Company Keeps Public Safe Making Face Masks In UK

Company Keeps Public Safe Making Face Masks In UK

Businesses looking to reopen their doors to employees and customers can keep them stay safe – and on-brand – thanks to a Bristol-based textiles company. New guidelines issued by the government suggest people should wear face coverings in enclosed spaces where social distancing is not possible, such as at workplaces, at shops, and on public transport. Branded garments specialist Badge Design has launched a range of coronavirus-busting face masks, which are manufactured and printed in the city,…

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There’s Never Been a Better Time for UK Brands to Start Selling to the EU – Honestly!

There’s Never Been a Better Time for UK Brands to Start Selling to the EU – Honestly!

With many EU countries snapping out of lockdown far faster than the UK and Brexit shenanigans still half a year away, ParcelHero says now is the ideal time for SME retailers to start selling to the EU. Many specialist UK manufacturers and retailers are still suffering low or zero sales, as ‘non-essential’ stores remain closed for another gruelling ten days in England. The international delivery specialist ParcelHero says that, while UK sales are stalled, many…

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A fruitful lockdown for Brits as 1 in 5 are eating more fruit and vegetables during isolation 

A fruitful lockdown for Brits as 1 in 5 are eating more fruit and vegetables during isolation 

A range of nutritious produce boxes directly from wholesalers will soon be available through the Uber Eats app, thanks to a partnership with New Covent Garden Market. The announcement comes in light of new research revealing that 1 in 5 Brits (21%) have consumed more healthy foods during lockdown than they would have previously, 18% are being more experimental and 61% of the nation would like to broaden their horizons by trying exotic fruit and…

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Government advises UK businesses: It’s time to get back to work

Government advises UK businesses: It’s time to get back to work

Businesses are being discreetly advised by ministers on how to get people back to work in the coming days and weeks amid growing concerns over the economic impact of the lock-down. The Government believes there is plenty of room within the existing restrictions for more people to be working and is now actively encouraging firms to reopen. With this news businesses are now in the process of implementing their back to work strategy with the…

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Some retailers see strong growth despite 6 per cent consumer spending decline in March

Some retailers see strong growth despite 6 per cent consumer spending decline  in March

Spending at supermarkets rose 21.3 per cent and specialist food & drinks stores 30.5 per cent – with the latter up 80 per cent the week before social distancing measures were introduced Travel fell by 40.5 per cent and fuel decreased by 4.2 per cent as Brits spent more time at home Online purchases rose 5.5 per cent while in-store transactions dropped 4.0 per cent Confidence in the UK economy fell to 25 per cent…

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Snooper help to stop bridge strikes with new Truckmate Bridge-Saver device

Snooper help to stop bridge strikes with new Truckmate Bridge-Saver device

The driving electronics specialist, Snooper has launched a new device to help prevent the almost 2,000 bridge strikes that take place in Britain each year. According to data from Network Rail, 1,926 bridge strikes occurred across the network of railway bridges nationwide between March 2018 and March 2019, of which HGVs accounted for 68% of incidents. To help prevent this prevalent issue on the roads, Snooper has released a new device called the Truckmate Bridge-Saver….

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InPost locker usage triples in March, launches ‘Next Day Send’ service

InPost locker usage triples in March, launches ‘Next Day Send’ service

Parcel locker provider InPost has seen the use of its lockers triple in March compared to February as social distancing measures drive customers and small businesses to use the contact-free service to send parcels. InPost’s lockers help keep communities connected and provide an essential service allowing small businesses to continue to operate online and ensure customers can receive their products safely and conveniently, without the need of visiting a parcel shop. There has also been…

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Logistics specialist looks to the Mandata cloud for remote-working solution

Logistics specialist looks to the Mandata cloud for remote-working solution

As Covid-19 bears down on the transport industry, North West Logistics’ recent move to Mandata’s cloud-based TMS means that not only can customers be provided with real-time information but also, North West Logistics’ personnel can remotely access systems from home. In previous times, says the company, all operational data was on a server which presented access problems and raised concerns regarding long term reliability. “We’d been using a server for 5 years.” Says Managing Director,…

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Business Chiefs Launch Strategy To Serve 1 Million Meals To NHS Frontline

Business Chiefs Launch Strategy To Serve 1 Million Meals To NHS Frontline

One of Britain’s best-known businessmen, Ron Dennis CBE, has launched a major not-for-profit initiative to feed thousands of critical NHS workers with high quality meals over the next three months, enabling them to focus on saving lives and fighting COVID-19. The nutritious and ready to eat meals will be made available free of charge to ICU teams, anaesthetic teams and A&E staff, who are unable to leave their clinical areas during their 12 hour shifts,…

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NHS Workers – We’ve got your back

NHS Workers – We’ve got your back

Hometree.co.uk have ensured that frontline NHS workers can take out free Home Care packages during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time of uncertainty, Hometree believes that NHS workers shouldn’t have to worry about protecting their homes from emergency breakdowns, whilst they’re protecting the rest of us. They want to join companies from other industries that have generously offered their support to our amazing healthcare workers, giving them peace of mind when it comes to their…

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