The fallout from the coronavirus crisis will affect certain sectors of Britain’s economy, such as education, construction and hospitality, harder than most, according to analysis by the government’s independent economics watchdog. The Office for Budget Responsibility warned on Tuesday that UK gross domestic product (GDP) could plunge by 35% between April and June, while the
Young people in Co-op branded uniforms are chatting among themselves as they walk along brightly painted corridors to work – but this is not a grocery shop or warehouse. It is the Co-Op academy Manchester, a secondary school that forms part of the mutual’s latest effort to put itself at the heart of local communities.
One of the oldest and largest independent providers of school uniforms in the UK will no longer market them for boys or girls. Instead, its uniforms will be promoted as gender neutral, even removing packaging if the colour signifies a gender divide. Stevensons has been selling uniforms since 1925 and serves more than 500 independent
School is in session for independent businesses trying to grow sales on Amazon. Amazon is launching Amazon Small Business Academy, a U.S. initiative that aims to help thousands of small-to-mid-sized businesses (SMBs) succeed online through in-person seminars, live webinars, and community college classes. The e-tail titan is hosting its first Amazon Small Business Academy event
Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe Best Buy is donating 5% of profits from select items to its Teen Tech Centers program. The consumer electronics chain is running its first “Give-Back Sale” in stores and online Oct. 24-27. Five percent of proceeds from sale products will go to Teen Tech Centers,
Walmart extending its ongoing push into health-and-wellness with an employee-based initiative. The nation’s largest private employer is adding seven bachelor’s degrees and two career diplomas in health-related fields to its educational benefits program, Live Better U. The program charges participating employees $1 a day, with Walmart covering the rest of the costs. The new initiative