UK floods: 'This could be the end for our business'
He told the BBC the firm had not been able to get flood insurance due to its proximity to the water and he now felt "this could be the end" of the business. Some 500 soldiers have been brought in to deal with "unprecedented" flooding in Yorkshire and ...
Thousands flee homes as UK hit by 'unprecedented' flooding
Parts of UK facing 'very severe weather'
The army has been called in to help deal with 'severe' floods in northwest England
India joins UK, Aus to help poor nations combat climate change
Separately, the UK has committed 21 million pounds for disaster management and 5.5 million pound for the ocean-based economy. Australia has committed $1 million for a new Commonwealth idea -- a Climate Finance Access Hub. Canada has pledged $2 ...
UK should target 57 per cent CO2 cut by 2032, say climate advisors
Is there an economic case for tackling climate change?
This new tech VC firm thinks it has a piece of software that can create ...
Bonanzinga, with partners Ben Smith (the former UK Director of Engineering at Yammer/Microsoft) and John Mesrie (the former General Counsel at Balderton Capital) have created a tech startup discovery platform called DIG, which automates the discovery ...
Burma's minimum wage pledge welcomed by UK retailers
Some factory owners have opposed the new wage, and workers told Oxfam they were already being asked to work additional unpaid overtime or increase production rates to help reduce the affect of the minimum wage on business profits. The official ...