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link contract

An XML document that describes a bi-directional data exchange between XDI data. Among other stipulations, a link contract can include how parties prove their identity, how updates are handled, who can use the data and how the data can be used. The link contract is stored on the XDI server at each end of the relationship. See XDI.
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XDI is based on the concept of 'link contracts' that define security and privacy needs that must be met to when managing the data referred to by the link contract.
Chief executive Lorraine Holmes said she was told last month that no decision had been made on the future of the business support organisation only to read an article the next day in which business and enterprise minister Mark Prisk said Business Link contracts would be wound down along with the regional development agencies.
Business and enterprise minister Mark Prisk told a website: "We're going to wind down the regional development agencies, and as part of those, we'll be winding down the regional Business Link contracts.
As part of the agreement we have made detailed plans with the coalition to ensure that by March 2007, when the four current Business Link contracts come to an end, everything is in place for a smooth transition to the new regional service.
The company advises and supports 12,000 small businesses a year through its Business Link contracts, including County Durham, and manages and distributes pounds 300m of European and government funding, including the New Deal.
The Sheffield company advises and supports 12,000 small businesses a year through its Business Link contracts, including County Durham, and manages and distributes pounds 300m of European and government funding, including the New Deal.
The Brokerage Service is one of three elements in the transformation of business support in the region following a shake up of business link contracts earlier this year.
With our new role as managers of the Business Link contracts, One NorthEast will help deliver a simplified, tailor-made support service for regional companies.
An increased number of companies are expected to benefit after new Business Link contracts for the region were finally signed yesterday.
Black Country Chamber has moved a step closer to clinching pounds 16 million of business link contracts - but its preferred supplier status has sparked fears over job losses.