A strong and resilient economy is crucial for net-zero Britain – and the private sector must be given the confidence to invest in green jobs

4 min read1 hr The government needs to help clear up the confusion, as it is itself yet to define what it means by a green job The Prime Minister’s welcome 10-point plan heralding a “green industrial revolution” identified the priority areas expected to play a major part in our path to net-zero – but… Continue reading A strong and resilient economy is crucial for net-zero Britain – and the private sector must be given the confidence to invest in green jobs

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IKEA continues to champion climate action by joining COP26 as a Partner

IKEA UK & Ireland is announced as a Partner for United Nations Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow and will be furnishing some key areas within the COP26 venue The partnership builds on IKEA’s long-standing commitment to take climate action, with Science-Based Targets that support its commitments to become climate positive by 2030* and reach… Continue reading IKEA continues to champion climate action by joining COP26 as a Partner

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The Pig Industry Thinks The Cabinet Is Split Over Visas As Mass Cull Continues

5 min read05 October Grim evidence of the pig cull currently underway on UK farms to cope with labour shortages has been submitted to Priti Patel as Cabinet ministers appear to have been split on whether to grant more visas for abattoir workers. A dossier of images, including photographs of overcrowded pig sheds, and information… Continue reading The Pig Industry Thinks The Cabinet Is Split Over Visas As Mass Cull Continues

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We need to deliver real substance on ‘levelling up’ or it will become a meaningless sound bite

[Alamy] 3 min read05 October In the midst of party conference season, the country is facing issues over the cost of living, with rising food and gas prices as a result of a shortage of HGV drivers, and increasing global demand, which is having a huge impact on families across Britain. Prior to and during… Continue reading We need to deliver real substance on ‘levelling up’ or it will become a meaningless sound bite

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UK set to face winter of discontent without urgent action to tackle supply chain crisis

4 min read3 hr For businesses to be able to survive they are going to need to trade their way out of this perfect storm of challenges that now face them. Time is running out to avoid a winter of discontent after years of Conservative complacency, to protect families and businesses from the energy prices… Continue reading UK set to face winter of discontent without urgent action to tackle supply chain crisis

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Tory Faithful Gush Over Rishi Sunak’s Ode To “Fiscal Responsibility”

Rishi Sunak delivered his speech to Conservative party conference in Manchester today and focused on fiscal discipline (Alamy) 4 min read1 hr “What’s not to like about Rishi Sunak? He’s great,” one Conservative activist enthusiastically said as they left the Chancellor’s first in-person speech at party conference. It was a recurring theme among the Tory… Continue reading Tory Faithful Gush Over Rishi Sunak’s Ode To “Fiscal Responsibility”

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Five years on, 22,000 workers in Britain are at work on Hinkley Point C

Credit: EDF Stuart Crooks, Managing Director of Hinkley Point C | EDF From new jobs to investment in British businesses, the benefits of Hinkley Point C are clear to see. Last week was another significant milestone for the Hinkley Point C project. We marked five years since the final contracts for the site were signed… Continue reading Five years on, 22,000 workers in Britain are at work on Hinkley Point C

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Labour Is Axeing London Weighting For Staff Not Working In Office Three Days A Week

4 min read57 min Labour is stripping staff working in the capital of their London salary weighting unless they go back into the office three days a week – a move unions have described as a “heavy handed threat”. The announcement, sent via email to hundreds of employees just before leader Keir Starmer’s first party… Continue reading Labour Is Axeing London Weighting For Staff Not Working In Office Three Days A Week

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Author of influential Govt review into UK construction labour receives CIOB President’s Award

Mark Farmer has been presented with the CIOB President’s Award for 2020/21. The award is given to someone within the last Presidential year that has worked as a champion for one of the Presidential themes, a true ambassador for CIOB. CEO and founding director of consultancy Cast, with over 30 years of experience in construction and… Continue reading Author of influential Govt review into UK construction labour receives CIOB President’s Award

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Six decades on, Coca-Cola’s Sidcup site is leading the way on sustainability

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners’ Sidcup site is celebrating its 60th anniversary This week the first of our 500ml bottles made from 100% recycled plastic have come off the line at our Sidcup factory. This is just the start of our green journey as strive to become Net Zero by 2040 – and Sidcup is at the… Continue reading Six decades on, Coca-Cola’s Sidcup site is leading the way on sustainability

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