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No-deal preparations coming at a cost for small firms, says FSB

Small businesses are in urgent need of more government support to overcome a worrying lack of preparedness for a no-deal Brexit on 31 October, according to new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). In the first UK-wide smal...


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New international standard helps organisations adapt to climate change

The first standard on climate adaptation for businesses, BS EN ISO 14090 Adaptation to climate change – Principles, requirements and guidelines, has been published by the BSI. The standard offers a framework that enables organisations to gi...


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Labour commits to shorter working week

Outlining Labour’s commitment to “transforming lives, increasing fulfilment,” John McDonnell MP, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, last week committed Labour to reducing the average working week to 32 hours withi...


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Is sick building syndrome making an unwelcome comeback?

Sick building syndrome (SBS) is largely believed to be a phenomenon of the 1990s but new findings in a survey carried out by intelligent business technology experts the Remark Group show that it may well be making an unwelcome return. Remark Grou...


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Business leaders aim to boost diversity and inclusion in the workplace

In a move to inspire the next generation of business leaders in the UK, a new government-backed board comprised of senior industry bosses met for the first time on 25 September. The Men As Change Agents (MACA) “Lead the Change” Board ...


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New international standard helps organisations adapt to climate change

BSI, the business improvement company, has published the first standard on climate adaptation, BS EN ISO 14090 Adaptation to climate change – Principles, requirements and guidelines. It offers a framework that enables organisations to give a...