Whether you enjoy them or not, group exercises are key to succeeding at an assessment centre. Recruiters typically use group work exercises as a means to assess candidates within a team setting. These exercises can range from a discussion-based exercise, to a role play exercise, or to a practical exercise. Regardless, they are notoriously hard to prepare for as you will never know what to expect! Nevertheless, there is no need to worry.
Following a stall in film and TV production in the UK last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the ongoing streaming wars between British broadcasters and successful US streaming platforms such as Netflix, Disney Plus, and Amazon, have propelled new records for production spending in 2021 which are predicted to exceed £6bn.
High Speed 2 (HS2), the planned railway line set to run between London Euston and cities in the Midlands and northern England, has signed a manufacturing contract worth £2bn for 54 trains by Hitachi and Alstom.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has ordered Meta (Facebook’s parent company) to sell Giphy, the online gif creation platform and largest supplier of gifs to social networks. This is the first time the CMA has moved to unwind a completed digital Big Tech deal.
The last 25 years have seen immense technological, cultural and societal shifts. The gender pay gap, on the other hand, remained stationary through it all. The Institute for Fiscal Studies has reported that the UK Government’s policies solved little to tackle this persistent problem.
The Covid-19 pandemic has made measures such as social distancing mandatory, resulting in a sudden reduction in face-to-face hearings and an implementation of Remote Hearings. These changes were part of a long arduous process of bringing the Courts into the 21st century, shifting from paper-based to a digital system, as part of the Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals (HMCTS) Reform Programme. This crisis initiated real progress and did what various initiatives previously could not.