Tag: Business

“The Government’s focus should be on safety first” says Trade Union on the plans to open non-essential businesses this April

THE North East is relieved that lockdown restrictions are coming to an end, giving hope for holiday makers booking their summer holidays and leaving local businesses preparing to see the return of customers. However, “Safety should be a number one priority when businesses re-open,” according to a trade union. BUSINESS […]

Best podcasts by women, for women

OVER the last couple of years, podcasts have become increasingly popular and it is estimated that about 7.1 million people in the UK listen to them. According to Podcast Insights, as of January 2021, there are over 1.75 million podcasts available worldwide, covering a wide range of topics and hosted […]

Unemployment rises in the North East

WITH the region having the highest unemployment rates in the UK, SR News investigates as unemployment reaches its highest since January 2017. DATA released by the Office for National Statistics showed unemployment in the North East on the rise, resulting in a job crisis for the region. Figures from the […]

‘Low skilled’ workers around the EU may not meet the requirements of a “points-based” visa system proposed by the government

New immigration plans set to be put in place could result in sectors struggling to recruit staff according to those in the industries. The stated post-Brexit Immigration plans aim to encourage employers to invest in retaining staff and to develop automation technology. Many representatives from sectors like nursing, farming and catering are concerned that under this […]