant in our Agenda staff challenge. Mic, from Agenda’s IT department has just successfully assisted 15 members of Agenda staff through an Open University ‘Introduction to Cyber security: stay safe online’ course, with all attendees gaining an Open University qualification.


New drug gets body to ‘eat’ cancer cells

Posted: 05th July 2018 in Industry News

Cancer research is always ongoing in the hope to find a cure for cancer, but the reality is that one drug or a one-size-fits-all treatment is not enough to fight it. Immunotherapy is considered the next big thing in treating cancer, but cancer is smart has many ways of avoiding treatment...


Hangry!? Scientists Have Found Out Why

Posted: 02nd July 2018 in Industry News

If you've ever wondered why you get angry whenever you’re hungry, good news! Science might have found the cause of being “hangry” – and it is not as simple as low blood sugar levels. It’s a complex interplay between your feeling of hunger, your awareness of your feelings, and what’s going on around you. As reported in the journal Emotion, the team believe that the causes of being hangry are related to both context and emotional self-awareness.


New certifications for Agenda!

Posted: 28th June 2018 in Company News

This June Agenda were one of the first companies in the UK to achieve certification to BS10012 Personal Information Management System. Agenda also successfully gained certification to ISO22301 (ISO 22301) Business Continuity Standard.