Day: September 15, 2020

Take the next step in your career with a qualification from Association for Project Management

Whether you’re starting out in your career and experiencing a project environment for the first time, or you’ve already gained your stripes in the profession, Association for Project Management (APM), the chartered body for the project profession, offers the qualifications and standards that will support your career at every stage.

APM qualifications are designed to be relevant across industry sectors, making them transferable and flexible. All our qualifications are available online, so wherever you are in the world you can develop your skills and knowledge. Our robust assessments are set at appropriate levels to support project professionals from the start of their careers all the way to Chartered Project Professional (ChPP) status, which recognises those with significant experience and knowledge. This creates an easy-to-navigate career path for those seeking to take their professional development to the next level.

Below you can find out which qualification is right for you and

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High Court rules in favour of struggling SMEs in business interruption insurance case

Insurers may have to pay out to hundreds of thousands of British firms who had business interruption claims turned down during the pandemic, following a landmark ruling.

The High Court today ruled in favour of policyholders in a test case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

The Court ruled on a representative sample of 17 policy wordings by 16 insurers. It found that most, although not all, of the clauses provide cover.

Interim FCA boss Christopher Woolard today said: “We brought the test case in order to resolve the lack of clarity and certainty that existed for many policyholders making business interruption claims and the wider market.”

“We are pleased that the Court has substantially found in favour of the arguments we presented on the majority of the key issues. Today’s judgment is a significant step in resolving the uncertainty being faced by policyholders.”

Two action groups – the

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Amazon will hire 100,000 people as online shopping booms

Amazon is hiring 100,000 in packing, shipping, and sorting as its online business flourishes amid the pandemic.

Joseph Pisani reported the news for the AP:

Amazon will hire another 100,000 people to keep up with a surge of online orders.

The company said Monday that the new hires will help pack, ship or sort orders, working in part-time and full-time roles. Amazon said the jobs are not related to its typical holiday hiring.

The Seattle company reported record profit and revenue between April and June as more people turned to it during the pandemic to buy groceries and supplies.

The company already had to hire 175,000 people earlier this year to keep up with the rush of orders, and last week said it had 33,000 corporate and tech jobs it needed to fill.

Ben Otto and Sebastian Herrera from the Wall Street Journal wrote:

The Seattle-based company, which is

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