2021-02-28 16:48:19| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Richard Harringtons experience mirrors that of many in creative industries during pandemicCoronavirus latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Poldark actor Richard Harrington has revealed how he got a job as a takeaway delivery driver after being left unemployed by lockdown.The 45-year-old, who has also appeared in Hinterland, The Crown and Gangs of London, said he took the job in the capital last year after spring and summer projects were cancelled because of the pandemic. Continue reading...
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2021-02-26 08:01:09| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Government consulting on scheme that would increase obligation on retailers to take back broken items The UK government is considering nationwide kerbside collection of used electrical appliances and gadgets to help improve the recycling of electronic waste.Local councils in some areas already collect broken washing machines and toasters in schemes funded by waste collection fees that all retailers selling electrical goods must pay. The government is consulting on the best way to implement such schemes across the country and how to fund them. Continue reading...
2021-02-25 17:13:44| Chicago Tribune news - Business
Best Buy said it cut the jobs because more shoppers are choosing to buy online instead of coming inside stores. It said it will replace the 5,000 full-time employees with 2,000 part-time workers.
2021-02-24 09:00:14| Fast Company
To get its emissions down, the salad chain had to do exhausting research on every supplier—and create new salads with ingredients that sequester more carbon. With a menu focused on plants, the salad chain Sweetgreen automatically has a lower carbon footprint than a typical fast-food chain serving millions of burgers. But the company now plans to go a step further, setting the goal of cutting its carbon footprint in half in the next six years. The rest of its emissions will be offset, making the company carbon neutral.Read Full Story