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Global Recycling Day

Countdown continues to world’s first ever Global Recycling Day

The initiative from the Bureau for International Recycling (BIR) will call on the world to think “resource” not “waste” when it comes to recycling
cyber security budget

Over 50% of businesses increased their cyber security budget amid attacks

According to a recent report, 53% of businesses say their cyber security budget has increased over the last year due to an increase in cyber-attacks

Passengers warned to plan ahead as Network Rail’s Easter projects begin

Network Rail will be delivering more than 400 Easter projects as part of a £118m rail investment across Britain
electrical safety standards

Electrical safety standards to be improved for private tenants

Recommended new safety measures to better protect private tenants have been published for consultation
jobs available

Jobs available hit record low at the start of 2018

January experienced a decrease in jobs available and job seekers, according to Morgan McKinley London Employment Monitor
Schizophrenia

New “brain training” research may help people with schizophrenia

Video game based “brain training” could potentially aid people with schizophrenia, a new study has revealed
Cryptocurrency trade body

Cryptocurrency trade body formed by UK companies

Seven crypto companies operating in the UK have announced the formation of an independent cryptocurrency trade body
Universal Basic Opportunity Fund

‘Universal Basic Opportunity Fund’ could pave way for full basic income

A new Universal Basic Opportunity Fund could anchor workers for the challenges of the 2020s amid widespread economic insecurity, a new paper says
frequent flooding

Environment Agency launch campaign to prepare for frequent flooding

The Environment Agency have warned that climate change will cause more frequent flooding in the UK and have launched their 'Flood Action Campaign' to prepare those at risk.
new homes

£45 million funding boost to build thousands of new homes

UK projects will receive funding to support the construction of thousands of new homes on council-owned land
farming industry

Government announce new measures to support the farming industry

A £10 million Collaboration Fund has been set up to help farmers and growers compete against bigger corporations in the food supply chain 
divorcing couples

Bitcoin causes clash between divorcing couples

Divorcing couples have been advised to disclose all assets amid fears that some may use digital currencies such as Bitcoin to hide their money
informal carers

Millions of informal carers are under significant stress and financial strain

Research commissioned by WeMa Life has revealed that almost 8 million informal carers across the UK are under significant stress and financial strain
birds of prey

New technology launched to combat crimes against birds of prey

Raptor persecution maps for England and Wales will help police to identify substantial criminal activity against wildlife and birds of prey.

The leasehold system is more alive than ever before according to statistics

Sellhousefast.uk investigates the sales of leasehold properties in England and Wales in light of the Government’s crackdown of ‘unfair and abusive practices within the leasehold system’
prepare for floods

Environment Agency help children to prepare for floods at school

The Environment Agency are running ‘Flood Weeks’ at schools in the North East of England to help children prepare for floods in their local areas.
career prospects

Over-sharing online could harm future career prospects

Parents are concerned that their children are ruining their reputations and future career prospects through the content they’re posting online
plan for railway

Five-year multi-billion plan for railway unveiled

Preparing for future increased commuter demand is a key focus of Network Rail’s London North Western (LNW) route’s business plan for railway over the five years
customer data

Microsoft harness blockchain technology to protect customer data

Microsoft has announced plans to use blockchain technology to create a decentralised identity system making it easier for consumers to self-control their customer data.
healthcare deals

Government announces strong UK-China healthcare deals

Prime Minister Theresa May and Secretary of State Liam Fox have prompted many UK-China healthcare deals on their recent trip to China

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