Weekly News Round-up (23rd October 2014)

This week has been jam-packed with news! Have you been keeping up? If not, click here for our news in highlights:


The amount of people employed in the City of London has reached a record high. Business Life. Read more here

Liverpool has been the recipient of a £5million government grant to increase the career prospects of 3,000 young people. Insider Media. Read more here


Low-cost airlines are looking to lease aircrafts to over companies to improve profit margins. The Star. Read more here

A number of flights were cancelled in the UK due to the 80mph winds generated by the aftermath of hurricane Gonzalo which hit the UK on Tuesday. Metro. Read more here


The outlook for UK construction output is looking positive – as experts predict that it will outstrip UK economic growth over the next year. City AM. Read more here

Controversial, multi-billion infrastructure project HS2 has put BIM at the heart of its management, helping to save £250million of public money. Construction Manager. Read more here


According to The Guardian Healthcare Network, the NHS needs experts, but doesn’t have the budget to pay for them. The Guardian. Read more here

Mental healthcare support for new mothers needs significant investment to bring care up to the recommended levels, according to the Maternal Health Alliance. The Guardian. Read more here


Distribution giants Amazon and Royal Mail are set to employ an extra 32,000 professionals between them to cover extra demand over the festive season. Sky News. Read more here

Royal Mail is also set to create a further 800 jobs in the Black Country and surrounding areas. Express and Star. Read more here

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