Government targets under-18s to boost vaccine take-up

9 September 2021

With support from TikTok and MTV, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a new campaign targeting under-18s and their parents to encourage more teenagers to get vaccinated.

Concerning fall in apprenticeship starts

8 September 2021

According to the latest official figures on apprenticeships, there were 253,100 starts between August 2020 and April 2021, down by 6.9% from the third quarter (Q3) of 2019/20.

The virus remains a hazard

7 September 2021

With children returning to school in much of England and people once again attending sports and music events in their thousands, many experts are predicting a rise in Covid-19 cases.

IATA backs European Digital Covid Certificate as global standard

6 September 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has commended the European Commission for its leadership and speed in delivering the EU Digital Covid Certificate (DCC) and urged states to make it their global standard for digital vaccine certificates.

Zero Waste Week 2021

6 September 2021

It’s Zero Waste Week, the time when we are all encouraged to step up as Zero Waste Heroes. This award-winning annual campaign encourages householders, businesses, and community groups to increase recycling, reduce non-recyclable landfill waste and participate in the circular economy, in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals. For local authorities in particular, this is an ideal opportunity to spread the word about reducing waste and living more sustainably.