Author Archives: Jodie Purser

What is UKCA Marking UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) marking is the new UK system that is used for goods being placed on the market in Great Britain (England, Wales, and Scotland), and covers most goods which previously required the CE marking. This mark is used to certify that a wide range of products meet safety…


Over the past two weeks, all eyes have been on Glasgow as nearly 200 world leaders met for the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties ( COP26 ).  Here, they outlined their climate commitments towards supporting the goals of the Paris Agreement and to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees.    World leaders reached an…


What is Sustainability and Why is it Important? Sustainability is basically the ability to meet our own needs, without comprising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.   Our way of life today, is not sustainable and is putting increasing pressure on the planet. Tackling climate change is essential for creating a sustainable future. …


One of the core goals of COP26 is to secure global net zero by mid-century and limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. To reach net zero, we need to be taking out just as much carbon from the atmosphere as we are putting into it. This change will be difficult for lots of organisations, particularly those…


With Sunday 10th October marking World Homeless Day , there isn’t a better week to help raise awareness around the complex issues surrounding homelessness and the Big Worcester Sleep Out aims to do just that.  This annual event returned on Thursday 14th October at Sixways Stadium , Worcester after being forced to cancel last year’s event because of COVID-19.  Despite the autumn elements, Jennifer ,…


In the past five years, the need for foodbanks in the Trussell Trust’s UK network has increased by 128%.  Hunger in the UK isn’t about food, it’s about lack of income with the main drivers being problems in the benefits system, challenging life experiences and lack of support.  Last year, the Foodbanks distributed a record breaking 2.5…


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The glitzy black-tie event held at the Worcester Arena is a much-anticipated annual event, recognising local organisations for their achievements over the past 12 months.  We’re already proud winners of ‘Excellence in Professional Services 2019’ and ‘Excellence in Customer Service 2018’.  We were also highly commended in last year’s ‘Accomplishments in Adaptability 2020’ and, whilst we didn’t…


Eigen was formed in 2007 after a team of engineers successfully delivered a series of complex real time data integration projects for an oil & gas major in the Caspian Sea.  Having built a unique cross-disciplinary team with experience in Automation, IT, cyber security, telecoms, and engineering, they knew it was the key to their success…