Press Releases

Oct 23, 2014 10:44 BST AMA Research The UK market for event equipment hire is estimated to be worth some £560m in 2013, according to a new report by AMA Research. Good weather in 2013, particularly over the key months of the year, benefited the events sector and consequently the event hire sector.

Oct 23, 2014 10:29 BST AMA Research In contrast to the overall garden products market, online gardening sales have experienced substantial levels of growth in recent years and the internet is by far the fastest growing distribution channel for garden products. In its newly published report on this sector, AMA Research estimates that the Internet garden products distribution market is now worth over £300m at retail prices.

Oct 23, 2014 10:14 BST AMA Research The electrical contractors market was estimated to be valued at around £18.2bn in 2013, having seen moderate levels of growth since 2011, according to a report published last month by AMA Research. Growth rates are forecast to improve from 2014 onwards, although the market will remain competitive with profit margins under continued pressure.

Oct 20, 2014 12:33 BST Wales Co-operative Centre ‘Meet the Regulator’ seminars in North and South Wales to explore the benefits of the Community Interest Companies. Keynote speech by Sara Burgess, Community Interest Company Regulator Events in Llandudno (12th November) and Cardiff (24th November)

Oct 16, 2014 17:00 BST AMA Research The market for data centre construction is estimated to be valued at around £1.1bn in 2013, following two years of exceptionally high level growth. This is according to AMA Research, which published a report on the market in the last quarter.

Swedish Lapland hotel rated best Nordic Choice Hotel in the Nordic countries

Oct 16, 2014 10:04 BST Swedish Lapland Clarion Collection Hotel Arvidsjaur in Swedish Lapland has been rated as the top choice for both restaurant and hotel amongst Nordic Choice Hotels 173 hotels in the Nordic region. It’s the members in the company’s Nordic Choice Club that describe their satisfaction by grading their stay at the hotels.

Flagship ‘Easy-Read’ website launched to bridge digital divide for disabled people

Oct 15, 2014 16:22 BST Wales Co-operative Centre A new ‘Easy-Read’ website has been launched today aiming to bridge the digital divide for those disabled people who are excluded from the digital revolution. eAccessibility Wales (www.eaccessibilitywales.org.uk ) will offer a comprehensive suite of solutions to common problems faced by disabled people who go online.

Levels of work-related stress, and violence and harassment, are still high in European workplaces

Oct 13, 2014 08:45 BST Eurofound A new report out today gives a broad overview on psychosocial risks at European workplaces and provides examples on the way forward at political as well as company level. The report is presented today to national labour inspectors and practitioners from several southern European countries in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and to EU-level policymakers in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday 16 October 2014.

You know what they say about men with big feet? Well apparently they are more likely to cheat.

Oct 10, 2014 08:54 BST IllicitEncounters.com It seems that whilst some sayings about mens feet may be a myth the UK’s largest dating site for people looking to have an affair IllicitEnconters.com has conducted some new research on its male members and found a correlation between a man’s shoe size and their likelihood of having an affair.

Oct 02, 2014 08:47 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has completed the sale of the Burton upon Trent Town Hall Annex and car park to the Department of Education to create a new University Technical College (UTC) for 14 to19 year olds in the area.