Rural bus cuts harming access to basic services

10 May 2021

A new report produced by the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) examines the impact rural bus cuts have had on mental health, isolation and social exclusion and sets out recommendations for future action.

Boost in expert mental health support

10 May 2021

Thousands of children and young people will benefit from better support and expert advice in school and college thanks to a new £17 million package of mental health support designed to help them recover from the challenges of the pandemic.

Future of nursery schools at risk

7 May 2021

A third of maintained nursery schools in England are cutting staff and services due to a loss of income, additional Covid costs and a lack of certainty over funding, according to a new survey.

Register your appliances

7 May 2021

The UK trade Association for the Manufacturers of Domestic Electrical Appliances (AMDEA) has launched a campaign to raise awareness of how consumer registration of new and in-use household appliances can help keep homes safe.

Too many people are working when unwell

7 May 2021

The pandemic has heightened an “always on” work culture with most employers having seen presenteeism and leaveism in staff over the last year, according to the latest Health and Wellbeing at Work report.

Causes of supply chain disruptions in 2021

7 May 2021

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has published its annual “Supply Chain Risk Insights” 2021 report identifying the trends and associated risks likely to impact global supply chains in the year ahead.