Politics

News Staff June 9, 2018

Green-lighting new Heathrow runway on World Environment Day like handing out free cigs on World Health Day Commenting on reports that a Cabinet committee chaired by Theresa May is set to give its backing to a third runway at Heathrow later today, Greenpeace UK executive director John Sauven said: “Green-lighting a new runway at Heathrow […]

News Staff June 9, 2018

Older people and families paying the price, says Age UK, with ‘care deserts’ now apparent in some localities “Included in our new report are real-life stories from older people like ‘Brian’, who had a care assessment by social services three months ago but hasn’t heard anything since, and is sleeping on the sofa in his living room […]

News Staff May 30, 2018

Following a recent poll which revealed that the British public support an easing of immigration restrictions for doctors coming to work in the NHS, the government must take urgent action to ensure a healthy supply of overseas talent. That’s according to Remedium Partners, a consultancy which specialises in the recruitment of overseas permanent doctors to […]

News Staff May 6, 2018

On Thursday the 26th of April, key voluntary sector bodies including NCVO, IoF, DCMS, SCC, Lloyds Foundation and DSC gathered at the headquarters of the Sage Foundation, to debate the findings of Localgiving’s latest Local Charity and Community Group Sustainability Report. The report found that local charities and community groups in the UK are stretched to breaking point. […]

News Staff May 6, 2018

Over 5,500 childminders across Scotland, and those entering the childcare sector, now have access to an accredited Work Based Award that recognises and values the unique form of childcare they provide, thanks to the launch of the Complete Childminding Learning Pathway. The Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) working with the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) have developed […]

News Staff May 3, 2018

ollowing BBC reports that immigration rules continue to hamper Trusts’ ability to recruit overseas doctors, prompt government action from the new Home Secretary is vital to avoid further shortagesat a time when the UK is facing a dearth of home-grown doctors. That’s according to Remedium Partners, a consultancy which specialises in the recruitment of overseas […]