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More than a third of UK music industry workers lost jobs in 2020

More than a third of UK music industry workers lost their jobs last year – 69,000 in total – as venues closed, festivals were scrapped, tours ground to a halt and the pandemic wiped...

£10bn foreign investment ‘will power UK recovery’

Boris Johnson has announced almost £10 billion of overseas investment in Britain before a global summit in an attempt to trump Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to lure businesses to France. The prime minister said that the...

One in five HR leaders are not trained in diversity, equity and inclusion

A people analytics expert has urged the government to standardise training policies in the workplace following reports that today, one in five HR leaders are receiving inadequate or no training in diversity, equity and inclusion. 2022 is almost upon...

Ahead of COP26 ‘Green Influencers’ network reaches milestone

As the world gears up for COP26, an ambitious scheme to create a network of young people in England, enthused about the environment, has recruited 1,500 Green Influencers. The Green Influencers Scheme is run by...

There’s a shortage of bouncers – and nightclub bosses fear it could put public safety at risk

The nightclub industry has become the latest to be hit in the UK’s supply crisis – with bosses calling for urgent government action due to a shortage of bouncers. Industry leaders have warned the issue...

Derelict arches on track for revival

The Blackstone-backed landlord that owns thousands of railway arches occupied by small businesses around the country will invest £200 million to bring 1,000 derelict and empty premises back into use. The Arch Company acquired a...

Small firms’ fury as Amazon offers £3,000 sign-up bonus to attract Christmas staff

Amazon is offering signing-up bonuses of up to £3,000 in areas of Britain with labour shortages, to attract workers in time for the Christmas surge in demand. The Food and Drink Federation says there is...

More than 1,400 firms went bust last month in England and Wales

The number of businesses going bust in England and Wales jumped last month to its highest level since the start of the pandemic, as experts predicted that the end of government support for indebted...

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