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In this article, John Barwise explains what measures businesses can adopt to reduce the worst impacts of climate change, while adaptation specialist, Professor John Dora explains the international standard, ISO 14090, which provides a structured approach to adaptation — the benchmark for business resilience in the long term.
For many years, most exporters have relied on local representation to generate business in other countries. Exporters have typically found it invaluable to have a way of achieving a physical presence in each target market, such as a distributor, a commercial agent, a sales representative or franchisee. This is still the way that most exporters work, but in this feature we look at how the growth of e-commerce is making other methods more feasible and Covid-19 may have hastened a process of change.
You have almost certainly been “nudged” at some point in your life to do something, but you probably didn’t even realise it. Brian Bunning considers how nudge techniques can positively change employees’ engagement with health and safety.
Since the announcement that the Government was to make Covid vaccination a legal requirement for workers in some care homes, employers are concerned about how it affects them and their staff. Nicola Mullineux, Content Manager at Croner-i, explores the typical Q&As regarding mandatory Covid vaccines in care homes.
The move to home working has kick-started debate about whether workers should have a legal right to disconnect from work tasks and electronic communications outside their normal working hours, say Joanne Moseley and Danielle Parsons.