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Gig workers: the right to ambition

Gig workers should have the right to develop their skills and fulfil their ambitions, but many feel they are stuck in a rut, a new report from think tank Doteveryone has found. For those with existing skills and financial means, the report finds,...


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Lower income threshold to secure skills, Government advised

The income threshold below which a person cannot move to the UK for work should be reduced from the government’s recommended £30,000 to £25,600, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) is proposing. The proposal forms part of the...


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IWFM launches "Impact Awards 2020"

Entries are now open for the new-look IWFM Impact Awards 2020. The Industry awards are back for their 20th year, with five new categories, including a focus on wellbeing, positive climate action, collaboration and social value. The awards are...


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New measures to improve building safety standards

The slow pace of improving building safety standards will not be tolerated, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has warned, as he announced measures that go further and faster to ensure residents are safe in buildings. To give effective oversight of...


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Energy performance targets for offices targeting net zero carbon released

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published new energy performance targets for commercial offices that are aiming to achieve net zero carbon in operation. Following direct engagement with industry and analysis of the projected zero carbon...


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edie launches best-practice guide for businesses tackling single-use plastics

edie has launched a new report, sponsored by Nestlé, that outlines the steps businesses can and should take to identify, reduce, replace and eliminate single-use plastics from their operations, supply chains and products and services. The ...