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Studio LWD builds on record-breaking 2020 with three new client wins

Multi-service brand building agency Studio LWD has made a strong start to 2021 after securing three major contracts with a trio of UK firms. The Poulton-based firm has been appointed by contact centre software company MaxContact, commercial consultancy firm Facets, and business recovery specialists CG&Co. Their team of

‘Made in Britain’ tag worth additional £3.5bn a year to UK exporters

New research by Barclays Corporate Banking reveals the premium international consumers are prepared to pay for products ‘made in Britain’ Consumers in India, the UAE and China are prepared to pay most for British-made goods These markets, in particular, associate British goods with being of a higher quality British food

Construction begins on duo of clean energy generation plants in Lancs

Electrical engineering firm, Smith Brothers Contracting Ltd, has commenced design work for two new gas peaking plants in Lancashire. The contract will be delivered on behalf of infrastructure investment and asset management firm, Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners. Construction work is well underway on a 10.3MW plant in Great Harwood, as

Financial firm Recordsure releases comprehensive mortgage research study

Recordsure, a London-based technology firm, has just launched a Mortgage Market Review investigating recent impacts on the mortgage market, emerging trends and potential risks to regulatory compliance. Recordsure has developed two insightful whitepapers around the UK and Australian mortgage industries, designed for those in the mortgage lending sector. The paper

GMB vows to fight as ASDA announces more than 3,700 potential job losses

More than 5,000 workers lives on hold while in scope for potential redundancies says GMB Union. GMB Union has begun consultation with Asda as the supermarket giant announces more than 3,700 potential job losses. The union will tell Asda bosses no one should be forced to leave their

Former advisor to the Government warns not to demonise business owners for accessing Furlough Scheme

Last Friday, a popular national newspaper lambasted Pippa Middleton’s husband, James Matthews, and his brother Spencer for using the Government furlough scheme in their respective businesses. Each of their respective businesses which both pay corporation tax, national insurance and VAT were forced to close their doors when lockdown hit,

BJSS to create more learn to earn apprenticeship opportunities

BJSS has announced, at the start of UK National Apprenticeship Week 2021, an ambitious plan to create more apprenticeship opportunities across all its UK locations. The initiative, which has already supported 24 technical apprentices in addition to over 90 graduates and under-graduates since 2017, has now been extended to include