NIHR support for medtech research

The NIHR supports medtech research through commissioning and funding research projects and programmes. Through the innovation pathway, NIHR supports the development of medical devices and diagnostics. Companies can access these resources at any stage in their clinical development process.  

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What is the NIHR?

The NIHR, short for National Institute for Health and Research, is the research arm of the NHS. The NIHR is the most integrated clinical research system in the world and is uniquely placed as a location for medtech research.  

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BREXIT: What does the vote to leave mean for the UK?

In the light of recent events, IMA encourages businesses to keep London and the UK on the list of best places where you can live, work and from where you can build a global presence. Medical Device companies will be happy to know that the BREXIT vote does not have an impact on the way […]

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What is required for an FDI client to be legal in the UK?

Our HR & Recruitment Director Esther McLeod will be running a workshop on the 8th of February for London and Partners. The workshop will focus on the Do’s and Don’t’s for Foreign Direct Investors who wish to set up in the UK.

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GREAT Tech Awards Winners

IMA proudly supports the ‘GREAT Tech Awards Competition 2015‘ organised by UKTI USA. Seven tech companies have been selected as the winners of the UK government’s third annual GREAT Tech Awards. We congratulate all the participants and we look forward to meet the winners in the UK.   You can read the official press release […]

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GREAT Tech Awards Competition

IMA is a proud supporter of the ‘GREAT Tech Awards Competition 2015‘ organised by UKTI USA. Managing Director Nigel Taylor will be offering business development services and market entry advice to the lucky winners.   Nigel established IMA in 2003 following a career as a sales focused General Management where he led major Government PFI […]

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Shared parental leave: early and late arrivals

The new shared parental leave (SPL) regime – which came into force on 1 December 2014 – will be available to eligible parents where their baby is due on, or after, 5 April 2015. What happens if the baby is born late or early?   What is shared parental leave?   The new, rather complex, […]

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Flexible shared parental leave

A new system of flexible shared parental leave (SPL) is to be introduced in 2015. It has been described as an “utter nightmare” for employers, but what’s the less talked about catch for employees?   An overhaul.   For some time now the government has been talking about overhauling the rights of parents to take […]

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10 things a company needs to consider prior to conducting an Executive Search

At IMA, we have been delivering Executive Search for 12 years and over this time we have seen everything and I thought it would be useful to share our experience and to provide tips on how to conduct an effective Executive Search:   1. Get the Job Description right – THE most important thing you’ll […]

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Flexible working extended to all employees

From 30 June 2014 an employee will have the right to make a flexible working request provided they have at least 26 weeks’ continuous service with you. What does this major change mean for your Flexible Working Policy?   No more cares There will be some major changes to the statutory right

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