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London Hotel Group and Forbes on the business of corporate social responsibility

In the Business Roundtable’s statement of this year, 181 CEOs agreed that the purpose of business extended beyond the creation of shareholder value, extending to the realm of business impact, both socially and environmentally.

More to do for government to support electric vehicle transition at firms like Mobility Vehicle Hire

The new Environment Bill first brought forward by Boris Johnson’s government in October 2019 has bound the UK government to a commitment to reach net-zero carbon emissions by the year 2030. With the introduction of electric vehicles into the mainstream seen as key to achieving this goal, initiatives being undertaken by firms like Birmingham based Mobility Vehicle Hire could be critical.

Leaders Council reports on Barnier comments

The Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland has published a report on the chief EU negotiator's comments that customs checks on some goods moving between Northern Ireland and Great Britain will be an inevitability after Brexit.

NAO query effectiveness of “Get Ready for Brexit” campaign

The effectiveness of the £46 million “Get Ready for Brexit” campaign has been queried the National Audit Office.

FCA investigate new 40% overdraft rates

The Financial Conduct Authority, the UK’s financial regulator, has written to High Street banks, asking them to explain the reasoning behind their new overdraft rates.

New government measures could help ease The Card Centre’s concerns for the High Street

The shift in consumer habits toward online purchasing and the resulting impacts on UK high streets have been well documented in recent years, with a net 1,234 stores disappearing from the top 500 high streets in Britain in the first half of last year. However, the key to easing the woes of retailers could come in the shape of government measures lined up to enter force in the near future.

JKH’s efforts to reduce environmental impact could help UK hit net-zero carbon targets

One of the landmark bills of Boris Johnson’s premiership to date has come in the shape of the Environment Bill, which will guarantee a new independent Office for Environmental Protection which will hold the government to account on its commitment to reach net-zero carbon emissions by the year 2050.

Global Talent visa met with mixed reviews

The government will introduce a Global Talent visa targeted at scientists, mathematicians and researchers in February this year.

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