The number of new start-ups in the UK fell sharply last year and established firms scaled back their growth ambitions due to Brexit uncertainty, according to new data looking at the health of the grassroots economy.
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Researchers from Aston University’s Supergen Bioenergy Hub urging ministers to commit to 16-per cent of the UK’s primary energy supply to come from bioenergy by 2032.
Workers in the gig economy are increasingly seeing their side hustle as a launchpad into longer-term entrepreneurship, according to the largest annual survey of UK entrepreneurs.
Professor Chris Hewitt, who passed away on the 25th July 2019 at the age of 50, was both an eminent scientist and truly devoted family man.
Children with progressive liver disease suffer long-term impacts on their brain development and should be offered a transplant at the earliest opportunity when warranted, a major new study suggests.
The youngest ever President of the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) has received an honorary doctorate from Aston University.
A civilian cave diver, who helped to rescue the trapped football team in northern Thailand against all odds, is to receive an honorary degree from Aston University.
Climate change has been unusually prominent recently. Greta Thunberg has captured public imagination with her campaign, the Committee on Climate Change has said that UK government action is far behind what is needed and demonstrators have mobilised action on the streets of London to demand more from their politicians.
Augar’s recommendations have been dissected from many different perspectives, but little has been written about the influence they would have on the regional skills agenda.
Professor Jackie Blissett discusses the action needed to tackle childhood obesity.
Dr Edina Harbinja discusses the government's Online Harms White Paper and its attempts to regulate the internet.
Economic forecasters have had a tough time second-guessing the UK's trajectory in recent years. Ever since the Great Recession of the late noughties, and especially since the 2016 referendum, Britain's economy has displayed conflicting signs that can seem to confirm or refute the overall narrative simultaneously.
Next month, the UK will participate in UNEA-4, the 4th UN Environment Assembly, in Nairobi, Kenya. The goal of the Assembly is to advance the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, agreed in 2015, and primarily focuses on reducing poverty and promoting more efficient natural resource management.
Recent news that Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will shed up to 4,500 workers on top of the 1,400 lost in 2018 came as a huge blow for workers in the Midlands and showed the scale of the challenges that the car manufacturer now faces.
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