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News Staff March 21, 2019

Yamaha are set to be part of World Piano Day! No other single instrument offers the range of emotion that can be expressed via the piano. Yamaha built their first piano over 120 years ago and since then have redefined what a piano is capable of with the Yamaha Silent, Disklavier, TransAcoustic and synthesis science […]

News Staff March 19, 2019

From the start of 2019, Legs4Africa’s ‘Deliver a Leg’ campaign has really taken off. The programme aims to enlist travellers who are already venturing to Africa to use some of their baggage allowance to carry much needed prosthetic equipment to Legs4Africa’s partnering mobility centres . Since the campaign began, Emmaus in Bristol has provided Legs4Africa […]

News Staff March 18, 2019

Recent investigations conducted by KIS Finance discover how the Right to Buy Scheme has turned ex-council home tenants into property millionaires. Following the recent decision to end the Right to Buy Scheme in Wales, there have been renewed calls for England to follow suit. The Chartered Institute of Housing has expressed concerns that the ongoing […]

News Staff March 14, 2019

New research by the Directory of Social Change (DSC) reveals massive difficulties in finding accurate and transparent figures on the gender pay gap, raising doubts about the efficacy and transparency of the wider reporting system. As part of its research for the upcoming Guide to UK Company Giving (12th edition), DSC analysed the gender pay […]

News Staff March 6, 2019

Biometric technology which can identify visitors who may be trafficking drugs into prisons has been successfully trialled, Justice Secretary David Gauke revealed today (6 March 2019). The technology, which includes iris scanning and facial recognition software, has been tested at 3 jails and is part of a wider crackdown on drugs entering prisons. This trial […]

News Staff March 5, 2019

Transport Minister Liz Sugg has written to the aviation sector, calling on them to pledge action to overcome the gender gap, ahead of International Women’s Day later this week. Women account for nearly half (47%) of the national workforce, but only 6% of airline pilots are women. Aviation Minister, Liz Sugg, said: For every 100 […]