If you’ve been keeping your ear to the ground when it comes to eco-friendly business practices, you’ll already know that Morrisons recently trialled a doubling of their reusable plastic bag fee from 10p to 20p. They also launched a reusable paper bag available for 20p. It was all done in an effort to find more ways to cut down on the use of plastics, and it seems to have been a success since Morrisons will now be rolling out the new 20p paper bag in stores across the country. Continue reading
As you should already know, major UK stores have been obliged to impose a 5p fee on every single-use plastic bag provided to customers since 2015. Continue reading
Everyone knows that disposable plastic shopping bags are being shunning in the UK. You now have to pay 5p to use one when you shop at a major supermarket, and the English government is currently considering widening that scheme to include all retailers and doubling the fee up to 10p. Continue reading
There is no doubt that the UK’s decision to leave the European Union in June 2016 sent shockwaves through the global economy. Over 30 million Brits voted to leave the EU and negotiations have been ongoing to agree a deal for the terms of the UK leaving the community. The issue for many people at the moment is that this deal is far from agreed and there is uncertainty over what it might contain. That means that both UK residents and other interested parties from across the globe are wondering just how Brexit might affect them.
Having teamed up with The Diana Award charity, UK bus operator Stagecoach as launched the UK’s first and only #BeNiceBus. The Diana Award runs the leading Anti-Bullying campaign in the UK and Ireland, equipping young people with the confidence, skills and training to take on all forms of bullying as Anti-Bullying Ambassadors. Continue reading
The chief executive officer of UK-based aid and development non-profit Human Appeal has spoken of the good work politicians are doing to help charitable causes. Othman Moqbel stated that while Lords and MPs are often presented as being it “in it for themselves”, his personal experiences as head of Human Appeal tell a different story. Continue reading