The Parliamentary Review
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Government employees lost over 2,000 devices last yearAccording to a report from mobile communication firm Viasat, government employees lost 2,004 mobile devices over the last 12 months.
PISA results paint an incomplete picture, the General Teaching Council for Scotland’s Ken Muir saysAlthough we have now begun the new year in earnest within our schools, colleges and other education establishments across Scotland, as well as looking forward to what lies ahead throughout the course of 2020, it is still worth reflecting on the year behind us.
The Weekly Review: Feb 10 - Feb 16Every Sunday, we bring together the most important stories of the week from across a wide range of sectors.
The Weekly Review: Feb 3 - Feb 9Every Sunday, we bring together the most important stories of the week from across a wide range of sectors.
Training providers like Sparta Global working to solve tech skills gapMany sectors across the UK are struggling with growing skills gaps among the younger generation but nowhere is this more true than in tech. As business becomes increasingly digitised, this gap becomes increasingly debilitating.
Late payments bill to help SMEs like DM SteelworksOn 21 January, Lord Mendelsohn, a Labour peer, introduced a bill in the House of Lords which sought to prevent late payments. Under the bill’s proposals, a statutory limit of 30 days would be set for all invoices and firms would be banned from charging suppliers in exchange for prompt payment.
Greater connectivity to aid businesses like Dontyne SystemsBefore being elected leader of the Conservative party, one of Boris Johnson’s key pledges was to “level up” broadband across the country, ensuring the entire UK had access to full fibre broadband by 2025. While the specific date of this plan was abandoned in October 2019, ministers have maintained that their aim is to roll out “gigabit-capable” speeds.
The Weekly Review: Jan 27 - Feb 2Every Sunday, we bring together the most important stories of the week from across a wide range of sectors.
Reducing migrant salary cap could benefit firms like London Seamless Flat RoofingOne of Boris Johnson’s key election pledges, and therefore one of the main tasks of his government, was reforming the UK’s immigration system. To do this, alongside introducing a Global Talent visa and an “Australian-style points system”, the government commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee to provide advice and guidance on migrant salary thresholds.
Shared Earth’s ethical approach offers hope for struggling retail sectorThe ailing retail sector was dealt another blow last year as total retail sales fell for the first time in 25 years. Already struggling with high business rates and the growing popularity of online retail, the sector is facing significant decline. One aspect of retail, however, is bucking this trend: ethical products.
The Weekly Review: Jan 20 - Jan 26Every Sunday, we bring together the most important stories of the week from across a wide range of sectors.
Crowe’s ‘Outlook for Manufacturing Businesses in 2020’ could reflect best practice of companies like Russell Finex
Crowe’s ‘Outlook for Manufacturing Businesses in 2020’ could reflect best practice of companies like Russell FinexOn February 5th Crowe’s release their 'Outlook for Manufacturing Businesses in 2020' at an event in West Bromwich. The event will consist of Crowe’s unveiling their findings on the future for British manufacturing and what the prospects look like for UK businesses.
British ‘staycations’ could boost post-Brexit economy and benefit organisations like Piperdam Golf and Leisure Resort
British ‘staycations’ could boost post-Brexit economy and benefit organisations like Piperdam Golf and Leisure ResortThe Daily Express recently covered the story that post-Brexit Britain could be in line for a £27 billion boost to the economy in 2020 as British people lean towards ‘staycations’ instead of holidaying abroad. This comes off the back of a study from Caterers.com where they report 70 per cent of those surveyed in the UK are planning on holidaying in this country throughout the year. With the average person taking two holidays a year, this could provide a strong cash injection to UK places of interest.
Mortgage brokers like Cherry Mortgage and Finance to monitor housing affordability post-BrexitOne – possibly unexpected - effect that a large Conservative majority seems to be having is in making housing more affordable for people across the UK. A recent story covered by the Telegraph highlighted how, post-election the housing market has responded.
SNC Installations reports overseas manufacturers pricing for ‘worst case scenarios’ amid Brexit uncertainty