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Pub owner Mitchells Butlers partners with Uber Eats for deliveries

It will allow customers to order food from around 1,000 of its venues on the app Pub and bar owner Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has launched a major partnership with Uber Eats which will allow customers to order food from around 1,000 of its venues on the app. It will be one of the biggest pub partnerships on the platform, which has seen operator numbers soar since the pandemic hit […]

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Competition for graduate jobs soars

That's according to the Institute of Student Employers Applications for graduate jobs have surged but vacancies have not yet recovered to pre-pandemic levels, a survey suggests. The 2021 cohort of graduates have been competing for positions against last year’s cohort – who graduated in the year the pandemic began, the Institute of Student Employers (ISE) said. A survey of 177 student employers in September suggests firms have received an average […]

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Lack of properties on estate agent books pushing house prices up

That's according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors A growth in inquiries from house-hunters in October is yet to translate into a pick-up in sales, according to surveyors. Despite an overall net balance of 10% of property professionals reporting an increase in new buyer inquiries, estate agents only have 37 properties on their books on average, down from around 42 in March, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) […]

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Sir Peter Scotts international wetland charity marks a 75 year milestone

The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust was founded on the banks of the River Severn in 1946 The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust is celebrating 75 years of conservation work that has seen it pull birds back from extinction while creating wonderful new nature-friendly habitats. Sir Peter Scott, who has been described by Sir David Attenborough as the “patron saint of conservation”, founded the WWT on the banks of the River Severn […]

todayNovember 10, 2021 4

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Charles suggests planting memorial avenues to remember loved ones lost to Covid

His comments come ahead of his birthday on Sunday The Prince of Wales has suggested avenues of hedgerows and trees could be planted across the country to commemorate those who lost their lives in the Covid-19 pandemic. Heir to throne Charles has written for Country Life magazine to mark his 73rd birthday on Sunday, and highlighted the environmental importance of hedgerows as “the country’s single biggest Nature reserve”. The prince, […]

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Domestic abuse victims ineligible for legal aid forced to stay with abusers

That's according to Luis Labaton, chief executive of Domestic Violence Assist Thousands of victims of domestic abuse are being “badly let down” by the legal aid system and forced to remain with their abusers because they cannot afford representation in court, a charity boss has warned. Luis Labaton, chief executive of Domestic Violence Assist (DV Assist), said that “almost daily” victims are being left with no protection because they cannot […]

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Barack Obama urges climate activists to listen to other peoples concerns

The former US President says it's not enough to inconvenience them by 'blocking traffic in a protest' Former US president Barack Obama has urged climate activists to “do a little more listening” to those reluctant to take action. Speaking at Cop26 in Glasgow, President Obama told delegates it would not be enough to “inconvenience (sceptics) by blocking traffic in a protest”, and that work should be done to understand why […]

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MPs must sort out the mess after standards row says Commons Speaker

Sir Lindsay Hoyle says they need to have confidence that the system for disciplining members is 'fair and effective' MPs need to have confidence the system for disciplining members who break Westminster rules is “fair and effective”, Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has said. At the start of a three-hour emergency Commons debate following the row over the treatment of former cabinet minister Owen Paterson, Sir Lindsay said it was […]

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Weetabix workers step up strike action in pay and conditions row

The strike expands on action that has been ongoing since September Workers at two Weetabix factories will launch four-day strikes from Monday in a dispute over pay and conditions. Members of Unite at the cereal firm’s Kettering and Corby factories have been on strike every Tuesday and Wednesday since September. The union claims engineers face cuts to their pay, terms and conditions, describing it as another example of “fire and […]

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