The NICEIC and ELECSA have come together with the Federation of Small Businesses and the ECA to deliver a webinar looking at the Covid-19 related support available to small businesses and the self employed.
Responding to the government’s announcement of its support scheme for self-employed workers last week, the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC) has argued that the support package risks excluding a sizeable number of older workers who are already in a vulnerable position.
Innovation in the utilities sector has fallen 11% in two years as R&D by UK industries fell to the lowest levels since the credit crunch, analysis of the latest ONS data by R&D tax relief specialist Catax has found.
As global demand for Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) accelerates thanks to greater automation in industry and the miniaturisation of devices, BOFA International has reminded electronics companies about the workplace health risks associated with certain production processes.
NICEIC has revealed a series of changes to its planned activities and working practices in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, including an optional payment holiday for contractors, a switch to remote assessments and changes to planned training and event activities.