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Driver Require Think Tank delivers verdict on how to remedy the UK’s HGV driver shortage
In a new report, Driver Require and its ‘Think Tank’ focus on the longer-term issues of the ageing HGV driver workforce and the depletion of the younger HGV driver pool, which could pose a threat to the UK haulage industry.
Stericycle’s new Waste Transfer Site at Park Royal goes live
Earlier this month, waste management and compliance solution specialists Stericycle commenced operations at their latest Waste Transfer Site based at Park Royal, West London.
Team GB tennis representatives for Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics announced
The squad of tennis players that will travel to Tokyo to represent Team GB and ParalympicsGB at this year’s rearranged Summer Olympics has been confirmed by the British Olympic Association and British Paralympic Association.
Advancing Women's Leadership Skills in the Energy Industry
Writing for The Leaders Council, oil and chemical industry stalwart Lydia Hirst discusses the need for equality in leading positions in the energy sector, and introduces a new programme for advancing women’s leadership in the industry.
Kings Hill School achieves Primary Science Quality Mark
Kings Hill School, a Community Primary School in West Malling, Kent, has made great strides in 2021 having achieved the Primary Science Quality Mark.
Housing Secretary opens Lincoln College Group’s new Construction Centre of Excellence at Newark
Robert Jenrick, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, has officially opened Lincoln College Group’s new plumbing and gas training centre at Newark.
The Maverick Group wins 2021 Global Agency Award for ‘DHL’s Got Heart’ campaign
London-based full-service creative agency, The Maverick Group, has won the 2021 Best Not-for-Profit campaign accolade at the Global Agency Awards for its ‘DHL’s Got Heart’ campaign.
Webexpenses handed 2021 Top-Rated Award from TrustRadius
Global expense and invoice automation software provider, Webexpenses, has been recognised in 2021 as a leader in its field after being accredited with a 2021 Top-Rated Award by TrustRadius.
Hardy Signs sponsor Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards 2021
Burton-upon-Trent based signage experts, Hardy Signs, have featured as a sponsor at this year’s Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards.
NI ministers welcome 130 jobs and £19 million PPE contract for Bangor firm, Denroy
Northern Ireland economy minister Diane Dodds and health minister Robin Swann recently visited Denroy, a firm based in Bangor, County Down, to welcome the creation of 130 new jobs and a PPE contract with Health and Social Care Northern Ireland [HSCNI] worth £19.5 million.
Totaljobs report outlines how to improve working conditions in social care
A new report issued by Totaljobs Group and the Work Foundation has uncovered that a third of UK jobseekers would consider working in social care, and outlines recommendations to improve working conditions in the sector to help drive recruitment and staff retention and enhance career progression.
PayByPhone UK CEO: Why trust and transparency are the key ingredients for strong leadership in 2021
Writing for The Leaders Council, Jonny Combe, UK CEO of PayByPhone, gives his seven Top Tips on leading a remote team in 2021.
Driver Require report featured in industry outlet Transport Operator
Transport industry news outlet Transport Operator has echoed Driver Require CEO Kieran Smith’s warning that the combined effects of Covid-19, Brexit and lingering issues around poor pay and working conditions could lead to a major shortfall in available truck driver personnel over summer 2021 and beyond.
Williamson sets improving pupil outcomes as a priority for government and pays tribute to teachers
Speaking at this week’s Festival of Education, education secretary Gavin Williamson highlighted the importance of good behaviour management in schools and strong multi-academy trusts, while paying tribute to teachers and staff for their dedication throughout the Covid-19 crisis.