Mad World in search of sanity

13 November 2019

A packed Mad World Summit on 9 October in London presented high-profile speakers, including comedian and campaigner Ruby Wax and BBC’s Kate Silverton, and the latest technology to help us confront poor mental health at work. Yet with its focus on communications, apps and self-management, the role of legislation was sidelined.

Reuse: rethinking packaging

12 November 2019

The circular economy model potentially represents one of the most promising methods of preventing climate catastrophe and ensuring a more sustainable future. Here Tim and Caroline Hand examine four models of reuse discussed in a recent report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

How to manage food allergies in early years provisions

8 November 2019

With almost 1 in 12 young children now suffering from a food allergy, it is essential that early years practitioners can recognise the symptoms and know how to manage allergic conditions in their nursery.

Brexit — Import and export implications after the extension to Article 50

7 November 2019

Following the referendum in 2016, the UK Government invoked Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union, confirming the intention to leave the EU. A third extension to the original deadline was requested, and was granted until 31 January 2020. Tim Hiscock looks at the impact on importers and exporters.