Weekly News Round-up (16th October 2014)

In a week full of news, we’ve selected the highlights relating to the industries that we operate within.

Employment News

UK unemployment has fallen below 2 million people for the first time since the financial crisis. The Guardian. Read more here

Esther McVey, Secretary of State for Employment in Great Britain, is actively discouraging youngsters dropping their regional accents in favour of getting a job. The Telegraph. Read more here

Aviation News

Ebola screening has begun at Heathrow airport, causing minor delays and nervous passengers. BBC. Read more here

An American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing after its cabin devloped a crack mid-flight. BBC. Read more here

Construction News

The UK construction industry suffered a slump in profits during August, catching financial forecasters off-guard. The Telegraph. Read more here

Indian steel-making giants Tata Steel are set to sell-off their Long Products Europe Division, the division responsible for manufacturing rods, rails and plates. Economic Times. Read more here

Healthcare & Scientific News

A Texas healthcare worker has become the second person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the USA. The Guardian. Read more here

The London Health Commission has published a report healthcare delivery recommendations and improvement suggestions. Out-Law. Read more here

Distribution News

Online retail giants Amazon are to add a further 1,000 professionals to their workforce. The Guardian. Read more here

Anglo-Irish distribution company CMS Distribution has a new Group Sales and Marketing Director in the shape of former Toshiba Executive Andy Bass. Channel Web. Read more here

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