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Green catalogue to ease sustainable procurement

WORKPLACE supplies company Banner has launched the B Green catalogue to simplify sustainable procurement for businesses and public sector organisations. It offers alternative products for...
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Makeup break-up as Revlon files for bankruptcy

AFTER 90 years in business, cosmetics giant Revlon is filing for bankruptcy in the US. The company had been brought down by a combination of...
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Contactless payments boost for Big Issue sellers

THE BIG Issue Group (TBIG) has equipped 1,000 of its vendors with contactless technology. It is fast-tracking to its goal of enabling all 1,500 vendors...
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Caring for people, looking for growth — wisdom from Tamer Group

INITIATIVES from Tamer Group are panning out in all sorts of positive ways. Its three-year plan to incorporate business-relevant WEF Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics — targeting...
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Slip into something ethical, like plastic-free workwear

ECO-FRIENDLY uniforms are the next step in the bid to cut plastic use. The plastics issue is high on the global agenda. The UK introduced...
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Retail industry must commit to sustainability: report

THE RETAIL industry must work harder and faster to deliver on climate change commitments, a report warns. Survey management consultancy Boston Consulting Group (BCG), in...
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UK firms jumping into LOOP to cut construction waste

UK COMPANIES are signing the Pallet LOOP’s charter to explore how a circular-economy pallet scheme could benefit business, the environment, and the construction industry. Every...
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The birth of the travel subscription model

By DANA DUNNE THE SIGNIFICANT increase in subscription spending during the pandemic has caught the attention of businesses across the globe. In fact, according to...
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Rising inflation is top concern of small businesses for 2022

Research by lender iwoca has unearthed some concerns for business in 2022 WITH rising inflation predicted by the Bank of England and the threat of...
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Big Issue Invest puts £40m into social enterprises

BIG ISSUE Invest (BII) has launched its 2020-2021 Impact Report. The social investment arm of The Big Issue supported 184 social enterprises across the UK...