Longevity economy can prove lucrative

“The longevity economy is growing and transforming society,” concludes an intriguing study on the ageing population from the ILC Partners Programme. Studying changing consumer patterns is often viewed as the key to retail sales success and one that warrants further investigation. ILC Partners Programme highlighted some important areas that More...

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By winactive On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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If only they would keep their promises

As if we weren’t all sick and tired enough of the political circus surrounding Brexit, we now have to grin and bear the catalogue of promises the political parties will be dishing out to try and secure our votes More...

By winactive On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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Man and machine working in unison

As all the political parties start to map out their plans for the future, two particular ideas mooted by the Labour Party grabbed the attention of many in the manufacturing sector: a move towards a 32-hour/4-day More...

By winactive On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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The future is ‘now’ for sustainability

The increasing focus on our environment and how we protect it for future generations is imbedded in so many aspects of our lives. The problem is that many people just don’t believe the ‘end is nigh’ for our More...

By winactive On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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High-end retailer enters the fray

Hardly a day goes by without one of the UK’s major retailers being in the news about their struggles as they tackle the sector’s seismic challenges. House of Fraser, Arcadia and Debenhams have all been put More...

By winactive On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Doing our bit to fight climate change

Climate change has really been hitting the headlines lately. On the back of Extinction Rebellion’s protests in major cities in the UK, comes a call from the Committee on Climate Change that the Government More...

By winactive On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
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Protecting our sector is imperative

‘Derbyshire company saved after buyout’ – Derbyshire Times, ‘Thousand jobs saved at Ashfield company’ – Mansfield Chad, ‘Thousands of jobs saved after Synseal Group sold out of administration’ More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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Surge in long-term mortgage deals should be music to your ears

Headlines declaring the surge in long-term mortgage deals should be music to the ears of those involved in the home improvement sector. Recent reports have indicated that stamp duty rises, heightened concerns about More...

By winactive On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Frenemies join hands to tackle the future

Editor John Cowie investigates how alliances and partnerships could offer the opportunity to economically bring to market futuristic products that will enhance the longevity of the sector The recent announcement More...

By winactive On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Fenestration sector is motoring ahead to safeguard its future

Gauging the state of the market can be a painstaking exercise. But more so than ever, interpreting the barometer reading for the outlook of the market is essential when making plans for the next 12 months. You can More...