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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.


Immunotherapy Success

Posted: 14th June 2018 in Industry News

Immunotherapy has been in the science and health news a lot recently, but it is not a new treatment for cancer. Immunotherapy drugs work by stimulating the immune system to recognise and fight cancer and is already being used to tackle certain cancers...


Tea Leaves Kill Lung Cancer?

Posted: 25th May 2018 in Industry News

Scientists from India and Swansea University have recently discovered that nanoparticles derived from tea leaves can inhibit and destroy lung cancer cells...


Organ Transplants

Posted: 22nd May 2018 in Industry News

Organ donation and transplantation is a big discussion at the moment. Wales have trialled an opt-out system to help boost numbers on the organ donation list, and similar plans are being discussed for England and Scotland.


Myths around Hay Fever

Posted: 04th May 2018 in Industry News

Hay fever is an inflammation in the nose which occurs when the immune system overreacts to allergens in the air. It does this as it mistakes pollen for something harmful like bacteria, which triggers the cold-like symptoms that comes with hay fever. Here's some myths that are still around surrounding the common condition...


ScandLas Meeting Success

Posted: 03rd May 2018 in Company News

Agenda attended the annual ScandLAS meeting that held the title “Beyond legislation – Best practice in Animal Research” where the one of the main themes was how to achieve the highest possible scientific and welfare standards in animal research. The meeting was held in Kristiandsand in Southern Norway. The venue was on the coast, surrounded by Norwegian mountains and a number of lakes.