(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Prince’s Charity In Kind Direct, an organisation dedicated to redistributing donated goods to thousands of charities across the UK, is reporting a sharp increase in helping people cope with destitution.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The UK postal service, the Royal Mail, is celebrating its 500th birthday of connecting millions of customers, businesses, organisations and communities, including those in the remote rural areas.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The UK workforce has more sick days than any other European country—twice as many as the US. British employers need to make happiness a higher priority in the workplace to stop the country heading the ‘European sick leave table’, claims Cloudbooking, a leading space management software company.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Forward thinking organisations championing solar energy in India, East Africa and beyond; businesses improving the health of citizens through sustainable buildings and access to clean water in China and Indonesia; and a not-for-profit connecting communities with vital services—all are winners of the prestigious 2016 Ashden International Awards.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In the US, there is no federal paid parental leave (or maternity), making it one of the few developed countries in the world lacking state support for new parents, though many states have their own systems.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Do you know much about the “Mumpreneur” economy? These are businesses run by mothers with children under 18, which generated a staggering, £7.2bn for the U.K. economy in 2014 supporting over 200,000 jobs!
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – 'Brexit' is a word on everyone's breath, since UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the 28-nation EU to take place on 23 June this year. A referendum is a vote where everyone of voting age gives a "Yes" or "No" answer to a question; whichever side gets more than half of all votes cast will have won.