The pandemic has not led to mass unemployment as many feared but has instead driven wider shifts that have increased employment among younger women, but pushed many men and older workers out of the labour market altogether.
Pupils at secondary schools in England are being “strongly advised” to wear face coverings in communal areas after the Government announced new measures to deter the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 first discovered in South Africa.
With nine cases already found in the UK, the Government has decided to take immediate action to curb the spread of the new Omicron Covid-19 variant which was detected earlier this month in South Africa.
International Flavours & Fragrances (Great Britain) Ltd (IFF) has been prosecuted after around 93 litres of an undiluted cleaning solution spilled into a brook after serious errors at its Haverhill plant.
The UK’s first app-based bank has announced that it will be testing its work practices over the next few months, including a trial of a four-day working week for its 430 staff without cutting their pay.
Humber Express, a partnership between DFDS, one of Europe’s leading ferry and providers, and iPort Rail, the UK’s most advanced multimodal logistics hub, has created a link to the Port of Immingham with the capacity to move 80 containers per day.