A new survey by Oxford-based manufacturer, Airdri, has revealed that manussiccusphobia, a phobia of hand dryers, is one of the top ten fears in UK children, more so than monsters, ghosts, nightmares, sharks, doctors and even ‘bad guys’. Some 38 per cent of parents surveyed reported that their children were frightened of hand dryers, compared to 35 per cent of those scared of the […]
Owen Mumford, a global leader in the design, manufacture and advancement of medical devices, today announced that work has started on the build of a brand-new, state-of-the-art production facility in Witney, Oxfordshire, UK.
Owen Mumford, a global leader in the design, manufacture and advancement of medical devices, has announced its emissions reduction targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The company has set a target to achieve net zero by 2045 (to mirror the UK NHS target) in alignment with the recommendations of the 2015 Paris Agreement.
The global healthcare system is a large contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, representing 4.4% of the total worldwide footprint.¹ Supply chains occupy a significant share of this contribution. In the UK, for instance, 62% of the National Health Service’s emissions footprint came from the supply chain in 2019.²
The international jury made up of 250 experts awarded Parmigiano Reggiano 126 medals, 7 of which were in the Super Gold category. Bertinelli: “We are going home with our heads held high after battling it out with 4,079 cheeses from 48 countries, leaving with a haul of 126 medals out of 174 competing entries.”
As major disruption to supply chains continues across the country, Grant Thornton UK LLP’s latest Business Outlook Tracker* finds that a perfect storm of temporary and structural supply chain challenges, from changing Brexit regulations to production delays, are threatening to create a winter of discontent for UK businesses and consumers alike.
Two huge packages arrived by express delivery at a local charity based in Milton recently. The Phoenix Trust supports people with learning disabilities and complex needs, through the provision of a meaningful experience of work and the development of social and life skills.