UK ‘Lagging Behind’ Competitors For Literacy, Numeracy & More

UK ‘Lagging Behind’ Competitors For Literacy, Numeracy & More

When it comes to key skills, it seems as though England and Northern Ireland have a lot of work to do in order to ensure that the country weathers the Brexit storm well, especially if it is to face restrictions on talent coming in from outside the UK. This is according to the latest report from HR and people development organisation the CIPD, which has […]

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Will The UK Shake Up Licensing Laws?

Will The UK Shake Up Licensing Laws?

With a scheme in Scotland introducing a minimum unit price for alcohol, there are calls for the rest of the UK to follow suit if it is successful. Although Holyrood brought in the 50p per unit minimum charge back in 2012, it has been hindered by legal challenges and has yet to be introduced to pubs and bars in Scotland. The Scotch Whisky Association is […]

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Heat Networks ‘Vital’ To Kick-Start Heat Decarbonisation

Heat Networks ‘Vital’ To Kick-Start Heat Decarbonisation

In order to further facilitate the decarbonisation of the heat sector in the UK, central and local government must take action now and kick-start an infrastructure revolution that centres around heat networks. This is the conclusion drawn from a new report by progressive policy think-tank IPPR, which has said that low-carbon heating for buildings in the country has dropped well behind the decarbonisation of the […]

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1 In 5 UK Eateries ‘Failing Food Hygiene Standards’

1 In 5 UK Eateries ‘Failing Food Hygiene Standards’

As a food business, it’s absolutely essential that you do comply with food hygiene standards and regulations, or you could find that you’re slapped with a hefty fine or even forced to close your business down altogether. New research from consumer watchdog Which? has just revealed that one in five food establishments in the UK do not comply with these standards, however, which should certainly […]

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