New words – 28 July 2014July 28, 2014
standing desk noun a desk at which a person stands rather than sits
Kevin Partner reveals a £50 method to make a standing desk
[www.pcpro.co.uk 03 March 2014]
reshoring noun moving jobs that had previously been done in other countries back to the country where the company is based
Mr Cameron will say that reshoring is a growing trend.
[BBC Radio 4 Today Programme 25 January 2013]
step-in adjective refers to a company that provides a temporary service when another supplier has pulled out
As a stopgap to the new procurements NHS England has drafted in ‘step-in’ service providers to run NHS Direct contracts on a temporary basis until 2015.
[BMJ (UK medical journal) 04 January 2014]