Forthcoming trade November events 2021

21 October 2021

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

Future trade policy and free trade agreements

21 October 2021

In a speech last month, Liz Truss, the then International Trade Secretary, set out Britain’s new trade policy. She said the strategy is grounded in the fundamental changes happening across the world.

‘We have to fight for a better world’

20 October 2021

We must champion diversity and equal opportunities in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation, says Gloria Mills, president of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC).

Business resilience and wellbeing

20 October 2021

Boosting employee wellbeing can make a business more resilient to unexpected challenges and shocks, says Mike Robinson.

How technology is evolving to better protect lone workers

20 October 2021

Personal alarm devices that allow lone workers to call for help can now be integrated with technology such as body-worn and vehicle-mounted cameras, providing an additional level of protection, says Naz Dossa.

Maintaining general fire precautions

20 October 2021

The maintenance of general fire precautions is already a legal requirement under the respective UK fire safety regulations. However, there is likely to be more formal guidance produced in relation to this requirement in order to improve fire safety. As Mike Sopp explains, meeting legislative compliance by following British Standards should form part of the overall management of fire safety in all regulated buildings.

Moving forwards by data-driven decisions

20 October 2021

How do successful organisations make decisions? They are successful because they base their decisions on data. Data analytics have become a hot concept over the last few years and one that shows no sign of abating. Unlike some learning and development (L&D) concepts, this one is here to stay and for all the right reasons. In this article Judith Christian-Carter takes a look at how data can be used as an essential part of achieving a continuous learning culture.