Online spending rises despite Q2 GDP contraction

Online spending rose during June despite figures showing that retail experienced a huge contraction in the second quarter of the year. A survey of 500 shoppers commissioned by Royal Mail revealed that the average amount spent online had risen from £216 to £226 between May and June. There had been …

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Trump’s UK ambassador’s comments on race and sex confirmed

The State Department’s Inspector General released a 43-page report Wednesday on the U.S. embassy to the United Kingdom that finds staff complained Ambassador ‘Woody’ Johnson made ‘inappropriate or insensitive comments’ about race and sex. The finding is included in a broader look at ‘executive direction, policy and program implementation, resource …

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LEVC announces new VN5 converter strategy

  LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) is developing a comprehensive conversion programme for its highly anticipated VN5 electric van. LEVC has already deployed a small fleet of converted TXs to provide VN5 ‘prototype’ vehicles for trials with partners such as DPD, Royal Mail and Octopus Energy to showcase the electric …

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