Train strikes: more disruption planned for train travel

20 July 2022

Following strikes held on 21, 23 and 25 June, which caused widespread disruption throughout the rail network, further strikes have been planned by the RMT and Aslef trade unions. These will affect travel once again, and this time with strikes planned for 30 July and 20 August 2022 (both Saturdays), weekend workers will for the first time be significantly impacted.

Country Profile — Philippines

20 July 2022

A large and growing emerging market, the Philippines offers untapped potential for UK companies interested in the dynamic south-east Asia region.

UK fire and building safety laws and standards: more action needed

19 July 2022

In response to the Grenfell Tower fire of 2017, the Fire Safety Act 2021 was passed by UK Parliament, amending the Regulatory Reform Order (Fire Safety Order) 2005 to improve fire safety in English and Welsh residential buildings, explains Jonathan O’Neill MBE, from the Fire Protection Association (FPA).

High hopes

19 July 2022

Can post-Grenfell regulations turn the tide on building safety? Belinda Liversedge investigates.

Chemical database

18 July 2022

The Navigate-Chemicals chemicals database contains over 110,000 chemicals records which are collated into single, comprehensive reference chemical charts. It is continually reviewed and frequently updated.

Why is CX good business?

18 July 2022

CX (Customer Experience) is now an essential component of all successful businesses. So how can CX be harnessed with enhanced experiences driving brand loyalty as small businesses look to their post-pandemic futures? Dave Howell reports.

Mandatory learning disability and autism training for staff

18 July 2022

The Health and Care Act 2022 (HCA) has introduced a new heath and care staff training requirement, which applies from 1 July 2022. The consequence of this new law is that all Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered providers must ensure that their staff get training appropriate to their role on interacting with people with a learning disability and with autistic people. Christine Grey investigates.