‘Shattering body blow’ as Honda plans to close Swindon factory

Honda is planning to close its factory in Swindon dealing what trade unions called a “shattering body blow” to an automotive sector already struggling with the effects of #Brexit-related uncertainty. The Japanese carmaker, which employs… Read More

‘Brexit is a business bankrupter’: small firms brace for no deal

Small and medium-sized businesses, the lifeblood of communities, have told of difficult decisions to quit Britain or cancel investment plans because of Brexit. The owner of a Bristol online retailer that employs 85 people has… Read More

Supermarkets still produce thousands of tonnes of plastic bags

Big supermarkets are producing billions of single-use plastic bags each year despite charges that are designed to reduce their use by the public. The UK’s 10 leading supermarkets, including Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Morrisons, Waitrose, Co-op and… Read More