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Adapting sanitisation needs is key for retail

Garden centres have led the way in getting UK retail back on track as the coronavirus pandemic lockdown is eased. Now that garden outlets have been open for two weeks, many have successfully adapted sanitisation and social distancing operations to allow safe trading to resume.
4 June 2020 0 Comments

Parks and gardens to reopen

Following clarification from government on 23 May that gardens in England could reopen to visitors, the garden attractions of Historic Houses – Britain’s largest collection of independent heritage – are carefully opening their garden gates
4 June 2020 0 Comments

Waitrose, John Lewis and Vitality team up for health and wellbeing workshops

Waitrose, John Lewis and health and life insurer Vitality is launching a series of free virtual workshops focused on health and wellbeing, exclusively for myWaitrose and myJohn Lewis members.
3 June 2020 0 Comments

Travis Perkins appoints Emma Rose as new group HR director

Travis Perkins has announced the appointment of Emma Rose as the Group’s new HR director with immediate effect. Rose joins the business from Kerry Foods, where she was HR Director.
3 June 2020 0 Comments

Worcester Bosch launch Safe in Your Home Installer Commitment

Worcester Bosch, has launched a new initiative to support installers and homeowners for work undertaken in the home.
2 June 2020 0 Comments

Home improvements thrive in lockdown

A new Aviva study gives a glimpse into home life under lockdown, with properties and homeownership aspirations all impacted.
2 June 2020 0 Comments

Virtual RHS Chelsea Flower Show Inspires Brits to Get Gardening

For the first time in its history, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show went virtual this May, due to the physical show being cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
1 June 2020 0 Comments

Snickers stretch work shorts are comfortable and lightweight

These new work shorts from Snickers Workwear have been designed to deliver superior comfort and freedom of movement for flexible working ...
29 May 2020
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