The red tape burden on small businesses is costing companies some 2 per cent of their turnover – or what amounts to the equivalent of hiring an extra member of staff – according to a study by the Forum of Private Businesses. The forum is urging government agencies to work together and bring all regulation of business into a single inspectorate.
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.