Heathrow expansion critical, says CBI

CBI director-general Carolyn Fairbairn has asserted that a new runway at Heathrow is critical to the UK economy as the “UK must be open for business, and to the world,” or risk being left behind.

FTA warns that more clean air zones threaten SMEs

Plans for clean air zones in Leeds and Birmingham demonstrate steps being taken to manage the impacts on business in the cities, but schemes will still produce substantial costs for small businesses, says the FTA.

Deadline looms for Awards entries

Rapid change in the global retail and manufacturing environment is driving developments in supply chain. And in parallel with that the Awards have an increased focus on innovation, in terms of both strategy and technology. New innovation categories this year include City Logistics, Robotics, Technology, Transport, Automation, and Delivery.