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M3 Floodtec receives Kitemark Certificate for anti flood airbricks
Leading flood protection specialists M3 Floodtec received the first BS 851188 Kitemark Certificate in recognition of its anti flood airbricks at the 2021 Flood Expo last week.
UK furlough scheme: Time to let staff go?
With the furlough scheme in the UK set to come to an end following the conclusion of this month, many businesses will be left facing a tough decision about how to move forward. While the UK has come out of the COVID-19 pandemic induced lockdown, there remains plenty of uncertainty. Below, managing partner at Bell Howley Perrotton Simon Howley discuses the options available to businesses up and down the country.
The boardroom series: Charlotte Wiseman addresses trust
In an article which originally appeared on LinkedIn and forms the latest edition in a series focusing on boardroom challenges, Positive Psychology and Leadership Consultant Charlotte Wiseman discusses why trust is the foundation of workplace culture.
Jaffray Care celebrates its 30th anniversary
Founded in 1991, Jaffray Care Learning Disability Services was originally part of the NHS when it was opened by the North Birmingham Health Authority in response to 1990 Community Care Act.
Organisation calls for women to be prioritised at global summits
The Global Women's Assembly for Climate Change has urged world leaders to prioritise women at COP26 and other similar summit meetings in the future.
UK aiming to develop best-in-class regulatory environment for medical devices
Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has set out the UK's ambition to develop a leading regulatory environment for both medical devices and in-vitro diagnostics.
Hame Fae Hame nominated for Living Wage local champion award
Shetland-based childcare provider Hame Fae Home has been nominated for the Living Wage Scotland local champion award.
Community ConneX goes from strength to strength as it continues to support local people
Based in West London, Community ConneX is an established health and social care organisation that serves its local community, working to allow people to live healthy, happy, and independent lives.
Johnson urges world leaders to grow up in fight against climate change
Boris Johnson has urged fellow world leaders to "grow up" and "come of age" in the battle against climate change during an address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Buttle UK publishes new report into child poverty
Buttle UK has published a new report, The State of Child Poverty 2021, which focuses on the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable children and young people.
Reading fiction for 10 minutes a day can boost wellbeing, new book argues
Reading a fictional story for just 10 minutes per day can help improve an individual's wellbeing and levels of creativity, Ohio State University professor of story science Angus Fletcher has argued in a recent book.
Government launches strategy to regenerate high streets
The government launched a long-term plan this summer to support UK high streets, with the goal of supporting them to remain vibrant places where people work, visit and live.
Yvonne Clarke MBE to speak at Women in Business in Greater Manchester
Managing director and founder of Pathways Community Interest Company Yvonne Clarke MBE will act as a guest speaker at the Women in Business in Greater Manchester webinar next week, hosted by Maximus UK.
Mortgage scheme allows for 5% deposits
The government introduced a mortgage scheme earlier this year aimed at helping first time buyers and current homeowners secure a mortgage with a five per cent deposit.