Weekly News Round-up (24th September 2014)

This week has been a busy week for news concerning the industries that we operate in. Here’s this week’s highlights from around the web.

Employment News

Four major UK employment laws will be changed in October 2014, creating new challenges for HR departments up and down the country. Personnel Today. Read more here

The minimum wage for agricultural workers is set to increase by 14p within the next month. Press and Journal . Read more here

Aviation News

A Los Angeles aviation camp has been helping to build an interest in aviation careers among youngsters. Los Angeles Register. Read more here

New York hosts a summit between aviation organisations in new climate change pledge. Travel Weekly . Read more here

Construction News

The Guardian has commented on the lack of bricklaying skills, which is causing subcontractors to up their prices.  The Guardian. Read more here

The newspaper also reports that Indian housing developer Lodha is planning £3bn worth of work in London.  The Guardian . Read more here

Healthcare & Scientific News

In a busy week for healthcare news, Ed Miliband has announced plans to ‘save the NHS’ if Labour win the next general election.  BBC. Read more here

The NHS has stated that dry roasted peanuts are particularly bad for those suffering with nut allergies.  The NHS . Read more here

Distribution News

Electronic commerce giants Amazon launch ‘Kindle Unlimited’ – an e-books subscription service. The Guardian. Read more here

And finally, Property Developers Barwood Developments are set to build a huge 204,000 sq foot warehouse near Liverpool, creating hundreds of jobs. Liverpool Echo. Read more here

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