UK couriers including Royal Mail, Hermes, DPD and UPS will double their number of vans and lorries delivering parcels this weekend to cope with the immense volume of Black Friday orders, according to a new report.
Some European Union members are resisting EU plans to raise the tax bill of tech multinationals, in moves that are likely to cause a public outcry after several disclosures of corporate tax avoidance schemes.
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.