Sources

Understanding your industry: Manufacturing

  • https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/sep/02/uk-factory-output-brexit-eu-manufacturers
  • https://www.ft.com/content/9811b7a2-d225-11e9-a0bd-ab8ec6435630
  • https://bdaily.co.uk/articles/2019/09/09/new-report-outlines-policies-needed-for-freeport-success
  • https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2019/09/09/call-foster-free-ports-scrapping-business-rates/
  • https://www.pesmedia.com/manufacturing-cyber-security-crime-uk-industry/
  • https://www.pesmedia.com/british-steel-industry-low-carbon-net-zero/

Work experience and the benefits to employers

  • https://www.highspeedtraining.co.uk/hub/work-experience-guide-for-employers/
  • https://www.cipd.co.uk/Images/making-work-experience-work-top-tips-for-employers_2014_tcm18-10924.pdf
  • https://www.businesswest.co.uk/blog/businesses-are-missing-out-benefit-work-experience-candidates-0
  • https://www.nibusinessinfo.co.uk/content/benefits-work-experience
  • https://www.cipd.co.uk/Images/making-work-experience-work-top-tips-for-employers_2014_tcm18-10924.pdf
  • https://www.goconstruct.org/inspire/information-for-employers/work-experience-information-for-employers/
  • https://www.businesswest.co.uk/blog/businesses-are-missing-out-benefit-work-experience-candidates-0

We understand your industry: Infrastructure

  • 2019 edition of The Global Infrastructure Hub and EDHEC Infrastructure Institute (EDHECinfra) survey
  • https://www.ukconstructionmedia.co.uk/features/infrastructure-driving-construction-2019/
  • https://www.england.nhs.uk/long-term-plan/
  • https://www.gov.uk/government/news
  • https://www.greenjournal.co.uk
  • https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/

We understand your industry: Manufacturing

  • https://www.themanufacturer.com/uk-manufacturing-statistics/
  • https://www.pwc.co.uk/industries/manufacturing/insightshttps://www.manpowergroup.co.uk/the-word-on-work/the-future-factory
  • https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news
  • https://us.hitachi-solutions.com/blog/top-manufacturing-trends/

We understand your industry: Education

  • https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/apr/29/english-secondary-schools-facing-perfect-storm-of-pressures
  • https://www.gov.uk/business-and-industry/industrial-strategy
  • https://www.besa.org.uk/key-uk-education-statistics/

We understand your industry: Not-For-Profit

  • https://www.ukfinance.org.uk/system/files/Summary-UK-Payment-Markets-2018.pdf
  • https://www.amrc.org.uk/fewer-people-donate-to-charities
  • https://www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk/library/manifesto-for-change/
  • https://econsultancy.com/the-future-of-voice-search-2020-and-beyond/
  • https://www.simplybusiness.co.uk/about-us/press-releases/simply-business-and-whizz-kidz-launch-new-tool-with-google-and-amazon/

We understand your industry: Travel, Leisure & Hospitality

  • https://www2.deloitte.com/uk/en/pages/consumer-business/articles/retail-trends.html
  • https://assets.kpmg/content/dam/kpmg/uk/pdf/2019/03/global-leisure-perspectives.PDF
  • https://www.psdgroup.com/the-trends-reshaping-the-hospitality-industry-in-2019/
  • https://rg-group.co.uk/whitepaper-leisure-hospitality-sector-changed-recent-years/
  • https://www.vendhq.com/uk/retail-trends-and-predictions

We understand your industry: Social Housing

  • https://www.savills.co.uk/insight-and-opinion/savills-news/283912
  • https://www.socialhousing.co.uk/comment
  • https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news

Understanding your industry: Social Housing

  • http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/pub.housing.org.uk/Brexit_Briefing_January_2019_-_final_240419.pdf
  • https://www.24housing.co.uk/news/inquiry-commences-into-long-term-delivery-of-affordable-housing/
  • https://www.24housing.co.uk/news/top-offsite-boss-says-housing-needs-more-government-support/
  • https://greatplaces.housing.org.uk/about-great-places/great-places-final-report?_ga=2.55004771.9742761.1565876811-1948575517.1564481236
  • https://www.shoutoutuk.org/2019/06/26/how-will-brexit-affect-the-education-system-in-the-uk/

Understanding your industry: Infrastructure

  • https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/sep/03/uk-construction-builders-brexit-uncertainty
  • https://www.pbctoday.co.uk/news/planning-construction-news/uk-construction-industry-2020/62641/
  • https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/sep/09/uk-bus-firms-vow-to-buy-only-ultra-low-or-zero-emission-vehicles-from-2025
  • https://www.gov.uk/government/news/over-500m-new-investment-in-green-technologies-for-a-cleaner-and-healthier-future

Understanding your industry: Not-For-Profit

  • https://fundraising.co.uk/2019/09/10/ai-managed-advertising-to-drive-sign-ups-for-worlds-biggest-coffee-morning/#.XXd-By5KjIU
  • https://www.thirdsector.co.uk/no-deal-brexit-affect-charities/policy-and-politics/article/1562886
  • https://fundraising.co.uk/2019/08/29/civil-society-organisations-co-sign-letter-to-boris-johnson-on-no-deal-brexit-concerns/#.XXd_Pi5KjIU
  • https://fundraising.co.uk/2019/09/04/majority-employees-receive-no-time-off-volunteering/#.XXd_Dy5KjIU
  • https://www.thirdsector.co.uk/prepare-no-deal-brexit-ncvo-chief-warns-charities/policy-and-politics/article/1595227

Understanding your industry: Travel, Leisure & Hospitality

  • https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/sep/04/no-deal-brexit-food-shortages-brc
  • https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-supermarkets/stockpiles-of-tomatoes-uk-retailers-bristle-at-demands-of-no-deal-brexit-idUKKCN1VT04H
  • https://news.sky.com/story/jd-sports-defies-high-street-crisis-to-grow-sales-and-profits-11806053
  • https://www.retailgazette.co.uk/blog/2019/09/jd-sports-interim-like-for-likes-profits-ifrs-16/
  • https://www.hotelowner.co.uk/22583-the-future-of-instagrammable-hospitality-what-next-for-traditional-hotels/
  • https://www.traveldailymedia.com/green-policy-vital-for-travel-business/

Understanding your industry: Education

  • https://feweek.co.uk/2019/09/11/commission-calls-for-demoralising-gcse-english-to-be-replaced/
  • https://feweek.co.uk/2019/09/07/adult-education-slumps-to-lowest-since-major-survey-began-more-than-20-years-ago/
  • https://www.ft.com/content/2f9deebe-d3e9-11e9-8367-807ebd53ab77
  • https://www.ecclesiastical.com/documents/education-brexit.pdfhttps://www.tes.com/news/uk-women-more-likely-be-vocational-graduates

Getting To Know Your Industry: Manufacturing

  • https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/slow-moving-uk-manufacturers-risk-falling-behind-the-rest-of-the-world-on-ai/
  • https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/oct/01/uk-manufacturers-start-stockpiling-for-no-deal-brexit-again
  • https://www.thegrocer.co.uk/unilever/unilever-commits-to-slash-use-of-new-plastics-in-half-by-2025/598262.article
  • https://www.pesmedia.com/bentley-crewe-carbon-neutral-manufacturing/
  • https://www.memuk.org/business/onshoring-should-manufacturers-bring-business-closer-to-home-50668

Getting To Know Your Industry: Travel, Leisure & Hospitality

  • http://hrnews.co.uk/100-days-until-christmas-half-of-retailers-are-recruiting-temporary-christmas-staff-now/
  • https://www.traveldailymedia.com/uk-tourism-industry-encouraged-to-be-more-dementia-friendly/6
  • https://metro.co.uk/2019/10/02/thomas-cook-staff-break-tears-demand-inquiry-companys-collapse-10848930/
  • https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/oct/07/uk-retailers-brexit-deal-brc
  • https://www.thecaterer.com/people/staffing/creativity-is-the-answer

Getting To Know Your Industry: Social Housing

  • https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/news/morning-briefing-90-of-homes-unaffordable-for-homeless-families-63594
  • https://www.24housing.co.uk/news/government-announces-green-standard-for-all-new-builds/
  • https://www.personneltoday.com/hr/more-than-half-lack-information-to-make-post-brexit-staffing-decisions/
  • https://www.24housing.co.uk/news/mmc-sector-says-it-can-future-proof-housing-supply/
  • https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/news/housing-association-tenants-to-get-shared-ownership-right-to-buy-jenrick-reveals-63503

Getting To Know Your Industry: Education

  • https://www.tes.com/news/women-teachers-blighted-sexist-attitudes
  • https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/oct/05/science-and-language-teachers-to-get-9000-staying-on-bonus
  • https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-49919389
  • https://schoolsweek.co.uk/ofsted-criticises-3-year-gcses-and-low-ebacc-entry-in-new-inspection-report/
  • https://schoolsweek.co.uk/summer-born-pupils-teachers-should-adjust-test-scores-academics/
  • https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/world-teachers-day-countries-world-google-doodle-a9144026.html
  • https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/worldteachersday

Getting To Know Your Industry: Infrastructure

  • https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/news/morning-briefing-90-of-homes-unaffordable-for-homeless-families-63594
  • https://www.24housing.co.uk/news/government-announces-green-standard-for-all-new-builds/
  • https://www.personneltoday.com/hr/more-than-half-lack-information-to-make-post-brexit-staffing-decisions/
  • https://www.24housing.co.uk/news/mmc-sector-says-it-can-future-proof-housing-supply/
  • https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/news/housing-association-tenants-to-get-shared-ownership-right-to-buy-jenrick-reveals-63503

Getting To Know Your Industry: Not-For-Profit

  • https://www.civilsociety.co.uk/news/cass-fellow-publishes-template-for-annual-accounts-designed-for-public-benefit.html
  • https://www.civilsociety.co.uk/news/charitable-foundations-must-take-action-to-be-more-diverse-or-risk-perpetuating-injustices.html
  • https://www.ncvo.org.uk/about-us/media-centre/press-releases/2671-too-important-to-get-wrong-but-with-safeguardingasone-and-new-ncvo-guides-you-can-get-it-right
  • https://www.personneltoday.com/hr/more-than-half-lack-information-to-make-post-brexit-staffing-decisions/
  • https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/sep/26/uks-first-degree-course-queen-mary-university-london-in-social-change-begins

Understanding Your Industry: Not-For-Profit

  • https://www.thirdsector.co.uk/will-thomson-lets-social-investment-post-brexit-future/policy-and-politics/article/1664916
  • https://www.independentliving.co.uk/industry-news/disability-pay-gap/?omhide=true
  • https://www.charitydigitalnews.co.uk/2019/11/08/online-abuse-of-female-charity-leaders-report-revealed/
  • https://www.charitydigitalnews.co.uk/2019/11/08/how-to-get-charity-leaders-to-take-cyber-security-seriously/

Understanding Your Industry: Manufacturing

  • https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/nov/01/brexit-uncertainty-hits-manufacturing-sector
  • https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/what-a-dec-12-election-means-for-uk-manufacturers/
  • https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/what-can-manufacturers-learn-from-the-way-aston-martin-red-bull-racing-innovates/
  • https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/05/uk-tech-fund-industry-emissions-energy-bills
  • https://www.energylivenews.com/2019/11/04/government-announces-315m-to-help-industry-cut-emissions-and-bills/

Understanding Your Industry: Retail, Hospitality & Leisure

  • https://www.chargedretail.co.uk/2019/11/08/john-lewis-delivery-trucks-will-switch-to-cow-manure-by-2021/
  • https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/07/john-lewis-trucks-to-run-on-carbon-neutral-cow-manure
  • https://www.hospitalityandcateringnews.com/2019/10/call-government-ensure-hospitality-integral-national-food-strategy/
  • https://www.thegrocer.co.uk/pay/retail-sector-pay-driven-up-by-rise-in-high-skill-roles/599026.article
  • https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/766465/The-UKs-future-skills-based-immigration-system-print-ready.pdf
  • https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2019/nov/04/uk-tourism-industry-struggle-post-brexit-immigration-plan

Understanding Your Industry: Education

  • https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/oct/15/uk-universities-bme-staff-less-likely-to-hold-top-jobs
  • https://www.tes.com/news/colleges-and-universities-launch-climate-commission
  • https://www.ft.com/content/fd719a1a-ee5c-11e9-ad1e-4367d8281195
  • https://www.ft.com/content/8825e72c-023c-11ea-b7bc-f3fa4e77dd47

Understanding Your Industry: Social Housing

  • https://www.socialhousing.co.uk/news/grenfell-inquiry-chair-urgent-action-required-by-government–63950
  • https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/landlords-braced-for-block-management-overhaul-after-grenfell-inquiry-changes-64060
  • https://www.24housing.co.uk/news/government-must-ensure-social-housing-is-a-priority/
  • https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/news/three-housing-associations-leave-sector-pension-fund-to-set-up-own-schemes-63945
  • https://www.24housing.co.uk/news/universal-credit-risk-to-christmas/

Understanding Your Industry: Infrastructure

  • http://www.infrastructure-intelligence.com/article/nov-2019/2050-zero-carbon-target-won%E2%80%99t-happen-without-radical-change-construction
  • https://www.constructionnews.co.uk/civils/crossrail-will-miss-2020-target-cost-650m-08-11-2019/
  • https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/brexit-immigration-nhs-social-care-eu-a9185666.html
  • https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/hospital-cuts-sewage-leaks-flooding-nurses-tory-cuts-austerity-labour-a8986986.html
  • https://www.gov.uk/government/news/infrastructure-revolution-to-unlock-thousands-of-new-homes

Understanding Your Industry: Retail, Hospitality & Leisure

https://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/3084605/tesco-launches-sustainable-basket-metric-to-track-environmental-impact-of-food-sold
https://www.which.co.uk/reviews/best-and-worst-shops/article/best-and-worst-online-shops
https://www.hospitalitynet.org/panel/125000028.html
https://www.retail-week.com/policy-and-legal/long-read-sustainable-retail-the-businesses-making-a-difference/7033189.article

Understanding Your Industry: Education

Nearly 800 public libraries closed since austerity launched in 2010


https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/dec/06/britain-has-closed-almost-800-libraries-since-2010-figures-show
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/t-levels-technical-qualifications-university-russell-group-ucas-nfer-report-a9239561.html

Rise in job adverts points to deepening recruitment crisis

Understanding Your Industry: Manufacturing

Aston Martin second UK facility is ‘huge vote of confidence’ bringing 700 jobs


https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/uk-manufacturing-shrinks-for-seventh-month-ahead-of-general-election-093456755.htmlhttps://www.ft.com/content/d04e17c8-1b31-11ea-9186-7348c2f183af
https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news

Is ‘Going Direct’ the key to growing your manufacturing business?


https://www.barclayscorporate.com/insights/industry-expertise/manufacturers-going-direct/?cid=social-2twr-2LC1blog

Understanding Your Industry: Infrastructure

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-eu-citizens-nhs-crisis-migration-boris-johnson-hospital-health-a9239791.html
https://ice.org.uk/news-and-insight/latest-ice-news/global-policy-programme-enables-better-infra
https://www.ukconstructionmedia.co.uk/news/improving-infrastructure-planning/http://www.recyclingwasteworld.co.uk/news/coca-cola-to-donate-to-charity-with-every-recycled-can-over-christmas/222245/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-50517516?intlink_from_url=
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/topics/c7rww4n1p7kt/waste-management&link_location=live-reporting-story

Understanding Your Industry: Social Housing

https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/news/contractors-appointed-to-340m-framework-for-northern-social-housing-landlords-64492
https://www.flagship-group.co.uk/news/hopkins-homes-and-flagship-group-announce-joint-venture-partnership/

Legislation to improve housing rights for disabled people in Scotland


http://www.publicsectorexecutive.com/Public-Sector-News/new-scottish-legislation?dorewrite=false

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