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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UK Voters Are Majority Pro-Choice Across The Political Spectrum And Support Extension Of At-Home Abortion

Since April 2020, women have been able to access medical abortions at home (Alamy) 5 min read60 min Exclusive: The majority of people across the UK are pro-choice regardless of political affiliation and back the continuation of at-home abortion care beyond the pandemic, new polling reveals. According to the survey of 2,001 people, conducted by… Continue reading UK Voters Are Majority Pro-Choice Across The Political Spectrum And Support Extension Of At-Home Abortion

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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How can you make the most of this year’s Conservative Party Conference?

4 min read31 min Over four days, Conservative Party Conference attracts a wide array of people connected to and interested in the Conservative Party, including members, politicians, journalists, and lobbyists; and across the Main Hall, Exhibition zone, bars and Fringe Events, there’s always something happening. With so much going on in such a short space… Continue reading How can you make the most of this year’s Conservative Party Conference?

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This World Ostomy Day let’s show people with stomas that they are not alone

Coloplast Ambassador, Kevin Baker | Credit: Coloplast UK World Ostomy Day takes place every three years on the first Saturday in October. To mark this day on 2nd October, the stoma support charities (Colostomy UK, Ileostomy & Internal Pouch Association (IA), Urostomy Association) and Coloplast UK have teamed up to raise awareness of, and more… Continue reading This World Ostomy Day let’s show people with stomas that they are not alone

Robots are the key to future proof nuclear decommissioning

Credit: Sellafield We have seen what can be achieved with robotics at Sellafield. Now is the time to realise their long-term potential. Last month, over 350 attendees from across the globe joined a virtual nuclear decommissioning event and heard about the exciting world of robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) at Sellafield and across the Nuclear… Continue reading Robots are the key to future proof nuclear decommissioning

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GGF Introduces “Evolve – a framework for better business”

At its annual Members’ Day, the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) launched a Member-wide consultation on “Evolve – a framework for better business”. Presented by James MacPherson, GGF Health, Safety and Environment Manager, Evolve is a framework of values and principles to help GGF Members become even better businesses. The long term aim is to… Continue reading GGF Introduces “Evolve – a framework for better business”

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