In the competitive world of personal finance banks are continuously looking for new ideas to gain a small commercial advantage over the competition.  Consequently, we have seen the introduction of internet banking and more recently the conduct of transactional banking on mobile phones.  Into this crowded arena the Commonwealth Bank
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Broadband Delivery UK (“BDUK”) applied to the European Commission in December last year for State aid clearance for its up to £830 million plan to support around 40 local broadband projects throughout the UK up to the end of 2017.  According to the BDUK notification, the purpose of making a
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I was reading a post from a prominent social media “expert” providing advice for lawyers using social media.  In the post, among other advice, the expert recommended that lawyers look through twitter posts for people with problems and then offer to solve their problems by contacting the individuals via twitter. 
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