Ecological Clerk of Works accreditation pilot rescued

31 August 2021

In response to the growing demand for an Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW) accreditation within the construction sector, the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) launched a new training pilot in 2019.

Dartford Crossing figures highlight need for Lower Thames route

27 August 2021

The crucial role of the Dartford Crossing in keeping traffic and goods moving during and after the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic has been put under the spotlight by figures published by National Highways, the government company responsible for England’s strategic road network.

WTO Goods Barometer hits record high

26 August 2021

Global merchandise trade is continuing its robust recovery from the shock of the Covid-19 pandemic according to the Goods Trade Barometer produced by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), which hit a record high in its latest reading.

Government invests in early years family hubs

26 August 2021

The Government has announced that it will invest £20 million in creating more family hubs in England to help vulnerable and low-income families access early years education, health and care services.

Learners and employers should benefit from new courses

26 August 2021

Delivered by the Office for Students, a new competition will fund up to 20 successful bids from higher education providers to trial short courses aimed at boosting skills and getting more people into work.