Covid Ireland: PUBS could be turned into remote work hubs after lockdown

Irish PUBS could be turned into remote work hubs as part of nation’s plans for life after Covid Irish government has released a 5-year post-pandemic rural development plan Includes the idea to transform rural Irish pubs into remove work hubs   A national network of 400 remote working hubs would be established By Sophie Tanno For … Read more

Irish PUBS could be turned into remote work hubs as part of nation’s plans for life after Covid 

Irish PUBS could be turned into remote work hubs as part of nation’s plans for life after Covid Irish government has released a 5-year post-pandemic rural development plan Includes the idea to transform rural Irish pubs into remove work hubs   A national network of 400 remote working hubs would be established By Sophie Tanno For … Read more

UK firms that export to the EU ‘told to set up hubs in Europe’ to avoid post-Brexit trade disruption

UK businesses that export to the EU are reportedly being encouraged by trade officials to set up hubs across the Channel so they can avoid post-Brexit disruption. Some firms claim they have been advised to set up subsidiary companies in the EU so they can avoid extra paperwork when exporting products into the trade bloc. … Read more

‘It’s a life saver for me’: NHS staff rejoice as they are first inoculated at 24/7 vaccine hubs

Hundreds of people braved torrential rain to receive their priority Covid vaccines as the first 24/7 clinics opened today. Hospitals in Birmingham and Nottingham became the first to pilot round-the-clock jabs as the NHS rollout moves up a gear, with 24-hour hubs also opened in mosques and cinemas. Relieved community care officer Helen Cooper, 61, beamed: ‘It’s … Read more

Government to open 10 new vaccination hubs as Matt Hancock claims Britain is ‘in the home straight’

The 10 new coronavirus vaccine centres opening from Monday  Bournemouth International Centre, Dorset Taunton Racecourse, Somerset Blackburn Cathedral, Lancashire Salt Hill Activity Centre, Berkshire Norwich Food Court, Norfolk The Lodge in Wickford, Essex Princess Royal Sports Arena, Lincolnshire St Helens Rugby Ground, Merseyside The park-and-ride at Askham Bar, York Olympic Office Centre in Wembley, north … Read more

Over-80s face gruelling trips to vaccination hubs or wait for a unit to open nearer to home 

Over-80s face gruelling trips to vaccination hubs to get inoculated against Covid-19… or an agonising wait for a unit to open nearer to home Around 130,000 invites were sent out to those aged over 80 at the weekend  Several have complained about the long journeys they are expected to make NHS says if they are … Read more

We have lift-off! Boost for mass Covid-19 vaccination drive as our hubs of hope open at last

We have lift-off! Boost for mass Covid-19 vaccination drive as our hubs of hope open at last The centres cover all seven NHS regions and also open to health and care staff There are around 1,000 centres, of which 800 are GP-led which will rise to 1,200 Trained volunteers from St John Ambulance, NHS Volunteer Responder … Read more

Commuter towns have become ‘home working hubs’ as millions work from home

Commuter towns including Halifax, Dudley and Reading have become ‘home working hubs’ as millions of UK workers stay away from the office, TalkTalk broadband data reveals TalkTalk data from January to August reveals the increase in internet usage   Collated upload and download data and created a percentage change figure   Reveals lockdown and shift to remote working … Read more

Time is running out for small businesses as growth hubs shut their grant applications down

Small and medium sized enterprises are increasingly being turned away for grants under the Growth Hub scheme as some have been swamped with a frenzy of applications. It comes after the Government introduced a £20million funding initiative in June to help SMEs across England recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The £20million is … Read more