Britain 'a nation of all work and no play' 01/05/2013 A survey by Travelodge suggests that many of Britain's workers have a tendency to adopt an 'all work and no play' policy, as job market pressures force more and more people to put in extra hours in the evenings and over the weekend.
HS2 to 'provide enormous business benefits' 21/03/2013 While the new high-speed rail link - HS2 - connecting major cities in the north like Manchester and Leeds to London has been hotly contested and argued about, the chief executive of Leeds City Council Tom Riordan has urged businessmen and women in Yorkshire not to complain.
Chemicals industry regulations reconsidered 11/02/2013 The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has announced that the government will be working closely with the chemicals industry in order to make regulatory rules and procedures both more effective and less of a burden.
'Eight great technologies' to receive £600m 30/01/2013 In a speech at Policy Exchange, the minister for universities and science David Willetts announced how £600 million dedicated to science in the Autumn Statement was to be spent. The initiatives as set out by the chancellor in November will cover data analysis, space, robotics, autonomous systems, synthetic biology, regenerative medicine, agri-science, advanced materials and energy.
More women 'needed in science jobs' 19/12/2012 There could be a greater demand for female candidates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics jobs next year, as they are currently under represented at senior level.