Why Near-sourcing is Catalysing Demand for Flexible Warehouse Space

Steve Purvis, managing director at Bis Henderson Space, considers the impact of a growing trend to move production facilities closer to markets on supply chain logistics. A report from Cushman & Wakefield last month reveals a rapid increase in the take-up of industrial space across key European markets, including the UK, last year. A 28%…


FCC Partners with Tent to Recruit Ukrainian Refugees

FCC Group holding company, FCC Medio Ambiente, has committed to supporting the Tent Partnership for Refugees initiative in Spain by recruiting significant new numbers of Ukrainian refugees. The company’s latest initiative was confirmed at a signing event attended by Amaia Elizalde, director of Tent Spain and Luis Suárez, Head of Human Resources for FCC Medio…


Toyota Forklift Donation Boosts Ukrainian Humanitarian Aid

Boxes of Hope, a humanitarian aid charity that was established to send food, clothing, medicine and other essential items to the people of Ukraine following the country’s invasion by Russia, has taken delivery of a vinyl-wrapped forklift truck donated free-of-charge by Toyota Material Handling (TMH) UK Ltd. The forklift – a 2.5 tonne diesel-powered counterbalance model…


Supporting CitizenAID’s Valuable Work in the Ukraine

BM, Hogan Lovells and Ellis Wines raised more than £40,000 during a special three-course Michelin-starred dinner in London, supporting the work of citizenAID’s in the Ukraine.  The Golden Hearts Gala Dinner, in partnership with Ellis Wines and Hogan Lovells, took place on Thursday 6 October at the law firm’s Atlantic House headquarters in Holborn. The…


A Taxing State

Leigh Anderson, Bis Henderson Recruitment managing director, believes misconceptions about off-payroll working and HMRC IR35 rules in the UK are exacerbating difficulties recruiting top managerial talent into the supply chain sector.       For some years now a wave of misunderstanding and misinformation has swept the temporary employment market. Companies large and small have…


Mitie Supports Ukrainian Humanitarian Relief Effort with Hygiene Equipment

Mitie has shipped vital PPE and other hygiene supplies to the GE Operator Humanitarian Centre in Warsaw, which will be used for essential medical care and general hygiene for people fleeing the war in Ukraine. The centre offers temporary refuge and aid to those displaced by the war and has so far supported more than…

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