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Leaders Council reports on Ryanair boss' letter to chancellor

The Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland reports that Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary has written to chancellor Sajid Javid threatening legal action over the government’s decision to rescue rival airline, Flybe.

Leaders Council reports on Bezos' ambitions for India

The Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland has reported on Amazon chief Jeff Bezos' announcement that $1 billion [£770 million] will be invested into helping small and medium sized businesses in India begin trading online.

Hancock hints that four-hour A and E waiting time target could change

Health secretary Matt Hancock has said that the government could put an end to the existing four-hour waiting time target for Accident & Emergency units.

Industry shift to green energy as Co-op Energy echoes sentiments of Mitsubishi Electric

Co-op Energy has revealed plans to deliver purely community generated green energy throughout the UK. For an additional £5 a month to their existing tariff, the energy company will ensure power is sourced from sustainable avenues.

Rent increases in year to December 2019 validate concerns raised by Tiger Estates

According to HomeLet’s Rental Index, rent prices increased by 3.5 per cent in the year to December 2019 and could go up even more sharply in 2020, validating the concerns of lettings industry experts.

Westminster to provide extra £1 billion to Stormont

The Stormont Assembly in Northern Ireland will receive an extra £1 billion from Westminster on top of the agreed financial package as a default result of spending plans spanning the whole of the UK.

Technology at the forefront of development for freight companies like Horizon International Cargo

The freight and shipping industries have developed a long way over the past 100 years. The WTA Group published an article where they highlight the risk technology and advancement has for traditional freight forwarders, stating how “as an industry, freight forwarding is often criticised for being slow to adopt technology and new ways of doing business. Whilst there may be some truth in this sentiment, to say there is a complete lack of innovation is overstated. We would agree however, that there is a lot of room for improvement.”

Imagile’s continuous performance monitoring system could help avoid repeat of Carillion collapse

The collapse of Carillion is now a well-documented saga. The high-profile insolvency led to project shutdowns and delays in both the UK and overseas, along with thousands of job losses and financial losses, all with extortionate cost to the taxpayer.

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