FSB uncovers a growing skills gap as small firms’ confidence hits an all-time high

The latest Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) Small Business Index shows a growing skills shortage in the workplace. Now identified as a significant barrier to growth for small firms, almost one third (29.9%) of those surveyed report skills shortages as hampering growth, with construction and computer services particularly hard hit.To address this increasingly significant issue facing the UK labour market, the FSB wants to see a number of steps taken.

CJAM is shortlisted as a Recommended Agency Register 2013 finalist

CJAM is the only marketing agency in Essex to be shortlisted as a finalist in the ‘Direct marketing, under 30 staff’ category of the prestigious Recommended Agency Register (RAR) 2013 Awards. Having become an approved member of RAR in 2012, CJAM was selected as a finalist for this year’s awards following a series of strong recommendations from clients for its direct marketing services. The winners will be revealed at an awards ceremony in London on 18th April 2013.

The future burns bright for Colchester businesses

The future burns bright for businesses in Colchester. This was the message that came across loud and clear at this year’s Colchester Business Awards. The vibrant event celebrated the best of the historic town’s business men and women, businesses and charities. The CJAM team were delighted to take part in the evening and thrilled to be named as finalists in two categories.