12th December 2019

Apology over railcards issued with missing photos

Image copyright PA National Rail has apologised for “technical issues” which meant some railcards were issued with photographs missing. Customers who bought “Two Together” railcards online complained that only one person was pictured on them…



Dogs at polling stations: Pooches at the polls

Image copyright @alfiethepug_ Image caption Alfie the pug is looking pleased with himself at a polling station in Cheshire Whenever voters go to the polls it’s their dogs that take centre stage as they accompany…



‘My boss lets us book hangover days’

Image copyright Audit Lab “This year I have taken two hangover days when I’ve been out with my friends, and I’ve taken three from when I’ve been out on work nights.” Ellie is 19 and…


A ‘game changer’ for cardboard box waste?

Online orders account for billions of square metres of cardboard every year. Many objects packed very inefficiently, leading to waste. However, a new machine being trialled in Dijon, France, can customise cardboard boxes for specific…


Trump tariff deadline looms: ‘It’s very scary’

Image copyright SG Companies Image caption SG Companies has survived for more than 100 years but tariffs pose a new threat Competition from China in the early 2000s nearly killed SG Companies, a family-owned footwear…