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Fears grow as UK factories hit by worst supply chain shortages since mid-70s

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Britain’s manufacturers are struggling with their worst supply shortages since the mid-1970s, as fears grow in the sector over the economic fallout from rising costs and a lack of key materials. Almost two-thirds of t...

UK care homes: how are staff shortages affecting you

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Care homes are facing the most acute staffing shortage on record, the National Care Association said last month, met 170,000 vacancies across England. The lack of places in residential care homes means that many elde...

Apple may cut iPhone 13 production by millions as US warns of Christmas shortages

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Apple may slash the number of iPhone 13s it will make this year by up to 10m because of a shortage of computer chips amid a worldwide supply chain crunch that led the White House to warn that “there will be things tha...

Kersfeestekorte dreig toe Felixstowe sukkel met agterstand

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Vrees word groter oor Kersvoorraadtekorte ná Felixstowe, die grootste houerhawe van die Verenigde Koninkryk, was gedwing om skepe uit Asië weg te stuur weens 'n agterstand van houers wat veroorsaak is deur die HGV -bestuurderstekort. Die wo ...

UK job vacancies hit record amid Brexit and Covid staff shortages

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Job vacancies soared to a record high of almost 1.2m in September, volgens amptelike syfers, as employers hunted for staff to meet shortages brought on by Brexit and the pandemic. The Office for National Statisti...

UK firms reach deal over CO2 supply chain shortages

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Businesses involved in channelling crucial carbon dioxide supplies to the food and drink industry have struck a deal aimed at averting shortages of products such as meat and fizzy drinks until January next year. The g...

Die Tories het kiesers oortuig dat daar 'n bedreiging is wat groter is as brandstoftekorte

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The British historian Alex von Tunzelmann explained to me a few years ago why we are unable to discuss empire without denial and defensiveness. “Empire is still all around us," sy het gese. “It is still so integral to ev...

UK new car sales tumble in September amid chip shortages – business live

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Lopende dekking van die jongste ekonomiese en finansiële nuus

Food banks warn of smaller parcels due to HGV supply shortages

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Food banks have said they will have to shrink the size of the parcels they give to struggling families owing to declining stock levels caused by the HGV crisis, supply shortages and a collapse in public donations. A c...

Staff shortages spreading to all corners of UK business, opname vind

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Staff shortages are rippling out from the haulage, farming and hospitality sectors to almost all parts of the economy, putting “severe pressure” on medium-sized business across the UK, a new survey has warned. More th...

Fuel crisis and supply shortages are a product of the UK’s economic model

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It all seems to have happened so fast. Only a few months ago, the government was congratulating itself for the speed at which Britain was emerging from the pandemic. But as the nights have lengthened, there have been ...

Robots: stealing our jobs or solving labour shortages?

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As the coronavirus pandemic enveloped the world last year, businesses increasingly turned to automation in order to address rapidly changing conditions. Floor-cleaning and microbe-zapping disinfecting robots were intr...

Christmas shortages: what are Britons ordering this year?

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“Be prepared” is the motto for Christmas this year as British shoppers order favourite foods, trees and lights earlier than ever to ensure they get what they need for the big day. Potential shortages of workers to pro...

Heeding working-class voices on Brexit and labour shortages

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Reading Christopher John’s account of the working conditions of HGV drivers in the UK (‘Getting into Europe is a relief every time’: an HGV driver reflects on UK crisis, 27 September), I was struck by the fact that I ...

Keir Starmer criticises PM’s ‘whack-a-mole’ approach to staff shortages

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Keir Starmer has blamed the fuel crisis on Boris Johnson’s “whack-a-mole” approach to running the country, urging him to plan ahead or risk staff shortages in a string of other industries in the coming months. Ministe...

Vertel ons: how have UK fuel shortages affected you?

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Maandag, Boris Johnson is considering mobilising hundreds of soldiers to help deliver fuel under an emergency plan to deal with petrol stations running dry across the country. Whether you work at a petrol station, t ...

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