Babble acquires 81G Blue
Unified communications, contact centre and cyber solutions specialist, Babble, has purchased 81G Blue, its third acquisition in as many months.
Improvising and overcoming: Sugardough set for post-lockdown expansion
As was the case with so many businesses across the UK, the announcement of the Covid-19 lockdown in March 2020 left Brighton and Hove bakery business Sugardough facing an uncertain future.
Hospitality and non-essential retail opens as Sacha Lord court case is expedited to the High Court
After a year of stop-start opening and restrictions on trade, the first step in a full re-opening of the economy has taken place on Monday 12th April. England has moved into step 2 of the ‘cautious but irreversible’ easing of lockdown, meaning that hospitality can open outdoors alongside non-essential retail, gyms, zoos and beauty services.
Priti Patel announces visa extension for frontline health workers
The Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has announced that frontline health workers and their dependents will be granted free visa extensions. The extensions will be automatically granted to elligble workrs whose visas were set to expire by 1st October 2021.
Talon Outdoor to reset Digital OOH trading with new strategy
Talon Outdoor has announced plans for a trading reset for 2021 which will simplify Out of Home [OOH] Media purchasing by valuing target audiences as well as OOH assets.
Global Travel Taskforce sets out the ‘safe return of international travel’
The Transport Secretary, Grant Schapps, has released a framework that sets out how international travel can return in a safe way. Utilising a traffic light system that will place countries into risk categories in an effort to protect the public & vaccination programme from new variants of Covid-19.
Hospitality Reopening: Total QSR Ltd publishes helpful guide to hospitality businesses relaunching on April 12
Under the government’s roadmap out of lockdown for England, April 12 will see the nation move into Step Two of the plans, with additional premises allowed to reopen providing they adhere to social distancing rules.
Obituary: Duke of Edinburgh passes away at the age of 99
Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband and the longest-serving royal consort has died at the age of 99.
Ascentis reviews Adult Education Budget changes and what AE providers must focus on in the post-Covid world
In light of longstanding national lockdown restrictions, the UK government and the Education & Skills Funding Agency [ESFA] have reviewed the Adult Education Budget [AEB] reconciliation for 2020/21 and have set a 90 per cent threshold for the current academic year for education providers to receive their full AEB allocation in 2021/22.
Communities Secretary, Robert Jenrick announces package to help British National (Overseas) families from Hong Kong.
British National (Overseas) families resettling in the UK via the Hong Kong BN(O) route will be given support to help them settle in the country. The support will be a dedicated package backed by over £43 million.
Making history: Aonyx delivers first ever airport check-in video wall in partnership with London City
Working in partnership with London City Airport, smart system installation specialist Aonyx has delivered the world's first video airport check-in wall, comprising of 56 screens and stretching over a length of 36 metres.
NSF and Salesforce figureheads discuss the need for cross-collaboration between health and retail in the post-Covid world
NSF International vice president, Martin Lush, sat down with Salesforce vice president and general manager, Rob Garf, to discuss the role of health retail in vaccine distribution and why cross industry collaboration will be vital in continuing to deliver effective solutions.
Lord Blunkett, chairman of the Leaders Council, says we should avoid rushing to judgement on school abuse claims
Writing for the Mail on Sunday, Leaders Council chairman Lord Blunkett, wants to see a measured response to the allegations of child sexual assault in schools made by the contributors to the ‘Everyone’s Invited’ website.
TCEG’s Axiom secures silver at 2021 PM Society Awards
Axiom, a division of The Creative Engagement Group, has received a silver award at the 2021 PM Society Awards.