Sparta Global named among the top 75 employers for social mobility
Sparta Global – a provider of technology training and careers for emerging talent in the UK – has this week been named in the largest-ever Social Mobility Employer Index.
Quintuple success: Aurora Media Worldwide scoops five awards in November 2021
Fully integrated content agency Aurora Media Worldwide has enjoyed a bumper November in 2021, winning two awards at the Broadcast Sport Awards and securing three accolades at The Sports Business Awards.
Sturgeon to continue as Scottish first minister and resume push for 'indyref2'
Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has this week talked down speculation that she may be leaving frontline politics.
Flood Action Week: Environment Agency and M3 Floodtec warn against complacency ahead of wet winter
Flood Action Week [November 22-28] has brought the release of a new analysis from the Environment Agency, which suggests that 60 per cent of households living in flood prone areas do not believe that they will be affected.
The Climate Pledge: Direct Healthcare Solutions backs climate change commitment in 2021
As 2021 has seen more people in the UK get talking about climate change with the nation’s successful hosting of the COP26 climate summit, numerous businesses have been joining the effort to cut carbon emissions.
“I’d always wanted to be a writer…but modelling and acting seduced me for a while”: The story of Janis Levy, the most famous face on TV whose name you didn’t know
In a three-part series, The Leaders Council explores the unique life and career of Janis Levy, the Hair Development Creative Director who starred as the iconic Cadbury Flake girl and enjoyed a 14-year career in Hollywood.
Business booming at Becketts following TV appearance
Portsmouth-based hotel and restaurant Becketts Southsea has been inundated with bookings following its recent appearance on the Channel 4 daytime television show, Four in a Bed.
GQA develops qualifications for scouts
GQA Qualifications has developed two first-of-their-kind qualifications in collaboration with The European Scout Federation [British Association].
Pentland Medical launches first IoT based monitoring device for dementia patients
Pentland Medical has recently launched Otiom, the world’s first Internet of Things [IoT] based tracking system for people with dementia and their carers.
Ofsted Inspection: The Duston School “delighted” with ‘good’ outcome
Following Section 8 and Section 5 Ofsted inspections in June this year, The Duston School in Northampton has been judged to be a ‘good’ school, receiving the outcome in all six inspection areas.
Acclaim Contracts launches new division
Acclaim Contracts Ltd, a roofing contractor based in Essex, has launched its new Small Works Division.
Lord Blunkett selected to sit on new council of skills advisers
The Labour Party has selected former education secretary and chairman of The Leaders Council, Lord Blunkett, to sit on a new council of skills advisers that will help bridge attainment gaps between different regions of the country.
Changes to social care cap pass through the Commons
The government’s amended plans for the £86,000 social care cap in England have narrowly been passed in the House of Commons, despite several Conservative MPs rebelling.
MET’s Moraru joins ISO 10993 committee
Luminita Moraru, analytical chemistry manager at Medical Engineering Technologies [MET] has been appointed to the technical team working on the chemical characterisation aspects of the biocompatibility standard ISO 10993-18.