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City of London calls on businesses to recycle half a million cups in one month

This April will see the launch of the UK’s biggest push to date to tackle the issue of disposable coffee cup recycling. The initiative launches in London’s Square Mile, which holds the UK’s biggest concentration of office workers, many of ...

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United front

David Ward of Ward Security explains how sharing information is essential to counter the growing terrorist threat The security industry has not stood still since the highly co-ordinated and devastating Paris attacks of 2015. A study was initiated by the ...

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New research reveals high levels of public distrust in business

A major new nationwide public survey released today (17 March), highlights the extent of public distrust in business and the need for businesses to communicate better with the public to regain that trust. The nationally-representative survey of more than 2,000 ...

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NG BAILEY pledges to boost female roles in science and engineering

Independent engineering, IT and facilities services company, NG Bailey, has pledged action to boost the number of women in science and engineering careers, throwing its weight behind “Your Life”, a flagship three-year campaign to ensure the country has the maths and ...

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Winter is coming!

Think that dealing with winter weather and keeping business’s running smoothly during the snowy seasons is only relevant in November and December? Industry expert Vicky Lopez of De-Ice explains why this is not the case As one of the UK’s ...

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FMs warned to be ready for the coldest winter this century

A warning has been issued by GRITIT managing director Nikki Singh-Barmi that the extreme weather forecast for this winter, looks set to have massive health and safety and financial implications for businesses which are reactive and fail to put a bespoke ...

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National Minimum Wage rises above inflation

New National Minimum Wage (NWM) rates which come into force today (1 October 2014), are set to benefit over one million of Britain’s lowest-paid workers. The hourly rate will rise to £6.50, the first real terms cash increase since 2008,  and ...

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Health and Safety at Work Act beginning life at 40

Whilst new figures reveal that that the UK is now one of the safest countries to work in the world, workplace equipment supplier Slingsby warns there is still work to do because thousands of unnecessary accidents still occur every year. As ...

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Report reveals that UK power outages doubled last year

The number of power outages in the UK has more than doubled in the past year, potentially costing UK businesses hundreds of thousands of pounds, according to Eaton’s latest Blackout Tracker report. In 2013 there were 505 reported outages, compared ...

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CBI upgrades GDP forecast but sends out a warning to politicians

The business lobbying group, CBI, has today (Monday) upgraded its economic forecast for GDP (gross domestic product) growth however, it also issues a stark warning to politicians right across the board that they need to put incentivising business ahead of ...

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