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Royal Mail Recruits 20,000 People To Help With The Festive Mailbag

Royal Mail has recruited almost 20,000 people to help handle its festive mailbag of around two billion items, it revealed today. The recruits will work in mail and distribution centres across the UK helping to sort Christmas cards and packets before they go to more than 1,400 delivery offices for postmen and women to take […]

Green And Growth Go Together: The Business Case For A Low-Carbon Economy

Companies are designing new ‘green’ business models which will complement the outcome of international climate change negotiations. A new OECD report, Transition to a low carbon economy: Public Goals and Corporate Practices, highlights decisions companies are taking to fight climate change and recommends government actions to encourage them. “A number of front-running companies have grasped […]

Rolls-Royce Wins $420 Million Order From Hawaiian Airlines

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, will provide Trent 700 engines for six Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330 aircraft, in a contract worth $420 million at list prices. The order includes a TotalCare® long-term services agreement. Hawaiian Airlines already has ten Trent 700-powered A330s in service or on order and today’s order is incremental. The airline […]