Food trends for the 2020s

28 January 2020

Consumers are more concerned, educated and vocal, thanks to social media, about food safety and health than ever before. Vicky Powell highlights some of the big food industry safety and health trends to watch out for in the next decade.

New year, new business?

24 January 2020

One in five Brits intends to set up their own business in the next five years, with 23% considering themselves as entrepreneurial. Is 2020 the year you become a small business owner? Dave Howell reports.

Forthcoming trade events February 2020

24 January 2020

This regularly updated events calendar notifies importers and exporters of forthcoming conferences, seminars/workshops, trade shows, trade missions and networking opportunities worldwide.

Marking and labelling of packages: modal differences

24 January 2020

This article looks at the differences in marking and labelling of packages for transport across the modes and identifies the key differences. The article will not cover Class 1, 2, 6.2 or 7 provisions.

The hidden productivity gap

22 January 2020

There are solutions to the problem of presenteeism, say Professor Dame Carol Black and Shaun Subel.

What should be in your first-aid kit?

22 January 2020

From papercuts or lacerations to falls or manual handling injuries, injuries can occur at any time whatever your work activities. As an employer, how do you determine what needs to be included in your first-aid kit? Chris Adams gives some guidance on assessing your needs for first aid in the workplace.