Up to 35 people were injured in a cosmetic factory fire in New York on Monday, after two consecutive explosions went off inside the Hudson Valley-based building. The factory had recently been cited for safety violations.
The organisation will succeed Creative Skillset, taking over the management of current apprenticeship frameworks with the responsibility of the registration and certification of apprentices in England, Scotland and Wales
The tightest U.S. labor market this century is putting pressure on margins for freight haulers and warehouse operators as they bid for hundreds of thousands of workers to move packages during the peak holiday period.
Businesses striving to stamp out slavery from their supply chains should not dismiss struggling suppliers but train them to improve the lives of workers, and technology can play a part, said major companies on Wednesday.
Turkish workers who stitched pleas for help into clothing sold by Zara are “just the tip of the iceberg” and highlight the need for mechanisms to address concerns about labour conditions, said a human rights expert.
China's economy cooled further last month, with industrial output, fixed asset investment and retail sales missing expectations as the government extended a crackdown on debt risks and factory pollution.
In creating La Bouche Rouge, Nicolas Gerlier has created a 'cosmetics house' that offers both desirability and sustainability. Launching with lipsticks, the brand has been picked up by retailers Colette and Bon Marché.
The number of shoe shops and women’s clothing stores on UK high streets is declining, with both categories being among the hardest hit by store closures in the first six months of 2017, according to research by LDC.