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Magnavale to deliver largest and most energy-efficient cold storage unit in the UK
Leading temperature-controlled food specialist, Magnavale, has announced that it has received both planning permission and necessary funding to build a single, fully automated cold store which will have the capacity to hold 96,000 pallets.
Evtec Automotive welcomes back disabled workers to Arlington Plant
Evtec Automotive rescued the Arlington car parts manufacturer back in May 2020. The rescue deal saw more than 60 jobs saved for disabled workers at the plant after it went into administration as a result of Covid-19 and a drop in car sales.
Beal Homes sponsors local football club Kingswood United for a second time
East Yorkshire house-builder Beal Homes has committed to sponsoring Hull-based children’s football club, Kingswood United, for a second year.
Sports4Kids join Kickstart Programme
Sport4Kids (S4K) have announced that they have joined the UK governments Kickstart Programme
VIPR can help increase cost savings from Lloyd’s Blueprint Two, COO says
VIPR chief operating officer, Stewart Williams, comments on the latest developments surrounding Lloyd's Blueprint Two plans and believes that his business is in a prime position to help improve on the cost savings that the overhaul will bring.
Hardy Signs helps deliver Brett Martin rebrand
Global plastics manufacturer, Brett Martin, has recently completed a company-wide rebrand which involved a new set of external signage provided by Burton-based Hardy Signs.
Home secretary Patel to shake-up asylum seeker system
Home secretary Priti Patel delivered a statement to Parliament on Wednesday, setting out a “fair but firm” overhaul of how individuals seeking asylum in the UK will be treated.
Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2021 reports that two in five businesses have suffered a digital breach or attack in last 12 months
New report suggests that the cyber risk to organisations has been heightened because of the pandemic, with an increase in home working leading to less security measures being in place.
Aiming for expansion: Babble acquires Activ Technology
Unified communications, contact centre and cyber solutions specialist, Babble, has recently announced the acquisition of Activ Technology Ltd.
Matt Hancock confirms that care workers could see vaccinations made mandatory
Matt Hancock has confirmed that legislation has been drawn up to make vaccination compulsory for care home workers that look after the most elderly or vulnerable in society. The Health Secretary stressed that ‘no decisions had been taken’ but that the chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Michael Gove, has been tasked with looking into the issue.
Sharma encouraged by Costa Rica climate change visit
COP26 President-Designate Alok Sharma, the former UK Business Secretary, has been encouraged by a recent visit to Costa Rica after President Carlos Alvarado Quesada’s government committed to ambitious policies which aim to tackle climate change and protect biodiversity.
An important week for the future of Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
Monday 22 March 2021 will see the release of the Hamilton Report, an independent inquiry into into the first minister’s handling of harassment complaints against her predecessor Alex Salmond.
Talon Outdoor’s Ada forecasts strong 2021 for OOH media exposure
As the nation's morale hits an all-time high and Covid-19 restrictions are set to ease over the coming months, Talon Outdoor's Ada tool forecasts that now may be the ideal time for businesses to cash in on Out of Home [OOH] media advertising.
NSF International figurehead to lead GFSI Conference session
Global public health and safety organisation NSF International has announced that its Associate Director of Global Supplier Assurance, Kim Onett, will lead a special session at this year’s Global Food Safety Initiative [GFSI] Conference.