New research has found that businesses are losing out on billions of pounds every year by not creating products and services for disabled people. The report by the Extra Costs Commission claims that the oversight is costing businesses up to £420 million a week in lost sales. To find out more, Matt Cox spoke to the chair of the commission, Robin Hindle Fisher.
The EU is dedicating itself to its recycling targets, including setting an "EU Action Plan for the Circular Economy" that establishes an ambitious programme of action. The 2016 ‘Resourcing The Future Conference’ is set to start in London and Matt Cox has been finding out more by speaking with David Maddison, Professor of Economics at the University of Birmingham.
On the day of a Westminster conference on the future of apprenticeships. Lambeth College Principal, Mark Silverman, explains the partnership between construction group, Carillion, and his college. It has been argued that colleges and industry should be working closer together and this new venture is an example of how that theory is trying to be changed.
Billy Bambrough speaks to Dr Ed Roberts from Imperial College London and Professor Carlos Cueva, about a study published on Scientific Reports by Imperial College London which reports that Testosterone and Cortisol destabilise financial markets by making traders take more risks.
Alex Stevanovic reports on the economical benefits of the Wimbledon Tennis Championship. He speaks to restaurant owners and hotel staff as well Helen Clark Bell of Love Wimbledon, Stephen Alambritis of Merton Council and Johnny Perkins, Head of Corporate Communications at The All England Club.
Helen Clark Bell, Johnny Perkins, Stephen Alambritis