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A nonspecific term for a relationship which strives for balance, equality and mutual respect, and in which information, power and responsibility are shared by two or more actual or legal persons.

An NHS management word used in the context of a Trust’s achievement of Practice Plus on the journey to becoming a Model Employer. Partnership is essential, both internally (in relationships developed with staff-side colleagues) and externally (when working across organisations (trusts)), or when collaborating across strategic health authority boundaries.

Accountable health partnership, see there.


n 1. the association of two or more persons for the purpose of carrying on business (or practice) together and dividing its profits.
n 2. a legal, binding contract defining the association of two or more persons in a business or professional relationship such as a dental practice.
partnership, notice of dissolution of intelligence,
n by any of a variety of means, notice to creditors and the public that a partnership has been dissolved.
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David Russ, managing director of the South Wales Chamber of Commerce, said: "This is a positive move for businesses in Cardiff and I will endeavour to set up a meeting with the Cardiff Business Partnership to see how we can work together moving forward into 2010.
The Minnesota Business Partnership is composed of more than 110 chief executives of Minnesota's largest employers.
RIDING HIGH: Mike Parker, left, and Julian Leighton, who struck up a business partnership after meeting while surfing at Blyth.
Gail Wright, of the Warwickshire Education Business Partnership, said: "The students have already completed application forms and hopefully they will have a very positive experience under their belts in readiness for their next step in life.
Daniels addressed a group of local business leaders about economic development, the economy and other issues that are impacting the Long Island businesses community during the event hosted by the Long Island Regional Business Partnership at Farmingdale State University
Caerphilly fire station has had a lot to do with the Educational Business Partnership over the last 12 months.
The Townsafe Business Partnership received a Safer Business Award in recognition of the professional way it has brought shops, businesses, police and local authorities together to exchange information to prevent and detect crime.
Uncovers Attitudes Toward Building Good Business Partnerships in New Gallup Research
Gail Wright, of the Warwickshire Education Business Partnership, said: "This was an invaluable opportunity for students.
Helen Conway of Cardiff Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said after a meeting of the Business Partnership Council with the Assembly, that she had been told the trunk road programme, expected to be published within a few weeks, "will incorporate good news from our point of view".
The interviews have been arranged by Warwickshire Education Business Partnership, which brings schools and businesses together to help young people prepare for their adult and working life.
Business Partnership Plus(SM) is a unique program that was created to meet the special needs of small business clients.

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