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Relief for schools as removal of Covid bubbles sees attendances rise
As schools returned for the start of the 2021/22 academic year this month, the Department for Education’s [DfE] latest attendance figures have laid bare just how Covid-19 restrictions have hampered schools over the previous year.
Water industry players wait as Environment Agency consultation on abstraction charges continues
The Environment Agency is now six weeks into its consultation on changes to the way in which licence holders are charged to abstract water from the environment.
Brio Leisure’s Cheshire Change Hub set for bumper Stoptober campaign in 2021
The annual Stoptober campaign, which is aimed at encouraging smokers to quit, celebrates its tenth year in 2021.
CW Innovation marks two-year anniversary with special webinar and new partnership
On September 24, CW Innovation marked its two-year anniversary with a virtual webinar featuring a stellar list of guest speakers from the health sector, as well as announcing a new partnership with C-Score in continuation of their work to drive forward the very latest in healthcare solutions.
BSDC awards Honorary Fellowship to Hardy Signs boss
Nik Hardy, founder and managing director of Hardy Signs, has received an Honorary Fellowship from Burton and South Derbyshire College [BSDC].
The boardroom series: Charlotte Wiseman asks whether or not we can truly have it all
Positive Psychology and Leadership Consultant Charlotte Wiseman discusses the desire among business leaders to “have it all, now” and explores whether or not the state of “having it all” is actually a possible feat.
Businesses will have an extra year to prepare for Making Tax Digital
Businesses have been granted an extra year to prepare for the implementation of Making Tax Digital, HMRC announced last week.
Rise in children's acute hospital beds occupied by children with mental health issues
Up to a third of acute hospital beds set aside for children in hospitals across England are now occupied by children with mental health issues.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols visits St Dominic's Sixth Form College
The opening mass of the year at St Dominic's Sixth Form College was celebrated by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, concelebrated by Fr Alexander Masters and served by Paul Moynihan, the Cardinals master of ceremonies.
How Medlar with Wesham Church of England Primary School redesigned its PSHE curriculum
Gareth Allen is the headteacher at Medlar with Wesham Church of England Primary School, a one-form entry primary school built around the Christian values it was founded on in 1880. In the following piece, Allen discusses how the schools reinvented its PSHE provision.
Cornwall Care European Social Fund grant project gets underway
Cornwall Care is leading a two-year training project in Cornwall after being awarded £1.74m in grant funding by the European Social Fund, with proceedings getting underway earlier this month.
Work completed on new Meridian Park data centre in North London
Work on the Meridian Park data centre in North London has been completed, Ark Data Centres has announced.
Government set out priorities for Public Health England in 2021-22
The government has set out its priorities for Public Health England in 2021-22, with reducing health inequality and obesity, healthy weight and nutrition two of the key focuses.
How can the UK planning system be improved?
James Groux is the owner and director Building Design Workshop, a multi-skilled consultancy that promotes sustainable architecture. Having founded the firm in 1990, he possesses 40 years of experience in the field of architecture. In the following piece, Groux explores the UK planning system and analyses how it can be improved.